UCSF School of Nursing Department of Physiological Nursing Title: Adult Medical-Surgical-Geriatric and Pathophysiology Faculty and Content Expert, Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) Series: Health Sciences Clinical
UCSF’s School of Nursing is seeking two full-time faculty to teach and advise students in the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN). MEPN is a three-year program leading to the Master of Science in Nursing degree. The MEPN program is intended for students who have no previous nursing preparation and who hold a bachelor’s degree in another field. The program prepares leaders in the advanced practice roles of clinical nurse specialist, nurse practitioner, nurse-midwife, administrator, faculty, and consultant.
The selected candidate will be appointed at the level of Instructor, Assistant, Associate, or Full, in the Health Sciences Clinical series depending on qualifications and interest.
We are seeking candidates to teach and advise students in the Medical-Surgical-Geriatric and the Pathophysiology course.
Adult Medical-Surgical-Geriatric and Pathophysiology faculty are responsible for providing content expertise for the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) pre-licensure year curriculum. The Content Expert is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) at the “Instructor” level. The Content Expert has the responsibility to review and monitor the program’s entire curricular content for the designated nursing area of geriatrics medical-surgical nursing and pathophysiology. The Introduction to Nursing course is offered during the Summer quarter with the Pathophysiology course while the Medical Surgical Geriatrics course is offered during the Fall and Winter quarters.
Responsibilities: • Participates with MEPN faculty in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the MEPN curriculum. • Develops and updates course content, syllabus, and course materials for assigned courses. • Supervises, teaches, and evaluates students in classroom, simulation and skills lab, clinical agencies, and community settings. • Participates in the identification, development, coordination and evaluation of clinical placements and community clinical resources to optimize the clinical experience for students. • Recruits, selects, orients, supervises, and evaluates clinical instructors for each assigned clinical course. Serves as faculty oversight of the SON Skills Lab in collaboration with a program analyst. • Provides academic advisement to assigned students. • Participates with faculty and program administration in enhancing community relations, in student recruitment, and in program evaluation activities. • Attends all MEPN program meetings and School/Campus committees as assigned. • Participates in the orientation, on-going development and mentoring of MEPN faculty colleagues. • Engages in clinical scholarship activities. • Contributes to professional, community, and academic organizations and to the University at the Campus, School, and Department levels.
Required Qualifications: • Active and clear Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. • Evidence demonstrating a record of success leading, supervising and/or working with diverse and multicultural, multi-disciplinary groups or teams. • Strong communication, writing, and interpersonal abilities. • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe products. • Master’s degree is required. The candidate must have the degree in the designated nursing area of medical-surgical and/or geriatric nursing or have completed the equivalent specialty content through either a) thirty (30) hours of continuing education, b) two (2) semester units or three (3) quarter units of nursing education related to the designated nursing area, or c) have national certification in the designated nursing area from an accrediting organization, such as the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience teaching in pre- or post-licensure registered nursing programs with responsibility for course design and participation in curricular activities or completion of a post-baccalaureate educational course that includes practice in teaching registered nursing given by an accredited college or nursing school that includes teaching strategies, course outline and lesson plan development, evaluation, and practice teaching. • Minimum of three to five (3-5) year's continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse.
Desired Qualifications: • Demonstrated experience teaching Pathophysiology content to pre- or post-licensure nursing students a minimum of two (2) years, or completion of a post-baccalaureate educational course that includes practice in teaching registered nursing given by an accredited college or nursing school that includes teaching strategies, course outline and lesson plan development, evaluation, and practice teaching. • Doctoral degree – PhD, EdD, or DNP. • Evidence of teaching excellence, experience in patient care, and involvement in other scholarly and/or other creative activities. • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with multiple organizational levels and contacts: faculty, students, external key contacts, community-based, and campus leadership. • Academic preparation in curriculum development, teaching methodologies and supervised teaching residency/practicum. • Proficiency in simulated patient care education methodology. • Certification in healthcare simulation or certification eligible. • Multilingual skills, preferred languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, &/or Middle Eastern languages.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Contact Person for Questions: Mr. Kizza Chadiha, MEPN Program Coordinator (415) 476-4810 Kizza.Chadiha@ucsf.edu
Internal Number: JPF02732
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The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.