SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Chairperson and Director of Nurse Practitioner Program
POSITION SUMMARY: The Moravian University Helen S. Breidegam School of Nursing and Public Health is seeking a full-time clinical faculty member to teach full-time in its Nurse practitioner program. A family nurse practitioner certification is required. This position will add to a growing academic program with three specialty pathways for nurse practitioner education, including Family Health Across the Lifespan, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care. Candidates with national certifications as Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners (CRNPs) are invited to apply. This is a twelve-month, renewable, non-tenure track position with eligibility for promotion in academic rank.
The successful candidate will teach courses required for students in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs. Effectiveness in didactic and clinical instruction with experience and expertise in the nurse practitioner practice role is essential. The faculty member will be expected to teach and serve within an integrated liberal arts and sciences tradition that values professional and civic engagement. The nursing programs embrace an interdisciplinary, creative, and innovative approach to nursing education that works towards advancing health equity and reducing health disparities.
ABOUT MORAVIAN UNIVERSITY: In 2021, Moravian was granted university status, another important transition in the institution's 279-year history. It is an exciting time as faculty (the university) implement a new strategic plan, develop additional graduate programs, renew its commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice, and continue Moravian University's long history of excellent academic programs in the health fields. Moravian's nursing graduates have contributed to the wellbeing of the larger community of Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania for nearly 20 years. It is truly an exciting time to join the nursing faculty team.
The Helen S. Breidegam School of Nursing and Public Health provides students with an education that blends compassionate art with scientific inquiry to achieve a transformative education deeply rooted in a rich liberal arts tradition. Its faculty are committed to the quality of its academic offerings, development of new programming, and dedicated to meeting requisite standards of professional regulatory bodies.
Moravian University offers CCNE accredited undergraduate and graduate programs, including those for pre-licensure nursing students, Registered Nurses (RN to BSN), and a 16-month accelerated post-baccalaureate program for non-nursing graduates. For their MSN degree, students may select among Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Administrator, and Nurse Educator tracks, along with Nurse Practitioner programs preparing for roles as Family Nurse Practitioners and Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioners in Acute or Primary Care.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching and Scholarship
POTENTIAL ON-THE-JOB RISKS: Cuts and punctures: caution should be taken when assigned to risk areas. Assault and battery: security department is available for assistance. Radiation exposure and chemical and biological hazards: gloves and protective aprons available.
Education: Preparation as a Family Nurse Practitioner is required. An earned doctoral degree is required, with the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree preferred. The CRNP candidate with sIgnificant progress towards a doctoral degree in Nursing will be considered.
Training and Experience: A minimum of one year of clinical experience as a nurse practitioner is required. Demonstrated previous or current competence as a nursing instructor, with experience in simulation, instructional media, technology, and the online learning environment preferred. Effective verbal and written communication required with other faculty, administration, hospital and clinical agency personnel, visitors, and external professional agencies.
TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach the following to their online application by clicking "Apply Now": (1) a letter of interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) three letters of recommendation; Please attach documents as a single PDF file.
Moravian University will not sponsor applicants for this position for a U.S. work visa.
DEI STATEMENT: Moravian University aspires to be a welcoming community that embraces and values the diversity of all members of the campus community. Learn more about the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the DEI Action Plan here: https://www.moravian.edu/dei-action-plan.
Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian University community. Moravian University does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, marital status, citizenship status, veteran/military status, disability status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal laws.
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The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.
The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.
Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian University will provide reasonable services and accommodation(s) to employees with qualified disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their employment, except when doing so would be unduly disruptive and/or result in undue hardship to the University. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis through documentation review and an interactive interview process that includes the employee's supervisor. Requests for accommodation or questions about this process should be directed to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610.861.1527. View the standard physical demands for positions at Moravian University. If this position requires additional or different demands, a Human Resources team member will notify you.
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