Clinical Associate
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada
3d ago

To assist with the planning, implementation and evaluation of the clinical component of undergraduate nursing courses; to educate students in a participatory, interactive and inclusive environment to develop competency and capacity for critical judgment, decision-

making and mastery of entry level competencies within the broader context of comprehensive patient / client care. Organizational Status

Collaborates with, works closely with and reports to the course leader and the Associate Director, Undergraduate Programs as required. Work Performed

  • Actively participates in the teaching of nursing competencies in the clinical practice skills labs.
  • Clinical supervision of a group of students in a hospital or community health setting
  • oassigns students to provide direct care to patient / client

    oassesses student's initial skill level and identifies the need for teaching of new skills

    omonitors and evaluates students' skill performance to ensure that accepted practice standards are maintained

    odirects supervision and teaching of skills as appropriate to direct patient care in the clinical setting.

  • Attend orientation session(s) at clinical sites as may be necessary.
  • Assists course leaders with the theoretical component of clinical coursework, such as grading required papers or delivering lecture(s)
  • Participates in team activities relative to planning, implementing and evaluating the clinical component of the undergraduate program.
  • Performs other related duties as required. Supervision Received
  • Works independently and interdependently in clinical settings. Supervision Given

    Supervises and responsible for students (normally 6; maximum 12) in the clinical areas; provides direct supervision of student performing skills.

    Consequence of Error / Judgement

    Error in judgment would impact on the clinical performance of nursing students and safe care for patients; potentially sever critical opportunities for faculty and clinical placement in various hospital and community agencies and / or compromise the School's reputation. Qualifications

    Research Nurse : Registered Nurse with BCCNP. Clinical Associate : Undergraduate degree in Nursing & Registered Nurse with BCCNP.

    Nurse Practitioner Clinical Associate : Postgraduate degree in Nursing & Registered Nurse with BCCNP. Research Nurse : Three years of nursing and administrative experience.

    Clinical Associate : At least two years of experience in a clinical position. Nurse Practitioner Clinical Associate : Two years of experience in primary care NP practice or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Exceptional interpersonal skills Strong clinical background in Adult Acute / Critical Care, Maternal / Child, Pediatrics, Mental Health, Gerontology, or Community / Population Health Teaching experience and / or a keen interest in teaching

    Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.

    We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and / or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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