The West Virginia University School of Nursing invites applications for Clinical Faculty and Assistant Program Director of the Nurse Anesthesia program. This position is a clinical, non-tenure track, full-time Assistant Director of the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Program in the Department of Adult Health within the School of Nursing at the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University. The Assistant Program Director works collaboratively with the Nurse Anesthesia Program Director, and reports to the Chair of the Department of Adult Health. In the academic role, the Assistant Program Director is responsible for managing program issues in the absence of the Program Director.
Rank and salary commensurate with education, professional background, and experience.
Applicant must be willing to learn, grow, adapt, and engage in the evolution of a new nurse anesthesia program .
Participates in local, regional, and national specialty committees and organizations to be current on environmental issues that may affect the nurse anesthesia program and practice.
Serves on appointed committees of the school and assists with admissions of nurse anesthesia cohorts.
Designs innovative approaches and provides expert instruction to nurse anesthesia program students in didactic, simulation, and clinic settings.
Participates as Chair or Member on DNP Project committees.
Assists in completing appropriate programmatic documentation according to Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) and West Virginia University School of Nursing policies including program philosophy, objectives, master schedule, organizational charts, administrative policies and procedures, budget information, committee meeting minutes, hospital statistics and data, current course outlines, objectives, examinations and testing materials, and self-study reports. Serves as a role model for clinical excellence.
Serves as a role model for clinical excellence.
Responsive and accessible to student inquiries.
Promotes a climate of collegiality and teamwork throughout the school.
Exemplifies and promotes ethical and professional standards for individual and organizational behavior and decision-making.
Maintains CRNA certification and active practice as a CRNA.
Under the direction of the Program Director, networks with internal and external constituencies to promote the interests of the West Virginia University Nurse Anesthesia program within the School and to establish significant professional relationships with peers.
Under the direction of the Program Director, represents the DNP and West Virginia Nurse Anesthesia programs to external audiences, and represents the programs' interests within the School of Nursing.
Establishes, strengthens, and maintains program relations between and among the School of Nursing; the broader community of West Virginia University; West Virginia University Health System; the state; and government agencies and officials.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.