Nursing Program Manager 2-Corrections Health (MCDC/Justice Center Jail)

Corrections Health provides services which promote and protect the health of the adults and juveniles entrusted to our care.

As the Nursing Program Manager for the Multnomah County Detention Center (MCDC), this position provides leadership, supervision, coordination, planning and organization for the 448 bed adult jail located in downtown Portland. This position administers and evaluates policies, operations and employee performance for medical, mental health, and dental care provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

This position requires the application of technical knowledge of the specialized field of Corrections Health, including utilizing medical, nursing, public health, corrections, and management knowledge and skills to assure that our clients receive care at or above the community standard. This position requires initiative and judgment in anticipating and determining proactive changes in this constantly changing medical/corrections environment, and the capacity to perform work independently following fiscal and program guidelines and policies. Collaboration, coordination and maintaining an excellent working relationship with all levels of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) management and staff are critical.

Corrections Health is a blend of hospital care, emergency care, home health, diagnostic services and clinical services. The ethical and legal parameters of public health enable us to deliver health care to each individual without bias. The umbrella of responsibility for screening and treating communicable disease conditions is to protect the community in and out of jail.

Staff Nurse for Elder Service Plan Adult Day Health

Staff Nurse for Elder Service Plan Adult Day Health

EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO PRACTICE REWARDING NURSING IN AN ADULT DAY HEALTH SETTING! Monday through Friday, Daytime hours, no weekends.
The Center Nurse is responsible for the implementation, assessment, delivery, supervision, evaluation, and coordination of nursing care based on Elder Service Plan participant’s care plan. (The Elder Service Plan is a Program for All Inclusive Care for the Elderly.)
The Nurse performs direct care/triage of participant issues and initial evaluation of episodic complaints and refers to the Providers as appropriate, teaches, counsels, & supervises the participants & caregivers regarding nursing care needs and related problems and issues regarding the participant’s home situation, works with nursing assistants regarding personal care needs of center clients, and participates actively as a member of Interdisciplinary team meetings.
Qualifications: Current MA RN license, 2 years of nursing experience with adult population of which one year must be with a geriatric population, strong physical assessment and organizational skills, ability to work in a team environment.
We offer an excellent, comprehensive benefits package including Health, Dental, Life, & Disability insurance, 403b Savings Plan, Vacation, Sick & Holiday time, & Professional Development Stipends. We also have free parking.
The Elder Service Plan, a PACE program, is an innovative, comprehensive program designed to maintain frail elders in their community by managing their primary, sub-acute and long term care needs. The Elder Service Plan is located at 1135 Morton Street in Mattapan, MA.

Interested candidates please apply online at http://careers.hhsi.us/careers/ For more information, please call 617-533-2300, email jtranford@hhsi.us or visit www.hhsi.us.

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF NURSING

For a complete description see: www.nmhu.edu/jobs

New Mexico Highlands University is an open admissions university with over 70% Hispanic, Native American, or African American students and nearly 40% studying at the master’s degree level. The university is committed to student success and improved retention and graduation rates. NMHU serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students at the main campus in Las Vegas, NM (one hour east of Santa Fe) and another 1,300 students at centers in Rio Rancho, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Farmington, and Roswell. The university enrolls students from 42 states, 19 tribes, and 35 foreign countries. For more information about the university, visit the website at www.nmhu.edu.

The Department of Nursing offers only an RN-BSN degree in nursing. The program is entirely online. The mission of the Department of Nursing is to prepare quality nurse health care providers through excellence in education, scholarship and service.

This program builds on the strength of the licensed registered nurse and challenges the individuals enrolled in this program to expand their critical thinking for new professional nursing roles, methods of health care delivery and approaches to health care practice issues.

Applications are invited for a nine month, tenure-track faculty position with a contract starting August 2016.

JOB DUTIES: In addition to teaching, the selected candidate will be expected to serve on departmental and university committees. The person will be expected to participate in the review and revision of the nursing curriculum, including assessment of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs), and work with the Director to assist in the creation of documents for nursing accreditation. The ideal candidate will have complementary competencies in some of the following areas: curriculum development, distance education course creation, and online instruction experience.

The selected candidate must have proficiencies with and abilities to teach adult learner students about professional-issues. They will teach 12 credits per semester in an academic year, including: Professional Issues, Nursing Research, Community Health Practicum and Management Practicum and Management Theory. Other selection of courses to be taught will depend on clinical and educational background. We seek a colleague who enjoys teaching and advising undergraduates, is collaborative and collegial, and is willing to further shape and develop the Nursing program.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education: Doctorate in Nursing (PhD or DNP) or closely related field. Applicants who are ABD (All But Dissertation) will be considered. Experience: Five years nursing experience, with 2-3 years of teaching and curriculum development required Two years of online teaching is preferred. Must have a current nursing license.

While no deadline has been established, review of applications will begin Monday, April 18, 2016.

Minimum Salary: Assistant $65,000, Associate $75,000

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application must include 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vita, 3) unofficial copies of advanced degree transcripts, and 4) names/address/phone numbers of 3 professional references.

