Director of Simulation and Experiential Learning Center

The George Washington School of Nursing invites applications for Director of the Simulation and Experiential Learning Center (SEL). Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, the Director of the Simulation and Experiential Learning Center is a faculty position responsible for creating a shared multi-year programmatic vision in coordination with key stakeholders and for planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating program courses and simulation-based learning across the continuum of learning. Primary responsibilities include management of the simulation center, coordination of simulation activities across programs and communities, faculty development, future planning, marketing and guiding use of the Simulation Lab/Center for training and research. As a member of the SON faculty, the incumbent will actively seek opportunities for and participate in School of Nursing and university shared governance.

Administrative
• Manage the use of the School of Nursing’s simulation resources including lab space, equipment and personnel.
• Coordinate the schedule of programs among users to establish levels of priorities and maximize operational time.
• Coordinate curricular integration of simulation throughout the academic programs of the schools and with interprofessional initiatives.
• Develop and implement a standardized patient program.
• Prepare reports on all program activities, standards, accreditation requirements, external meetings, educational concerns, and student successes.
• Develop and enforce policies and procedures to ensure the safe, effective, and efficient use of the lab space, equipment, and supplies.
• Manage the financial expenditures of the Center.
• Plan for replacement of existing equipment and purchase of new technology.
• Coordinate facility improvements and new equipment deployment.
• Ensure that quality assurance systems are in place, utilize and effective.

Simulation/Educational Support
• Coordinates the design and implementation of educational programs for faculty development and continuing education in use of simulation and innovations in clinical education.
• Teaches and advises nursing students as needed.
• Collaborates with program/ course coordinator in the design and evaluation of programs to ensure that instruction is consistent with national professional standards to assure skill and knowledge competencies of graduates.
• Collaborate with program/course coordinator in the development of curricular integration of state-of- the-art instructional technologies/simulation throughout the academic programs of the school and with interprofessional education initiatives.
• Collaborates with Online Learning and Instructional Technology (OLIT) to design and deliver onsite, web-based or distance learning simulation experiences. Collaborates and assists with IRB-approved research studies.

Research
• Oversees the collection of data on learning outcomes for simulation exercises and collaborates with faculty on disseminating findings.
• Seeks grant funding to support innovative simulation programs.
• Publishes and maintains scholarship in the field.
• Maintains active involvement in professional organizations.
• Represents SON at regional and national conference.

Entrepreneurial
• Raise awareness of the use of simulation resources internally and externally through entrepreneurial and grant funded opportunities and peer reviewed publications.
• Serves as an educational consultant and external face to internal and external constituencies.
• Develops entrepreneurial initiatives related to clinical simulation that extend beyond academic programming to optimize revenue and available resource opportunities.

Management
• Direct supervision of center personnel (manager, sim operators) (i.e.: expectation and goal setting, coaching/feedback, monitoring progress, etc.).
• Create, modify and finalize appropriate job descriptions for existing and evolving program staff.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in nursing, education, health professions, or a related field.
• 3-5 years’ experience in simulation-based education and training, evaluation of outcomes, patient safety, and implementation of innovative simulation-based education and training programs or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
• Experience working with diverse and underserved populations
• Experience with the use and maintenance of simulation equipment.
• Experience working collaboratively and effectively with faculty, students, administration, and staff.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills to represent simulation resources internally and to external constituencies.
• Demonstrated ability to advance the university’s and school’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and outreach with relevant program, goals, and activities
• Excellent analytical, problem solving skills, and computer/technological skills including project management
• Experience in preparing operational/status reports and managing budgets.

To apply, please complete the online application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/41299. Please upload the following: (1) a cover letter outlining qualifications, teaching and clinical experience, (2) a CV, (3) two recent teaching evaluations, (4) copies of two key publications or writing samples and (5) contact information for 3 references. Cover letters should be addressed to Pamela Jeffries, Dean, GW School of Nursing. Review of applications will begin March 30, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

All faculty hiring decisions will be contingent upon final approval by the Board of Trustees.

Public Health Nurse

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

Location
New Hope Clinic

City
Yakima

Job Code
4717

Job Brief
Responsible for providing New Hope Clinic clients with professional nursing assessment and intervention and will also provide the community with education about HIV/AIDS.

Public Health Nurse
New Hope Clinic – Yakima, WA
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

YVFWC is a NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program eligible site.

New Hope Clinic is a nurse-managed clinic in Yakima, Washington and is a program of Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic. The New Hope Clinic provides support, referral services, medical, nursing and dental care, as well as nutrition support, counseling, outreach and mental health care to persons living with HIV/AIDS in Yakima and throughout Central Washington.

