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Director of Clinical Education - Graduate Nursing Programs

Glendale, AZ, USA | American Nurses Association

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
Job Description:
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Midwestern University Graduate Nursing Programs in Glendale, Arizona invites applications for the Director of Clinical Education (DCE), a full-time, 12-month tenure track faculty appointment. The Graduate Nursing Programs include the Master’s of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program and a Post-Master’s Certificate track with an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner concentration; a Master’s of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) with a concentration in Nurse Leadership in Global Health; and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program with two specialty tracks. The first track is for actively practicing Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners, and the second track is for Nurse Executives. The M.S.N. and D.N.P. programs are scheduled to matriculate in Fall 2021, and the Post-Master’s Certificate track is scheduled to matriculate in Summer 2022.

The DCE will work closely with the Program Director to advise, evaluate, and develop the clinical education curriculum. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, managing and facilitating new and existing clinical site partnerships, enforcing policy, developing and leading clinical faculty development initiatives, performing site visits, advising students, and evaluating student performance. The successful candidate will also teach in one or more content areas within the program. Additional responsibilities include scholarly activities, student advisement, and service to the community, profession, and all levels of the university.

Midwestern University is an independent, not-for-profit university that provides graduate and postgraduate education in the health sciences. Midwestern University has two campuses, one in Glendale, Arizona and a second campus in Downers Grove, Illinois. The Glendale campus includes the College of Health Sciences, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Pharmacy-Glendale, College of Dental Medicine-Arizona, Arizona College of Optometry, College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine. The College of Health Sciences includes programs in Cardiovascular Perfusion, Clinical Psychology, Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant studies, Speech Pathology, and the new Graduate Nursing Programs.

Qualified applicants must possess an unencumbered, Arizona registered nursing (RN) license or nursing compact/multi-state privileges, a national certification through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in the population focus, an Arizona advanced practice registered nursing (APRN) certification in the population focus, a DNP, Ph.D. or equivalent post-professional doctorate degree, and at least two years of APRN experience.

Applicants should also possess strong organization, communication, and interpersonal skills. In addition, applicants must have the ability to travel to practicum sites within and outside of Arizona. Salary and benefits are competitive for this tenure track position. 

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