Coordinator, Nursing Simulation and Skills Lab

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Position Information

Job Title Coordinator, Nursing Simulation and Skills Lab
Campus Bangor
Posting Number 201100426
Full or Part Time Full-Time
Position End Date (if temporary)
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt
Benefits Eligible Yes

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Coordinates and manages the School of Nursing’s skills lab and simulation program. The individual in this position will assure the effective and efficient operation of the lab, assess and provide for meeting undergraduate and graduate needs with oversight of high and medium fidelity technology to ensure safe and effective use of simulation equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Develops, implements, updates, and monitors simulation lab policies, procedures, use, and operation
• Monitors and schedules use, signing out, and movement of simulation lab equipment
• Develops, presents, evaluates and refines scenarios for simulation experiences, utilizing role playing, props and dialogue to create a realistic learning environment
• Develops and implements clinical simulation to meet accreditation standards
• Creates and maintains a respectful and professional working environment, incorporating active learning, reflective thinking, and a confidential debriefing process
• Performs data analysis to evaluate learning and satisfaction with the provision of services
• Continuously updates and refines simulation experiences based on identified needs and to serve as a resource for faculty utilizing simulation in classroom/lab activities
• Maintains the lab inventory, ensures the safe storage and disposal of hazardous materials
• Monitors and assures appropriate standards of lab cleanliness, provides for equipment maintenance, repair, and replacement
• Orients instructors in lab procedures, location and use of materials, and operation of equipment
• Responsible for business development of the simulation lab, establishes community partners, develops income generated projects, seeks grants and other funding sources
• Oversees simulation lab information and technology support staff/adjuncts
• Formulates budget recommendations for skills lab and simulation
• Ensures a safe and healthy work environment, complies with university health and safety policies, practices, and programs in keeping with occupational health & safety legislation and regulation
• Models professional standards, including customer service, collaboration, communication, excellence, attendance, and related
• Performs remediation with students in skills area as needed
• Any other duties as may be appropriately assigned or required

Education and Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
Terminal Degree Preferred; Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN) required
Certification in Healthcare Simulation preferred
Current State of Maine Registered Nursing License or eligibility required
One to three years of experience in simulation and skills lab teaching, or combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements of the position
Ability to prepare and organize simulation laboratory and demonstration materials
Ability to understand and utilize advanced technical simlab equipment, and communicate that knowledge to others as appropriate
Ability to anticipate and effectively adapt to changes in program requirements and methodology
Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body

Consideration for faculty rank with appropriate credentials

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
  7. List of References
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