Faculty - Nursing, Adult Gerontological Acute Care NP Program

Subspecialty: Acute Care Unit

Posted: 9/21/2018

Company: Misericordia University - Misericordia is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 2-3 hours from New York City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. The University was founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, and has a long history of providing the community with health care practitioners who are compassionate, well educated, and able to deal with the challenging demands of health care in today’s society. The Nursing program supports the mission of Misericordia University and its core values of mercy, service, justice and hospitality.

Location: Dallas, PA

Description: Faculty - Nursing, Adult Gerontological Acute Care NP Program
The Graduate Nursing Department at Misericordia University, located in Dallas, PA, is currently accepting applications for a full-time (12 month) faculty position to develop and direct an Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program. Position to begin immediately. Rank, tenure-track status, and salary are dependent upon the applicant’s experience and qualifications. The position also includes a release for clinical practice responsibilities as an AGAC-NP within the Geisinger Northeast Health Care System.

The Misericordia University Nursing Departments’ fully accredited programs include a traditional BSN, Part-time Accelerated evening BSN, Expressway RN to BSN, and a Master’s FNP program in a newly renovated College of Health Sciences building. A fully online Doctor of Nursing Practice program is also offered.

Misericordia is a teaching centered institution with a commitment to community service. Successful candidates will join an experienced faculty with diverse clinical and educational backgrounds.

Responsibilities include development and direction an adult gerontologic acute care nurse practitioner and teaching in graduate programs, active participation in scholarly activities, student recruitment and advisement, and service to the University, community, and profession and ongoing clinical practices as AGAC-NP.

Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.

For confidential consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and names and contact information for three references online, or by mail to: Misericordia Human Resources, 301 Lake St, Dallas, PA 18612. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Position type: Full-time

Qualifications: Qualifications:

•Earned doctorate (PhD, EdD, DNP) in nursing or related health care field from an accredited institution with MSN degree or post-master’s certificate as an adult gerontological acute care nurse practitioner.

•Current unencumbered Pennsylvania Registered Nurse and CRNP licenses with current national board certification as an adult gerontological acute care nurse practitioner.

•Teaching experience at the graduate level, and in non-traditional/online formats, preferred.

•Experience overseeing graduate students in clinical practice settings preferred.

How to Apply: Please apply online by using the link provided:


Contact Email: hr@misericordia.edu

Website: www.misericordia.edu