Search for University Jobs in Community Colleges

Job ID: 140456

Part-Time Nursing Clinical Practice Instructor
Cerritos College

Date Posted Mar. 20, 2020
Title Part-Time Nursing Clinical Practice Instructor
University Cerritos College
Norwalk, CA, United States
Department Nursing
Application Deadline 5/4/2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Health Sciences

Part-Time Nursing Clinical Practice Instructor

Salary: $65.16 - $98.51 Hourly

Job Type: Part Time

Job Number: Nursing-2020

Closing: 5/4/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

Location: Norwalk, CA

Department: Nursing-2020

Division: Health Occupations

Maintain currency with current information, concepts, laws and ideas in their disciplines and with best practices in teaching and learning.
Check mailbox, voicemail, and e-mail regularly.
Complete the checkout form before leaving campus at the end of the academic term.
Maintain student confidentiality as required by regulation and Board Policy 5040 titled Student Records and Directory Information. Job Duties

Teach all assigned classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy.
Teach all assigned classes for all scheduled minutes.
In cases of necessary absence from class, notify the Instructional Dean or designee, or if unavailable, the Office of Academic Affairs in advance and have plans prepared so that a substitute, if assigned, can maintain continuity of course content.
Teach courses in accordance with the course outlines of record.
Provide opportunities for students to be aware of their progress.
Submit a copy of the syllabus for each class to the Division Office.
Keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress and submit them to appropriate offices by the published deadlines.
Submit end-of-session grades, including supporting documentation, and attendance reports by the published deadlines.
Submit required information about first-day, no-show students by the published deadlines.
Submit textbook order information by the published deadlines. If the textbook is electronic or includes an electronic course pack, these conditions must be met:
  • Tests and exams must be available to the student without charge.
  • The text and course pack must be available to students with disabilities.
  • The publisher must grant read-only access to designated college staff for purposes of evaluation of course materials.
  • The text must be downloadable or printable.

If these four conditions are not met, the electronic textbook cannot be used.
Meet all classes during the final examination period.
Give final examinations at the scheduled time unless approval to do otherwise is granted by the Office of Academic Affairs or its designee.
Keep all corrected final examination papers for at least one year following the close of the semester or summer term.
Maintain a safe learning environment in classrooms, laboratories, and other instructional spaces.
Allow the instructional manager and/or Instructional Dean, upon request, to review any assignments given during the semester.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in nursing
  • Direct patient care experience within the past five years in the nursing area to which he or she will be assigned. Direct care experience can be met by:
  • Two years of continuous, full-time direct patient care experience as a Registered Nurse in Medical Surgical, Psychiatric, Obstetrics, Pediatric, or Community Based Nursing; OR
  • One year full-time clinical teaching experience at the registered nursing level in the designated area that demonstrates clinical currency and competency.

  • Nursing and teaching experience must be in the past five years
  • Active and current California Registered Nurse License
  • Current American Heart Association CPR certification
  • Current physical examination with health updates to include: (+) titers to MMR, Hepatitis B, Varicella; current TDap; current negative TB test; current flu vaccination (or reason for declination)

Understanding of and sensitivity to meeting the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic background of the student, community, and employee population.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters or doctorate in Nursing
  • Teaching experience at the community college level
  • Registered Nurse level clinical teaching experience
  • Clinical experience in specialty areas: Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Gerontology, Psychiatric/Mental Health, Community Health, ICU/CCU, ER
  • Certification in areas of nursing: Med Surg, OR, Emergency Room, etc.
  • Certification in areas of nursing education: CNE, CNEcl, Simulation

Transcripts and Foreign Degrees:
It is the applicant's responsibility to provide copies of all transcript(s) verifying all educational degree(s) and/or coursework required for the position.

A foreign transcript must be evaluated by a NACES certified agency. The web address is

All qualifying educational degrees/training must be from regionally accredited colleges and/or universities.
Supplemental Information

Physical Demands:
Physical requirements may be met with or without reasonable accommodations. Requires ambulatory ability to move to various office and classroom-type locations. Ability to operate classroom equipment, including computer, and provide instruction and make presentations. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals or groups to carry on complex or routine conversations. Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull objects of medium weight (less than 30 lbs.) on an occasional basis.

