About the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks to transform health care through nursing education and research. Through nursing leadership, the school advances health, improves quality of care and health outcomes, and informs health policy. Individuals interested in promoting a visionary and innovative program are encouraged to join a team of dedicated individuals who work to understand what people want to lead healthy lives, identify tools to enable them to manage their health and design systems that empower them to accomplish individualized health goals. The School of Nursing is part of UC Davis Health, 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.

Part-time clinical instructors
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks part-time instructors to teach clinical rotations for the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing. Clinical instruction takes place in locations throughout the region that meet the Board of Registered Nursing requirements. Clinical instructors must be registered nurses who earned master’s degrees — with either the bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in nursing. The school seeks clinical expertise in all areas: medical-surgical, pediatrics, women’s health (OB), geriatrics, mental health and community health.

To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference No. 053810.

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.

Heather M. Young Postdoctoral Fellowship in Healthy Aging

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis seeks up to three postdoctoral scholars with research interest in healthy aging for the Heather M. Young Fellowship Program. The fellows will work with mentors Dean Emerita and Professor Heather M. Young and Associate Professor Elena O. Siegel.  Priority is provided to applicants who express research interests that align with the mentors, including healthy aging and the interface between individuals, family and health care systems as well as the improvement of the quality and value of long-term care. Applicants with interests in other areas that align with healthy aging are also considered. Read the job description »

Clinical skills coordinator
As a member of the overall education team at the School of Nursing, the clinical skills coordinator’s primary responsibility is to support the daily operational needs of the clinical skills courses within the family nurse practitioner, physician assistant and master’s entry nursing programs. The coordinator serves as a staff point person for aspects of clinical skills experiences, simulation, assessment and operations within the School of Nursing and any co-curricular clinical skills activities. In conjunction with the faculty and staff team, the coordinator plans, implements and evaluates clinical skills training sessions and assessments. This includes implementation of Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) and support of the B-Line health care technology system. Specific tasks include ensuring appropriate stock of simulation supplies and equipment, standardizing processes, creating modules and implementing quality improvement projects.

To see a full description of this position, please visit our human resources page and use reference No. 055913.