Clinical Nursing Instructor, University of Calgary in Qatar

  • Company:
    University of Calgary
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    14 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Job ID:22151Updated:April 13, 2021Location:QatarWe would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.Position OverviewTheUniversity of Calgaryopened its first overseas branch campus with generous financial support from the State of Qatar and began delivering undergraduate nursing programs in 2007. Since then, the University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) has been educating the future nursing leaders in Qatar by offering Bachelor of Nursing and Master of Nursing programs accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN).To sustain its growth in promoting and increasing the profile of professional nursing practice in Qatar, theUniversity of Calgary in Qataris currently seekingClinical Nursing Instructors .This is an excellent opportunity for established nursing professionals who are passionate about teaching in an international environment, preferably in simulation and clinical settings, and in the fields of:Medical-SurgicalObstetricsPediatricsMental healthThe ideal candidate must have completed a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, has recent clinical practice, and at least three years teaching at undergraduate level, in either classroom or clinical environment.A Master’s degree would be an asset.Registration with a governmental Nursing Authority is required.The successful applicants must be able to relocate to Doha, Qatar in time for the Fall Term (August 2021).This is a 2-year contract renewable upon mutual agreement.Position DescriptionPrimary Purpose of the Position :Provide clinical teaching and supervision in the laboratory, clinical simulation centre, and practice environments.Coordinate and organize practice learning experiences, including low to high fidelity and standardized patient simulation, as directed by the undergraduate coordinators and/or ADAWork with faculty and nursing instructors in the design and evaluation of clinical teaching strategies and toolsResponsible for the use of simulation equipment and technologies.Please note that this role will entail working evenings due to class, clinical, lab, or simulation schedule.Flexibility in work schedule is required.Qualifications / Requirements :Must be a registered nurse with a recognized registration authorityBaccalaureate prepared Registered Nurse; Master’s degree in relevant field would be prefeable.Minimum 3 years of recent (within six months) clinical experienceStrong clinical competence and health assessment skills (clinical certifications an asset)Strong knowledge about current best practice in clinical nursing teaching and learning pedagogies, including student assessment for practice experiencesRecent professional development and/or certifications in low to high fidelity and standardized patient simulationExcellent communication skillsAbility to adapt to changing work environments and demandsAbility to work collaboratively in diverse environmentsAbility to work productively in a framework of operations that fully respects the laws, culture and religion of QatarCurrent certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (Health Care Provider Level C)Compensation PackageAll successful candidates will receive attractive compensation, including:competitive salary + overseas living allowancegenerous vacation allowanceannual airline trips on contracts of two years or moretransportation allowancefully furnished accommodationsschool fees for children up to 18 years of age (Grade 1 through 12)expatriate healthcare planIn addition to the above, University of Calgary in Qatar employees enjoy a positive, family centered work environment in a country with one of the world’s strongest economies. The State of Qatar provides a safe living environment and its location presents countless opportunities to travel and explore. This is truly an opportunity not to be missed – an adventure of a lifetime.Application Deadline :All employment applications must be submitted online through our career page:https://www.ucalgary.edu.qa/careers/opportunities-canadiansThis competition closes onJune 13, 2021 .The successful candidate will be expected to relocate to Qatar by late August, in time for Fall term which starts in September 2021.Please note:Applications submitted through the general inquiries e-mail address are strongly discouraged; and,Due to anticipated volume of applications, we can contact only the shortlisted candidates.Successful candidates will be required to provide copies of their passports (valid 6 months prior to travel), police clearance certificate, academic/professional credentials, and marriage and birth certificates (for those travelling with a family).Appointment is contingent on the successful completion of the State of Qatar visa process.Please visit our website to know more about theUniversity of Calgary in Qatar :https://www.ucalgary.edu.qa/Additional InformationThe University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here.