Clinical Instructor Job Description

Clinical Instructor Job Description

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Clinical instructor provides the continuing opportunity for ongoing development of adult-based learning initiatives, computer skills, communication, and testing development.

Clinical Instructor Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective clinical instructor job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included clinical instructor job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Be responsible for curriculum development, theoretical and practical instruction, and evaluation of students
Demonstrates compliance with existing Hospital and Radiology Department policies and procedures Oakland Community College clinical policies for the Radiologic Technology program
Directly teach and evaluate nursing students in the clinical setting
Coordinate with lead faculty of clinical courses to design and schedule student experiences
Attend faculty meetings at the request of department chair or dean
Able to travel to Denver, CO for all face-to-face education sessions
Attends monthly meetings at NECC to discuss curriculum, policy changes and student progress
Conducts individual student competency evaluation of newly performed exams according to NECC guidelines (approximately 10 hours per week
Conducts student performance appraisals and maintains documentation
Counsels and disciplines students, as appropriate

Clinical Instructor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Clinical Instructor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, ACLS, CPR, SPS, ARRT, RME, NP, CTT, ABR, RDN

Education for Clinical Instructor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the clinical instructor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Associate Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Health, Therapy, Internal Medicine, Medicine, Pulmonary, Biology, Occupational Therapy

Skills for Clinical Instructor

Desired skills for clinical instructor include:

Growth and development as related to the patient conditions which are assigned to students
Curriculum development
Instructional design and principles of adult learning
Computer software
Diversity and addressing multiculturalism

Desired experience for clinical instructor includes:

Interest in business development and marketing
Candidates must have or be eligible for a physical therapy license in
Registered Nurse with active Colorado nursing license
Valid driver’s license and insured automobile required
Home visiting experience preferred
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends (per agency requirements)

Clinical Instructor Examples


Clinical Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of clinical instructor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for clinical instructor
  • Facilitate the educational opportunities for the students of the School of Medical Laboratory Science and the MLT Program
  • Participate in the student selection process and in recruitment
  • Respond to program PI activities and implements change
  • Participate in inter-professional education with PA students, medical students and other health care providers
  • Serve as an educational resource for the department
  • Perform, evaluate and report results on specimens received for analysis
  • Teach courses within the curriculum of the Respiratory Care Program
  • Participate in university service and scholarly activity
  • Masters or Doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.O., MD) degree (completed by time of hire)
Qualifications for clinical instructor
  • Familiarity with research
  • Experience with teaching, including peers, patients and community
  • Past experience in clinical teaching preferred
  • Master of Science in Nursing or health related field or substantial progress toward a Master's degree (an anticipated completion date will be specified)
  • Requires working under conditions that demand attention to time-critical deadlines and non-uniform hours
  • A doctoral degree

Clinical Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a clinical instructor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for clinical instructor
  • Teaching experience in a CoARC accredited Respiratory Care Program
  • Evaluates student clinical performance in accordance with established standards defined by the course faculty and the school
  • Organize and conduct classes using a variety of learning experiences and activities
  • Accurately and timely submit required reports
  • Under general supervision, prepares lesson plans for classroom instruction for credited Dental Hygiene courses at Lanier Technical College
  • Develops syllabi to meet program and school objectives
  • Performs duties as Clinic Coordinator as assigned
  • Also assists with student advisement and graduation events
  • May be asked to assist in the quality control evaluations by the Radiology Supervisor
  • Reports to and operates under the direction and supervision of the Department Chair
Qualifications for clinical instructor
  • A Master's degree in psychiatric nursing is required
  • Knowledge of Psychological Aspects of Conditions Common among Consumers of Rehabilitation Services
  • M.D., O.D., or foreign equivalent degree
  • Must have completed an ENT residency and have a valid Ohio medical license prior to start
  • Previous experience in radiotherapy therapeutic clinical experience preferred as a therapist or dosimetrist
  • 5-7 years of experience in training/education in industry or academic environments preferred, will train for those with applicable clinical experience

Clinical Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a clinical instructor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for clinical instructor
  • Perform all reasonable assigned tasks as designated by the lead course faculty to provide students with the opportunity to meet course outcomes and program goals
  • Demonstrate behaviors and attitudes that are supportive of the Division of Nursing students and mission, philosophy, program goals, policies, and professional values
  • Promote cooperation and communication among the clinical site staff, students, faculty, and other team members
  • Direct, instruct, and guide students in the clinical setting
  • Assign students weekly to selected patients based on student's learning needs and patient assessment
  • Engage students in comprehensive, individualized instruction in the observation, assessment, decision-making, and health teaching of patients, including the maintenance of patient health or prevention of illness or disease
  • Facilitate development of student's critical thinking, technical, and professional communication skills while maintaining patient and student safety and patient confidentiality
  • Supervise the administration of medications
  • Provide students with written instructions for what to do in case of injury or illness in the clinical setting
  • Direct students to be responsible and accountable for their behaviors in the clinical setting
Qualifications for clinical instructor
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office programs, website & social media navigation, and mobile apps
  • Technical or Associates Degree or Higher preferred, equivalent scientific experience acceptable
  • Must be highly organized and possess excellent verbal/written communication, time management and presentation skills
  • Cross-cultural communication skills a plus
  • Years of experience in teaching at undergraduate or graduate levels in nursing, and
  • BSN degree is required with 3 to 5 years' experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities in the specialty area

Clinical Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of clinical instructor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for clinical instructor
  • Complete the weekly clinical evaluations mid-term and final clinical evaluation for each student
  • Limited trips to campus as directed by the Dean’s office or Department Head
  • Other duties may be assigned by the Department Head or Dean
  • The Department frequently needs to utilize non-tenure track, part-time instructors to teach online courses in its Master’s and Doctoral programs
  • Provide office hour availability for students enrolled in UBC 399 (both in person and virtual)
  • Revise and update instructional materials and methods of assessment
  • Consult on issues related to the scheduling of UBC 399 sections
  • Responsible for training and day-to-day supervision of Capstone TAs and adjunct instructors
  • Responsible for administrative tasks associated with the Capstone as they arise
  • Teach Clinical Nutrition and/or Food Service Management courses in Master of Clinical Nutrition Coordinated Program
Qualifications for clinical instructor
  • Knowledge of Neurology and Stroke
  • Masters level education in Nursing, or Health Care Related Field
  • At least 2 semesters collegiate instructional experience required
  • At least 2 years experience as a practicing clinical nutritionist providing patient care required
  • Course development, including online instruction experience, preferred
  • Candidates must be board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a clinical instructor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for clinical instructor
  • Serve as research advisor for students completing graduate research projects
  • Ability to travel to site locations
  • Observe and gather assessment data on lessons conducted by interns
  • Conduct midpoint and final evaluations
  • Keep accurate records on the teacher candidate
  • Act as a resource person to the teacher candidate by providing additional sources of information and by being available through phone, email, or Skype
  • Serve as a consultant and facilitator in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of educational activities and patient care in area of specialty within Patient Care Services to support the Mission Statement and Core Values of Little Company of Mary Hospital
  • Respond to patients and families with knowledge of age specific needs
  • Adjunct faculty will conduct clinical visits to Dayton area hospitals
  • Adjunct faculty will supervise students, implement and communicate changes in clinical policies
Qualifications for clinical instructor
  • Leadership activity
  • Current knowledge of clinical practice within the area of teaching responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds with individuals at various organizational and educational levels
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as faculty in graduate medical education (GME) teaching program in Internal Medicine and 3 years of administrative experience in GME
  • MD degree and certification by American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Current accreditation and licensing requirements and quality assurance criteria

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