POSITION DESCRIPTION CLINICAL TRACK FACULTY
Position Title: Clinical Faculty Appointment Department: University of Utah College of Nursing
Position Summary: The University of Utah, College of Nursing is seeking a qualified Certified Nurse Midwife and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner for an administrative faculty appointment as a program director of the Nurse Midwifery specialty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. This position will combine leadership, teaching, and faculty practice in the Nurse Midwifery and Women’s Health specialty of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. This position is a combination of administrative, faculty practice, teaching, and service.
Criteria: Graduate preparation from an accredited school of Nurse Midwifery (required) and certification as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (preferred). Doctoral preparation (DNP or PhD ) preferred. Certification by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education as a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM); Utah State CNM/Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Licensure and prescriptive authority; one or more years of full scope Nurse Midwifery and primary care experience and Basic Cardiac Life Support. Academic experience, leadership and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively with patients and other members of health care team are essential. A record of teaching, scholarly productivity, and service is required. A program of research is compatible with this position, although not required.
Principal Functions and Responsibilities: Program Directors provide leadership for faculty and DNP students to assure students attain program outcomes. Responsibilities include planning, implementing, and evaluating program-specific curricula, recruiting and advising students, including their admission and progression, and providing oversight of clinical placements. Program Directors submit grants to obtain additional support for program development and innovation. In collaboration with other administrators in the college, Program Directors facilitate faculty development, participate in faculty evaluation and governance, lead and participate in administrative meetings, and serve as a resource and mentor to other faculty and graduate students.
Reporting Relationships: Individual will report directly to both the Executive Director of MS and DNP Programs in the administrative role and the Division Chair of Health Systems and Community-Based Care in the faculty role.
Interested applicants should apply online at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/29959 Questions may be directed to Michelle Seegmiller, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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