Clinical teaching requires faculty to meet physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations. Assignments may include day, evening, and/or weekend clinicals. Clinical days may range from six hours to twelve hours in length. The faculty member should be able to meet the following technical standards and essential functions:

Demonstrate visual acuity sufficient for observation and assessment of patients and their environment in the provision of nursing care. Demonstrate hearing acuity sufficient to assess patient needs, perform physical assessment, and hear normal conversation as it relates to their working environment. Demonstrate tactile ability and dexterity sufficient for the use of small instruments using a light touch for control. Demonstrate tactile ability sufficient for patient care, physical assessment, and intervention. Demonstrate tactile ability to put on and remove Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE. Demonstrate physical abilities and strength sufficient to perform clinical, administrative, and emergency procedures. Demonstrate ability to freely walk, stand, sit, squat, balance, climb, reach, grip, lift, pull, and push as needed in the performance of clinical duties. Demonstrate agility and dexterity sufficient to meet the needs of the work environment. Demonstrate physical ability sufficient to maneuver in small spaces (including standing, walking, bending, and range-of-motion of extremities). Demonstrate gross and fine motor abilities sufficient to perform safe and effective patient care, as well as providing safe environments and responding to unexpected situations in a timely manner. Demonstrate sufficient physical endurance to attend, participate, and complete assigned responsibilities in the skill lab and/or clinical hospital site.

Conditions of Employment:
Assignments are contingent upon sufficient funding and enrollment.
Assignments may include day, evening, and/or weekend classes.
Individual who is offered employment shall be required to obtain fingerprints for a criminal history clearance through the State Department of Justice and remit the required fee for processing the fingerprints, produce an original social security card, and submit negative TB test results (must be within the past four years or within the last 60 days if not previously employed in a school district in California) before employment.
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of loyalty oath per Government Codes 3100-3109.

**Please note - the District does not provide for immigration sponsorships such as H1B Visas.

College/Department Profile:
Cerritos College is ranked 14th among the top 100 schools with the highest Hispanic enrollment in the United States by the United States Department of Education. Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs, and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at

The Cerritos College Associate Degree Nursing Program is part of the Health Occupations Division. Its Mission is to prepare nurses to meet the needs of diverse populations in an ever changing healthcare environment. The successful candidate may teach in a variety of medical-surgical, geriatric, obstetric, pediatric and/or psychiatric areas depending on their areas of expertise.

Application Procedure:
Application materials must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who need special services or facilities due to disability in order to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled interview.

Selection Procedure:
Application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee to determine which applicants' qualifications, based on the information in the job announcement, best suit the needs of the District and the Department. The selection committee will conduct interviews and may include a teaching demonstration in order to determine which applicant best demonstrate the skill and knowledge required for the position. Successful candidates will be placed on an eligibility list for employment and will be contacted for employment opportunities based on the District's needs.

Required Documents needed to apply:
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover letter / Letter of Interest (to include how candidate meets the understanding and sensitivity to meeting the needs of various populations, as stated in the minimal qualifications)
1 Recommendation Letter (written w/in 1 year)
Copy of Transcripts (Must show all coursework completed and the conferral date of the degree)
Copy of Nursing License
Copy of CPR Card
Verification of Occupational Experience Letter (See Special Instructions to Applicants)
Certificates in nursing

** Please upload the required documents.

Special Instructions
Letter of Professional/Occupational Experience means written confirmation of experience, issued and signed by a Human Resources or Payroll representative on company letterhead that attest the dates of employment, description of duties, and whether or not the employment was full-time. (If employment was less than full-time, include an accounting of the number of hours you were employed.)
If you were self-employed, include a statement, signed under penalty of perjury, detailing dates of employment, description of duties, and whether or not the employment was full-time. (If employment was less than full-time, include an accounting of the number of hours you were employed.) Further substantiation is required in writing by other person(s) having first-hand knowledge of your self-employment, such as your accountant, or major user of services.

To apply, visit

The District ensures that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. .


Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

Please see the job description for contact details
pertaining to this university job announcement.


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous

Looking for a higher education job?