75% Nursing Instructor - Tillamook
Job Details
Tillamook Bay CC & Adventist Health Regional Medical Cen - Tillamook, OR
Full time- Exempt (9 month)
Bachelors or Associate Degree
$39,881.00 - $41,492.00 Salary/year


  1. Creating an inclusive classroom environment that is sensitive to and respectful of student diversity.
  2. An interest in teaching across the curriculum and interdisciplinary collaboration.
  3. Giving students access to learning where and when it supports their success (days, evenings, weekends; at all of our locations; as well as on-line).
  4. A passion for pedagogy and commitment to continuous improvement.
  5. Excitement about technology; already savvy or excited to learn.
  6. Collaborative engagement outside of the classroom to improve institutional outcomes for our students and staff.
  7. An entrepreneurial mindset and propensity to see what is possible.
  8. Faculty ownership and leadership in the classroom, discipline, and College.
  9. Collegiality and respect for everyone.
  10. Excited about and committed to advancing OCCCs future: independent accreditation, growth in access and programs, and a great place to work.

This position will be based at Adventist Health Tillamook Regional Medical Center, with office space provided at Tillamook Bay Community College. The position involves skills lab and clinical teaching at Adventist Health.

Faculty positions are represented by the collective bargaining agreement between American Federation of Teachers and Oregon Coast Community College.

New three-quarter-time faculty have probationary appointments: probationary appointment faculty may be reappointed annually based upon satisfactory performance. Contingent on three (3) years of successful performance, faculty will earn continuous appointment status.

 All applications will be reviewed when received and the position will remain open until filled.

The application process is electronic and will include providing your CV, letter of application and unofficial copy of your transcripts.


Skills Lab/Simulation and Clinical Environment Coordination: Oversee the coordination of student lab teaching and clinical experience. Responsible for teaching skill lab procedures according to established protocols and monitoring students acquisition of skill competencies. Responsible for the maintenance of skills lab environment to ensure students learning needs are being met and maintenance of a safe learning environment. Responsible for the assignment of student clinical experience, along with the supervision and documentation of the student clinical experience. Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with community partners to provide a positive professional clinical experience for student in their assigned professional clinical setting.

Teaching and Student Success: Instruct students using approved course outcome guides and accurate syllabi. Prepare instructional materials as needed. Meet all assigned classes. Apply the colleges values for teaching and learning. Facilitate learning that applies to students academic and career goals. Meet the curricular needs of students at various learning levels. Encourage mutual responsibility for a supportive learning environment. Provide effective teaching strategies in an environment that encourages student and instructor interaction. Actively engage students in the learning process. Encourage creative and critical thinking. Evaluate and grade student progress. Maintain accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and scholastic progress.

Professional Responsibilities: Work collaboratively with colleagues and community partners. Participate in institutional work (such as accreditation and shared governance) to advance the College mission. Attend and participate in meetings that are regional and state, college-wide, department, and program level. Maintain office hours. Assist in the recruitment of students. Undertake activities that promote and support: student success (such as mentoring of students). Interact with students, staff, and administration in a professional manner. Assure effective two-way communication at all levels of responsibility.

Compliance Comply with published College Policies and Procedures. Maintain a safe learning and working environment by following all laws, policies and procedures established by the College and through state and federal oversight (such as OSHA and Title IX). Maintain College safety standards in work areas; ensure that students are trained in good safety practices; and make reasonable efforts to ensure that students follow good safety practices.

Other duties as needed: Use of media aids, the library, and other resources, as applicable. Requires a flexible work schedule to meet program needs, which may include evenings and/or weekends. Ability to travel to a variety of teaching sites throughout Lincoln County.

The list of essential functions is intended to be representative of the tasks performed by this position. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.




Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing and currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelors in Nursing program
  • Possess current, unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse through the Oregon State Board of Nursing
  • Minimum (3)years recent, demonstrated registered nursing experience.
  • Ability to be approved to teach at designated clinical site(s).
  • Maintains currency in applicable certifications; subject matter domain, and developments in field(s) of expertise.
  • Possess current healthcare provider CPR certification and show evidence of required immunizations.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical-surgical nursing practice in acute care settings within the past three years.
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.
  • Prior experience supervising nursing students in a skills lab and/or clinical setting.


  • Individual hired will be required to complete documentation that will be submitted to the States Board of Nursing for review, verification, and competency clearance.
  • Assignment will be contingent upon candidates abilities to successfully complete and pass a background and drug screen, confirming candidates are cleared to practice in a long-term care facility (per OAR Chapter 411, division 009).


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of current clinical nursing practices and maintenance of clinical nursing skills
  • Knowledge of the scopes and practice for PNs and RNs within the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, administered by the Oregon State Board of Nursing
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement nursing curriculum
  • Ability to effectively present curriculum that is understandable to individuals at various levels of learning and with varying learning needs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current instructional techniques and procedures pertaining to a nursing program and clinical nursing practices.
  • Possesses and applies knowledge of professional standards and state guidelines relevant to the performance of nursing instruction.
  • Understands, develops, and provides a learning environment that supports diversity and incorporates sensitivity to diversity in the classroom and the workplace
  • Serves as a positive role-model for students


Assignments will include skills lab and clinical teaching at Adventist Health Tillamook Regional Medical Center. Travel between OCCC College sites and Adventist Health will be required as needed. Periodic travel and overnight stays outside of Lincoln County may be required for meetings, professional development, and other purposes.

Light physical exertion with occasional, moderate lifting, bending, stooping, and pulling. Ability to carry equipment and tools of moderate weight, using arms and hands. Mobility to move between offices, classrooms, and floors. Ability to hear the conversational voice and effectively communicate responses. Visual acuity to read and evaluate student work and complete and maintain various types of records.

The use of tobacco and smoke-emitting materials and devices including electronic cigarettes, is prohibited on all of the colleges campuses, including OCCCs building exteriors and parking lots.


  • Complete assigned periods of clinical practice (7-12-hour shifts, days, evenings)
  • Transfer patients/clients in and out of bed from stretchers and wheelchairs.
  • Control a fall by slowly lowering client to the floor.
  • Lift or move (turn, position) clients or objects, pull or push objects, weighing up to 35 pounds.
  • Reach to shoulder or higher level to place or access equipment such as intravenous fluid bags, bend or squat to access equipment below bed level.
  • Carry equipment and supplies to the client bedside.
  • Manipulate small equipment and containers, such as syringes, vials, ampules, and medication packages, to administer medications.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Oregon Coast Community College is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives. In support of Oregon Veterans’ Preference in Public Employment, we encourage veterans and veterans with disabilities to explore employment opportunities at Oregon Coast Community College.

Contact Human Resources if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 541-867-8515.

All applications will be reviewed when received and the position will remain open until filled.

The application process is electronic and will include providing your CV, letter of application and unofficial copy of your transcripts.

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