The Coordinator of the Simulation Center works under the direction of the Simulation Center Director and in collaboration with other UG Simulation Center Coordinators, the Learning Resource Director, undergraduate and graduate faculty to provide a safe and supportive simulation environment that assists students in the integration of knowledge, effective communication, role, professional values, and praxis in the laboratory setting
Job Responsibilities: -Provide a safe learning environment for all nursing students. -Assist with coordinating experiential learning experiences in the Simulation Center days and evenings, Monday-Saturday during the academic year. -Promote a learning environment that encourages students to creatively seek new techniques in critical thinking. -Collaborate with Simulation Director, other Simulation Center Coordinators, Learning Resource Director, and Clinical Course Coordinators to assist students in meeting simulation, lab, and clinical objectives. -Assist with supervision of students as appropriate. -Assist students in seeking out opportunities for clinical growth. -Assist with maintaining the calendar of events for the simulation center. -Proficiently facilitate simulation sessions briefings, simulation, and debriefing. -Assist with manikin and simulation resource troubleshooting and maintenance. -Collaborate with Simulation Center Director to support, develop, and grow the simulation program. -Attend all faculty meetings as a voting member. -Serve as an advisor or an identified group of undergraduate students.
Education / Experience:
Master’s degree in Advanced Practice Nursing preferred. Recent NP experience acute care or primary care required.
Experience running simulations in baccalaureate and graduate nursing education settings.
Competencies / Skills:
Experience in baccalaureate and master’s education, and current acute care clinical practice. Medical/Surgical inpatient experience and/or advanced practice clinical experience preferred but not required. Familiarity with principles of teaching, learning, student evaluation, and accreditation. Coordination, collaboration, negotiation, and advocacy skills. Proficiency with simulation equipment (manikins, task trainers, videotaping). Experience in simulation briefing, facilitation, and debriefing.
Supervision of Employees:
Supervision of other Employees: -Simulation Center clinical instructors
Relations to other Employees: Inside College: Nursing faculty, staff, and all campus offices. Outside College: Regional Health Care and Nursing Education Community.
Physical and Mental Demands:
Physical Demands: -Normal sitting, standing, and walking throughout the course of the day. -Periods of extended computer and telephone usage. -Requires dexterity and data entry skills. -Requires familiarity with health care technology and simulation center laboratory equipment.
Mental Demands: -Ability to think through clearly amid changing priorities and circumstances. -Maintain professional attitude and demeanor in competitive and challenging environment. -Ability to multitask in a very busy academic environment. -Exercise sound judgment. -Maintain high level of confidentiality. -Ability to be creative and negotiate effectively to create high quality learning experiences for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
Monday – Friday, possible Saturdays and evenings: 35 hours per week
9 month contract
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Internal Number: 1292
About St. John Fisher College
St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. We are committed to enriching the work, teaching and life experiences for all faculty and staff, in support of the College’s mission. Human Resources is dedicated to providing high quality service with a true sense of personal value for all faculty, staff and their families and consistently meeting or exceeding expectations in all human capital disciplines. Mission: St. John Fisher College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching, learning, and scholarship in a student-centered educational environment. The College is guided by its liberal arts tradition and its Catholic heritage, as expressed in the motto of its founders, the Basilian Fathers: “teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge.” Fisher engages individuals in lives of intellectual inquiry, professional integrity, and civic responsibility, where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.