NURSING PNP-AC GRADUATE PRACTICE PROGRAM DIRECTORRequisition # 73524Position BasicsType of PositionCLINICAL-TRACKAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Wednesday, November 7th, 2018College:College of NursingDepartment:NursingSalarySalary:CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:NegotiablePosition Description:Nursing PNP-AC Graduate Practice Program DirectorClinical Track Faculty PositionThe University of Iowa (UI) College of Nursing is seeking qualified Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP-AC) applicants for a Clinical Track (Non-Tenure) Nine-Month Faculty position as the PNP-AC Graduate Practice Program Director in the Doctor of Nursing (DNP) Program. The PNP-AC Graduate Practice Program Director is responsible for Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner practicum/clinical teaching, assisting in programmatic management of the graduate Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program including student recruitment, communication with students and perspective students, primary advisor for students within specialty, the cultivation of practice sites for student practicum placement, and recruitment of qualified and experienced preceptors. The Director role is a 30% effort allocation in this faculty appointment. The applicant will need a foundation in practice, teaching and scholarship.US News & World Report publishes America's Best Graduate Schools 2019, a guidebook that ranks several UI College of Nursing graduate programs among the finest in the nation (in comparison to all public and private schools):No. 2 Nursing Service Administration (Health Systems)No. 7 Clinical Nurse LeaderNo. 9 Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (Acute Care)No. 10 Nurse AnesthesiaNo. 12 Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care)No. 12 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care)No. 15 Doctor of Nursing PracticeNo. 17 Family Nurse PractitionerThe college has a long-standing tradition of producing nursing leaders for practice, education and research. For more than a century, College of Nursing graduates have achieved distinguished careers as scholars, educators, practitioners, and nurse executives. At Iowa, we are committed to preparing future nurse leaders with the courage, creativity, and passion to use their skills and knowledge to improve the health of individuals and communities.As a community of nurse scholars, we believe that an expert faculty with varied areas of expertise is required to carry out the educational mission of the College. Faculty are committed to designing and implementing curricula in which students develop critical thinking, decision-making skills, clinical judgment, cultural sensitivity, and professional nursing values in an increasingly complex health care system. The college is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in achieving our education, research, service, and practice missions, as demonstrated through our Pillars of Diversity.The qualifications for clinical track faculty rank may be reviewed at Prospective Faculty Qualifications.Application materials include a letter describing relevant experiences and interests; current curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references (contacted only with permission).For more information:Mary Dirks, DNP, RN, ARNP, CPNP-PC, FAANPProfessor (Clinical) and Assistant Dean for Graduate Practice ProgramsThe University of Iowa, College of Nursing, 344 CNB. Iowa City, IA 52242mary-dirks@uiowa.edu319-335-7045Education Requirement:Earned doctorate in nursing (Research or Practice Doctorate; DNP preferred)Required Qualifications:Minimum three years' expertise and experience in clinical specialtyExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsClinical track faculty rank qualifications may be reviewed at Prospective Faculty QualificationsCertifications:National certification as an PNP-AC (Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner)Minimum three years' expertise and experience in clinical specialtyLicensed Regi