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Faculty - BSN Program (Department of Acute & Tertiary Care)

Date Posted: 25-OCT-2018
Job Title: INSTRUCTOR
PIN Number: #23607
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of a full-time non-tenure track position as faculty in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work and clinical supervision of students. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this role include clinical practice assignment in the hospital, and skills lab in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities as well as service responsibilities will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

QUALIFICATIONS
Experience in medical-surgical nursing and critical care and teaching in a professional nursing program is desired. Minimal requirements for the position include a RN license and a Master of Science in Nursing. All degrees must be from an accredited program. Academic rank is at instructor or assistant professor level based upon academic credentials.

Qualified applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to equity and diversity.

Applicants should send curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:
Sherry Webb, DNSc, CNL, NEA-BC
Chair and Associate Professor
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, 9th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu 

DNP Midwifery Faculty/ Founding Concentration Coordinator (Department of Acute & Tertiary Care)

Date Posted: 24-SEP-2018
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23571
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of a full-time non-tenure track position as Midwifery faculty/DNP Program Concentration Coordinator in the Acute & Tertiary Care Department.

UTHSC is a free-standing academic health center with six colleges—Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. As the flagship statewide public academic health system in Tennessee, it is home to more than 3,000 students and 1,300 residents and fellows. UTHSC offers four undergraduate and more than 30 graduate or professional degrees. The core Memphis teaching hospitals include Methodist UT Hospital, Regional One Health, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the Memphis VA Medical Center. Instructional sites are located in Memphis (the home campus), Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga.

  • One of the first DNP programs in the country; accredited since 2009.
  • Offers BSN-DNP and MSN-DNP tracks, as well as dual DNP-PhD.
  • DNP specialty concentrations include: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; dual concentrations include Adult Gerontology Acute Care-Family Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Family Nurse Practitioner. Anticipate Midwifery DNP concentration July 2021.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Administrative responsibilities as Midwifery DNP Program Concentration Coordinator includes conducting a needs assessment for a Midwifery Program and developing a program pro forma. This position will be responsible for developing the curriculum in line with the current DNP program offerings that meet accreditations standards. As Concentration Coordinator, will be responsible for concentration specific recruitment and admission of students, curriculum overview, monitoring program and specialty standards, coordinating clinical experiences, and monitoring clinical contracts/ placements. Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work and clinical supervision of students. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service.  Responsibilities for this role include clinical practice assignment, in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities and institutional service responsibilities will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

QUALIFICATIONS
Unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee required, as well as certification/recertification as a Nurse Midwife. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. Substantive expertise as a nurse midwife is required. Documented high quality didactic teaching experience in women’s health content (basic and applied) and related fields of clinical work. Expertise in clinical teaching and active engagement in appropriate professional organizations is required. Evidence of scholarship including research and/or grants is highly desirable. Academic rank is commensurate with degree and academic experience. 

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:

Sherry Webb DNSc, CNL, NEA-BC
Associate Professor and Chair Acute & Tertiary Care Department
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, Suite 952
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu 

Faculty – Director of Advanced Practice (Department of Acute & Tertiary Care/LeBonheur Pediatric Specialists)

Date Posted: 28-AUG-2018
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23546
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing Acute & Tertiary Care Dept. invites applications for the full-time faculty position of Director of Advanced Practice Nursing. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
60% of this position will be directly with University Le Bonheur Pediatric Specialists reporting to the ULPS Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) with responsibilities to include:

  • Leads APN staff to plan and provide essential coverage for daily operations.
  • Recruits qualified team members, facilitates orientation and monitors and manages APN performance.
  • Facilitates and coordinates the development of department protocols/ policies.
  • Collaborates with CNO, ULPS VP, and CFO on budget preparations and monitoring of monthly variances.

40% of this position's responsibilities will be in the UTHSC College of Nursing reporting directly to the Associate Dean of Community Partnerships:

  • Recruitment, onboarding, orienting, and off-boarding of APRN's.
  • Collaborating with the APRNs to determine workload for their 5% effort in the CON.
  • Annual evaluation of APRNs with responsibilities for mutual goal setting and development.
  • Attend CON faculty and department meetings and committee meetings identified as important.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimal requirements for the position include a current RN and APN license in Tennessee, completion of a doctoral degree in a nursing specialty demonstrated through national specialty certification as a nurse practitioner. All degrees must be from an accredited program. A minimum of 5 years experience as an APN is required. Working knowledge of current AAP guidelines for preventive care of children, strong communication skills in order to address patients, families, physicians, academic and clinical staff. Strong organizational and problem-solving skills to manage complex processes and relationships in an evolving role while working with a diverse workforce. Ability to advance knowledge base through self-directed learning to maintain competency in the leadership role. Academic rank is based upon academic credentials.

Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Applicants should send curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:
Sherry Webb, DNSc, CNL, NEA-BC
Chair and Associate Professor
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, 9th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu 

 

Faculty – Registered Nurse First Assistant Program (Department of Acute & Tertiary Care)

Date Posted: 28-AUG-2018
Job Title: INSTRUCTOR
PIN Number: #23550
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track position as faculty in the Department of Acute and Tertiary Care.

COLLEGE OF NURSING RNFA CERTIFICATE PROGRAM:
1. First RNFA Certificate Program in the State of Tennessee
2. Program approved by the Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI)
3. May be integrated into our DNP program (one of the top 25 DNP programs in the U.S.), allowing the APRN First Assistant to function in an expanded perioperative role.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work and clinical supervision of students. Responsibilities for this role include clinical practice assignment in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities as well as service responsibilities will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimal requirements for the position include a Master of Science in Nursing (DNP preferred), an RN license, an APRN license with current national board certification and 1 year of experience. All degrees must be from an accredited program. Additional requirements include: completion of a Registered Nurse First Assistant program (CRFNA desired) with 3 years of experience as an RNFA. Teaching in a professional nursing program is desired. Academic rank is at instructor or assistant professor level based upon academic credentials.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Applicants should send curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:
Sherry Webb, DNSc, CNL, NEA-BC
Chair and Associate Professor
UTHSC College of Nursing
Acute & Tertiary Care Department
920 Madison, 9th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu 

Faculty – Psychiatric Mental Health DNP Program (Department of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention)

Date Posted: 25-JUL-2018
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23518
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of a full-time, non-tenure track position as Psychiatric Mental Health DNP faculty in the Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work and clinical supervision of students. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this role include clinical practice assignment, in addition to educational responsibilities. Research/scholarship activities as well as service responsibilities will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

QUALIFICATIONS
Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse and advanced practice nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee required, as well as certification/recertification as Psychiatric Family Nurse Practitioner. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. Substantive psychiatric mental health nursing expertise is required. Documented high quality didactic teaching experience in psychiatric mental health content (basic and applied) and related fields of clinical work. Expertise in clinical teaching and active engagement in appropriate professional organizations is required. Evidence of scholarship including research and/or grants are highly desirable. Academic rank is commensurate with degree and experience.

Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.


Applicants should send curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:
Mona Wicks, PhD, RN
Professor and Interim Chair
Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Department
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, 5th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-6250
Email: mwicks@uthsc.edu 

Research Faculty  (Department of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention)

Date Posted: 13-JUL-2018
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23494
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER College of Nursing invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor position in the department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Carries out research program, secures external funding in support of research, teaches in graduate programs, advises doctoral students, and mentors students and faculty in research. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Teaching contributions are expected as is continued research productivity and scholarly contributions. Candidates eligible for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank will have a well-established program of funded research.

QUALIFICATIONS
Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. Documented high quality didactic teaching experience in nursing is desired. Active engagement in appropriate professional organizations is required. Evidence of scholarship including research and/or grants is required. Academic rank is commensurate with degree and experience.

Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.


Applicants should send current curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:
Mona Wicks, PhD, RN
Professor and Interim Chair
Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Department
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, 5th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-6250
Email: mwicks@uthsc.edu 

Research Faculty (Department of Acute & Tertiary Care)

Date Posted: 16-AUG-2017
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23253
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the position of a full-time tenure track position as a faculty member in the department of Acute and Tertiary Care.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Carries out research program, secures external funding in support of research, teaches in graduate programs, advises doctoral students and mentors students and faculty in research. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Teaching contributions are expected as is continued research productivity and scholarly contributions. Candidates eligible for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank will have a well-established program of funded research.

QUALIFICATIONS
Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee required. Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required. Documented high quality didactic teaching experience in nursing is desired. Active engagement in appropriate professional organizations is required. Evidence of scholarship including research and/or grants is required. Academic rank is commensurate with degree and experience.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.


Applicants should send current curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:
Sherry Webb, DNSc, CNL, NEA-BC
Chair and Associate Professor
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, 9th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu 

Faculty – BSN Program (Department of Acute & Tertiary Care)

Date Posted: 01-JUN-2018
Job Title: INSTRUCTOR
PIN Number: #23460
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY

The College of Nursing, at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, invites applicants for the full-time, non-tenure track position as faculty in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Teaching responsibilities include both didactic course work and clinical supervision of students. The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this position include both educational responsibilities, as well as clinical practice assignments in the hospital and skills lab. Research/scholarship activities and service responsibilities will be determined in collaboration with Department Chair.

QUALIFICATIONS
Qualified candidates must have experience in medical-surgical nursing and maternal nursing. Additionally, experience teaching in a professional nursing program is desired. Minimal requirements for the position include a RN license and a Master of Science in Nursing. All degrees must be from an accredited program. Academic rank is at instructor or assistant professor level based upon academic credentials.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.


Applicants should send curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:
Sherry Webb, DNSc, CNL, NEA-BC
Chair and Associate Professor
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, 9th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-4148
Email: swebb14@uthsc.edu   

 

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 825, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

Last Published: Oct 26, 2018