Nurse Educator – Nephrology Specialist
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
A Nurse Educator – Nephrology Specialist, with at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and at least two years’ experience in nephrology nursing, is needed to work alongside local faculty to co-teach and mentor nursing students in the classroom and other non-clinical settings. The PCRV will teach courses in the Post Diploma Certificate in Nephrology, participate in the development and review of post diploma certification in Nephrology curricula, train and serve as an advisor to undergraduate students in research methodologies, and assist and train university administration in grant applications to fund developmental projects in the department. The Volunteer will perform other duties, such as preparing and attending departmental and stakeholders’ meetings, student graduation ceremonies and continuous development and review of aspects of the program as delegated by the Head of Department and the Dean to strengthen the nursing program. Please note, the PCRV in this position will not perform work involving patient assessment, management, care, counseling or research, nor will they otherwise work in a clinical setting or perform clinical supervision. The goal of this assignment is to build local capacity of the university to provide excellent education and training to nursing students.
Please note these are approximate departure dates and might change due to programmatic need.
• Experience teaching or precepting nurses or nursing students
• Experience in Higher Education teaching is an added advantage
• A minimum of 2 years Clinical Experience in nephrology nursing
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.
Medical Considerations in Eswatini
- Eswatini may not be able to support Volunteers with the following medical conditions: asthma, including mild and childhood; dermatology; insulin-dependent diabetes; gastroenterology; requiring a psychiatrist for psychotropic medications support; seizure disorder, urology; ongoing counseling.
- The following medication(s) are not permitted for legal or cultural reasons: none identified.
- Volunteers who should avoid the following food(s) may not be able to serve: peanut.
- After arrival in Eswatini, Peace Corps provides and applicants are required to have an annual flu shot, to take daily or weekly medication to prevent malaria, and to receive mandatory immunizations.
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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