Clinical Tutor job at University of Lusaka


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Vacancy title:
Clinical Tutor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

University of Lusaka

Deadline of this Job:
24 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, June 21, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed





JOB DETAILS:
The University of Lusaka is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill up the position of Clinical Tutor in the Department of Nursing under the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
1. Clinical Tutor – 1 position
Description

The Clinical Tutor shall be responsible for providing effective instruction and assessment during clinical practice trainings of Nursing students in the clinical area and skills lab. The clinical tutor must identify the strengths and weaknesses of his/her students, while providing a nurturing atmosphere of experiential training where students can grow intellectually as well as professionally

Responsibility
• Demonstrate procedures to students in the skills lab as well as the clinical sites according to the Bachelor of Science curricullum.
• Provide an orientation for the students to the clinical sites including schedules (days and hours), evaluation methods, and overall responsibilities.
• Support faculty with the development and upgrade of the objectives and competencies for clinical skills logbook and assessments.
• Review the students’ portfolio in order to tailor activities based upon their previous exposure, goals and expectations, or areas of deficiency.
• Identify and assign appropriate activities and projects that are align with the objectives and competencies for the clinical rotation to enhance student learning.
• Monitor student progress to ensure stated objectives are adequately addressed and met.
• Serve as a role model and mentor for our Bachelor of Science in Nursing students.
• Answer student questions and serve as a resource to enhance student understanding of clinical related issues. Share his/her knowledge and skills with the student.
• Facilitate and/or seek interactions with the management and other health care professionals of clinical practice sites.
• Assess student competence to identify strengths and address weaknesses in the skills lab and clinical sites. At a minimum, complete written and verbal mid- and final-rotation evaluations with the student to communicate student progress and address any areas of concern.
• Complete a final student placement evaluation and report any concerns or issues to faculty.
• Communicate with the faculty on any concerns or questions regarding student progress as soon as issues arise.
• The Clinical Tutor should be aware at all times that his/her role is diffuse as manager/teacher/mentor. The clinical tutor should strive to stimulate the student’s interest in all aspects of clinical practice and encourage innovative thinking and approaches to practice.

Qualifications
• Bachelors of Science in Nursing.
• Minimum of two years clinical experience in their specialized discipline.
• Valid General Nursing Council of Zambia Practicing Licence.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send their application letters together with copies of their educational & professional certificates, and Curriculum Vitae with at least three traceable referees to the undersigned, on or before 24th June, 2022.
The Human Resource Officer
University of Lusaka,
Plot 37413,
Off Alick Nkhata Road, Mass Media,
P O Box 36711, Lusaka Zambia,
Email: [email protected]

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