Reporting to the Executive Vice Dean, the Associate Dean for Practice (ADP) will provide strategic vision and leadership for practice and community engagement. S/he will work closely with the Dean, Executive Vice Dean, and Associate Deans, to ensure the integration of practice, education, and research. The ADP will also collaborate with the chief nursing officers at the Johns Hopkins Health System and other key clinical partners across the U.S to advance clinical practice priorities. The ADP will oversee the School of Nursing's (SON) adherence to all state requirements for delivery of online academic programs. The ADP will collaborate with faculty and program directors to identify the quality, quantity, and variety of clinical placements needed by each specialty, as well as manage the preparation and sending of requests that ensure JHSON has priority status in partner hospitals. The position will support the advancement of a diverse faculty, on both tenure and non-tenure tracks, and promote a diverse, welcoming, and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff. The ADP will collaborate with clinical partners, faculty, and SON administration to facilitate funded faculty practice opportunities for faculty members.
Provide strategic direction, operational oversight, and faculty guidance for the School's practice and community engagement initiatives including the integration of practice/community engagement with the School's education and research/innovation agendas, and the School's clinical/practice partnerships.
Work collaboratively with Chief Nursing Officers (CNOs), and others within the Johns Hopkins Health System and other key clinical partners to advance the integration of high-quality evidence-based nursing practice, as well as to advance research, scholarship, and education initiatives in nursing and interprofessional education.
Serve as a leader in building and fostering interprofessional practice relationships and alliances, in the Baltimore/Washington area and nationally.
Represent the SON to CNOs and other senior managers with affiliates to foster the School's mission.
Assist the dean in developing collaborations with university leaders, public and private partners, and policy and political agencies to advance the School's practice/community engagement agenda.
Responsible for the oversight and successful development and implementation of policies for faculty practice including the allocation and utilization of collaborative practice sites, space, and resources appropriate to the practice mission in collaboration and consultation with the dean, executive vice dean, associate deans, academic program directors, and other administrators.
Manage Practice Partner Relations and Placement Staff; overseeing standard operating procedures (SOPs), clinical site contracts, agreements, placement requests, and confirmations of over 1200 placements per semester.
Oversee the Preceptor Program to request, recognize, evaluate and retain preceptors.
Responsible for the oversight of adherence to state higher education requirements and Board of Nursing authorizations for online clinical teaching across the U.S.
Responsible for appropriate use of clinical placement software (Exxat) and clinical compliance software (CastleBranch) for students in clinical programs.
Maintain close relations with Director of Alumni Relations and facilitate contact with alumni members who may serve as preceptors
Collaborate with SON staff and General Counsel's Office in the management of new clinical affiliation agreements with outside agencies. Ensures that all new contracts are acceptable to and in the best interests of JHU and ensures all new contracts are fully executed by both parties prior to the start of the student's clinical experience.
Work with the Associate Dean for Faculty Development in mentoring and facilitating the development of the faculty at all levels, with specific efforts targeted to support full-time clinical instructors and faculty on the Practice-Education track.
Establish and nurture faculty clinical practice sites with internal and external health service providers, working collaboratively with the faculty member and other Associate Deans to determine school clinical needs, the scope of practice, and business/contractual obligations and requirements. Participate in external and internal review processes of the School of Nursing's accreditation and other reviews.
Maintain clinical records for accreditation and regulatory purposes.
Perform annual faculty reviews for full-time clinical instructors and other faculty members as requested.
Work collaboratively with the executive leadership team to achieve school and university goals.
Lead the planning and execution of SON clinical practice events that promote collaboration with our clinical partners such as Preceptor Celebrations, CNO Forums, and Nursing Grand Rounds.
Qualified candidates will have a terminal degree (PhD or DNP) and be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor.
Strong record of teaching, clinical practice leadership, implementation science, and service.
A strong and demonstrated commitment to integrating the clinical mission in the academy.
A distinguished record of interprofessional collaboration and scholarship.
Demonstrated leadership ability.
Experience and demonstrated record in faculty development in practice settings.
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment as a faculty member.
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