Instructor for Simulation - Nursing

Instructor for Simulation - Nursing

Employer

Randolph Community College
629 Industrial Park Ave
Asheboro, NC 27205
Phone: 336-633-0200

Salary/Grade

Salary to Commensurate with Education and Experience

Benefits

Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Closes: Monday, January 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Expected Work Hours

40

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution.
  • Two calendar years or the equivalent of full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse.
  • Current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina.
  • Commitment to obtain certification as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator within 2 years of hire date.
  • 1 year experience in operation of simulation equipment including; simulators, standard audio-visual equipment: projectors, microphones, portable screens, media players, etc.
  • One year teaching experience at the Community College level in a nursing program.

Preferred Qualifications

  •  Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited institution with specialization in Nurse Education.
  • One-year previous teaching and clinical experience in critical care and/or medical surgical nursing. 
  • One year of experience in healthcare simulation as an educator or simulation technician. 
  • Certification as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator.

Position Description

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Instructor for Simulation, Nursing facilitates the operation of nursing simulation lab, overseas the preparation, maintenance, inventory and operation of nursing simulation equipment/supplies and collaborates with faculty including course development, outcomes including; design, plan, implement and schedule simulation activities. The Instructor for Simulation, Nursing ensures adherence to program policies, course objectives, program outcomes and current simulation best practice and safety measures. This position is a 12 month, full-time placement. Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required.  This position will report to the Department Head, Nursing.

 

DUTIES:

 

Simulation Lab

  • Develop simulation curricula to support program and course outcomes.
  • Conduct debriefing within scope of knowledge or assist content expert with debriefing.
  • Incorporate best practice and evidenced-based research in program development with a focus on standardization and efficiencies across the healthcare continuum.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of curricula for Nursing and allied health programs.

Coordinate the set up and maintenance of computer-based training programs for simulation.

  • Coordinate and supervise the general operation of the simulation laboratory to provide a wide variety of patient simulation experiences.
  • Act as the primary contact for scheduling the simulation.
  • Oversee the regular maintenance and repair all simulation equipment, including:
    • Human patient simulators (HPS), computers, monitors and a variety of clinical medical equipment.
    • Audiovisual and debriefing systems.
  • Communicate effectively with manufacturers regarding warranty, maintenance, repair, update and technology changes.
    • Coordinate upgrades to software and equipment as needed.
  • Provide technical support for task trainers and multimedia peripherals including, but not limited to:
    • Beds/examination tables, headwalls, patient monitors, and other health care equipment
    • Medication dispensing systems
    • Vital sign monitors
  • Organize and restock simulation laboratory supplies.
  • Oversee the set up and take down of simulation laboratory equipment – allowing for turnover of the simulation lab set up as necessary to accommodate multiple groups.
  • Provide recommendations for equipment and supply purchase anticipating future changes in technology.
  • Ensures safety for all users.
  • Maintain laboratory to meet regulation and accreditation standards.
  • Fill-in for instructor (lecture and/or lab) when necessary
  • Develop simulation protocols for each course
  • Coordinate training for all users of the simulation laboratory including faculty.
  • Provide orientation to new simulation lab staff and oversee their training.
  • Coordinate simulation lab schedule in compliance with simulation policies working to prevent scheduling conflicts.
  • Schedule simulation laboratory staff to support learning activities.
  • Maintain learner confidentiality.
  • Troubleshoot and revise problematic nursing simulation lab assignments as requested by instructors
  • Coordinate with instructors what simulation is needed for weekly instruction

Classroom Instruction

  • Teach min 10-13 contact hours per semester. Teaching range may vary to meet required simulation needs each semester.
  • Provide and/or facilitate quality experiences in simulation lab to meet program needs

 

Divisional Administrative Expectations

  • Collaborate effectively with faculty. 
  • Communicate effectively with all educators, administrative staff and technical support staff.
  • Network with other lab/simulation coordinators or educators at local/state/national level to develop and utilize best practices.
  • Coordinate tours of simulation lab.
  • Prepare and submit instructional records, reports, grades, and all other required paperwork in a timely, efficient manner meeting all deadlines, checking for accuracy, correctness and completeness of all data
  • Exert an effort to remain current in discipline and instructional methods through professional development activities offered by the College and other opportunities including attendance at off-campus activities, webinars, etc., as feasible
  • Must maintain current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina
  • Participate in program and curriculum review; offering suggestions concerning the improvement of curriculum in keeping with the mission and vision of the College
  • Serve on the Nursing Advisory Committee
  • Participate in discipline, departmental, divisional, and institutional meetings and other announced co-curricular activities of the College
  • Maintain proper communication and supportive relationships at all times with all other units and branches of the college
  • Maintain posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, as well as to meet the needs of the discipline, department, division, and College
  • Participate in strategic planning and good to great reports

 

Other Services to Students

  • Assist in the recruitment and retention efforts of the College
  • Advocate and provide motivation for students
  • Communicate student needs to Department Head

 

COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS OF ALL EMPLOYEES:

  • Demonstrated excellence in written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, and the academic, intellectual, and social development of all students and employees.
  • An understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy and mission. 
  • Treats others respectfully, speaks to others courteously, and behaves in such a way that creates a workplace environment that is marked by trustworthiness, honest but polite communication, and interpersonal interactions that are both personally cordial and professionally appropriate.
  • Acts as a team player when working with any and all employees of the College.
  • Serves on institutional committees as appointed by the President.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed.
  • Annually review all Randolph Community College safety rules and policies and be familiar with all emergency safety procedures. Promote good safety habits and be compliant with OSHA safety regulations. Randolph Community College conducts a background check and drug screening on all full-time new hires.
  • Randolph Community College conducts a background check and drug screening on all full-time new hires.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified individuals must apply online at https://www.randolph.edu/rcc-jobs.html.

Position is open until filled. 

Job Post Contact

Melanie L. Avelino

Director of Human Resources

Randolph Community College

629 Industrial Park Avenue

Asheboro, NC  27205

336-633-0256