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Nursing Faculty

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"At AUHS, we believe that medical care becomes most effective when one can understand that the knowledge and the abilities they have are gifts from God. Moreover, as gifts, they should be used to promote excellence, promote health, and promote compassion both here and abroad. Nursing is, of all fields, the one that touches men and women each day at their hearts, at their souls and at the bedsides. For it is a touch that heals and gives to the receiver hope for a better day. Nurses are guided by the Hand of God?" - gaj

At AUHS, we are committed to bringing God, Excellence, Compassion, and Service through education, back into HealthCare. As a result, we seek individuals who are committed like you to make such possible.

The American University of Health Sciences is a Private, Minority Owned, Minority Serving, Christian Based, Degree Granting University whose goal is to develop learned Bachelor of Science Degree Nurse Professionals who are committed to excellence in care, holistic centered, evidence based practice and diversity in nursing research.

AUHS most recently obtained full regional accreditation from WASC-Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), as well as, being recently reaccredited for 10 years by CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The University seeks Full-Time faculty Nurse Educators and Nursing Specialists who have recent and/or current clinical experience and ideally some teaching, educational experience, preparation or ability. Faculty needed for both theory and clinical instruction in our BSN Program.

Nurse professionals or educators that have experience or approval in:






Job Requirements:

Faculty must hold a genuine desire to develop stimulating and creative daily lesson plans and able to teach all scheduled classes; follow the established course outlines; Remain current in their teaching field; Develop an area of expertise and inquiry in research; Publish findings from their work and desire to pursue, write funding applications for their own research interests.

A Master's Degree in Nursing or PhD, professional Doctorate Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution is required for the Bachelors programs. No less than a MSN for lead faculty or a BSN for assistant instructor in a skilled lab setting.

Nursing professionals or educators should hold a Current State of California RN License or ability to get State of California RN License. Recent clinical experience preferred. It is also critical that applicants have a real desire to perform, conduct and pursue research, wish to write grants and publications that speak to health care disparity issues. Especially those that affect minority populations disproportionately. Therefore, applicants must also possess an intense desire to cultivate, develop a nursing research mindset within students

Ability to further, enhance curriculum design and learning activities to address a wide range of learning levels and learning styles with a focus on research/evidence base practices.

Ability to work with a diverse population of students and staff.

Understanding of or willingness to learn current and emerging instructional delivery technologies

Teaching experience at an Associate, Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral Degree programs a plus.

Committed to building a unique university setting that is spiritually centered, science focused, evidence based practice and truly care minded

MUST HAVE no less than 5 FULL YEARS of clinical experience.

Full Time Professor:

OB Faculty: 2 years

Med Surg / Geriatric Specialized Faculty: 3 years

Adjunct Professor:

OB Faculty: 4 years

Med Surge / Geriatrics: 4 years

Pediatrics: 2 years

Psych: 2 years

Nursing Clinical Experience should be in the last 5 years.

Degrees: MSN required; Doctorate preferred.

Teaching Experience: preferred but not required.

Must be willing to do night clinicals if necessary; although rare.

MUST BE very driven about enhancing the educational field of nursing and rededicating the academic industry towards nursing excellence. Faculty experience at an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral Degree programs in an accredited School of Nursing.


The starting salary is NEGOTIABLE, with very noticeable yearly performance-based raises available


Medical-Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Holidays, Sick Days, Vacation

AT AUHS, We Believe God For Your Success.

American University of Health Sciences is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, transitioning status, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military status, uniform service member status, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, driver’s license, or any other legally-recognized protection basis under federal, state, or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws.

Job Requirements

  • Maintain the nursing foundational core tracker for all nursing foundational core students
  • Create a preferred future for nursing education and nursing practice
  • Provide theory and clinical instruction to RN students in medical-surgical nursing
  • Providing supervision of a nursing student
  • Demonstrate and teach patient care in a classroom and clinical units to nursing assistant students
  • Provide a regularly scheduled orientation to the nursing program site for all nursing foundational core students
  • Demonstrate competence in the nursing course area being taught
  • Evaluate nursing competencies and decisions according to current nursing practices
  • Supervise students during clinical training sessions
  • Assure that all nursing programs are using the college standardized nursing curriculum and textbook list
  • Serve as the instructor for the nursing program partnership with UAA, teach the curriculum and precept graduating students
  • Occur in clinical practice and through nursing research
  • Evaluating competency with return demonstrations
  • Provide hands-on instruction for nursing students via demonstration
  • Provide lab and clinical instruction for nursing courses
  • Provide lab, clinical, and/or didactic instruction for nursing courses
  • Participate in student advising, retention, curriculum development, adjunct faculty mentoring, and other instructional activities
  • Provide the educational focus of teaching in the clinical and classroom laboratory in the nursing program
  • Evaluate nursing competencies and decisions according to current nursing practices./li
  • Ensuring successful academic and personal development of practical and registered nursing students through CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION
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