Assistant Professor, Nursing (Non-Tenure Track)

Assistant Professor, Nursing (Non-Tenure Track)

The Orvis School of Nursing at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applicants to apply for one full-time 9-month non tenure track position with rank of assistant professor beginning Fall 2017. All specialties background considered with a preference for Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. A minimum of a bachelor’s in nursing with master’s degree in nursing or a related field is required. Applicant must be eligible for NV RN licensure. Responsibilities include teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs according to educational preparation, expertise and school need, scholarship, and service. Rank and salary, are commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information, please contact search committee chairperson, Stephanie DeBoor, PhD, APRN, CCRN (deboors2@unr.edu) or apply online at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/21269. The Orvis School of Nursing offers an entry-level BSN program, an online RN to BSN program; an MSN program, with Psych/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator and Clinical Nurse Leader tracks; and a post-master’s DNP program. The Orvis School of Nursing is part of the Division of Health Sciences providing numerous opportunities for collaborative teaching, research and services with other disciplines in the Division and University-wide. The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees & does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Tenure Track, Assistant Professor (All Specialties Considered with Preference for PMHNP)

Tenure Track, Assistant Professor (All Specialties Considered with Preference for PMHNP)

The Orvis School of Nursing at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applicants to apply for one full-time 9-month tenure track position with rank of assistant professor beginning Fall 2017. All specialties background considered with preference for Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. A minimum of a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing and a research-focused doctoral degree in nursing or related field is required for a tenure track position. Applicant must be eligible for NV RN licensure. Tenure track positions also require being actively engaged in research. Responsibilities include teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs according to educational preparation, expertise and school needs, scholarship, and service. Rank and salary commensurate with experience and education. For more information, please contact search committee chairperson, Stephanie DeBoor, PhD, APRN, CCRN (deboors2@unr.edu) or apply online at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/21281. The Orvis School of Nursing offers an entry-level BSN program, an online RN to BSN program; an MSN program, with Psych/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator and Clinical Nurse Leader tracks; and a post-master’s DNP program. The Orvis School of Nursing is part of the Division of Health Sciences providing numerous opportunities for collaborative teaching, research and services with other disciplines in the Division and University-wide. The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees & does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Chief ANCC Officer/Executive Vice President

The American Nurses Association (ANA Enterprise) advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting a safe and ethical work environment, bolstering the health and wellness of nurses, and advocating on health care issues that affect nurses and the public. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary and component of the ANA Enterprise, certifies nurses and nurse practitioners in almost 50 specialty practice areas. The Center also credentials continuing education courses, programs and organizations, and administers three highly regarded recognition programs to support excellence in nursing practice. The Chief ANCC Officer/Executive Vice President provides visionary and strategic leadership for ANCC, reporting directly to the ANA Enterprise CEO and serving as the key resource to the ANCC Board of Directors. Partners with the Enterprise CEO and ANCC Board in the achievement of ANCC’s goals and those of the Enterprise. Manages an operating budget of $40 million and 100 full time staff through 6 direct reports responsible for the functional areas of Accreditation, Certification, Governance, Measurement, Research, and the Magnet and Pathway programs.

Key Responsibilities
• Collaborates with Entity and division employees, ANA Enterprise CEO, Board of Directors, and other volunteer leaders (board-sponsored commissions, committees or task forces) to develop and execute strategic plans and organizational goals.
• Advises the ANCC Board of Directors and leads ANCC staff in accomplishing the goals of ANCC at all times in sync with ANCC’s role within the Enterprise.
• Oversees annual ANCC budget development process, recommends to Board for approval and prudently manages organization’s resources within budget parameters. Monitors finances throughout year, presenting financial metrics both internally and externally.
• Oversees credentialing programs to ensure proper standards development and implementation consistent with mission and financial goals.
• Provides for the development, management and evaluation of communications, publication and research activities.
• Builds, maintains and enhances partnerships within the Enterprise, the nursing profession and strategic partners to further the mission and goals of the Enterprise.
• Continues to develop and maintain a high-performing staff and organization through a culture of collaboration, effective delegation and staff empowerment, positive work environment, accountability, professional development and operational excellence.

Qualifications: Graduate degree required with strong preference for PhD or DNP. Either the bachelor’s or graduate degree must be in nursing. Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) designation required. A minimum of 10 years’ experience in C-level leadership roles (e.g. CNO, COO, CEO) for a membership organization, credentialing program/service, and/or healthcare organization. Proven track record effectively managing professional staff teams. Knowledge of and familiarity with the latest trends in health care and professional practice in academic and practice settings. A demonstrated history of innovation in nursing practice.

