Volunteer as Director for Your Certifying Board

Volunteer with MSNCB, Your Certification Board

Advance certification of the medical-surgical nursing specialty and boost your resume by volunteering as a national leader.

You've shown your commitment to your nursing specialty by becoming a CMSRN®.
Take the next step to influence medical-surgical certification.

Certification Board Director

The Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB) is seeking a CMSRN to fill one Director vacancy for a term that ends September 2017, with a potential to be appointed for an additional three year term.The successful candidate will assume office immediately after appointment.


  1. Minimum of 3 years experience in medical-surgical nursing, at least two years of which have been in the past 5 years.
  2. Knowledge of the credentialing and certification process.
  3. CMSRN certified.
  4. Free of commitment with any other organization which could present a conflict.
  5. At least 1 year in a leadership/management position preferred (practice or voluntary).
  6. Baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing preferred.
  7. Member of AMSN preferred.

Read responsibilities and qualifications in the Director Role Description.

To be considered for MSNCB Director on the Board:

  • Complete the Board of Directors application by June 16, 2015.
  • Email Curriculum vitae or resume to melissa.patterson@msncb.org by June 16, 2015.

Telephone interviews to discuss the position and responsibilities may also be conducted.

Complete the Application