Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Position Summary: The University of Utah, College of Nursing is seeking a qualified Certified Nurse Midwife for an administrative faculty appointment as a specialty director. This position will combine leadership, teaching, scholarship, and faculty practice in the Nurse Midwifery track of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.
The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.
University of Utah Job ID# PRN02069F - 00988 - CON NURSING DIVISION
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours per week; Day
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Specialty Track Director serves as a full-time faculty member in the tenure line or career line and provides leadership for nurse midwifery faculty and DNP students to assure students attain specialty track and DNP program outcomes. Working collaboratively with other DNP Specialty Track Directors, responsibilities include planning, implementing, and evaluating specialty-specific curricula, recruiting and advising students, including their admission and progression, and providing oversight of clinical placements. The Specialty Track Director complies with specialty accreditation and reporting requirements, including verification and certification. As appropriate, the Specialty Track Director submits grants to obtain additional support for specialty track development and innovation. In collaboration with other administrators in the college, the Specialty Track Director facilitates nurse midwifery faculty development, participates in faculty evaluation and governance, leads and participates in administrative meetings, and serves as a resource and mentor to other faculty and graduate students.
-Individual will report directly to both the Assistant Dean for the Master’s and DNP Programs in the administrative role and the Division Chair of Health Systems and Community-Based Care in the faculty role.
Graduate preparation from an accredited school of Nurse Midwifery (required). Doctoral preparation (DNP or PhD) required. Requirements include: certification by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) as a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM; Utah State CNM Licensure and prescriptive authority; and one or more years of full scope Nurse Midwifery experience and Basic Cardiac Life Support. Academic experience, leadership and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively with other members of the health care and academic teams are essential. A record of teaching, scholarly productivity, and service is required. A program of research is compatible with this position, although not required.
Submit an application, cover letter, CV, as well as a scholarship and teaching statement.
Under the required document List of References, please supply at least three contacts.
Please submit the Scholarship statement under Applicant Document Other.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: (02069F)
About University of Utah Human Resources
Welcome to the Nurse Midwifery DNP specialty program at the University of Utah College of Nursing! We have a mission and a vision that is carried out through our program objectives. We are happy to have you join us!
Our mission is to prepare clinically, culturally and philosophically competent nurse midwives who provide excellent care to women, newborns, and families and are leaders in their communities.
Our graduates are leaders and innovators who provide compassionate, evidence-based, woman-centered care that respects the dignity and diversity of individuals and communities.