Adjunct Faculty are charged with the implementation of activities that are necessary for the attainment of the educational outcomes of an associate or baccalaureate program in nursing.
The faculty function within the Mission and Philosophy of the College in
accordance with the rules and regulations of all appropriate
external/accrediting agencies and the policies and procedures designated by the
College Governing Board. Adjunct Faculty are responsible for 1) teaching in the
clinical or didactic setting and 2) professional activities to assure quality
Adjunct Faculty also function within the values stated in the Mission of Trinity
Medical Center. Values fostering a spirit of excellence, teamwork, honesty,
integrity, responsiveness and service. Additional values supported are
encouraging and completing formal and continuing education, affirming the
abilities of and collaborating with colleagues. These values are also accepted
as a necessary aspect for Trinity College of Nursing.
All Adjunct Faculty will work in a clean, well lighted, ventilated, smoke-free
environment. May be exposed in clinical sites to infections and communicable
diseases, demand moderate physical effort/activity. Expectations include
travel to meet educational needs and flexible hours as necessary.
Potential exposure to the risk of bloodborne pathogens Category I
Adjunct Faculty qualifications require a minimum educational preparation of a
Masters Degree with major in nursing. Current expertise in nursing practice and
education are required which may be evidenced through a minimum of two years of
clinical nursing practice, previous teaching in a nursing education program, previous
supervisory experience, and certification in clinical practice. Licensure as a
Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois and if applicable, Iowa, along
with current CPR certification are mandatory.