The Department of Nursing in the School of Science, Engineering and Health at Messiah College invites applicants for the position of Patient Simulation Laboratory Coordinator. This full-time position begins in August, 2018.
Responsibilities: The PSL Coordinator is accountable to the Nursing Simulation Educator/Coordinator to support student learning and maintain effectiveness and efficiency of the PSL facilities. This registered nurse position, requires one to be proficient in skill lab instruction, laboratory coordination, technology skills, and management and leadership abilities. Continued professional development is required including a simulation certification program. The position is a full-time 9 month position requiring flexibly scheduled hours throughout the academic year.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a current unrestricted license as a registered nurse in Pennsylvania, member of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Nursing Simulation, and 3 years relevant nursing practice and/or teaching experience required; Certified in BLS and experience with ACLS preferred.
Skills and Characteristics: Evidence of ability to reinforce student learning; evidence of effective problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills; evidence of a career that includes a strong work ethic with a proven track record of project completion, multi-tasking, and the ability to handle high-pressure environments; evidence of a willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth; knowledge of videotape recording and audio visual equipment; self-motivated and willing to learn new skills; ability to carry out responsibilities in a timely and meticulous manner; ability to maintain confidentiality regarding research, simulation participation and sensitive issues; ability to provide feedback, support and encouragement to students; ability to safeguard sensitive or confidential information from intentional or unintentional disclosure; ability to maintain a current inventory of equipment and supplies, ensure that equipment is in proper working order and determine future equipment and supply needs; essential physical competencies which include extended sitting, standing and walking daily, ability to grasp, hold, push, and/or pull, ability to bend or squat, moving quickly in response to an emergency using upper body movements, ability to reach, carry, move and/or lift approximately 25 lbs. and/or occasionally push or pull objects on a rolling cart up to approx. 50 lbs.; ability to perform assigned responsibilities, duties and tasks according to established practices; ability to demonstrate, use and maintain equipment, tools and materials in a safe and correct manner; ability to operate and program simulator software; ability to use the College's learning management system, inventory software, lab scheduling software and electronic purchase orders; evidence of effective communication with others including students, faculty, administration and interdisciplinary teams; ability to record and maintain proper records and to meet deadlines for reports and other required paperwork; word processing, Microsoft Office, email, internet, filing
Applications: Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. All materials must be submitted electronically using this link: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/11686
Messiah College's strategic plan includes a commitment to community engagement in diverse settings and the development of intercultural competencies as well as a commitment to developing a comprehensive and integrated approach to global engagement. As such, Messiah College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments.
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