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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical Faculty
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 1, 2019
Title Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical Faculty
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department School of Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
  • Nursing - Practitioner (all categories)
    Nursing - General

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing (SON) invites applicants for a Clinical Faculty position. This is a part time appointment to teach in the SON in the undergraduate, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs with a focus on the acute care setting for the AGNP program. Responsibilities include classroom and online didactic teaching, mentoring, supervising, and evaluating students in clinical and simulated learning environments. Responsibilities also include planning, developing and implementing evidence-based, innovative, and interactive learning experiences for the adult learner across classroom and clinical learning environments for undergraduate and doctor of nursing practice (DNP) students.

  • Maintains clinical nursing expertise and adheres to ethical and professional nursing standards of practice.
  • Complies with State, University, Clinical Agency, and professional regulations/requirements.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, across the spectrum with students, faculty, and interdisciplinary roles.
  • Collaborates with faculty to plan, design, implement, and lead classroom, laboratory/simulated, and community practical student learning experiences.
  • Establishes collaborative and positive working relationships that respect the dignity, worth, and culture of students, faculty, staff, colleagues, peers, patients, families, communities, agency nurse managers, and interdisciplinary agency teams and staff. Participates in agency/organizational/unit orientations.
  • Serves as a professional role model and mentor to facilitate and ensure the planning, implementation, and evaluation of learning experiences.
  • Assists students with the transfer, utilization, and synthesis of knowledge into current learning activities and practical experiences through establishment of physical and emotional environments conducive to effective teaching and learning.
  • Establishes early intervention/remediation through specific written guidance and referral for activities to facilitate academic success in students demonstrating unsafe advanced nursing practice and/or who lack clinical preparation.

Minimum Qualifications
Terminal degree in PhD or DNP program and advanced practice graduate degree from an accredited School of Nursing and current national certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Current New York State licensure as a RN and Acute Care NP with prescriptive authority mandatory. Minimum of two years clinical experience as a NP. Excellent clinical and interpersonal skills with ability to work in a multidisciplinary healthcare team member are essential for care across the lifespan. Must maintain currency in clinical practice.

Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience teaching in classroom and online environments. Clinical simulation/practicum student supervision.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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