Clinical Asst Professor - Cheyenne Regional Medical Center - (19005181)

University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

ID: 7063330
Posted: February 1, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Shared faculty position in an academic-practice partnership between the University of Wyoming (UW) Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing and Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC) over a minimum 5-year period of time to enhance patient care outcomes through implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP). The home institution of the faculty member will be the UW Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing (FWWSON).


Responsibilities to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center:
Professional practice at CRMC with a focus on EBP with the expectation of dissemination of that work
Maintain and enhance the partnership between CRMC and UW
Academic/career advising for CRMC nurses in the UW nursing programs
Liaison between Cheyenne community members, CRMC staff, and UW FWWSON programs; including Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science (MS), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Facilitate FWWSON student placement experiences at CRMC
Teach EBP to and facilitate EBP projects for CRMC nurses in the CRMC Nurse Residency Program.
Facilitate EBP throughout CRMC in collaboration with the Clinical Nurse Specialist
Act as a resource for the acquisition of evidence-based resources, articles, and journals
Track progress towards aims, including educational and patient care outcomes, related to the partnership
Responsibilities to the University of Wyoming:
Teach classes to undergraduate and/or graduate nursing students
Student advising of undergraduate and/or graduate nursing student
Research and creative activities to enhance use of EBP by nurses
Cooperative extension and outreach to nurses in Wyoming
Serve on FWWSON, College of Health Sciences, and UW committees as appropriate
Administrative responsibilities to coordinate a partnership between FWWSON and CRMC

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree OR PhD in Nursing OR Master of Science in Nursing with a PhD in an applicable field (may be actively working toward one or the other)
Unencumbered RN license in Wyoming or ability to obtain one
2 years of nursing practice
Experience with EBP
1 year of teaching experience in clinical, online, and/or classroom settings
Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and, administration
Ability to work independently
Commitment to working in a culturally diverse environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, vendors, and community members from diverse backgrounds
Other requirements: Valid driver's license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy found at:

EBP teaching experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience in working with students from diverse backgrounds in academic and clinical settings
Experience in rural healthcare education and practice


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