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Clinical Nurse Instructor

Date Posted
July 8, 2020
Part Time

Job Details

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: On a part-time basis in assigned area hospitals and other health care institutions, supervise, instruct and evaluate students in a Medical/Surgical & Obstetrics lab/clinical setting. Clinical rotation may be days, evenings and/or weekends depending on availability of clinical sites.

REPORT TO: Director of Nursing and Education/Nursing Coordinator


Constant (67-100%)

  1. Supervise, demonstrate and teach student nurses in a clinical setting according to established nursing standards. Assignments may include various delivery formats, methods, work schedules, and locations.
  2. Evaluate, report and record student performance and progress according to College and nursing program guidelines.

Frequent (34-66%)

  1. Monitor student progress and performance and make referrals when deemed necessary to other College personnel, such as the Director of Nursing and Health Careers, other instructors, counselors, Financial Aid, etc. for more specialized information and assistance.
  2. Orient students to clinical sites.
  3. Conduct pre- and post-conferences.
  4. Attend and serve on assigned committees of the Nursing Program and the College.
  5. Be available to advise and assist students at periods of time designated by the supervisor.

Occasional (10-33%)

  1. Regularly engage in professional development activities to maintain currency in occupational area.
  2. Assist in the process of requisitioning and maintaining materials and supplies needed in the clinical classrooms.


  1. Represent the College in a positive manner with prospective, former and current students, staff and the community.
  2. Ability to organize and present various curriculum concepts to a wide range of students with varying backgrounds and abilities and adjust teaching techniques accordingly.
  3. Present oneself in the clinical setting in a manner that is acceptable and consistent with program and College guidelines, policies, and practices.
  4. Assume responsibility, deal effectively with problems, and exercise sound judgment when making decisions.
  5. Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, staff, administrators, and other contacts.
  6. Read, understand and express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written form.
  7. Possess strong human relations skills and ability to effectively relate to diverse personalities.
  8. Be a creative, energetic, and self-motivated individual with demonstrated leadership and organizational skills.
  9. Possess a working knowledge of personal computers and educational media equipment.

SPECIAL DEMANDS: Position involves sitting or standing most of the time in a classroom/laboratory setting. Constant (67-100%) reaching, standing, walking, lifting, manual dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive, motion and viewing various types of close visual work. Frequent (34-66%) stooping, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling, carrying and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature, texture by touching with skin, particularly in fingertips. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (10-33%). Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and provide proof of insurance. Required to travel between facilities utilizing personal vehicle.

Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check.

  • May potentially be subject to bio-hazardous waste, hazardous chemicals, fumes and odors.
  • Persons must satisfy OSHA requirements for Bloodborne Pathogens training or complete the College’s programs.
  • Comply with Iowa Administration Code Rules (59.12 (3)) regarding health exam and tuberculin test.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential functions, job duties/responsibilities, and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: BSN or sustained progress toward BSN required. Two years clinical experience required. Prior teaching experience preferred. Must be currently licensed as a registered nurse in Iowa. (Individuals are currently licensed when licensed in another state and recognized for licensure in Iowa, pursuant to the nurse licensure compact contained in Iowa Code Section 152E.1)

SALARY: $30-$31/hour Depending on Education

FRINGE BENEFITS: Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. Employee retirement benefits.

APPLICATION PROCESS: The following items must be included in your application packet before it will be considered a complete application:

  • Employment Application form
  • Applicant Confidential Information form (This data is used to comply with government required affirmative action record keeping only and is not used for applicant screening purposes.)
  • A letter addressing your qualifications for the position
  • A resume
  • A copy of transcripts, with originals due upon hiring

Position open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Application: Employment Application

(Save document to your computer and fill in application. Re-save completed application and email as an attachment to Lynn Miller at You may also print out the completed form and mail it to Iowa Lakes Community College, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334.) *** 

*** NOTE: Applications must be complete, including Employment Application Form, Applicant Confidential Information Form, Letter Addressing Qualifications, Resume and Transcripts (if required). See individual job descriptions for instructions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Contact Information

Questions and requests regarding application: Lynn Miller at 712-362-0409 or

It is the policy of Iowa Lakes Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Kathy Muller, Equity & Title IX Coordinator, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334, 712.362.0433,, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576.

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