Nursing Faculty - Simulation Instructor - Full Time
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 Collège of Nursing and Healthcare Professionals at GCU has an immediate need for a Full Time Nursing Faculty - Simulation Instructor. The Nursing Faculty - Simulation Instructor serves as educational support to the Clinical Operations to ensure excellence in Immersive Simulation learner experience, and in scenario design, facilitation and debriefing methodology and techniques.
Please note: The home base for this position is located at the Sun City, AZ.
What you will do:
Serve as primary educational support for Clinical Simulation Educational Activities
Proactively coordinate in advance with the Director of Nursing Services to schedule activities and manage equipment and supplies for each activity
Oversee all training processes and ensures systems and equipment are enabled to meet the learning outcomes
Lead trial, validation, and evaluation processes for implementation of scenarios as a part of curriculum
Orient, coordinate and direct Simulation Technician, actors, volunteers and faculty prior to each scenario experience, facilitation and debriefing
Coordinate and assist designated faculty with concurrent and/or retrospective video annotation, data capture and creation of outcome tracking, results and reports
Ensure Faculty & Learners are oriented to capabilities, limitations, safety & proper use of all simulation manikins, trainers, AV, and equipment
Manage Clinical Simulation Educational Activity Related Supplies & Equipment
Provide technical and operational support for AV systems, data collection systems, Human Patient Simulator systems, computer systems, and task trainer systems
Provide reports or feedback to didactic faculty on student progress or outcomes
Occasionally work evenings and weekends as required by business needs
What you will need:
Master’s degree (MSN) from a CCNE/NLNAC or ACEN accredited program
Must have active, current, and unencumbered Arizona RN license
Two years related experience in healthcare, clinical healthcare education, or healthcare simulation education
Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University
Icing on the cake:
Experience facilitating immersive simulation
Experience with simulation debriefing and strategies
Experience collaborating in immersive simulation scenario design, evaluation and implementation into curriculum
Contemporary lab competence and knowledge about simulation both high fidelity and virtual reality as evidenced by relevant continuing education and professional organization affiliation
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 of up to 100% of tuition costs
Generous holiday and paid time off package - we aren’t kidding, it’s good!
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