Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Affairs and Michael Carter Endowed Professorship, Nursing, Memphis - 19000000E1
The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN seeks to fill an Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Affairs and Michael Carter Endowed Professorship.
This is a full-time, non-tenure track appointment. Academic rank is commensurate with experience and credentials.
Duties include: *Responsible for providing leadership of the faculty practice activities for the College of Nursing. The Director of Clinical Affairs represents the College of Nursing on matters related to patient care within the university and external communities. The position reports directly to the Assistant Dean, Center for Community Partnerships.
*Leads the development and implementation of a strategic plan for faculty practice activities for all clinicians on the CON faculty including a Faculty Practice Plan and for collaborative relationships with faculty practice operations within other Colleges at UTHSC.
*Performs needs assessments for nurse-managed clinical practices, develop appropriate business plans for nurse-managed clinics, facilitates the development and management of these clinics
*Serves as the primary advisor for faculty as it relates to their clinical practice. Promotes faculty development regarding practice and assists faculty with practice placements.
*Develops and monitors processes to assure full compliance with all state and federal rules and regulations concerning the practice activities of the faculty.
*Develops and monitors faculty practice policies and activities applicable to continuous quality improvement measures for all faculty practice activities.
*Assists faculty in designing and implementing a broad array of clinical scholarship activities such as grants, presentations, and publications that result in recognition of the college.
*Advises the Dean, Executive Team and faculty on innovative practice opportunities and leads their creation.
*Serves as Chair of the Faculty Practice Committee.
*Advises Department Chairs on the performance of faculty as it relates to their practice for annual review.
*Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean.
*Earned doctoral degree from an accredited university required.
*Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse and advanced practice nurse in Tennessee or eligibility to obtain licensure in Tennessee required.
*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.
*Clinical administration experience required.
*Clinic development experience preferred.
*8-10 years' experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse preferred.
Applicants should attach curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation and photocopies of transcripts to application.
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 vibrant 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 Jul 8, 2019, 9:26:47 PM
Internal Number: 19000000E1
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.