Adjunct Instructor of Practical Nursing, Part Time

Job Title: Adjunct Instructor of Practical Nursing
Job Code: EI
Location: Instructional Service Center at Blount Memorial Hospital
Reports To: Allied Health Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
EEO-1 Category: Adjunct Faculty, Part Time
Date: 12/04/2020
Position Number: 46001K
Openings: 1

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville is accepting applications for the position of an Adjunct Instructor of Practical Nursing.        

POSITION SUMMARY:  To provide quality instruction for student learning and to maintain a positive learning environment in the classroom. The major emphasis will be placed on teaching and evaluating students in the classroom and laboratories.

PRACTICAL NURSING PROGRAM:  The Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing.  Graduates will obtain a diploma in Practical Nursing and may then be eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN) used to obtain nursing licensure in Tennessee.  Practical Nursing is entry level nursing.  Graduates are prepared with the background and skills to give knowledgeable, basic nursing care to patients with varying degrees of physical needs.  Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) work under the supervision of registered nurses and doctors.  Positions are available in hospitals, long term care facilities, physician's offices, home health agencies, and various other health care settings.

Application Deadline


Required Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing school with active license in Tennessee as a Registered Nurse (RN); minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as an RN within the last five years.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written communication, as well as computer skills.
  • Evidence of ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple tasks with attention to detail and accuracy.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and teaching experience preferred.


The part-time Practical Nursing Adjunct Instructor is responsible for teaching and supervision of nursing students in classroom and clinical settings; evaluating and advising students; maintaining records and completing reports; participating in the development of the program. This part-time position will work less than 30 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION & REVIEW: Complete application online and submit resume, educational transcripts and current health care licensure at .

Applications accepted until 01/04/2021.

EMPLOYMENT DOCUMENTS: Current federal law requires identification and eligibility verification prior to employment. Only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States may be employed. A criminal/financial background check will be required for applicant selected.

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION: The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age status as a protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulations and by Tennessee Board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Misty West, Human Resources Coordinator, ,1100 Liberty Street, Knoxville, TN 37919, (865) 766-4346.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience and according to salary guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.