Lab Skills Faculty - Nursing
Grand Canyon University! One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning.
Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University.
Are you looking to shape the nurses of the future? Have you always thought about teaching? Are you prepared to pass on your knowledge to the next generation of Nurses and Healthcare professionals? We may have the opportunity you have been looking for.
The https://GCU College of Nursing & Health Care Professionals is seeking an Immediate full-time Lab Skills Faculty Member. This role will be located in Phoenix, AZ at our 33rd and Camelback main campus.
The Lab Skills Faculty Member will develop and provide instruction that incorporates current teaching methodologies, technologies, and other trends that reflect advances in specific areas of the discipline associated with evidence-based instruction in nursing lab activities from foundations of skill development through simulation techniques.
What you will do:
Provide 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
Provide instruction in skills lab activities including facilitation, contributing to workflow processes, planning and leveling learning, review, and revision of course materials
Responsible for faculty development and evaluation of facilitator competency in lab skills
Contribute to course development to ensure the essentials of course objectives, remediation, and student success are aligned with expectations and outcomes
Collaborate with lab staff to ensure that adequate needs, gaps, staffing, and logistics are identified and addressed to ensure optimum student experiences
Collaborate with lab staff 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
Communicate and enforce, with students, staff, and faculty, the policies, procedures, and processes to ensure activities align with course objectives, standardization of instruction across the program, and compliance with regulatory, accrediting, and industry standards of best practice
Meet with leadership to develop strategic, operational, and proposed objectives for quality improvement and integration of lab activities
Actively engage in professional activity to ensure current best practices are reviewed and considered for the introduction, revision, and validation of current lab practices
Responsible for proper training, delegation, and supervision of instruction provided by facilitators in lab skills and simulation activities
Travel to all GCU lab sites as often as required, weekly and/or daily
What you will need:
Master’s degree (MSN) required
Unencumbered Arizona RN license
Valid Arizona Driver’s license
Knowledge of Laerdal and Gaumard Human Patient Simulator software and Microsoft Office
Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University
Nice to have:
3 - 5 years relevant teaching experience or work experience in nursing skills instruction, preferred
Background/expertise in instructional and pedagogical concepts and methods in health care skills and simulation instruction
Why work at GCU:
Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan.
We also offer full-time employees an Education Tuition Discount Program
Generous holiday and paid time off package - we aren’t kidding, it’s good!
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