New DNP NNP Program at UTHSC-Memphis

As changes to the healthcare system in the United States continue to evolve, advanced practice practitioners are taking their careers to the next level by enrolling in programs that offer Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees. Many advanced practice nursing programs are moving from the Master’s to the doctoral level, offering the DNP that prepares nurses for leadership roles in clinical practice, clinical teaching and policy development.  The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center-Memphis was one of the first in the U.S. to make this transition, offering accredited doctoral level programs since 2009.

UTHSC - Memphis is now offering a new DNP in Neonatal Nursing program which opens a tremendous opportunity for a Director to pioneer the DNP NNP Program that will prepare the Advanced Practice Nurse to care for premature and critically ill newborns from birth to two years of age.  The successful candidate for this specialty position has a doctoral degree from an accredited university and is a substantive neonatal nursing expert, with active clinical experience and documented successful experience in clinical teaching.  As Director, they will be responsible for managing and coordinating teaching, learning and research in the department.  Teaching responsibilities include didactic course work, clinical practice assignment and clinical supervision of students as well as curriculum development and mentoring.

for the Director of the Neonatal DNP Program at UTHSC - Memphis

Other DNP programs offered at UTHSC-Memphis include Adult Gerontology Acute Care, Family, Forensic, Psych/Mental Health, Public Health and Nurse Anesthesia.

To inquire about this job visit Melnic Consulting Group or contact: Jill Gilliland 800-886-7906 jill@melnic.com

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