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Nursing Faculty Med Surg Clinical - Military Veterans

at HCA Healthcare


This position is incentive eligible.

Clinicals can be at any of these locations:  Prestonburg, Pikeville, Paintsville, Hindman, and Whitesburg


Do you work in a culture where good ideas can come from anywhere and transparency is vital? Do you have the career opportunities as an educator that you want in your current role? At Hazard Campus respect, accountability and integrity are non-negotiables, and commitment is created and sustained through the development of all employees.


At Galen College of Nursing, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a comprehensive package of medical, dental, and vision plans along with unique benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our culture is at the forefront of everything we do! At Hazard Campus our goal is to be the best place for nursing education and the best place to work. One cannot be true without the other. We are always looking for ways to exceed expectations, improve, grow and deliver the promise of extraordinary nursing education matched only by a commitment to our students’ success. We are currently looking for an ambitious Nursing Faculty Med Surg to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Faculty member at Galen College of Nursing, you are responsible for engaging in the full scope of the academic nurse educator role. These responsibilities include facilitating learning and learner development; using assessment and evaluation strategies; participating in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; evaluation of program outcomes; ongoing development of the nurse educator role; engage in scholarship; develop and function as a leader and change agent; and function within the educational environment. This role must be fulfilled in accordance with rules and regulations of the state and federal regulatory and accrediting bodies.

What you will do in this role:

  1. Effectively facilitate learning and learner development by
  2. Creating an environment that facilitates students’ learning and achievement of desired student learning and program outcomes.
  3. Implements a variety of teaching strategies appropriate to learner needs, desired learner outcomes, content, and context.
  4. Uses information technologies and eLearning technology to support the teaching-learning process. Provides resources to students that help meet their individual learning needs.
  5. Serves as a role model of professional nursing.
  6. Uses a variety of strategies to assess and evaluate student learning in all settings (classroom, lab, or clinical) and all domains (cognitive, psychomotor, and affective) of learning.
  7. Uses a variety of strategies to assess and evaluate student learning in all settings (classroom, lab, or clinical) and all domains (cognitive, psychomotor, and affective) of learning.
  8. Designs and implements program assessments that promote continuous quality improvement of all aspects of the program.
  9. Uses the systematic plan for evaluation (SPE) to evaluate student and graduates’ achievement of the PSLOs, program outcomes, and role-specific graduate competencies of the nursing education unit, and the accreditation standards and criteria.
  10. Continuously develops in the academic educator role by participating in professional development activities that increase socialization and effectiveness of the faculty role.
  11. Functions as change agent and leader.
  12. Act as a mentor to new faculty, as assigned.

What qualifications you will need:

  • Active, Current, Unencumbered Licensure as a Registered Nurse in this state.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree, Graduate degree in Nursing preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse and per State Board of Nursing

Physical/Mental Demands and Work Environment: If performing nursing duties related to clinical instruction (especially patient contact) hazards may include needle sticks, blood and bodily fluid exposure, or any other hazard a Registered Nurse (RN) might be exposed to in the normal performance of nursing care. Position requires mental activity, reading, planning, preparing, evaluating, and decision making. Physical demands in the classroom and office are minimal and are considered sedentary work with occasional lifting and/or carrying such articles as records, files, and books (10 pounds maximum). Operation of standard office equipment such as phone, computer, classroom projector, Scantron, and printer/scanner occurs on a frequent basis. Physical demands in the clinical area may include lifting, pulling, pushing, kneeling, stooping, crouching, bending, or any other related activity to patient care. Position requires regular attendance, and may require evening or weekend hours, and travel to clinical sites and extended classrooms.

Day, evening, or weekend classes may be assigned to Faculty as needed to accommodate student or College needs.

Galen College of Nursing is a college focused on expanding access to quality nursing education.  Our culture is at the forefront of everything we do.  We offer a unique educational experience called Pure Nursing.  With a focus on nursing education, our knowledgeable and caring faculty and staff take personal interest in helping our students achieve their goals. Galen is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master's Degrees.  Our baccalaureate degree in nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and the associate and master’s degree in nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). At Galen we change the life of one to care for the lives of many. 

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual." Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you feel our culture aligns with your strength of experience, attitude and authentic desire to work with great people to help changes lives, we are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Hazard, KY

HCA Healthcare

HCA Serving Those Who Have Served Us So Faithfully.

Guided by the principle that quality care begins with the warmth, compassion, and positive attitude of our employees, HCA has consistently proven to be the nation’s leading healthcare provider with the widest range of employment opportunities.

Since our founding over 40 years ago, HCA has grown in size and services with over 280 affiliate facilities in 20 states and England. Our family of nearly 190,000 strong is dedicated to developing innovative strategies and practices to better the human condition.

Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Expert care, ethical conduct, innovative technologies, and best practices are the core of our resources. Through these, we strive to deliver high-quality, cost-effective, community-centric health care for approximately 18 million patients annually.

HCA has over 7000 open requisitions in hospitals, diagnostic, outpatient and business operations across 20 states in the U.S.

Our employment opportunities fill job classes in both patient care and business support services. While a majority of positions account for clinical backgrounds, HCA has many opportunities in supply chain and logistics, IT, engineering and technical, administrative and managerial, sales, finance and accounting, environmental, plant ops, HR and many more.

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