Epilepsy Program Manager

Employer
Virginia Commonwealth University
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 9, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Physical Therapy, Surgery
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

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Position Number F67950 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Open Working Title Epilepsy Program Manager School/Unit School of Medicine Department Neurology Number of Months 12 Tenure Status Open Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit
The mission of the Department of Neurology is to provide state of the art comprehensive patient-centered neurological care for adults and children, perform translational and clinical research to further understanding of disease mechanisms and develop new treatments, and train the next generation of neurologists and clinical neuroscientists. The Department of Neurology is committed to enhancing diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Department faculty have a responsibility to provide service to their profession and our community. Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal
The Department of Neurology is seeking a full-time clinical faculty member with a clinical background with epilepsy program leadership experience to serve as the Epilepsy Program Manager and establish an independent research program focused on epilepsy health-related outcomes. This clinical position will provide patent care, engage in team and community education as well as participate in clinical research. This position will see patients with neurological disorders in the outpatient setting. Position Responsibilities
1. Clinical
Primary clinical responsibilities include care of patients/families with complex epilepsy across the lifespan.

2. Teaching
The faculty member will teach learners, staff, and physicians regarding the epilepsy program, its goals, and their role in the quality patient outcome while providing training/education of epilepsy nursing-related care. The faculty member will also provide community education.

3. Research
The Division of Adult Neurology is engaged in clinical and translation research projects. The faculty member will be expected to participate in, and when appropriate lead, clinical research, and clinical trials.

4. Service
The faculty member will serve on departmental, School of Medicine, and/or University committees as necessary, as well as in a professional capacity in their field, e.g. reviewer, conference organizer, etc.

5. Other (for instance administrative duties, etc.)
The faculty member will oversee the development and maintenance of epilepsy databases as well as leading the development and implementation of program processes, procedures, and services related to the VCU NAEC Level 4 Epilepsy Center. Required Qualifications
· Master Degree in Nursing from an accredited program

· National certification reflective of a graduate curriculum

· Virginia licensure from appropriate Board as a Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Nurse Midwife, or Nurse Anesthetist

· Advanced nursing clinical experience in the clinical care of complex epilepsy patients (ex. APRN, NP)

· Experience with clinical research (ex. Masters, Ph.D.)

· Minimum of five (5) years of relevant clinical experience

· Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of progressive leadership experience Preferred Qualifications
· Experience in academic health center environment

· Experience in administrative and/or leadership training and development

· NP or PA skills and licensure or DNP /Ph.D. from an accredited program
Date Posted 08/06/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date Proposed Hire Date 01/01/2022 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information
As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience. Posted Salary Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/108650 Diversity Statement Information For more information on diversity statements, including guidelines, please click here . Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application


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