Job Description

Lecturer I of Nursing

Posting Numberreq9622
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeLecturer
Hiring DepartmentCollege of Nursing (AFD)
Academic LocationCollege of Nursing
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The College of Nursing at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Lecturer 1 position for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Health Workforce, "Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) - Veteran Nurses in Primary Care (VNPC) Training Program". This is a 3 year grant funded position.

This candidate will be the facilitator between veteran, academia, and clinical partners for this project. In collaboration with project faculty, this position will oversee and implement project strategies for veteran student recruitment, develop and evaluate academic partnerships with veteran and community based rural/underserved primary care sites, and promote RN primary care development within primary care teams.

Project objectives include:

1. Recruitment of primary care oriented veteran undergraduate students and development of support strategies unique to veterans for successful completion and gainful employment.

2. Develop and facilitate academic partnerships with veteran and community based rural/underserved primary care sites serving veterans to provide students’ longitudinal clinical training experiences.

3. Develop continuing professional development sessions for faculty and practicing RNs aimed at developing primary care team expertise to address needs of an aging population, complex medical needs in community settings, and unique needs in the care of veterans using TeleECHOTM technology.

4. Enhance existing undergraduate didactic and clinical training curriculum to include primary care, population health, and IPE content.

The University of New Mexico is New Mexico’s flagship R1 research intensive institution occupying nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 500,000 people. The College of Nursing provides exemplary and innovative education, research, practice, service, and leadership intended to advance the science of nursing and improve tribal, state, national, and global health. The College of Nursing is part of a vibrant Health Sciences Center (HSC), which includes New Mexico’s only Level 1 trauma center and medical school. The HSC provides an exceptional education for more than 1500 students each year in 21 different health fields. The HSC is known for cutting edge research with more than $165 million in extramural research funding. The HSC has an established Clinical & Translational Science Center that provides extensive opportunities and resources to support collaborative research in a variety of interest areas


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in nursing, population, public. or community health
  • Must be eligible for nursing licensure in New Mexico
  • Two or more year’s experience with primary care nursing in community settings
  • Must be eligible for New Mexico driver’s license - For instate travel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience with the Veteran’s Affairs health care system
  • Rural health experience
  • Skill in developing new programs and implementing new strategies and procedures
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
Application Instructions
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 8/16/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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