Spokane, Washington - Seeking a well-qualified Doctorally prepared (Ph.D, DNAP, DNP) educator to join the faculty at the Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center/Gonzaga University Nurse Anesthesia Program. This is a full-time position, to instruct and lead the research portion of the Nurse Anesthesia curriculum. Competitive compensation; comprehensive benefits. Take advantage of this unique academic opportunity to work face-to-face with a small cohort of students. Come to Spokane, Washington's second largest city, and enjoy meaningful work in a warm and welcoming community. Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children's Hospital (PSHMC) has been instructing nurse Anesthetists since 1917. In 1977, Gonzaga University became a partner with Sacred Heart to offer the first entry into practice Master's degree for Nurse Anesthetists the MAE, which graduated its last cohort in 2016. In 2015, the program started its three year, entry into practice, Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice program. The DNAP program is based out of the PSHMC campus in a traditional face to face education delivery model.Doctoral degree (Ph.D, DNAP, DNP), RN license preferred.
Spokane, located about halfway between the Rocky and Cascade Mountain Ranges, is a regional medical hub, drawing patients from four states. Spokane and eastern Washington offer high quality of life features as well, including some of the nation's cleanest air and water, responsible development in harmony with nature, and a mild four-season climate. Spokane's affordable housing, growing arts and theater community and excellent higher education choices make it a prime destination for families and working professionals alike. Outdoor enthusiasts relish Spokane's prime location with over 60 miles of biking and hiking trails and close to exceptional skiing, whitewater rafting and other recreation.
Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children's Hospital has 644 beds, a medical staff of more than 900 and a service area population of about 1.5 million. The children's hospital alone includes more than 90 pediatric sub-specialists. Sacred Heart offers some of the Northwest's most advanced services, including minimally invasive cardiac surgery procedures, robotic surgery and sophisticated diagnostic technologies. With a world-class research department, excellent residency programs, and specialized centers for orthopedics, women's health, neuroscience and more, it is a medical leader on many fronts.
Providence St. Joseph Health is a family of partner organizations including Providence Health & Services, St. Joseph Health, Facey Medical Foundation, Swedish, Pacific Medical Centers, Covenant Health and Kadlec. With 50 hospitals, more than 800 physician clinics, and a variety of health and educational services that include senior care and supportive housing, the health system and its partners employ more than 100,000 caregivers (employees) serving communities across seven states: Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. PSJH’s family of organizations work together to meet the needs of its communities, especially the poor and vulnerable.