Are you an RN who is passionate about community health? Do you want to use your nursing skills in a team-based environment working with underserved and at-risk populations, providing care to HIV/AIDS patients? Are you looking for competitive pay and better work-life balance? If you answered Yes to these questions, then we have a great opportunity for you!

What we’re looking for:

  • An RN who is compassionate and caring.
  • Someone who is open-minded, understanding that patients come from a variety of circumstances and lifestyles, and remains focused only on providing the best care to patients and helping them work through the difficult issues they face.
  • A clear communicator who is able to build strong relationships with clinic staff and patients.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop nursing care plans with clients based on medical conditions, health goals, and behaviors.
  • Provide direct nursing care and nursing support to medical providers during clinic hours.
  • Assess, educate, and evaluate patients’ readiness to begin HAART (Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy); provide ongoing long-term management for patients receiving HAART therapy.
  • Connect patients with social services, housing services, and other community resources.
  • Maintain ongoing assessments, interventions, education, and referrals.

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Hiring bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • Excellent benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine, profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off (19 days per year for full time positions), paid holidays and more.

What do you need?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, OR Associate’s degree in Nursing plus experience working with HIV/AIDS and adult physical exams.
  • RN license for the state of practice, or ability to obtain license before starting work.

About YVFWC

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic serves more than 140,000 people across 19 medical clinics, 10 dental clinics, and 57 programs in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full-spectrum of care. Recognizing social determinates of health, we also have community programs that offer assistance with employment and training, afterschool education, rental and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

Working at YVFWC

Working at Farm Workers Clinic means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

The Pacific Northwest

Working at Farm Workers Clinic means living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. You will have the opportunity enjoy spectacular wilderness areas, scenic ocean beaches and crystal-clear lakes and rivers. Because of the Cascade mountain range, the Northwest has two distinct climates: The west side is lush and green. Eastern Washington and Oregon, shielded from the rain-filled clouds by the high mountains, tend to be sunny and arid.

The two climates enable farms and orchards to produce a bounty of different fruits, berries and vegetables. And with 22 appellations, Washington and Oregon are also celebrated for their world-class wines.

No matter where you live in the Pacific Northwest, you will be within an easy drive to a thriving metropolitan area, offering fine shopping, theatres, museums and galleries. The area also boasts progressive public and private schools and world-class universities.

At Farm Workers Clinic:

  • We will consistently TRUST one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster INTEGRITY by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate TRANSPARENCY by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create PARTNERSHIPS to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for JUST TREATMENT for all individuals.
  • We will let JOY in.
  • We have the COURAGE to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

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BSN PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

BSN PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides leadership for the BSN and RN-BSN programs. Works with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, option coordinators, and faculty on matters of curriculum, strategic planning, and academic program development. Responsible for program oversight and compliance with policies and regulations of certifying and accrediting bodies. Prepares records/data for accreditation and annual reports; trends data for expected outcomes. Evaluates preceptor data base and clinical site data base for student experiences. Provides input on faculty annual performance evaluations. Participates in the annual budget and faculty workload assignments. Counsels students in both academic and non-academic matters. Teaches within the program as well as across programs, carrying appropriate teaching load commensurate with administrative duties.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Doctoral degree in nursing from an accredited university required; licensure as a Registered Nurse with the ability to obtain a Tennessee RN license. Experience teaching within a BSN program required. Prefer academic leadership experience. Academic rank is at instructor or assistant professor level based upon academic credentials.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:
Keevia Porter, DNP, NP-C, Search Committee Chair, 920 Madison Avenue, Room 1019, Memphis, TN 38163.
Electronic submission can be made to [email protected]

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.

