Location: Lowell, MA Category: Full-time Faculty Posted On: Fri Mar 15 2019 Job Description:
Title: Nursing Faculty: Simulation Coordinator
Unit: MCCC Unit Full-Time Faculty Position
Reports To: Dean of Nursing and Allied Health
Responsibilities: The nursing faculty is a creative, knowledgeable, and flexible individual who provides classroom, simulation laboratory, and/or clinical instruction in nursing for assigned courses in the nursing program. The faculty works with the program administrator and other faculty in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the program and participates in college service as well as student advisement. The faculty is committed to inclusive excellence, diversity, and continuous professional improvement.
Provide classroom instruction for sessions that last up to three hours. Classroom instruction includes:preparation of materials, conducting lecture/discussion for a group of up to 32 students, and using a variety of instructional materials and technologies. Didactic instruction also includes: preparing; proctoring; correcting; grading; and posting of exam grades.
Provide simulation laboratory instruction two days per week, for six to eight hours each day, for a group of up to 8 students. The instructor is typically on his/her feet and walking for most of the day.
Simulation instruction includes:application of best practice models for simulation to the development, implementation, and evaluation of low and high fidelity interactive learning opportunities that align with the course and program student learning outcomes.
Schedule Nursing Learning Center activities for all nursing courses (full-time and part-time) in collaboration with course faculty.This includes:skills laboratory classes, simulation experiences, and open lab usage.
Design and distribute schedules, directions, etc. pertaining to Nursing Learning Center activities.
Direct and supervise laboratory faculty/staff, teaching assistants, and work study students.
Participate in the setting up and running of simulation lab experiences.
Facilitate training of faculty in the use of laboratory equipment and simulators.
Oversee/conduct the orientation of all students to the use of the Nursing Learning Center.
Supervise the design and construction of laboratory certification criteria.
Maintain equipment and supplies for all skills and simulation laboratories:
order supplies and materials as needed within budgetary constraints
maintain inventory of all equipment and supplies.
attend to repair of equipment as needed.
Serve as resource person for department faculty:
designing/developing simulation lab experiences.
clinical make-up activities.
Serve as a resource person for students in Nursing Learning Center.
Coordinate use of shared facilities, equipment, and supplies with other health programs.
Collaborate with program faculty in planning, implementation, and evaluation of student experiences.
Collaborate with agency personnel in planning and implementing student experiences.
Provide ongoing advising with assigned students for the purpose of course and program decisions.
Post and conduct office hours in his/her office space as required by Article XII of the MCCC Agreement.
Implement all nursing program policies as well as applicable college policies.
Plan, implement, and evaluate the program in compliance with appropriate regulatory and accrediting agency requirements.
Participate fully in department, division, and college meetings.
Participate in college service as required by Article XII of the MCCC Agreement.
Maintain currency in nursing and nursing education through participation in continuing education.
Orient new part-time faculty to course and program requirements.
Massachusetts Registered Nurse license in good standing by date of hire.
Master's degree or higher in nursing or expected graduation date prior to September 1, 2019.
Minimum of two years of full-time experience in nursing, or its equivalent, within the last five years.
Post-secondary simulation laboratory experience in nursing.
Post-secondary clinical or classroom teaching experience in nursing.
Experience working with individuals of diverse identities such as socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and veterans, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
Experience in collaborative work environments.
Master's Degree in Nursing Education.
Minimum of two years of full-time experience in medical surgical nursing, or its equivalent, within the last five years.
Demonstrated ability to provide a variety of alternative instructional methodologies and assessment strategies.
Understanding of and commitment to the role of the community college in higher education.
Knowledge of cultural competency skills framework.
Bilingual skills a plus.
This is a full-time MCCC unit faculty position with benefits.
Location Lowell campus, with occasional travel to the Bedford campus and off-site
Start Date Fall semester, 2019
Application Deadline April 5, 2019
The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Internal Number: 108402
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