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. We are launching an Accelerated BSN program in Albuquerque, Jan 2025, and seeking nurse educators - join us!

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 College of Nursing and Healthcare Professionals at GCU will launch a 16-month ABSN program with it's first cohort Jan 2025. In preparation for the launch, we are seeking a Nursing Simulation Faculty member. This position is a good step for nurses looking to move from the clinical setting to academia. GCU has a structured orientation plan that will teach you our model of scenario design, facilitation and debriefing methodology and techniques. The Immersive Simulation Team is devoted to high-quality learner experiences through excellence in simulation pedagogy. 

Location: 6200 Jefferson St. NE Suite 300, Albuquerque, NM

Schedule: Monday thru Friday 7:30am-4:30pm

Benefits: Full benefits portfolio including tuition package

Target hire date: October 2024

Program Launch: January 2025

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 NM 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

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan
  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays
  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events
  • Free covered parking
  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

Application Instructions

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