Adjunct Faculty - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesia Program (CRNA)

Samuel Merritt University
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Other Health & Medicine, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time


Job Description Summary:
The CRNA Adjunct Faculty will teach at the graduate level; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; and be an active member of program through meeting participation, the admissions process, orientation, and other program related events/committees.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

Teaches at the graduate level in ADNP courses.
  • Responsible for the conduct of assigned didactic courses.
  • Responsible for planning courses, sequencing, and scheduling; lecture and coordination of guest faculty; composing and administering examinations; grading and conducting competency evaluations.
Mentors students completing the DNP Project
  • Responsible for chairing 1 to 3 DNP projects.
Conducts clinical teaching and simulation labs.
  • Assist in the administration of comprehensive (oral and written) exams.
  • Assists simulation activities (planning and implementation) that are in the curriculum.
Service to Program, College, and professional community.
  • Participation in program, college and (on occasion) university events.
  • Participation in new student orientation activities, program open houses, admissions, accreditation activities, and special events.
  • Represents the program at the local, state and national meeting levels.
  • Maintains effective professional relationships within the program, the CRNA profession, in the clinical environment and the community.
Education, Experience and Certifications
  • Earned doctorate in nursing or related field from a regionally accredited institution/program.
  • Prelicensure master’s or doctoral degree with a Nurse Anesthesia major from a regionally accredited institution and nationally accredited nurse anesthesia program.
  • Three or more years of clinical experience in the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) role.
  • Current unrestricted license as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
  • Current CRNA certification by the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA).
  • Current BLS, ACLs and PALs certifications
  • Experience as a faculty member in a nursing education program at the College/University level.
  • Experience with virtual/distance teaching platform experience.
  • 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).
Required Skills
  • Demonstrated expertise in nurse anesthesia knowledge and clinical practice.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills using web-based applications and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Competence in use of technology in teaching and distance learning.
  • Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning.
  • Must value continued scholarship and service to the school, university and community.
The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence.

Employee Status:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
Exemption Status:
United States of America (Exempt)
Time Type:
Part time
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