Lecturer- Medical/Surgical Nursing
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
The Medical/Surgical Nursing Lecturer will assist the university by working with nursing students in lecture, tutorial, and skills lab settings. The PCRV will help in developing new courses and tutorial problems. They will also mentor faculty in skills lab and simulation methodology of teaching nursing students. The PCRV will be expected to conduct at least 2 tutorials per week for first and second year students. They will also conduct lectures in Medical Surgical Nursing for third year nursing students.
Peace Corps Response established its “Advancing Health Professionals” program in 2019. Response Volunteers serving with the AHP program seek to improve health outcomes on a societal level through the provision of high-level, specialized service in the health sector. AHP projects include programming such as nursing education, health systems strengthening, service delivery improvement, and other non-clinical interventions which enhance the quality of healthcare.
Please note these are approximate departure dates and might change due to programmatic need.
• Interest and experience in mentoring and training with staff and students.
• Three years or more experience in nursing education
• Active U.S. nursing license
• Experience working in a low resource health system
• Excellent communication and writing skills
• A good understanding and appreciation of intercultural dynamics and differences.
The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Before you apply, please review Medical Information for Applicants to learn about the clearance process and other health conditions that are difficult to accommodate in Peace Corps service.
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