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Associate Dean for Clinical Programs/Open Rank

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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Associate Dean for Clinical Programs/Open Rank
Department SN-Clinical & Community Affairs
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary

The School of Nursing is one of eight schools that make up the Rutgers biomedical and Health Sciences. As part of the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences division, the School of Nursing (Newark) offers unique opportunities in education, research, and practice at a leading national research university which is the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education.

Innovative academic offerings include bachelor’s, master’s, post-master’s, DNP and PhD programs that are preparing nurse leaders of today and tomorrow at campus locations in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, NJ.

School of Nursing provides unparalleled opportunities in teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and multidisciplinary collaboration. Innovative academic offerings include bachelors, masters, post-master and doctoral degree programs that are preparing nurse leaders of today and tomorrow.

The Associate Dean for Clinical Programs has overall responsibility for clinical operations relating to clinical services, faculty practice, community programs, and the Federally Qualified Health Center. As appropriate, this individual will represent the SON on RBHS committees related to Rutgers Health as well as the RBHS/Barnabas/Rutgers alignment.

Specific Responsibilities:

• Provides oversight and direction of all clinical services offered under the clinical umbrella of the School of Nursing (e.g., faculty practice, clinical research, community programs, FQHC), including but not limited to financial management, strategic planning, quality management, EHR, compliance, value-based care, and program evaluation and control;

• Ensures that clinical practitioners appointed and reappointed to clinical services in the School of Nursing are qualified and properly credentialed for the particular roles they perform;
• Develops and implements policy and guidelines to serve as the operating framework and vision for clinical services rendered by the SON;
• Cultivates strategic approaches to establish or expand key clinical initiatives, i.e., faculty practice, community outreach and programs, clinical research, etc.;
• Collaborates with SON academic deans and RBHS schools to enhance clinical inter-professional and inter-disciplinary education, research, and practice;
• Secures sources of revenue and funding from faculty practice, clinic services, collaborative partnerships, and clinical research through reimbursement for care and extramural grant activity.
• Responsible for oversight of clinical contracts and collaborative practice agreements for inter-professional practitioners and affiliations;
• Assures that clinical programs and services are in compliance with Federal, State, local government laws, and regulatory agencies, as well as with Medicare, Medicaid, and other third-party payers.


Minimum Education and Experience

• PhD (or equivalent) in nursing (preferred)
• History of scholarship, program/research funding
• Progressive leadership and administrative experience, including fiscal administration, grants management, program planning and evaluation, knowledge of regulatory and insurance requirements for clinical practice
• Superior interpersonal skills and robust ability in addressing a highly regulated and intense healthcare market

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Eligibility for licensure as a RN in the state of New Jersey
• Certification as APRN or equivalent (preferred or extensive experience in practice management)

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Posting Details

Posting Number 16FA1273
Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
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Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Reference Letters
Optional Documents