UT Health Associate Professor/Associate Dean for Practice and Community Engagement - Cizik School of Nursing in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Associate Professor/Associate Dean for Practice and Community Engagement - Cizik School of Nursing
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth
Requisition #: 200002LD
Associate Dean of Practice and Community Engagement (ADP)
The Associate Dean of Practice and Community Engagement(ADP)is the Chief Clinical Officer of the Cizik School of Nursing (CSON) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).TheADPis responsibleforgrowingandmaintainingtheclinicalbusinessinfrastructure,supportingfaculty practice contracts, and creating revenue generatingclinicalservices.Responsibilitiesincludeclinicalstrategicplanning,implementationand evaluationof theclinical programs offeredby the practiceplans;leadershipinpromoting outcome-drivenpatientcare;andcollaborationwith clinicalagencies throughoutthe broader healthcarecommunityinpromoting excellenceineducation, research, patientcare,communityservice.This position leads the development ofpractice opportunitiesforfaculty andclinical learning opportunities for nursingstudents. The ADP is accountableforinitiating,facilitating,monitoring, growing, and operatingUTHealth Services including employee health, occupational health, and primary care clinics.
Collaborate withCSON and UTHealthfaculty andadministratorsindeveloping, implementing, and evaluating astrategic planforclinical activitiesand community engagementconsistent with themission andvision of CSON and UTHealth
Promote thevisibility ofclinicalpracticeinitiativeswithinUTHealth, the Texas Medical Center, and throughout the greater Houston area and surrounding counties
Serveas aliaisonbetween and amongotherpatient care andclinical unitswithinUTHealth
Promoteaninterprofessional approachto nursingeducation,research/scholarship,and health caredelivery
Identify, create, and/or secure faculty practice and community engagement (i.e. boards, committees) opportunitiesandstudent clinical learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students
Develop andmaintainagreementsandcontractswithaffiliatedagenciesforpatient care, faculty practice, and student clinical learning sites
Monitorand evaluate thecosteffectivenessandquality ofpatient care and occupational services at UTHealth Services
Maintain a balanced budget forclinicaloperations
Generate new community-based clinical expansion opportunities for fee-for-service, contracts, and grant funded health and healthcare programs
Evaluate and address clinical performance, patient satisfaction, and staff satisfaction
Collect, analyze, and report on faculty practice data
Servesasanadvisor to the Dean onUTHealth Services,clinical operations, faculty practice plans, student clinical placements, and community services/opportunities
Oversee all accreditations for UTHealth Services clinical operations, employee health, occupationalhealth, and health programs
Doctoral degree in nursing or related field (MSN in Nursing if non-nursing doctorate)
Eligible for licensure or licensed as a Advanced Practice Nurse or Registered Nurse in the state of Texas
Appropriate credentials to meet university faculty appointment at Associate or Professor level
Three years of experience in a formal leadership role in employee health, occupational health, or clinical operations
Proven expertise in academic clinical operations
Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills
Demonstrated entrepreneurial skills for innovation and/or funding in health services delivery
Ability to collegially work with patients, consumers, faculty, students, university administrators, and community leaders
Familiarity with academic roles, rules, policies, and procedures
Prior experience successfully supporting a culture of diversity and inclusion
Five years of experience in a formal leadership role in employee health, occupational health, or clinical operations
Prior demonstrated success growing nurse-led clinical operations in an academic setting
Demonstrated success in receiving grant awards related to clinical practice and student clinical learning opportunities (i.e. HRSA)
Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Visio, Publisher).
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
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