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Chair of Nursing Practice, Education, Research, and Innovation

Employer
Nuvance Health
Location
Danbury, Connecticut
Salary
-
Posted Date
Nov 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Type
Full Time
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Title: Chair of Nursing Practice, Education, Research, and Innovation

 

Reports To: Dean, SHU’s Davis and Henley College of Nursing (DHCON), and Chief Academic Officer, Nuvance Health

 

Department: Nursing

 

FLSA Status:

 

Purpose:

 

Reporting to the Dean of SHU’s Davis and Henley College of Nursing (DHCON) and the Chief Academic Officer of Nuvance Health, the Chair for Nursing Practice, Education, Research, and Innovation is charged with working collaborating with both Nuvance and SHU stakeholders to help further the missions of both the DHCON and Nuvance Nursing. The chair will help develop and implement mutually beneficial programs and initiatives, particularly with respect to nursing practice, education, research, and innovation.  The chair will be accountable to both organizations, SHU’s DHCON and to Nuvance. Initial endowed funds have been identified for Nursing Practice and Research programs, and additional funds may be pursued based on proposal of additional programs or projects.

Essential Responsibilities

 

  1. Develops a clearly articulated vision for nursing research and innovation. Develops and oversees a process to operationalize the stated vision. Recommends and facilitates the development of nursing governance that oversees evidence-based nursing practice across the system. Leads the development of systems and processes to create a culture that embraces evidence-based nursing practice and leads to excellence in nurse-sensitive patient care outcomes. Develops, implements, and oversees an infrastructure to support nursing research, including translation of nursing research into practice. Enables pathways for nursing education and advancement that both attracts and retains nurses and creates vertical and horizontal growth opportunities within the profession. Expands access to nursing education such that reliable candidate pipelines are cultivated. Develops approaches to support the mental-health of nurses, including efforts to reduce moral distress and burn-out. Supports and leads efforts to create innovative models for nursing practice. Serves as an influencer for national policies related to contemporary nursing practice. Engages in formal and informal partnerships with community care, public health, education, and other organizations to forge opportunities to provide nursing practice to enhance the health of the communities we serve. Assemble a yearly meeting of representatives from both SHU and Nuvance to discuss the work of the endowed chair and set future goals. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements:

 

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree required (one of which must be in Nursing) o Doctorate or PHD in Nursing Practice/Science requires 0 10 years of nursing experience required 5 years of leadership experience required Track record of applicable experience with favorable outcomes required.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

 

  • Advanced Computer and Presentation Skills Critical thinking skills Prefer experience in a clinical setting Knowledge in NY and/or CT DOH nursing practice requirements

License, Registration, or Certification Requirements:

 

  • Active Registered Nurse License required (CT &/or NY State)

Remote

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Yes (fully or partially)

 

No

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Physical Requirements

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Light — Sitting, Standing, Walking, Dexterity, Reach/Grasp at/above/below shoulder level, Lifting/Lowering/Pushing/Pulling/ Carrying Under 10 Lbs.

 

x

Medium — Sitting, Standing, Walking, Dexterity, Reach/Grasp at/above/be/ow shoulder level, Bending/Crouching, Lifting/Lowering/Pushing/Pulling/Carrying 10-25 Lbs.

 

 

Heavy — Sitting, Standing, Walking, Dexterity, Reach/Grasp at/above/be/ow shoulder level, Bending/Crouching, Lifting/Lowering/Pushing/Pulling/Carrying 25-50 Lbs.

 

 

Very Heavy — Sitting, Standing, Walking, Dexterity, Reach/Grasp at/above/below shoulder level, Bending/Crouching, Lifting/Lowering/Pushing/Pulling/Carrying 50+ Lbs.

 

Job Factors

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Dietary Based — May be requested to work overtime or weekends for coverage, Shift Work

 

 

Direct Patient Care Based — Patient Care/Handling Duties, May be requested to work overtime or weekends for coverage, Shift Work

 

EVS Based — May be requested to work overtime or weekends for coverage, Shift Work

 

Laboratory Based — Patient Care/Handling Duties, May be requested to work overtime or weekends for coverage, Shift Work

 

 

Office Based - N/A

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Security Based- May be requested to work overtime or weekends for coverage, Shift Work

 

 

Environmental Factors

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Dietary Based - Chemicals/Commercia/ Products, Exposure to Latex, Extreme Cold to Extreme Heat (non-weather), Fumes or Airborne Particles, Noise Level — Varies from Moderate to Ver Loud, Repetitive Motion, Required to use Persona/ Protective

 

 

Equipment to Prevent Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Vibration, Wet/Humid Conditions non-weather Work near Moving Mechanical Parts

 

 

Direct Patient Care Based - Bio-Hazardous Waste, Blood Borne Pathogens,

Chemicals/Commercial/ Products, Exposure to Latex, Fumes or Airborne Particles, Noise Level - Varies from Moderate to Very) Loud, Radiation, Repetitive Motion, required to use Persona/ Protective Equipment to Prevent Exposure to Hazardous Materials Vibration

 

 

EVS Based - Bio-Hazardous Waste, Blood Borne Pathogens, Chemicals/Commercial/

Products, Exposure to Latex, Extreme Cold to Extreme Heat (non-weather), Fumes or

Airborne Particles, Noise Level - Varies from Moderate to Very Loud, Outdoor Weather

Conditions, Repetitive Motion, Required to use Personal Protective Equipment to Prevent Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Vibration, Wet/Humid Conditions (nonweather Work near Moving Mechanical Parts

 

 

Laboratory Based - Bio-Hazardous Waste, Blood Borne Pathogens,

Chemicals/Commercial/ Products, Exposure to Latex, Fumes or Airborne Particles,

Noise Level - Varies from Moderate to Very Loud, Repetitive Motion, required to use

Persona/ Protective Equipment to Prevent Éxposure to Hazardous Materials Vibration

 

Maintenance Based - Chemicals/Commercial Products, Exposure to Latex, Extreme

Cold to Extreme Heat (non-weather), Fumes or Airborne Particles, Noise Level Varies from Moderate to Very Loud, Outdoor Weather Conditions, Repetitive Motion, required to use Personal Protective Equipment to Prevent Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Vibration, Wet/Humid Conditions (non-weather), Work in Confined Spaces, Work near Moving Mechanical Parts

 

 

Office Based — Noise Level - Varies from Quiet to Moderate, Repetitive Motion

x

Security Based- Bio-Hazardous Waste, Blood Borne Pathogens,

Chemicals/Commercial/ Products, Exposure to Latex, Fumes or Airborne Particles,

Noise Level - Varies from Moderate to Very Loud, Outdoor Weather Conditions,

Repetitive Motion, required to use Personal Protective Equipment to Prevent Exposure to Hazardous Materials Vibration Wet/Humid Conditions non-weather

 

 

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