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Date Posted: 25-AUG-2017
PIN Number: #23260
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The UT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UTHSC) College of Nursing invites applications for the full time position of Pediatric Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner as Instructor in the Acute & Tertiary Care Department.

One of the first DNP programs in the country.
Accredited since 2009.
Offers BSN-DNP and MSN-DNP tracks.
Offers dual DNP-PhD.
DNP specialty tracks include: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, and Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; dual options include Adult Gerontology Acute Care-FNP; Psych Mental Health Nursing-FNP.

The UTHSC embraces four missions: education, research, clinical care and institutional service. Responsibilities for this role include 95% clinical practice assignment which includes: functions as an Advanced Practice Nurse collaboratively with physician leadership of the Pediatric Neurology and Psychiatry Programs and acts as a change agent for patients by incorporating the role of clinical expert, role model, consultant, educator, practitioner, researcher, and nurse leader; and provides clinical expertise to patients and families by providing direct and indirect patient care. In addition, the role includes 5% educational responsibilities in the College of Nursing.

Minimal requirements for the position include a RN license and a Master?s degree or higher in a nursing specialty and a pediatric nursing and a specialty certification as a nurse practitioner. All degrees must be from an accredited program. Three years of clinical practice experience at the RN level. Experience as a nurse with pediatric intensive care patients preferred. Academic rank is at Instructor level and is based upon academic credentials.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Applicants should send curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and photocopies of transcripts to:
Sherry Webb, DNSc, CNL, NEA-BC
Associate Professor and Chair for the Acute and Tertiary Department
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, 9th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-4148

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 825, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.