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Part-Time Coordinator I, Nursing Lab

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 14, 2023


Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in eight areas: Professional Development; Mission & Pride; Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness; Confidence in Senior Leadership; Faculty & Staff Well-Being; Shared Governance; Faculty Experience; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Kingwood

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Lone Star College-Kingwood, an innovative and dynamic community college located in the pine-forested suburbs of northeast Houston, has an opening for someone interested in working with a diverse group of colleagues who want to make a difference in the lives of students and grow professionally. Kingwood focuses on fulfilling individual dreams and enhancing community life and offers unique programs in respiratory care, computer gaming and dental hygiene.

Location address is 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339.

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Nursing Simulation Lab Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of the LSC-CF nursing simulation lab. This position is responsible to prepare and maintain simulation equipment, media, computers and materials related to simulation learning in various health care settings. Collaborates with nursing and other health occupations faculty in designing, planning, implementing and evaluating simulation education, and curriculum materials to support the student achievement of nursing program outcomes. Plans, implements, and evaluates clinical lab activities in accordance with program policies, course objectives and program outcomes. Serves as an expert resource to faculty in developing simulation in the classroom, and simulation lab. Works very closely with the Nursing Lab Coordinator on a daily basi s.

The Coordinator will promote an optimal learning environment and run simulation events as needed, provide assistance to students and faculty using simulation. The Coordinator will establish practices and procedures for simulation that provide for effective learning experiences and safe practice. The Coordinator ensures and maintains inventory of supplies to support all instructional simulation in the lab

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintains simulation lab as a safe, dynamic learning environment for all participating students
  • Operates all simulation mannequins and equipment in a knowledgeable and safe manner. Ensures all simulation equipment is safe and operational
  • Collaborates with faculty and the lab coordinator in scheduling and planning simulation lab activities each semester
  • Liaison with other workforce/academic programs/departments to develop and implement interdisciplinary simulation scenarios
  • Provides lab coordinator with a list of supplies/equipment for each simulation no later than four working days prior to the simulation. Ensures all needed supplies and equipment are available at time of simulation activity
  • Maintains documentation of all acti vities in simulation lab (courses, hours, instructor s, number of students present, scenario s utilized)
  • Collaborates with Director to evaluate simulation activities and utilization and plans for long-term simulation needs and goals
  • Organizes, schedules & implements orientation and educational sessions for nursing and other healthcare faculty in relation to simulation activities
  • Provides orientation to simulation & simulation lab environment to new nursing faculty and other healthcare disciplines
  • Schedules & ensures regular preventive maintenance for simulation equipment completed
  • Develops and maintains an evidence-based reference library of simulation resources for faculty and students
  • Provides faculty with the relevant & current information regarding simulation in education
  • Serves as liaison between the simulation lab and other simulation labs as well as simulator manufacturers
  • Identifies grant/ funding opportunities to maintain a well-equipped simulation lab
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    • Proficient in advanced nursing skills. Some experience with the development of lesson plans and/or teaching scenarios a plus. Strong computer proficiency required.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to appreciate alternative viewpoints
    • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people.
    • Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service and providing a dynamic climate for life-long learning.


    PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

    The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; or recurring lifting of moderately heavy items, such as typewriters and record boxes. The work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities, such as above average agility and dexterity. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds for receiving equipment and supplies as well as for lab set up.

    WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:

    The work may involves exposure to hazardous items such as chemicals, toxic or caustic materials, contamination, and electrical hazards. This exposure requires special safety precautions, e.g., working around moving parts, carts, or machines; exposure to contagious diseases or irritant chemicals. Employees may be required to use protective clothing or gear, such as masks, gowns, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, or shields.



    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • BSN and at least 2 years of clinical background and experience


    PREFERRED QULAIFICATIONS:
    • MSN
    • Strong clinical background and experience.
    • Experience in the community college or nursing educational environment.
    • Experience with clinical simulation and scenario development
    Salary

    Hourly Pay Rate is $16.40

    Benefits Marketing Statement

    By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.

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    How to Apply

    ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

    We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

    Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

    If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

    Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

    More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

    Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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