University of Massachusetts Medical School, Graduate School Of Nursing

414 13907
Position ID:UMASSMED-GSN-ADULTGERO [#13907, 19-065]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map]
Subject Area: Nursing / Adult Health
Appl Deadline:2019/07/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/06/18, finished 2020/02/02, listed until 2019/12/18)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Coordinator of the Adult/Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Track Description: The Coordinator of the Adult/Gerontological Acute Care NP (AG-ACNP) Track is appointed by the Dean of the Graduate School of Nursing. The AG-ACNP Coordinator provides leadership for the curriculum, faculty, and students for the AG-ACNP track. A major responsibility is to oversee the education of students in the track. The AG-ACNP coordinator is responsible to the Director of the Nurse Practitioner Programs, the Associate Dean for Advanced Practice Programs, and the Dean. Responsibilities/Functions Administrative: Provides leadership for the implementation and evaluation of the Adult/Gerontological Acute Care NP track under the direction of the Director of Nurse Practitioner programs ; Responsible for developing the syllabi, supportive materials, and examinations for the AG-ACNP population based courses; Works with the Associate Dean of Advanced Practice Programs to ensure the transition of students into the first and second year of the curriculum; Works with the Director of NP programs and the clinical placement coordinator on clinical placements for all students in their clinical year; Refers AG-ACNP students to academic support services as indicated; Serves on GSN and UMMS committees as appointed by the Dean Curriculum: Guides the curriculum of the AG-ACNP track to meet the requirements of the Board of Registration in Nursing, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties Nurse Practitioner Core and Adult/Gerontological Acute Care Competencies, American Association of Colleges of Nursing and The Essentials of Masters and Doctoral Education for Advanced Practice Nursing. Ensures that the curriculum evaluation plan is carried out, and that data is reviewed and communicated to faculty and the Associate Dean for Advanced Practice Programs and the Director of NP programs; Reviews the curriculum with the specialty faculty and proposes revisions to the Curriculum Committee; Oversees and liaison to clinical sites utilized by the population courses; Participates in the education of students by teaching in population focused courses. Faculty: Supports and assists faculty in the development of their clinical and classroom teaching skills, curriculum materials, and evaluation of student performance; Oversees faculty’s instruction of students in the didactic/clinical courses; Oversees clinical faculty’s supervision of students in seminar and clinical Students: Serves as a model of professional nursing leadership for students in the track; Participates in the orientation of students to the GSN and track; Monitors academic and clinical progress of track students; Collaborates with the Director of Student Affairs related to the progression of students and attainment of graduation requirements. Recruitment: Collaborates with the Admissions Coordinator in the recruitment of qualified students for the AG-ACNP track; Reviews student applications and interviews candidates for admission to the AG-ACNP track; Makes recommendations regarding candidates to the Admissions Coordinator and the Academic Standing and Admissions Committee; Participates in the orientation of students to the track; Clarifies GSN policies through communication with students Evaluation: Monitors the track to ensure that the GSN evaluation plan is implemented; Reviews evaluation data with faculty teaching in the AG-ACNP track and with the Director of NP programs; Recommends changes and improvements to the track based on evaluation data This 1.0 FTE, benefitted position. Preferred qualifications: Must be a certified Adult Acute, or Adult/Gerontological Acute Care NP. Candidates with a doctoral degree in nursing or related field, prior teaching experience, an active program of practice and/or scholarship are preferred. Salary and rank is commensurate with previous experience. The position will remain open until filled. UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and those with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice. Application Materials Required: Submit the following items online to to complete your application: Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Three Reference Letters

For more information, contact:

Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC 55 Lake Avenue North Worcester, Massachusetts 01655

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
55 Lake Ave North
Worcester, MA 01655

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