Director of Clinical Education & Simulation Lab (CESiL)
Title Position Reports To: Interim Dean
The Director of Clinical Education and Simulation Lab is responsible for operationalizing the strategic vision of the College of Nursing and Public Health simulation learning laboratories. The Director works closely with faculty, staff, students and external entities.
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Program Leadership and Operations:
Support the philosophy and academic strategic goals of Adelphi University.
Strategically plan and facilitate simulation utilization, growth and effectiveness.
Create a positive and professional environment within the labs.
Develop, implement and review policies and procedures including, written standards regarding the use of the CESiL Laboratories with the CNPH.
Develop, implement and review quality assurance and improvement programs for simulation.
Represent Adelphi University, CNPH at simulation meetings on the local, state and national level.
Support the development and maintenance of a research infrastructure within the CESiL Laboratories.
Develop and foster partnerships with manufacturers and vendors, as well as national leaders in clinical simulation research and effective teaching strategies.
Establish process to assure national level accreditation of lab.
Support student success through implementation of national simulation standards for education in the Learning Laboratories.
Develop and communicate strategies to prioritize, schedule and implement classes within the CESiL Laboratories; balancing needs and resources.
Stay abreast of emerging technologies to create realistic learning environments.
Assure adequate staffing to maximize lab efficiency and effectiveness.
Provide opportunities for lab staff to engage in professional development activities.
Faculty Support and Collaboration
Collaborate with leadership within the College of Nursing and Public Health to determine simulation needs and areas for expansion.
Work with faculty and content experts to design, develop, and implement simulation experiences to meet class and program requirements.
Collaborate with faculty and content experts to evaluate and ensure the effectiveness of simulation experiences; including the application of outcome measures, statistical analysis, and feedback from learners, and emerging evidence-based recommendations to consistently improve educational offerings.
Develop and implement technical training in simulation technology for staff and faculty to ensure the CESiL Laboratories maintains a position at the forefront of best practice through simulation.
Collaborate with faculty leadership within the College of Nursing and Public Health to develop, expand and evaluate the use of simulation throughout the undergraduate and graduate curriculum.
Identify and implement short and long-term strategic goals and objectives for the use of simulation.
Assess the effectiveness of identified short and long term goals and implement revision when applicable.
Oversees evaluation process, purchasing and implementation of operating procedures and systems used to support excellence in clinical learning within the CESiL Laboratories.
Collaborate with Adelphi University Information Technology department to ensure strategic planning for current and future technological purchases for the CESiL Laboratories.
Develop and fosters partnerships with manufacturers and vendors, as well as national leaders in clinical simulation education and research.
Fiscal and Operational Responsibility:
Efficiently manage day-to-day operations, facilities and simulation assets. Collaborate with CNPH Director of Administrative Affairs and the Assistant Director CESiL to ensure Learning Laboratories operate with fiscal responsibility.
Monitor budgets and adjust expenditures accordingly.
Participate in budget development process.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Accurate record keeping
Expert knowledge of clinical simulation
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :
Be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.
Master's Degree in Nursing or related field with recent clinical experience. Ph.D./Research Doctorate strongly preferred.
National certification in healthcare simulation strongly preferred.
Adelphi University comprises a small liberal arts college and a cluster of professional schools that have grown up in close relationship to the needs of the region. Our mission is to provide quality undergraduate and graduate education and to offer professional preparation of the first rank in arts, education, business, clinical psychology, social work, nursing and other health sciences.