Instructor, Clinical Nurse Educator (Savannah Campus)

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Mar 23, 2024
Full time Nursing

Job Description


Instructor, Clinical Nurse Educator (Savannah Campus)

Job ID: 270088
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID 270088


Position #40071546


The Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University (AU) is actively seeking a faculty member at the rank of Instructor to serve as a Clinical Nurse Educator. The Clinical Nurse Educator for MCG, Savannah campus is a key member of the Experiential Learning team, reporting to the Assistant Dean of Experiential Learning, Savannah. In this role, the Clinical Nurse Educator will be responsible for and involved in all aspects of the implementation and management of the Medical College of Georgia's undergraduate medical education curriculum. This position, along with the Director of Operations Experiential Learning, Savannah and the Assistant Dean of Experiential Learning, Savannah, will work with the MCG Experiential Learning team and curriculum directors to ensure high-quality education through the design and execution of experiential learning. They will help coordinate the curriculum with the other areas of Experiential Learning including Educational Simulation. This position is not considered to be on tenure track.



1) Collaborate with key stakeholders to design, coordinate, and implement a curriculum that meets MCG UME learner goals, objectives, and the school's competency-based objectives in a manner consistent with the standard Experiential Learning processes.


2) Coordinate and collaborate with the MCG Experiential Learning team and curriculum directors to design, measure and implement a UME-focused ultrasound curriculum.


3) Independently coordinate, grade and evaluate medical students, residents and fellows.


4) Independently coordinate, grade, and evaluate activities as part of the pre-clerkship and clerkship and Patient Centered Learning course.


5) Coordinate and collaborate all training activities MCG Experiential Learning.


6) Participate in the organizational structure of Experiential Learning, including development, planning, and implementation.


7) Manage equipment and supplies as needed to fulfill the clinical and educational mission of the Experiential Learning.


8) Support the Director of Operations Experiential Learning, Savannah and the Assistant Dean of Experiential Learning, Savannah. Implement data collection, and analysis of research activities of MCG curriculum.


9) When required as part of school wide reviews report UME programs activities to accrediting bodies such as the LCME.


10) Participate in all Experiential Learning meetings.


11) Participate in/contribute to various MCG events in the academic calendar, and in OAA organized meetings, retreats, conferences & professional development days. As your duties permit, participate in/contribute to other academic organizations' events & programs (AAMC, Sim meetings)


12) Provide input into the design, development, and implementation of all bedside educational procedure activities in collaboration with content experts (specialty faculty), MCG curriculum developers, and other stake holders. Ensure standards of quality and effectiveness of the educational program, ensure content is aligned and integrated in the curriculum, and perform periodic review and evaluation of the program to identify opportunities and make recommendations for growth and improvement.


13) Act as a liaison for MCG bedside procedure-based learning experiences for experiential learning throughout case preparation, room setup, and events and other stakeholders.


Required Qualifications

- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree required.


- Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) required.


- Experience in education administration/educational leadership positions and teaching medical learners.


- Strong organizational and managerial skills.


- Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills.


- Commitment to educating various groups of learners across the medical education continuum.


- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively & work with members of the academic & clinical community.


- Strong service orientation and commitment to teamwork.


- Demonstrated knowledge and skills in interpersonal and group communication.


- Ability to work independently and as part of a larger geographically dispersed team.


- Comfort with emerging educational technologies including ultrasound, VR, AR and AI.


Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

- Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

- Evidence of ability as a teacher;

- Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

- Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

- Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.


This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.

Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.


Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Website:

College/Department Information

The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG's expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs. Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America's children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.



13040 Abercorn Street


Suite 217


Savannah, GA 31419


Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.


If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.


Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.


For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.


All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.


How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.


Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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