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NURS 332 Summer 2013

NURS 332 - Pediatric Nursing
(Summer 2013)
Nursing Department
College of Education, Health
and Human Services


California State University San Marcos' School of Nursing seeks a part-time Nursing Lecturer specializing in Pediatric Nursing for Summer 2013 term.  This position includes teaching Pediatric Nursing content in lecture only.  Demonstrated experience and expertise in pediatric nursing and family assessment theory to pediatrics including: infants, children and adolescents.

Course work emphasizes developing skills in nursing assessment, diagnosis, and intervention toward achieving healthy outcomes for children and their families.  Objectives will include

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

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 pediatric nurse, may apply.  Applicants must have state licensure by the California Board of Registered Nursing and be approved to teach in Pediatrics.

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 as early as April 30, 2013, however, the position will remain open until filled.

An offer of employment shall be contingent upon successful completion of a background check per the San Diego Nursing Education Consortium requirements.

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.