Volunteer Clinical Faculty (Graduate Clinical Preceptor)
University of Colorado - College of Nursing
Volunteer Clinical Faculty
Join the Volunteer Clinical Faculty at the CU College of Nursing! We are seeking Volunteer Clinical Faculty (Graduate Clinical Preceptor) to work with our graduate students. Ideal individuals for a Volunteer Clinical Faculty appointment have both experiential and academic preparation that would allow them to provide clinical supervision to a student or a group of students in a clinical setting. Working with a Volunteer Clinical Faculty member in a clinical setting allows our students to obtain real-life, hands-on, experience while receiving guidance and clinical expertise from the Volunteer Clinical Faculty Member. These faculty members provide opportunities for our students to learn with gradually diminishing supervision over the course of the semester.
Volunteer Clinical Faculty have the ability to aide us in developing competency and problem-solving abilities in our students. Volunteer Clinical Faculty mentor students to help ensure that each student is prepared to enter the profession. They have the ability to have a profound influence on the future of nursing and Advanced Practice Nurses. Some of the roles of a Volunteer Clinical Faculty member include consultant, educator, mentor, resource person, and role-model. Volunteer Clinical Faculty and students are paired within the clinical environments generally where the faculty member employed. These practices may include private offices, clinics, county departments of health, home healthcare, hospitals, and agencies. With some of our acute-care focused programs, students may be scheduled on inter professional consultation teams in acute care/hospital settings.
An expectation of a Volunteer Clinical Faculty member is to hold the clinical credentials for which the student is studying. Graduate students are paired with Volunteer Clinical Faculty who have attained a graduate or post-graduate education. While students may work with more than one clinician, in general, students should be paired with a primary preceptor who can monitor the student's progress over the course of the semester. Volunteer Clinical Faculty can be nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, physicians, physician assistants, researchers, nurse educators, or other health care clinicians. Volunteer Clinical Faculty assist in the clinical/in-direct care role education of CU College of Nursing graduate students.
The University of Colorado College of Nursing greatly values our Volunteer Clinical Faculty as important partners in fulfilling our mission. These individuals make a unique contribution to the College of Nursing academic mission as a result of their practical experience and diversity of opinion. If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer Clinical Faculty (Graduate Clinical Preceptor), please apply electronically to this posting. If you have questions, please email Nursing.Academics@ucdenver.edu.
For all specialty areas, except Psychiatric Mental Health NP Preceptor (see below PMHNP minimum qualifications)
- Master's degree in the specialty area
- National certification in specialty area
- Meets state licensing requirements for advanced practice and prescriptive authority
Psychiatric Mental Health NP Preceptor Minimum Qualifications
- All Advanced Practice Nurses must be nationally certified in psychiatric mental health and meet state licensing requirements.
- May be a Psych CNS with or without prescriptive authority
- May be licensed as psychologist, psychiatric social worker, addictions counselor, psychiatrist, or other behavioral health professional.
- Graduate degree with appropriate specialty/discipline content
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.
The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.
The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:Questions should be directed to Kitty Scott at Nursing.Academics@ucdenver.edu. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Application Materials Required:Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below
Application Materials Instructions:Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and attach: 1. A current CV/resume 2. Under Additional Attachments, please attach all pertinent nursing/healthcare licenses
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20468 - College of Nursing
Posting Date: Feb 28, 2018
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Kitty Scott
Posting Contact Email: Nursing.Academics@ucdenver.edu.
Position Number: 00742781