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NURS 331 Spring 2014

NURS 331 - Obstetric Nursing
(Spring 2014)
Nursing Department
College of Education, Health
and Human Services


California State University San Marcos' School of Nursing seeks a part-time Clinical Nursing Lecturer specializing in Obstetric Nursing in an in-patient setting for the Spring 2014 term.  Clinical hours and clinical sites vary within San Diego County.  Demonstrated experience and expertise in obstetric nursing and family assessment theory in obstetrics, including: infants, childbearing women and families.

Course work emphasizes developing skills in nursing assessment, diagnosis, and intervention toward achieving healthy outcomes for infants, child bearing women and their families.  Objectives will include;

(1)  Performing complete assessments on patients while in an in-patient setting in a major hospital and/or in community based setting.
(2)  Assessment of infants, childbearing women, correctly identifying (a) normal and abnormal findings and (b) relevant diagnoses and collaborative problems.
(3)  Assessment of the psychosocial and learning needs of childbearing women and family members.
(4)  Anticipates potential common complications in infants and childbearing women by implementing appropriate preventative measures and assessments aimed at early detection.
(5)  Participates in coaching and comfort measures for infants, childbearing women and their families in and after childbirth.

Minimum qualifications for the position include:  An earned Master's Degree in Nursing is preferred and applicants with a BSN, currently working as a specialized obstetric nurse, may apply.  Applicants must have state licensure by the California Board of Registered Nursing, be approved to teach in Obstetrics, and meet the School of Nursing's requirements regarding current immunizations and CPR licensure.

Please submit a completed Faculty Application, a curriculum vita with three current references who will speak to your professional qualifications, and a letter of interest to

Timeline A review of applications will begin January 2, 2014, however, the position will remain open until filled.

The university is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit for more information.

California State University San Marcos, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran's status. 

Successful hires must have degree information verified through official transcripts or degree-verification services.

An offer of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of background checks.  Should the results of the background checks not be successful, any offer will be withdrawn and/or employment terminated.  Falsification of information may also be cause for termination of employment, corrective action, or withdraw of offer of employment.  The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.  An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form.  Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.