80% Instructor, SPELC in Simulation/Skills Education, Nursing Department
Mount Saint Mary's University
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: 4688389
80% Instructor, SPELC in Simulation/Skills Education, Nursing Department
The Department of Nursing is seeking an 80% FTE Instructor, SPELC in Simulation/Skills Education for its Baccalaureate Programs to teach as a Simulation Educator throughout the nursing programs. This position includes teaching and participation in department and university governance. Course lecturing and/or skills laboratory instruction; Simulation coordination; Scheduling; Technical operations of scenarios; Technical staff orientation and training; Simulation research; Liaison between departments.
Position Annual Hiring Salary: $60,000 - $65,000
Hiring salary can be above the posted pay range if candidate's qualifications are determined to be above the minimum requirements of the position description.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Acts as part of the Experiential Learning Team
Orients faculty and or students to the skills or simulation spaces and equipment
Orders and maintains equipment and supplies using financial stewardship and ensuring equipment and supplies meet instructor and student needs according to the course syllabus.
Coordinates and maintains lab scheduling while clearly communicating nursing skills laboratory courses and open lab times.
Uses evidence-based practice and measures that are current within the nursing community.
Performs yearly inventory, projects skills, and simulation lab needs, practices financial stewardship, maintains vendor relations, maintains spreadsheets, and ensures invoices are processed.
Provides instruction and remediation to students at all levels of pre-licensure nursing programs according to current class content and course outcomes.
Oversees and/or conducts Open Lab Sessions for all nursing students to practice any skill they choose while ensuring students learn the appropriate skills needed to succeed in their nursing program.
Discusses, investigates, evaluates, and recommends new equipment/technologies that can be incorporated into the nursing curriculum.
Trains and aids faculty in the use of new equipment and software.
Ensures the experiential learning areas are orderly, clean, safe, and organized.
Collaborates with faculty to provide course-related skills days.
Remains current in nursing subject matter and techniques of effective instruction.
Participates in Fit testing of students and or faculty.
In collaboration with the Director of Experiential Learning, develop policy/procedure or Standard Operating Procedures for experiential learning areas.
Oversees laundry cleaning and delivery and medical waste disposal.
Initiates or participates in process improvement.
Informs Dean and Director of Experiential Learning of special laboratory needs and/or requests.
Simulation Related Responsibilities
Serves as a faculty resource to facilitate simulation experiences and integration into the curriculum.
Develops and delivers faculty development related to the use and integration of best practices related to simulation methodology according to international standards for simulation.
Observes, evaluates and identifies the needs of and makes recommendations for various nursing simulation experiences to enhance students' learning.
Writes low and high-fidelity simulation scenarios with faculty consultation.
Participates in simulation evaluation, revision, data collection, and research.
Develops, implements, and evaluates student simulation experiences.
Collaborates with faculty from other disciplines to facilitate interdisciplinary simulation.
Uses experiential learning-related software and programs to track, schedule, report, and communicate simulation-related activities.
Willing to be flexible with workdays that may include evenings and weekends.
Attend faculty meetings as required or requested.
Participate in committee work of the department.
Medical Surgical patient knowledge
Understanding of the principles of simulation, teaching, and learning
Strong understanding of evidenced-based practice
Abilities and Skills:
A track record of excellent teamwork, organization, and leadership skills.
Medical Surgical skills
Computer applications and operations
Strong organizational skills
A baccalaureate degree in nursing from a regionally accredited college or University.
An earned master's or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited college or University is preferred.
One year of full-time experience in patient care within the past 5 years.
One year of clinical teaching experience is preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
A clear and current California Registered Nurse license.
Mount Saint Mary's University's commitment to equity, diversity and justice (EDJ) is steeped in the tradition and legacy of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ), our Catholic identity, mission and values. We are unwavering in our pursuit of inclusion, belonging and antiracism. We aspire to achieve our love of dear neighbor without distinction, which permeates all forms of social identities and human experiences.
We honor and celebrate our similarities and differences. We are committed to the full inclusion of the entire Mount community. Due to historical legacies of exclusion, we offer particular care for underrepresented populations. We define diversity in the broadest sense, including but not limited to, age, differences in culture, citizenship status, disability, family status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, generational history, genetic information, geographic origin, language, political perspectives, mental and physical ability, military service, national origin, race and ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, size and socioeconomic class.
Welcoming individuals from a variety of backgrounds improves and enriches our learning, living and working environments. Any breach of these values harms our community. Mount Saint Mary's University transforms its culture through the radical pursuit of institutionalized change. We strive for a campus where students, staff, faculty, alumnae and all whom we encounter feel welcomed, valued and are supported to reach their full potential.
As we pursue our never-ending journey toward a more equitable, inclusive and antiracist campus in our richly diverse community, we welcome you.
Please complete the on-line application and submit cover letter, resume and salary history.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters.
A background check will be required.
Employees may disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status with MSMU's Human Resources on a voluntary basis. Some MSMU clinical healthcare partners may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination to work at their facilities. If required, your academic division will inform you.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the Western United States. It is also nationally recognized for its academic programs, its culturally diverse student body, and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders.