Nurse Anesthesia Faculty/Program Director
Position Type: Contract
Date Posted: 3/8/2018
Company: Columbia University School of Nursing
Description: Columbia University School of Nursing has more than a century-long
Required Education: Doctorate
history of achievement in education, a well-known focus on clinical
excellence and leadership, and nationally recognized specialty and
sub-specialty education programs. The School of Nursing is currently recruiting a Faculty member who will teach and practice in the Nurse Anesthesia specialty, as well as serve as Director for the Nurse Anesthesia Program.
The Program Director will assume academic, clinical and administrative responsibilities in the Nurse Anesthesia program, while establishing or maintaining a clinical practice as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. S/He will be responsible to provide oversight for the program, direct the activities of the program in collaboration with the Assistant and Associate deans, maintain accreditation requirements, coordinate clinical assignments for students, and overall maintain the quality and integrity of the nurse anesthesia program. In addition, the incumbent will lead the program through the curricular transition from the MS degree to the DNP degree.
The incumbent will take advantage of our resource allocation plan (percentage of time for teaching and practice is individually determined) and the generous benefits package offered by Columbia University. S/He will receive a full-time faculty appointment commensurate with education and experience.
Minimum Qualifications: An initial certification and continued recertification by the National Board for Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists is required, as well as a doctoral degree in Nursing (PhD, DNSc, DNP, DrPH, EdD) from a recognized institution of higher education. A minimum of two (2) years of practice experience as a CRNA is also required.
The successful candidate will have leadership and decision-making abilities sufficient to assist in coordinating the academic & clinical activities of the student body. S/He will also have excellent communication skills - both written and verbal.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience as a clinical or didactic instructor in an AANA-accredited Nurse Anesthesia educational program is highly preferred.
Columbia offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and credentials and an outstanding benefits package. Academic appointment is commensurate with qualifications.
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