Jefferson Community & Technical College is looking to hire an additional MSN prepared nurse that will help oversee the Nursing Skills Lab, as well as, work in the Simulation Lab to align the lab, simulation, clinical, and classroom experiences for students.
This position will work closely with the Nursing Faculty, Clinical Adjuncts, and additional Simulation Faculty to ensure the best experiences for the students. Additionally, this position will include some teaching in the Division.
Responsibilities (these are shared with another simulation lab faculty member)
Provides expert instruction in nursing skills development to ensure alignment with course objectives, standardization of instruction across the program, and compliance with regulatory, accrediting, and industry standards of best practice.
Provides expert instruction in nursing simulation activities including facilitation, contributing to workflow processes, planning and leveling learning, review and revision of course materials to ensure alignment with nursing course objectives, standardization of instruction across the program, and compliance with regulatory, accrediting, and industry standards of best practice.
Responsible for faculty development and evaluation of facilitator competency in lab skills and simulation activities.
Contributes to nursing course development to ensure the essentials of course objectives, remediation, and student success are aligned with expectations and outcomes.
Collaborates with the Nursing and Allied Health Faculty to ensure that adequate needs, gaps, staffing, and logistics are identified and addressed to ensure optimum student experiences.
Collaborates with faculty and leadership to ensure all supplies, equipment, media, computers and materials required to replicate simulated health care experiences are available and all equipment and simulation technology are at optimum operating levels.
Communicates and enforces the policies, procedures, and processes of the skills and simulation lab to ensure nursing students and faculty align with course objectives, standardization of instruction across the program, and compliance with regulatory, accrediting, and industry standards of best practice.
Meets with nursing leadership to develop strategic, operational, and proposed objectives for quality improvement and integration of nursing lab activities.
Actively engages in professional activity to ensure current nursing best practices are reviewed and considered for the introduction, revision, and validation of current nursing lab practices. Collaborates with the faculty to ensure simulation best practices are followed.
Must maintain academic expertise in both pedagogical and technical aspects of nursing practice and simulation. Simulation faculty shall demonstrate qualifications by
Attendance at simulation conferences
Completion of educational activities related to simulation; or
Holding a credential issued by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare or a simulation preparation program recognized by the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation.
Develop and maintain a written rational for the use and purpose of simulation within the curriculum, an orientation plan for faculty concerning simulation, and written procedures on the method of pre-briefing and debriefing each simulated activity.
Develop nursing simulation that aligns with the current curriculum that includes evidence-based practices currently in use at healthcare facilities and meets KBN regulations.
Performs related duties as assigned and needed.
Responsible for proper training, delegation, and supervision of nursing instruction provided by facilitators in lab skills and simulation activities.
Oversees nursing skills labs and reports activities to nursing leadership.
Maintain nursing lab schedules, and determines lab needs as far as supplies, equipment, and space.
Participates in providing supervision of lab practice with nursing students.
Maintain simulation hours from Monday thru Friday as scheduled by faculty. Occasional Saturdays will be required.
Simulations will be scheduled based on availability of lab.
Master's degree (MSN) required.
Certification as Healthcare Simulation Educator, preferred.
3-5 years of relevant teaching experience or work experience in simulation techniques and nursing skills instruction, preferred.
Background/expertise in instructional and pedagogical concepts and methods in health care skills, and simulation instruction.
Unencumbered Kentucky RN license.
Knowledge of Laerdal Human Patient Simulator software.
This position requires the ability to work in a culturally diverse environment, which consists of frequent contact with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, staff, and the public. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with underrepresented minority students through teaching, mentoring, or administration are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates with a demonstrated ability to incorporate diverse perspectives into teaching and student engagement are encouraged to identify those experiences in the application materials. Jefferson Community and Technical College is working to build a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working.
Internal Number: 65917
About Jefferson Community and Technical College
Jefferson Community and Technical College, based in Louisville, Ky., is the largest of 16 colleges forming the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. It encompasses six campuses in four counties with over 12,000 students enrolled on campus and in on-line programs. It is a comprehensive, public postsecondary institution providing students access to a wide variety of programs of study including allied health, business, engineering technologies, general education transfer studies, information technologies, and trade and industry technologies. It awards associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. At Jefferson, we foster an active and inclusive learning environment and value working with students from diverse backgrounds. We have a strong commitment to community-building and inclusion.