Required application materials should be sent to: jobs@nmhu.edu.

References will be contacted in conjunction with on campus interview and official transcripts should be requested upon acceptance of the on campus interview.

For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact Dr. Susan Williams at sdwilliams@nmhu.edu.

For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or email hr@nmhu.edu
NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY IS AN EEO EMPLOYER

Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing (Tenure Track) and Director of Nursing

For a complete description see: www.nmhu.edu/jobs

New Mexico Highlands University is seeking applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing & Director of Nursing.

NMHU is seeking an individual with strong leadership and organizational skills to direct and grow the RN to BSN Program. The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding academic abilities and credentials. The position is 0.5 FTE for administrative duties as Director, and 0.5 FTE for faculty responsibilities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Administration
• Assign faculty and instructors to courses that they are qualified to teach;
• Annually evaluate term faculty and adjuncts for teaching effectiveness;
• Participate in the collective bargaining agreement requirements for chairs in the evaluation of tenure track faculty;
• Perform outcomes assessment of the program, assign faculty responsibilities in evaluating outcomes and adjust operations to enhance student educational outcomes;
• Ensure that the curriculum, faculty qualifications, facilities and other operational activities meet the requirements of the university and nursing accrediting bodies;
• Oversee the budget and annually negotiate budget changes to meet program needs;
• Acquire resources through grants and other instruments from external sources;
• Establish, review and enforce University and Departmental policies regarding student qualifications for admission, academic performance and demeanor;
• Exemplify outstanding professional and academic leadership to internal and external constituencies;
• Coordinate the accreditation review process by CCNE, assign parts to be written by faculty and write the Self Study Report and the Continuous Improvement Reports;
• Work on a plan to foster the growth of the RN-BSN program and determine the resources needed for this growth;
• Develop the plan to start a master in nursing program and start the steps toward implementation.

Faculty
• Teach twelve (12) credit hours per academic year and one three (3) credit hour course during the summer session;
• Utilize state-of-the-art pedagogies in nursing education; especially the online environment;
• Advise students and maintain regular office hours;
• Engage in research and/or scholarly activity related to the field of nursing practice;
• Advance the nursing profession through professional scholarship and service;
• Maintain current Nursing licensure and keeps abreast of developments within the profession;
• Actively participate on Faculty Senate and other University committees;
• Comply with the standards and practices established in the NMHU Faculty Association Collective Bargaining Agreement;
• Be involved in the curricular review and revisions needed per Nursing Department Policies and Procedures Manual;
• Maintain regular attendance;
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
• EDUCATION: Doctoral Degree in Nursing or related field with a Master’s Degree in Nursing.
• EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years’ experience teaching in a University-level Nursing program. At least one of the five years with a RN-BSN program.
o Preferred: Demonstrated experience in:
• Nursing curricula development and maintenance;
• University program leadership;
• Delivery of on-line Nursing courses;
• Experienced with online teaching programs and course methodology.

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS
• The successful applicant must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in New Mexico or secure licensure within six months of employment;
• Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Knowledge of University and Department policies, procedures, principles and practices;
• Ability to utilize sound principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation;
• Ability to manage a budget;
• Ability to provide leadership to a unit, department or program;
• Knowledge of or ability to learn Ellucian Banner Student Module and other computer systems and software;
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and to create, edit and revise technical documents;
• Ability to maintain excellent interpersonal relationships;
• Ability to effectively advise and guide students regarding academic matters;
• Skill and ability in presenting effectively to small and large groups;
• Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;
• Ability to provide strong leadership skills to an academic program;
• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze, summarize and effectively present problem analysis and data resolution;
• Ability to maintain confidentiality;
• Ability to foster a cooperative work environment;
• Ability to plan across both the short- and long-terms;
• Skill and ability to be detailed oriented while using independent judgment and initiative and being organized while providing direction.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
• Work is normally performed in office and community settings;
• Ability to travel by motor vehicle and aircraft is required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application must include 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vita, 3) unofficial copies of transcripts, 4) names/address/phone numbers of 3 current professional references.

Application materials should be sent to: jobs@nmhu.edu

References will be contacted in conjunction with on-campus interviews and official transcripts should be requested upon acceptance of the on-campus interview. For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact Dr. Susan Williams at sdwilliams@nmhu.edu or (505)454-3210.

For disabled access or services, call 505-454-3242 or email hr@nmhu.edu
NMHU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Assistant / Associate Clinical Professor

Faculty member will be responsible for teaching theory and clinical courses in the undergraduate nursing program. Areas of clinical specialty include adult medical-surgical nursing, and psychiatric mental health nursing. In addition to teaching, the faculty is expected to serve on school committees and advise students. Must be willing to travel to distant clinical sites.

Assistant Clinical Professor

Master’s degree in Nursing
Minimum of three years of nursing clinical experience
Prior nursing teaching experience
Eligible for RN license in Arizona

Associate Clinical Professor—All of the above and:

Six years of teaching nursing at college or university
National certification in nursing specialty OR Doctoral degree in nursing or related field

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