Program Admin & Doctorate of Nursing Anesthesia Practice

Rocky Vista University
Colorado, United States
Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Rocky Vista University

Rocky Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Rocky Vista University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Location: US-CO-Parker
Category: Health Care
Type: Full-Time

Location, Job Title, Benefits

Rocky Vista University has an opening in Parker, CO for a

Program Administrator - Doctorate of Nursing Anesthesia Practice (Full-Time)

To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements.


The posted salary range represents the minimum to the midpoint within RVU's compensation plan. RVU's full compensation structure provides a minimum to a maximum range. The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials.

RVU offers a full benefits package that includes Health, Dental and Vision insurance, along with 2 weeks accrued paid vacation days per year, 12 accrued sick days per year, personal days, 13 ½ paid holidays and 401(K) match up to 7% based on employee's contribution. A hybrid work model with remote flexibility is also available for eligible positions.

RVU is is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Primary Purpose

We are seeking an experienced and motivated doctoral prepared CRNA to develop and lead our DNAP program and faculty team. The curriculum will emphasize innovative and evidence-based nursing practice to meet the demands of an increasingly complex health care system. Rocky Vista University is committed to the education of future CRNAs who are competent and well qualified to deliver safe and high-quality anesthesia care and pain management services. As the Program Administrator you will direct the organizational administration of the CRNA program by providing leadership and oversight for all aspects of the educational program including, but not limited to, governance, didactic and clinical curriculum development, recruitment, and evaluation. You will serve in a leadership role to supervise and mentor faculty in development of instructional materials, teaching strategies, and assessment measures for CRNA courses and students. As a faculty member you will teach at the graduate level, be involved in course and/or curriculum development, participate in research/scholarship, and participate on University committees and/or initiatives.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide leadership and direction for the Doctoral CRNA Program
  • Function as supervisor for CRNA faculty, clinical coordinators and adjuncts as appropriate
  • Maintain compliance with COA accreditation standards and ongoing accreditation efforts
  • Prepare internal and external regulatory and accreditation reports
  • Develop and monitor program budget that ensures adequate operating expenses and academic resources
  • Develop and refine CRNA curriculum materials within regulatory and professional guidelines
  • Development and implementation of policies related to admission, progression, sequencing and remediation of classroom and clinical practice components of the CRNA program
  • Oversee recruitment, selection, and enrollment of students
  • Oversee off-campus clinical sites and student clinical practice experiences
  • Teach at the graduate level in the CRNA program courses
  • Mentor students completing the CRNA project
  • Monitor CRNA student progression and direct formative and summative evaluation procedures
  • Maintain competency within anesthesia practice area
  • Service to Rocky Vista University is expected in the form of committees, accreditation activities, etc.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of curriculum design, implementation, and evaluation
  • Knowledge of institutional and programmatic accreditation requirements and regulatory standards governing nurse anesthesia educational programs
  • Demonstrated expertise in nurse anesthesia knowledge and clinical practice
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Functions as an effective, active and collegial team member
  • Demonstrated computer skills using web-based applications and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Competence in use of technology in teaching and distance learning

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in nursing or related field from a regionally accredited institution/program (or equivalent)
  • Prelicensure doctoral degree with a Nurse Anesthesia major from a regionally accredited institution and nationally accredited nurse anesthesia program (or equivalent)
  • Five (5) or more years of clinical experience in the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) role

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent and a nationally accredited nursing program
  • Experience as a faculty member in a nursing education program at the College/University level
  • Experience with virtual/distance teaching platform
  • Experience with simulation in education
  • Evidence of scholarship leading to professional presentations, research, and/or publications
  • Service in professional organizations (e.g. membership and/or committee involvement)

Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.

Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.

Rocky Vista University, on the recommendation of the COVID-19 Response Team (CRT), implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and students effective July 1, 2021. Appropriate exemptions may be considered, and individual state laws may apply.

Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University.

  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.


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