• Western University of Health Sciences
  • Pomona, CA, USA
  • Oct 02, 2022
Full time Other Administrative Positions

Job Description



Posting Number: F00517
Position Status:
Department: 1803-College of Graduate Nursing

Job Summary
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Clinical Advisor for the College of Graduate Nursing for students in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Program. This position reports to the Program Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
1. Expertise and knowledge of entry level nursing and advanced practice of nursing.
2. Knowledge of basic and advanced clinical skills required of nurses in multiple settings.
3. Maintain accurate records and clear reports of clinical performance of students.
4. Ability to communicate with a variety of health professionals that contribute to the clinical/didactic education of nursing students.
5. Work effectively with colleagues, staff and administration to advance the mission of the institution.
6. Proficient in software applications including but not limited to MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams as well as video communications (i.e. Zoom) and internet and database applications. Knowledgeable of learning management systems (i.e. Canvas).

Required Qualifications
1. EDUCATION: Must possess a Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited institution; doctoral degree desirable but not required.
2. LICENSURE: Must possess a current and valid RN license and PMHNP Certification.
3. EXPERIENCE: One year PMHNP experience required. Two years teaching experience in nursing education preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Date: 07/19/2022
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties
Essential Job Duties

Job Duty
1. Faculty advisor for enrolled students in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program. Maintain frequent contact with assigned students and guide them in obtaining and developing relationships with preceptors. Use professional judgement to provide advice and help solve problems. Provide updates to the Program Director on student progress.

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Job Duty
2. Assist in conducting preceptor interviews and visits as agreed upon with the Program Director.

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Job Duty
3. Perform other duties as agreed upon with the Director of the PMHNP Program.

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Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties are normally performed in a typical office setting. The noise level in this setting is typically low to moderate.

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