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Nurse Anesthesia Faculty

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Categories: Education

Position Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

Company: University of Saint Francis

Location: Fort Wayne, IN

Description: JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Dean, Department of Nursing faculty receive a contract or letter of appointment with a primary responsibility in teaching. Faculty members assess, plan, implement and evaluate instruction for students in clinical and classroom settings in coordination with established program and course objectives Serving University of Saint Francis (USF) students and the USF community is paramount. To provide a consistent quality experience across the university, the USF Way, outlined in the Employee Handbook, is used to describe service expectations for all employees.

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

The primary responsibility of a faculty member is effective teaching . For details on classroom and clinical responsibilities – See USF Faculty Handbook and Department Policy Manual. Faculty is expected to:

34 contact hours across the 12-month contract
Graduate nursing courses consistent with the catalog description and LMS design
Assigned courses at the scheduled time and place and meet required contact hours
Serve as Course Coordinator/Subject Matter Expert for courses as assigned- see Course Coordinator Job Description, Course Coordinator Theory and Clinical Reports
Monitor and evaluate clinical sites
Contribute to the graduate learning process
Maintain educational practices congruent with industry and accreditation standards
Advise DNP projects as assigned
Participate in faculty orientation and mentoring programs
Assist the Program Director with curriculum coordination and program assessment such as course design and delivery according to USF, SOHS, and GNP policies
Respond to student questions, emails and phone calls within 24 hours, Monday-Friday
Provide substantive timely feedback for all required student coursework within 7 days of submission
Provide individual counsel and guidance to promote student success
Maintain effective communication with students, faculty, department administrators, clinical agencies, and health care professionals
Integrate evidence-based practice in fulfilling all roles of faculty practice
Collaborate with colleagues for instructional improvement via professional peer review
Assist with evaluation of adjunct faculty members when serving as Course Coordinator
Submit reports and requests for information promptly
Maintain course materials such as evaluations, test scores, notes documenting student progress
Role model Franciscan Values
Fulfill the Code of Ethics of the university and for the profession
Responsibilities may be adjusted at the discretion of Nursing Administration or Dean.


University of Saint Francis (USF) employees demonstrate a commitment to the University’s mission and support of its Catholic and Franciscan traditions. Employees provide the intellect, empathy and ability to serve our students and community. The USF Way of serving is a source of pride for many employees. To provide a consistently high level of quality experience across our university, we provide the following service expectations for all employees. These standards have been tailored by position and responsibilities, and are incorporated into performance evaluations.

Standard #1: Provide opportunities for deeper conversations, prayer and reflection.

Standard #2: Utilize best practices in communication and service.

Apply care to your words and deeds to ensure respect for others.
Commit to follow through without exception and with quality.
Offer additional assistance after serving as in, “How else may I assist you?”
Respond promptly, whether in person, via phone, or email.

Standard #3: Recognize and celebrate milestones and achievements.

Standard #4: Use resources wisely and support green initiatives.



Doctorate degree (PhD, DNP, DNAP) in nursing from an accredited institution required
Formal instruction in curriculum, evaluation, and instruction preferred


Minimum of three years experience in the discipline required
Prior teaching experience in clinical or classroom setting preferred


Current Indiana RN license required
Current certification as a Registered Nurse Anesthetist by the NBCRNA required

Requirements for all School of Health Sciences faculty engaged in clinical instruction:

Current TB testing
Current CPR certification
Documentation of Hepatitis B immunization
Other requirements as specified by clinical facilities

Knowledge and Skills:

Competence in educational principles and techniques used in higher education classrooms, laboratory and clinical settings
Knowledge of the profession including theory and practice issues, procedures, and regulations
Proficiency in interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written and electronic) necessary to interact effectively with students, faculty, professional staff, administration, clinical affiliates, and the community

About us
Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana with a campus in Crown Point, Indiana, the University of Saint Francis is a private Catholic university enrolling 2,400 students. Rooted in the Catholic and Franciscan traditions of faith and reason, the University of Saint Francis engages a diverse community in learning, leadership and service.

At the university, you will experience Franciscan values that encourage us to:

Reverence the unique dignity of each person
Encourage a trustful, prayerful community of learners
Serve one another, society and the Church
Foster peace and justice
Respect creation

Education: Doctorate

Level: Experienced

Number of Openings: 1

How To Apply: Please apply through our website at Applications through other venues are not accepted for consideration and will be re-directed to apply on our website. Contact Email:

Company Address: 2701 Spring St, Fort Wayne IN, 46808

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