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Contract Faculty - Psychiatric Nursing (Med/Surg focus) - Health Sciences

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants must ensure that a resume and cover letter are submitted online by 4:30pm on June 18, 2024. Please ensure your resume explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Contract Faculty - Psychiatric Nursing (Med/Surg focus) - Health Sciences
Posting Number 00622F
Location Coquitlam Campus
Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement
Salary Range Hourly: $52.41-$114.65/hour; Per Three Credit Course: $7,947; Actual salary or hourly rate will be based on the number of credits and term of appointment according to the Collective Agreement.
Position Type Faculty - Contract
Posting Type Internal/External
Regular/Temporary Contract
Employment Type Part-Time
Posting Category Faculty
Start Date 05/31/2024
End Date
Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Work Arrangements
The Psychiatric Nursing Department of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Douglas College is hiring a contract faculty instructor. The primary place of work will be Coquitlam Campus and clinical sites.
What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That’s how Douglas College defines a great career. It’s a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC’s Top Employers. We love what we do. And we’re looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada’s best colleges even better.

The Role
The Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Psychiatric Nursing invites applications for contract faculty to teach clinical practice courses (mental health settings) as well as theory, communication and psychomotor skills laboratory courses in classroom settings for all levels of the Bachelor Science in Psychiatric Nursing Program.
Responsibilities
You will instruct students, facilitate learning and evaluate student progress in College courses. You will plan, organize and manage learning activities and resources, provide academic advice to learners and maintain quality learner-centered instruction. You will participate in team collaboration.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
Current RPN/RN registration with BCCNM
- A Master’s degree in Psychiatric Nursing, Nursing, Education or related field for regular positions or enrolment in a Master’s program (PhD preferred).
- Teaching experience in nursing practice (clinical), classroom/seminar, and/or
laboratory settings in a nursing program or equivalent (preferred).
- Recent clinical and/or teaching experience in medical-surgical nursing.
- Experience in curriculum development and evaluation (an asset).
- Effective interpersonal skills with a strong understanding of therapeutic communication.
- Demonstrates an understanding of cultural safety and humility in the context of education and psychiatric nursing practice.
- A strong work ethic and the ability to self-direct in order to accomplish goals.
- Demonstrated ability to work well with others and contribute to team activities.
- Evidence of scholarship (e.g. research, publishing, conference presentations, professional committee involvement, community service).
- Evidence of ongoing professional development (e.g. attendance at conferences, course work, in-services).
- Demonstrated initiative and creativity in practice.
Link to Full Position Profile
Needs a Criminal Records Check No
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 06/05/2024
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must ensure that a resume and cover letter are submitted online by 4:30pm on June 18, 2024. Please ensure your resume explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume.
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
    • Douglas College Careers Site
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed
    • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
    • Personal Referral
    • Agency Referral
    • Professional Association Website
    • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
    • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
    • Douglas College CareerHUB
    • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
    • Other
    • Glassdoor
  2. If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
    • Current employee
    • Former employee
    • Current student
    • Former student
    • None of the above
  5. If you are a current/former employee/student, enter your ID number. (Type in N/A if not applicable.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
    • Yes, I confirm
    • No, I am not able to meet this requirement

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References with Contact Information
Optional Documents