Program Director/Faculty Position -Graduate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program
Thomas Jefferson University
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
Academic Medical Group
Internal Number: 9291712
The Program Director reports directly to the Chair of the Department with secondary consultation from the Associate Deans and the other Department Chair. The Program Director is responsible for delivering a high quality academic programming for students. Under the directorship of the Program Director, it is expected that the Program will be in responsible for program compliance with all professional and accreditation standards, guidelines, and benchmarks consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the Jefferson College of Nursing. The Program Director is accountable for successful teaching and learning practices within the Program. Please note: the person in this position will also hold a full-time faculty rank at the College. The faculty rank is commensurate with experience.
Assist with the review and selection of program candidates.
Monitor formative and summative program evaluation metrics.
Review and recommends revision of program curriculum.
Meet/exceed expected Program outcomes and benchmarks.
Develop action plans if standards, expectations, and benchmarks are not met.
Assist the Chair with academic planning and faculty deployment.
Respond to student concerns to resolve conflicts, appeals, and disputes/grievances.
Assist with preparation of self-study report for accrediting agencies and participation in site evaluations.
Assist with faculty recruitment, development, evaluation, and mentoring.
Manage preceptor/clinical site affiliations, evaluation, and visits.
Maintain strong working relationships with federal, state and local constituencies, accrediting bodies, nursing boards, clinical agencies, specialty organizations, students, preceptors, faculty and alumni.
Develop initiatives to integrate the Jefferson College of Nursing and its communities of interest.
Participate in recruitment/information initiatives as required.
Eligible/current for licensure to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Previous teaching experience preferred
Knowledge and skills related to innovative teaching methodologies, curriculum development, evaluation, and supporting students in their journey to become advanced practice nurses or willingness to plan for acquisition of these skills.
Interested candidates should submit their application and CV online: http://hr.jefferson.edu/human-resources.html Job ID # 9291712
For any questions regarding applying please send an email to FacultyRecruitment@jefferson.edu
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.
Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.
Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet®-designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidn...ey Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.
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