Job Description

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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