Career opportunities with the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
About the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis
For 100 years, UC Davis has engaged in teaching, research and public service that matters to California and to transform the world. The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis was established in March 2009, UC Davis' first major initiative to address society’s most pressing health-care problems in the next 100 years. The school was launched through a $100 million commitment from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the nation’s largest grant for nursing education. The vision of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is to transform health care through nursing education and research. Through nursing leadership, the school will discover knowledge to advance health, improve quality of care and health outcomes, and inform health policy. The school admitted its first class for the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy degree programs in fall 2010. Master's-degree physician assistant and nurse practitioner programs were added in 2013. Additional students and programs will be phased in over the next decade. The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is part of the UC Davis Health System, an integrated, academic health system encompassing UC Davis School of Medicine, the 619-bed-acute-care hospital and clinical services of UC Davis Medical Center and the 800-member physician group known as the UC Davis Medical Group.
Physician assistant program director and faculty positions
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks a visionary and innovative physician assistant leader to direct the physician assistant program at the new school at UC Davis Health System in Sacramento, California. The school also seeks up to two additional physician assistant educators to provide graduate-level education for the physician assistant and nurse practitioner programs. UC Davis provides the only combined physician assistant and nurse practitioners programs in the nation. A team of interprofessional faculty focuses on preparing new primary-care providers, especially for underserved areas. Nearly 60 percent of UC Davis physician assistant graduates work in primary care. Launched with a vision to advance health through leadership, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks physician assistant faculty to collaborate with faculty from multiple disciplines and further this vision to prepare clinicians who deliver care as members of health care teams.
Preceptors and clinical training
UC Davis has a long history of integrating clinical preceptorship with classroom education. The School of Nursing welcomes inquiries from potential preceptors in community settings who are interested in taking part in the education of physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Sites can be rural or urban located anywhere throughout California. Potential preceptors may contact the school directly to obtain a preceptor application or learn more. School of Nursing representatives evaluate and make decisions on the approval of all clinical sites. For more information, click here.
Volunteer clinical faculty
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis values volunteer clinical faculty as important partners in education. These individuals play a significant role in the mission to transform health care through nursing education, research and leadership. Volunteer clinical faculty are community volunteers who teach and precept School of Nursing students in various health-care and community settings. The appointment constitutes a valuable way to utilize a volunteer’s interest on a part-time, non-salaried, voluntary basis in the areas of teaching, system-change research and clinical expertise. For more information, click here.
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks an enthusiastic and highly motivated postdoctoral scholar to join an interdisciplinary research team. Working under the guidance of Philippe Goldin, a neuroscientist, the scholar will assist in research conducted at the Clinically Applied Affective Neuroscience (CAAN) Laboratory. CAAN researchers investigate social, cognitive, affective, neural and behavioral dimensions of psychopathology and well-being in adults. They also investigate how these components are modified by a variety of psychosocial interventions.
To see a full description of this position, please visit the Aggie Job Link and use reference number 801458.
This position reports directly to the supervisor of application development at UC Davis Health System IT Application Development. This position analyzes user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints as well as liaise with middleware and developers. Provides guidance, mentoring and other assistance. Ensures the development and adherence to coding standards. Creates and manages team and individual goals and provides regular feedback for development team members.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference number 043567.
Testing and Evaluation Analyst
The testing and evaluation analyst provides independent on-site and online management of testing content to ensure adequate preparation for courses taught at the School of Nursing. The incumbent partners with faculty, curriculum team members and the educational technology team to manage testing content for in-person and online classes and to facilitate smoothly running instructional activities. The incumbent is responsible for the planning and coordination of testing activities for the School of Nursing. In addition, this position is responsible for monitoring student progress, including the development, monitoring and analysis of complex interrelated systems regarding academic warning, academic probation and testing, make-up testing policy and procedure. The incumbent also implements and manages the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing curriculum evaluation software applications and database.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference number 043448.
R.N. Health Coach (two job openings at 60 percent for one year)
The R.N. health coach creates and manages a project that to test an innovative program which incorporates patient-generated data and nurse health coaching into the Electronic Health Record for people living with diabetes. The position requires implementing nursing interventions for health education as part of the research study, which includes motivational interviews and nurse health coaching using smartphone technology and wearable-sensor technologies. The R.N. health coach is the interventionist for this study, helping individuals make decisions, set goals and take action to improve overall health and diabetes health. The coach enrolls study participants, obtains informed consent and administers study instruments.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference number 043167.
Director of Development
The director of development manages fundraising activities and implements long-term and short-term fundraising strategies. This position is expected to spearhead annual growth in major gift giving, including the oversight and management of fundraising administration, with a prospect portfolio of 100-150 major gift donors and prospects.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference number 042762.
Analyst V - Alumni and External Relations Program Analyst
The alumni and external relations program analyst is responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of the alumni program. In addition, the position will foster external relations among stakeholders and collaborators from the lens of all the school's mission areas. This includes identifying and managing relationships with community organizations on behalf of prospective students and faculty; as well as beneficial fundraising collaborations.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference number 042673.
Student Affairs Officer III
The student affairs officer III is responsible for managing the infrastructure for the existing Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree programs. This person also designs new processes for the new Master's Entry Program in Nursing.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference number 042125.
Research Program Manager
The research program manager is directly accountable to the associate dean of research to ensure the success of the school's research mission and enterprise. This person is responsible for overseeing all programmatic development, operational components and administrative systems to support the school's research and grant funded programs. The research program manager is a member of the School of Nursing's management team and will collaborate to achieve the mission of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing to cultivate academic excellence through immersive, inter-professional and inter-disciplinary education and research, in partnership with the communities it serves. This position serves as the primary supervisor for the research team members.
To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference number 042085