Associate Dean for Academics

Associate Dean for Academics

The West Virginia University School of Nursing in Morgantown, WV is seeking an accomplished Associate Dean for Academics to lead and administer the development, implementation and evaluation of outstanding academic nursing programs. Programs in the School of Nursing are located on multiple campuses including Morgantown, Charleston and Montgomery, WV.

To be considered, the candidate must have a doctoral degree in nursing or a doctorate in education with a master’s in nursing, including experience in nursing curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation processes. The successful candidate will demonstrate organizational skills, effective interpersonal skills including the ability to lead others and communicate a vision. The ideal candidate must have effective negotiation as well as excellent writing skills and must have knowledge of nursing accreditation and state boards of nursing. She or he will demonstrate leadership in clinical and classroom settings and must have a minimum of eight years as a full time faculty member in a school or college of nursing. The candidate must be qualified for appointment at the associate or full professor rank with consideration for tenure. The position is a full time, 12-month appointment. Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Major responsibilities include:

Assume a leadership role in academic programs and committee responsibilities.
• Oversee academic policies for the School of Nursing
• Promote and advance the nursing profession locally, nationally, or internationally.
• Oversee the recruitment and retention of qualified students to all academic programs.
• Oversee academic advisement and student progression
• Develop and maintain clinical contracts
• Coordinate course schedules with department chairs
• Supervise all program directors (BSN, MSN/ DNP, PhD), Director of Evaluation, Director of Nursing Clinical Simulation, Coordinator of Honors Program, Coordinator of International Programs, Academic Counseling Coordinator.
• Monitor admission, progression and graduation policies.
• Oversee Office of Student Services
• Lead and oversee operations that support the programs of instruction
• Serve as a role model for innovation, collaboration, and consensus-building
• Lead and manage accreditation and regulatory requirements of academic programs.
• Create academic reports such as for: accreditation, the state board of nursing, and board of trustees
• Represent the school of nursing on university committees and task forces related to academic issues
• Address student concerns regarding curriculum
• Provide for faculty development in the area of curriculum, assessment, and pedagogy

• Provide educational consultation to faculty regarding the development of courses
• Collaborate with Department Chairs
• Assist in the recruitment and retention of faculty
• Seek funding opportunities for academic programs
• Represent the School of Nursing on University and Health Sciences Center academic committees where most beneficial to the School.
• Completion of other duties as assigned by the Dean
ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF NURSING Nursing Program Accreditation

The School received a full 10-year, accreditation from CCNE for the baccalaureate and masters’ programs in April, 1999. In April 2009, the School received another full 10-year re- accreditation for the baccalaureate and masters’ programs, with all standards met and no areas of concern. This accreditation also applies to the WVU School of Nursing programs offered at the Charleston Division, and at West Virginia Institute of Technology. West Virginia University School of Nursing was also in the initial accreditation cycle for the new Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, receiving a full 5-year accreditation with all standards met and no areas of concern. In
2014, the School received another full 10-year re-accreditation for the DNP program, with all standards met and no areas of concern. Our Morgantown BSN NCLEX pass rate for 2015 is 93% and our FNP certification pass rate is 96% and PNP certification pass rate is 100%. At the West Virginia University School of Nursing, we are committed to the values of Integrity, Excellence, and Inclusiveness.

Academic Nursing Programs

Undergraduate Programs

• Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
• RN to BSN Program for Registered Nurses
• BS/BA to BSN Program

Graduate Programs

• RN to MSN Program for Registered Nurses
• Post MSN Certificate Programs
• Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program (BSN-DNP option)
• PhD in Nursing Program

Applications: Candidates must submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; and the name, address, and telephone number of at least three professional references. The position will remain open until filled. Application materials should be submitted to:

Jan Greenwood or Kelly Ervin
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Center Drive, Suite 206, Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Phone: 850.650.2277 ▼ Fax: 850.650.2272

Email: jangreenwood@greenwoodsearch.com
Email: kellyervin@greenwoodsearch.com

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Under- represented class members are encouraged to apply. This includes: minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

Organ Recovery Coordinator

Save Lives! Gift of Hope Organ is looking for critical care nurses to work nights (with shift differential) who want to expand and advance their clinical skills. Be a part of a small, innovative team of self-reliant professionals dedicated to saving and enhancing the lives of others. As an organ recovery coordinator you will evaluate, medically manage, and coordinate the surgical recovery of organs from deceased organ donors. Our coordinators work autonomously:
o Conducting timely and accurate evaluations of potential organ donors
o Medically managing the organ donor to maintain hemodynamic stability and increasing the viability of the organs for transplant
o Performing surgical cutdowns
o Placing arterial and central lines in brain dead organ donors (and much more)
You must be a registered nurse with two years of critical care experience and currently working in a critical care setting.

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