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SMU-Full Time Faculty-Family Nurse Practitioner (Sacramento Campus)
Date : March 15, 2018
Department : Nursing (FNP)
Type : Faculty
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KEY OBJECTIVE:
To plan, implement, manage and evaluate assigned portions of the academic curriculum commensurate with accepted norms of higher education and accreditation standards.

EMPLOYMENT ARRANGEMENT:
This position is 1.0 FTE with expected on-campus participation in program activities from 3 - 5 days per week or the equivalent thereof. On-campus presence is negotiated with the program chair on an individual basis.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. All items listed below are considered “essential job functions” for ADA purposes.

Teaching and Learning

1. Assumes responsibility for the conduct of assigned didactic and clinical courses at the Sacramento campuses. This will include at least three regular courses per year, including online FNP courses. Responsibilities entail: planning courses, sequencing and scheduling; lecture and/or coordination of guest faculty; composing and administering examinations, grading and conducting competent evaluations.

2. Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a mentor for students; confers with them on their progress and assists them in the development of learning plans to facilitate successful achievement of course objectives.

3. Confers with colleagues to assure the integrity of the courses across programs and the curriculum as a whole.

4. Teaches and precepts clinical rotations in outpatient community settings.

5. Oversees students as assigned at the Faculty Practice Clinics in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Service

6. Participates in faculty/school/university committee work as assigned, which will be commensurate with the assigned FTE. Professional service implies the use of academic and professional expertise to serve the University, the nursing profession and the community. Service consists of meaningful activities that promote the image, mission or strategic priorities of the University, the well-being of members of the community or the professional growth of faculty. Participation includes Faculty Organization meetings, School of Nursing Assembly meetings, university or school committees, and the FNP Faculty meetings.

7. Will be available for student counseling and advising as required.

Scholarship and Creative Activity

8. Draws on extant literature to design evidence-based teaching and evaluation practices.

9. Demonstrates qualities of a scholar: integrity, courage, perseverance, vitality and creativity.

10. Engages in scholarly activities reflecting dissemination and professional peer review.

REQUIRED SKILLS & CHARACTERISTICS:
-Expertise in clinical teaching and in didactic instruction.
-Strong leadership and critical thinking abilities.
-Experience in higher education and/or the commitment to gain knowledge and experience in current concepts and techniques of education.
-Substantive computer skills sufficient to meet position demands; willingness to obtain additional training and education in this area.
-Ability to adjust other professional commitments to meet varying program scheduling requirements.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
-Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education.
-Specialization in area of teaching responsibility.
-Current national certification by either ANCC or AANP.
-RN Licensure and FNP with Furnishing Number by the -California Board of Registered Nursing.
-Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization.
-Documented high quality didactic teaching experience of
at least three years.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING CONDITIONS:
-Ability to sit or stand for two - four consecutive hours in a classroom or meeting setting.
-Ability to sit at a desk for multiple consecutive hours using a desktop computer.
-Use telephone, computer and other electronic equipment used in the university setting.
-Use hands to fingers, handle or feel, talk, see, and hear.
-Express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken, written, and electronic word and receive detailed information through verbal communication.

The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence.

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