EXCITING. ENRICHING. UNPREDICTABLE. EMPOWERING.
These are some of the words nurse faculty use to describe their profession. As rewarding as it is challenging, a career as a nurse faculty member presents a unique opportunity to shape the future of nursing and of health care.
Navigating the diverse worlds of education, research and practice, and clinical settings, nurse faculty not only help prepare the next generation of nurses, they have myriad opportunities to become nurse leaders and improve health care. Nurse faculty are key players in New Jersey’s health care system. They have extensive knowledge about the latest developments in health education, technology and policy. As nurse educators, they share this wealth of information with future R.N.s.
REASONS TO BECOME NURSE FACULTY
You’re passionate about teaching; it is rewarding to do something you are really care about and get paid for. The Nurse faculty shortage; becoming a nurse educator advances the profession. The opportunity to blend practice with teaching. Nurse Educators note practicing makes them better educators and teaching makes them better practitioners.