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Nursing Faculty/Simulation Coordinator

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Work type: Full Time Faculty
Location: Anderson, IN
Categories: Faculty - Nursing

General Description of Position: Position will be equally divided between Simulation Coordinator and nursing faculty. The position is responsible for serving as a simulation education specialist and administering, advising, designing, developing or providing educational or training services in formal education or training programs. Position provides coordination of simulation within nursing curricula. Please refer to the Faculty Job Description located as an addendum to this document for information and expectations for a nursing faculty position.
Major Responsibilities:

Simulation Coordination Job Functions:
1. Manages and directs simulation activities for the School of Nursing.
2. Utilize NLN/Jeffries Framework and current simulation standards.
3. Collaborates with faculty to develop simulation scenarios to promote student learning, critical thinking, and clinical decision making.
4. Assists faculty to plan, implement, and evaluate the integration of simulation into curriculum to promote student learning, critical thinking and clinical decision making.
5. Facilitates faculty development related to use of simulation.
6. Provides oversight for the coordination and scheduling for the use of labs for: regular classes, special class sections, open lab, advanced clinical skills, clinical skills evaluation, student projects, and other groups requesting lab space.
7. Ensures maintenance and proper function of all simulation mannequins and other simulation equipment, including an inventory of all simulation equipment.
8. Supervises the Simulation Technician, if applicable.
9. Serves as a clinical resource for students (open lab and tutoring) and remediates (class/clinical) using simulation.
10. Serves as liaison with area health care facilities regarding practice policy changes that impact simulation/lab environment.
11. Coordinate implementation of those changes into lab/simulation when possible.
12. Makes recommendations for additional purchases of simulation equipment.
13. Identifies opportunities for improvement and innovation, and planning change initiatives for the integration of simulation in clinical education.
14. Investigates and submits proposals for potential grant opportunities to fund new simulation initiatives.
15. Creates and delivers professional presentations regarding all aspects of simulation to local, state, and national groups.
16. Collects data on the effectiveness of simulation on student learning, critical thinking, and clinical decision making.
17. Familiarity with electronic medical records and current medication deliver methods.
18. Ability to use computer hardware and software, such as MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.
19. Ability to lift/move objects up to 25 pounds.
20. Position may require local travel between campuses and off-campus sites to perform required duties, attend meetings, and to fulfill other responsibilities.
21. Work schedule is 40 hours per week and will require some evening and/or Saturday hours to meet the needs of the program. The position will require a 50% faculty teaching load and a 50% Simulation Coordinator load.

Nursing Faculty Job Functions:
1. Deliver assigned classes using pedagogy and technology that best support student learning, and in accordance with college loading policy, course objectives and program learning outcomes.
2. Develop and maintain curriculum and supporting course materials in keeping with and furtherance of course objectives and program learning outcomes.
3. Maintain student records, attendance, grades, and other documentation as required. Manage a classroom environment conducive to student learning and in adherence to federal, state, and college safety standards and practices.
4. Facilitate student achievement of expected program learning outcomes.
5. Use Learning Management System (e.g. Blackboard) to facilitate teaching, learning, assessment and communication.

1. Provide academic-related coaching and academic monitoring to assigned student advisees in partnership with professional academic advising staff.
2. Monitor and document student performance throughout the semester, including use of technology for academic advising alerts; provide necessary interventions to include communication with students, tutoring and other academic supports, and referrals to appropriate college resources.
3. Maintain posted office hours and student engagement hours in accordance with regional expectations and the faculty loading policy in the Academic Support and Operations Manual (ASOM 7.2).
4. Promote and assist in student recruitment, retention, and successful completion of programs, including outreach to students by phone, technology tools, and other electronic means.

1. Participate in professional development activities that may include scheduled training, time spent onsite in related business and industries, and self-study to advance instructional and technical skills as well as current knowledge within the field of study.
2. Participate in scholarly activities related to the discipline/focus, in fulfillment of annual performance plans, and as required for certification and licensure.
3. Stay current in contemporary pedagogy, digital technology, and other technology related to teaching that best support student learning.

1. Participate in community service activities on behalf of the college to advance the college’s relationships within its service area as appropriate for department/division/college.
2. Develop community/industry/business contacts to advance college relationships within service area as appropriate in the department and division.

1. Provide institutional support as requested by college administration such as participation on committees and task forces, projects related to college and program accreditations, and grant-related projects.
2. Support and engage with Corporate College and Development (Ivy Tech Foundations).
3. Attend commencement and participate as assigned by regional administration.
4. Participate in college/regional/campus-wide meetings and departmental/division/faculty meetings.
5. Participate in career service and alumni activities.
6. Support program/department chair in program management activities.
7. Adhere to college and regional academic policies.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Nursing
Current CPR-BLS certification
Unencumbered Indiana RN license or eligibility for licensure
Three to five years of recent acute care nursing experience
One year of teaching experience in nursing theory, clinical, or campus lab settings
Experience in simulation pedagogy
Preferred Qualifications: Certified Simulation Health Care Educator (CHSE) or seeking in next year.
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