Instructor - Nursing- Acute and Tertiary Care, Memphis - 19000000DT
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.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state, and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a v ibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Organization Nursing-Academic Programs
Job Posting Feb 28, 2019, 10:50:53 PM
Internal Number: 19000000DT
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.