Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate or Clinical Professor – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Washington State University in Spokane Washington

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Washington State University

Spokane, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Washington State University College of Nursing is seeking applications from exceptional nurses who hold a DNP or PhD in nursing. We are specifically looking for individuals prepared as Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners to fill a Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate or Clinical Professor position within our College. Our faculty, along with graduates of our programs, are recognized throughout the region for their sound research, clinical skills and ability to practice evidence-based nursing.

Clinical Faculty members will be responsible for: (a) teaching undergraduate and/or graduate students; (b) clinical supervision and/or clinical instruction; © serving on master’s thesis, clinical and/or DNP project committees; (d) advising undergraduate and/or graduate students; (e) maintaining clinical expertise including credentials appropriate to specialty and teaching responsibilities; (f) participating in clinical scholarship; and (g) providing service to the university, community and profession of nursing.

Clinical track position openings are at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor. Salary and rank are dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Required Qualifications

Required (by date of hire):
1) Hold a DNP or PhD in Nursing or related field
2) Licensed or eligible for RN licensure
3) Advanced Practice Nurse currently licensed, or eligible for licensure, in the State of Washington as Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
4) Clinical expertise in area of instruction

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred (by date of hire):
1) Experience in child/adolescent mental health care
2) Experience teaching in clinical and classroom and advising graduate and/or undergraduate students
3) Experience teaching using various distance-education modalities
4) Experience in diversity, social justice, and the reduction of health disparities
5) Demonstrated involvement in evidence-based clinical innovation and/or scholarship

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

With campuses in Spokane, Vancouver, and Tri-Cities; and classroom sites in Yakima and Walla Walla, The College of Nursing serves more than 1,000 students and offers (a) a pre-licensure baccalaureate program; (b) RN to BSN program; © master of nursing (MN) and post-master’s certificate program; and (d) doctoral programs culminating in DNP or PhD degrees. Our clinical faculty strengths are in women’s health, mental health, family and maternal child and health policy.

Spokane Campus Description:
WSU Spokane is Washington State University’s urban health sciences campus, and is centrally located near downtown Spokane in the University District. WSU Spokane prepares the state’s future generations of nurses, pharmacists, physicians and other health professionals, and houses world-class research that leads to healthier people and communities. WSU has worked closely with Spokane’s business, healthcare, and nonprofit leaders for 25 years to establish a vibrant campus. WSU Spokane embraces a culture of interprofessional health care education, research, and practice that focuses on community partnerships.

Spokane offers abundant natural beauty, four distinct seasons and 170 sunny days each year. Located in Eastern Washington, 18 miles from Idaho, 280 miles from Seattle and 110 miles from the Canadian border, Spokane is the largest city between Minneapolis and Seattle and a major center for health care. For more information about the College of Nursing and the open positions go to

WSU Spokane is a tobacco-free campus.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Research Professor
Research Associate Professor
Research Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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