Director of Nursing
Overview This position will be based at our Columbia, SC campus location Transform your Career at ECPI University Since 1966, ECPI Universitys dedicated employees have worked tirelessly to help students achieve their goals via hands-on training and career-focused education. Our employees are dynamic, caring professionals ready to make a difference in peoples lives. With your hard work, ECPI University will provide full-time employees with great benefits including: Competitive compensation & benefits plans including 401(k) participation with potential annual employer contributions. Our Tuition Scholarship program is eligible to employees and their immediate family members after 90 days of employment. Additionally, you will work alongside talented professionals to help our students change their lives through education. If you are seeking a stable work environment, comprehensive training, personal and professional growth opportunities, and job satisfaction knowing your work makes a positive difference in peoples lives, we would love to hear from you and discuss the opportunity. We are seeking educational leaders with the experience and knowledge to help transform the lives of our students. As you look for your next career step as a Nurse Educator, finish your search with ECPI University. Come be part of our success as ECPI University sets the standard in nursing education.The Director of the Registered nursing program will report to the Campus President and must be a registered nurse with excellent clinical and organizational skills. Responsibilities Responsibilities - Students: Oversee the admission, academic progression and graduation of students. Evaluate student progress and competency based on Registered Nursing Program philosophy and objectives. Schedule visits to clinical sites to observe faculty and students at work. Create and maintain an environment conducive to learning. Participate in the academic advisement and counseling of students. Provide opportunities for student and graduate evaluation of curriculum, teaching and program effectiveness.Responsibilities - Faculty: Interview and select nursing faculty who are qualified and contribute to the Program and student outcomes. Supervise and evaluate program faculty including in-class reviews of each instructor. Provide leadership within the faculty for the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of the Registered Nursing Program curriculum plan and course content in accordance with program standards and student/University needs. Orient new faculty to the policies and procedures of the University and Registered Nursing Program.Responsibilities - Program: Provide evaluation and feedback to the program on course materials, current changes in practice, standards of practice, and student accomplishment of course and program outcomes. Prepare reports necessary for continued approval or accreditation of the Registered Nursing Program. Plan and lead Program Advisory Board meetings. Seek new clinical agencies/facilities as needed to provide quality experiences for students and support program growth. Plan capping and pinning ceremonies and attend graduation and other University/Campus events.Responsibilities Professional Development: Maintains professional qualifications through participation in continuing education programs and academic courses. Encourages professional development of staff and faculty through participation in continuing education programs and academic courses. Qualifications Education/Licensure: Master of Science degree in Nursing required. Current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in South Carolina required.Experience: Minimum of two years of experience in nursing service or nursing education as a registered nurse which enables the individual to provide leadership and assume the other responsibilities of the position. Minimum of two calendar years prior full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse or advanced practice nurse. Two years of full-time experience as a faculty member in an approved nursing program.ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.