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Pediatric Nursing Lecturer Pool
School of Nursing
College of Education, Health and Human Services


California State University San Marcos' School of Nursing seeks a part-time lecturer specializing in Pediatric Nursing.  This position includes teaching Pediatric Nursing content in lecture or in an in-patient setting.  Clinical hours and clinical sites vary within San Diego County.  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, (4) Assesses the psychosocial and learning needs of children and family members (5) Anticipates potential common complications in the children and adolescents by implementing appropriate preventative measures and assessments aimed at early detection, (6) Participates in coaching and comfort measure for children and their families during acute and/or chronic illness.

Minimum qualifications for the position include:  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.

Preferred qualifications for the position include:  a Master's degree in Nursing.

Please submit a completed Faculty Application, a curriculum vita, a letter of interest, and contact information for three current references to

Timeline This is an ongoing pool position.

An offer of employment shall be contingent upon successful completion of a background check per the San Diego Nursing Education Consortium requirements. Should the results of a background check not be successful, any offer will be withdrawn and/or employment terminated.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 rejection.

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.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks.  A background check (including the criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of an applicant or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.  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.