Facilitator, Simulation & Clinical Learning Resource Center
The School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a full time Facilitator, Simulation and Clinical Learning Resource Center in the Department of Nursing beginning August 1, 2019. The Department of Nursing resides within the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science. The Administration includes the School administration as well as the College administration. The Faculty include the Department of Nursing Faculty and interdisciplinary colleagues at the College as well as professional nursing colleagues nationally and internationally. The Professional Staff for the Department of Nursing support the teaching role of the Faculty as well as supplements the learning needs of the Students via understanding of the curriculum as well as the professional needs. The Facilitator, Simulation and Clinical Learning Resource Center works with the Coordinator, Simulation and Clinical Learning Resource Center to enable the Faculty to meet the curricular needs of the Students under the guidance of the Administration. The Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialists works with the Coordinator and the Facilitator to assist in particular with simulation and technology needs as well as in other equipment and supply needs as appropriate.
The Department of Nursing has 13 full time faculty, 4-5 part time faculty, 30+ adjunct faculty, 300+ students and staff support.
The Facilitator, Simulation and Clinical Learning Resource Center works with the Coordinator, Simulation and Clinical Learning Resource Center to enable the Faculty to meet the curricular needs of the Students under the guidance of the Administration. The responsibilities of the Facilitator, Simulation and Clinical Learning Resource Center include the mentorship for simulation and the obligation to demonstrate clinical proficiencies that support the curriculum and the mission and philosophy of the School of Nursing., Health, and Exercise Science. Formal and informal teaching is included in these responsibilities.
- Collaborate with faculty in the development of simulations for specific courses, both at the undergraduate and graduate level. This will include the design as well as implementation of the simulation. The faculty will be the content experts.
- Mentor faculty in the designing of as well in the implementation of simulations such that faculty will be able to run the simulations. This will include faculty orientation and continuing education opportunities around simulation. The goal will be to develop faculty that are comfortable with the pedagogy of simulation with excellent debriefing skills.
- Manage the scheduling of and usage of standardized patients. This will include the financial plans as well as developing list of candidates for consideration. Orientation of standardized patients will be essential. Student workers and a class for standardized patients may be considered.
- Oversight of the Inter-professional Simulations which currently include but are not limited to Poverty Simulation, In Her Shoes.
- Participate in Department of Nursing activities including events, publications, and other opportunities that involve students, faculty and alumni.
- Classroom and clinical laboratory teaching/remediation as needed with posted office hours during weeks that classes are in session
- Evaluate students clinical laboratory performance within guidelines established by faculty that are based on reliable and valid rubrics
- Assist in the establishment and management of the clinical make-up and remediation guidelines for the various undergraduate and graduate courses as it involves the use of the clinical learning laboratory and simulation
- MSN in Nursing Experience in clinical and classroom nursing education with working knowledge of curriculum development and assessment.
- Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey.
- Preferred adult elderly experience.
- Experience with or willingness to develop expertise with clinical simulation is desired.
- CHSE preferred but willing to consider person who has desire to achieve this certification.
This position is a New Jersey Civil Service position with the state title: Instructor. It is aligned to the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) bargaining unit. Permanent appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a 4-month probationary period to assess the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Salary for an internal candidate will be determined in accordance with the union rules.
The College offers a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and prescription plans as well as pension, paid leave time and tuition savings programs. Under a new residency bill signed into law by Governor Chris Christie, any individual hired on, or after September 1, 2011, will be required to establish a principal residence in New Jersey unless their position is exempt. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire. Any new employee who believes that they have a critical need to live outside of New Jersey, or that a move to a permanent residence within the state would constitute a hardship, may request an exemption from the provisions of the law by appealing to a five-member committee to be established by the State for the purpose of hearing such appeals.
To apply, please send a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae and three letters of reference and names, addresses, and telephone number. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The college has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.