Assistant Professor of Nursing -Simulation- ADN (Fall Semester)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 06, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Title Assistant Professor of Nursing -Simulation- ADN (Fall Semester) FLSA Exempt Contract Length 9 months Class Summary

Responsible for providing instruction within the appropriate department/program. Develop and revise curriculum and course work. Provide scheduled office hours for student consultation. Serves on College committees as needed and assigned. Participate in student orientated instructional and advisement activities as needed and assigned.

Position Type Faculty Employment Status Full Time Position Funding Regular Minimum Education/Training/Experience

Master’s Degree in Nursing and two (2) years of recent relevant clinical practice experience in a medical setting.

Preferred Education/Training/Experience

Associate Degree level teaching experience and advanced medical-surgical clinical expertise.

Minimum Knowledge & Skills

-Principles and practices of teaching
-Training techniques
-Detailed knowledge of material being taught in the specific course and program area
-Student engagement techniques
-Record keeping procedures
-Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with students, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. -Mechanical skills to competently maintain and use equipment in the simulation center.
-Experience with providing technical support in networking, computer hardware or software.
-Familiarity with PC and Mac platforms with experience in MS Office and the ability to learn additional software programs, including audiovisual and computerized simulation equipment.
-Knowledge of operation of standard audio-visual equipment: projectors, microphones, portable screens, media players, etc.
-Ability to quickly learn new technology. Ability to express technical information clearly and simply to non-technical persons.
-Physical ability to lift, move, maintain and set up computer, audio-visual and simulation lab equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. without assistance.

Preferred Knowledge & Skills

Preferred two years’ experience in healthcare simulation as an educator or simulation technician.

Applicants may be asked to complete a simulation assignment during the interview.

Job Duties

-Comply with all college policies and safety policies to ensure a positive learning environment for student
instruction and to support the activities of the college and to attend meetings and training as required.
- Meet clinical assignments.
- Prepare clinical schedules and arrangements for assigned agency in a timely manner.
- Supervise of students caring for 1-3 patients.
- Coordinate safe nursing care of patients by student.
- Maintain Texas RN Licensure and credentials.
- Maintain current immunizations and CPR as required by clinical agencies.
- Maintain a minimum of 7.5 scheduled office hours per week to be available for students.
- Participate in committees and meetings and be in attendance 90% of the time.
-Assist the Sim Lab coordinator in the general operation of the simulation laboratory/center to provide a wide variety of patient simulation experiences.
-Report the need for maintenance and repair all simulation equipment to the sim lab coordinator, including:
Human patient simulators ( HPS ), computers, monitors and a variety of clinical medical equipment.
Audiovisual and debriefing systems.
-Communicate effectively with manufacturers regarding maintenance, repair, update and technology changes.
Assist with upgrades to software and equipment as needed.
-• Provide or obtain technical support for task trainers and multimedia peripherals including:
Beds/examination tables, headwalls, patient monitors, and other health care equipment
Medication dispensing systems
Vital sign monitors
-Organize and restock simulation laboratory supplies if not completed by other staff or volunteers.
-Oversee, assist, or perform the set up and take down of simulation laboratory equipment – allowing for rapid turnover of simulation lab set up as necessary.
-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.
-Incorporate best practice and evidenced-based research in scenario development with a focus on standardization and efficiencies across the healthcare continuum
-Participate in faculty and department meetings to assist with development and implementation of simulation experiences.
-Communicate effectively all simulation laboratory educators, administrative staff and technical support staff.
-Provide orientation to new simulation lab staff and oversee their training.
-Network with other lab/simulation coordinators at local/state/national level to develop and utilize best practices.
-Assist with the collection of data for ongoing grant requirements.
-Be prepared to provide simulation remotely as need arises.
-Maintain learner confidentiality.
-Assist with center tours.
-Performs other job-related duties as required.
-Assume faculty educator role for simulation as content expert.
-Conduct debriefing within scope of knowledge or assist content expert with debriefing.
-Develop simulation curricula to support course and department outcomes.

Licensing/Certification Requirements

Texas Registered Nurse licensure or privileges to work as a registered nurse in Texas.

Physical Requirements

May work indoors in classroom, skills lab, and office, travel to clinical assignments. Work with students, staff, and patients during clinical teaching experience. Must be able to work evenings and/or weekends when assigned. Clinical shifts will be for a period of 12 hours.

Physical: High physical demand. Must be able to stoop, bend, lift up to 50 pounds, and assist in patient care/clinical teaching situations, or demonstrate ability to perform tasks successfully. Possible exposure to communicable diseases through patient care clinical experience. Occasionally assist in 2-person lifting of patients. Identifying specific weights lifted in a transfer is difficult because it is dependent upon the amount of assistance the patient is able to offer.

Posting Number F130P Candidates that are eligible apply Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicant Minimum Salary Range TBD Mid Point Salary Range TBD Maximum Salary Range Posting Open Date 07/06/2020 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting EEO Statement

College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status.

College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s Degree in Nursing and two (2) years of recent relevant clinical practice experience in a medical setting?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts (1 of 3)
  3. Additional Transcripts (2 of 3)
  4. Additional Transcripts (3 of 3)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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