DNP Program Director

DNP Program Director

The Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences located in Mansfield, Ohio, seeks a Director of the DNP program who will be involved in the oversight of all aspects of this program. The Director works collaboratively with faculty teaching in the program and administrators within the Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences and Ashland University.
Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities
1. Support the mission of Ashland University and the College.
2. Support Ashland University’s philosophy of Accent on the Individual.
3. Effectively administer and grow the DNP program. This includes responsibility for budget, strategic planning, and assessment of program outcomes, curriculum development, student registration/advisement, community relations and campus relations.
4. Promote and maintain collaborative relationships between college, clinical agencies, and external constituents.
5. Collaborate with other disciplines in interdisciplinary collaborative education and in enriching cultural competency of students.
6. Support DNP program designed to achieve student completion rates, certification rates, and employment rates as outlined in the comprehensive plan of evaluation.
7. Be involved in selection, orientation, and development of adjunct faculty according to the guidelines provided by the Department Chair and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the University. 8. Develop Program Advisory Panel that meets at least one time per semester.
8. Maintain currency in program trends and licensure requirements.
9. Serve as a resource for Academic Advisor and faculty advisors.
10. Provide guidance, mentoring, and role-modeling for students.
11. Maintain involvement in professional associations by attending and participating in professional meetings and conferences.
12. Perform instructional duties as outlined in the Faculty Senate Rules and Regulations.
13. Collaborate with other Academic Program Directors across the University and College on: scheduling, sharing faculty, and other administrative responsibilities.
Education
1. Preparation at the doctoral level required.
2. Specialty certification in Family Nurse Practitioner role.
The following qualifications as stipulated by the Ohio Board of Nursing are required for directors of nursing programs at Ashland University:
1. Completion of an approved registered nursing education program in a jurisdiction as defined in paragraph (S) of rule 4723-5-01 of the Ohio Administrative Code.
2. Current, valid licensure as a registered nurse in Ohio.
3. Official transcripts verifying academic preparation.
Experience
1. Experience in higher education strongly preferred.
Required Skills
• Demonstrated evidence of teaching and/or clinical excellence, scholarly activity, professional leadership, and community service
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Documented evidence of excellent interpersonal skills at previous position or rank.
To apply online, go to https://www.ashland.edu/administration/content/dnp-program-director

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

The George Washington School of Nursing invites applications and nominations for a Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs to join the leadership of a young and developing nursing school. Reporting to the Dean, the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs is the Chief Academic Officer for the School of Nursing and works to advance the quality and integrity of its academic programs, including providing strategic vision for the curricula, developing processes and procedures to support accreditation processes and overseeing all program planning and program assessment.

The Senior Associate Dean is a senior academic leader, researcher, and collaborator with the following responsibilities:
• Oversees the academic programs. Oversight includes responsibility for daily operations, strategic planning, faculty development, curriculum revision, program development, student and program assessment, and student services.
• Works in close partnership with the other School of Nursing academic and administrative leaders to implement process improvements, planning and program decisions.
• Monitors the academic policies and procedures of the School, participates in curricular matters including the development of new programs of study and new academic departments, and provides leadership for accreditation processes and reports as required by federal, state, and nursing regulatory and accrediting bodies.
• Submits or facilitates the submission of funding proposals to support academic programs and educational research.
• Represents the School of Nursing on University committees and at national nursing organizations as appropriate.
• Leads School of Nursing initiatives in support of innovation in pedagogy, curriculum and instructional design.
• Ensures compliance with University academic policies.
• Recognizes and supports faculty development needs required to foster student-centered and evidence-based teaching and learning.
• Collaborates with the Office of Enrollment Management & Student Services to gather student outcomes data that informs program effectiveness such as admissions and retention data.
• Guides routine assessment activities and working closely with the Evaluation Committee to ensure progress in the School’s Evaluation Plan.
• Maintains a program of research or scholarship.
• Administers the student grade appeals process for the Dean of the School.
• Advises and supports the Dean, performing additional duties as needed.

Qualifications:
• Doctorate in Nursing, Public Health, Education or a related field, in addition to a graduate degree in nursing;
• Eight to ten years of senior administrative leadership experience in higher education;
• Ability to obtain an unencumbered license in the District of Columbia and Virginia is required, as is the willingness and ability to travel between Washington, DC and Ashburn, VA campuses;
• History of sustained excellence in teaching, clinical practice, and evidence of scholarly achievement, including research funding, refereed publications, and national/international professional presentations;
• Demonstrated evidence of significant professional engagement in work at the national level related to nursing education or research;
• Experience working collaboratively and effectively with faculty, students, administration, and staff;
• Demonstrated ability to advance the university’s and school’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and outreach with relevant program, goals, and activities;
• Flexible and adaptable working style and the ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks and competing deadlines;
• And experience setting, implementing, monitoring and evaluating academic priorities and initiatives.
Candidates should hold a tenure track/tenured faculty position in a US university.

To apply, please complete an online application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/41329 and upload a CV and letter of interest. Review of materials will begin on March 29, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

All inquiries, nominations, and applications for this position will be kept in the strictest confidence. References will not be contacted without applicants’ prior notification.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

All faculty hiring decisions will be contingent upon final approval by the Provost.

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