Supports a system-wide effort to create system-ness amongst the regional ethics committees, consultation services, policy, and education. Champions a real-time, high quality, and multi-disciplinary ethics consultation service across the system. Expands educational opportunities for team members on ethical practice and consultation. Serves an integral role in the Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics (FCME) including mentorship of FCME fellows in ethics consultation, scholarship, and development of educational programming. Expands upon work relating to preventative and organizational ethics and research. Develops and sustains a robust, measurable quality monitoring system for ethics consultation.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program is required.
Advanced degree in either Nursing (MSN, PhD) or Bioethics (MA, PhD, D.Be.) is required. Terminal degree is preferred.
For candidates whose advanced degree is in Nursing, candidates must have completed additional training or education in Bioethics (fellowship, certificate program, degree concentration, or minor).
Requires 5-10 years of experience as a clinical nurse ethicist providing ethics consultations, including serving on call (24/7) for clinical ethics consultation services.
Requires 7-10 years of relevant experience.
HEC-C completion or eligibility with willingness to complete HEC-C within one year of hire date.
Requires demonstrated success developing and growing programs in Bioethics, and/or collaborating in the development of such programs, with expertise developing programming in Nursing Ethics.
Must have significant experience and expertise in research and scholarship in the area of Bioethics/Clinical Ethics, including a dossier that includes both solo-authored and collaboratively produced publications.
Substantial experience in both qualitative and quantitative research methods is preferred.
Must have demonstrated leadership experience in a healthcare organization and complex work environment.
Requires current state of Indiana license as a Registered Nurse within 6 months of hire date.