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The Simulation Director has faculty and administrative responsibilities for simulation education (procedural and high fidelity) for all nursing programs. The Director provides leadership and management for the Simulation Center including equipment purchase and maintenance, budget management, and best standards or practice. The Director supervises and provides professional development for simulation personnel. This is a full time 12-month faculty position with administrative release time.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assure quality and integrity of the academic learning, course curriculum, clinical simulation services, and operations according to standards of best practice as defined by the International Association of Clinical Simulation Learning (INACSL) and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH).
Collaborate with lead course faculty to ensure intentional threading and building of simulation procedural skill sets and clinical scenarios across the curriculum.
Coordinate, schedule, and provide oversight for all simulation experiences in all nursing courses.
Recruit, orient, and mentor affiliate faculty teaching in the Simulation Center.
Maintain accurate and current electronic records including equipment inventory, maintenance agreements, and Student Learning Outcome competency validation.
Teach 6-12 credits annually depending upon the needs of the department.
Fulfill the role and responsibilities of Standing Nursing Faculty in addition to the role of Simulation Director including teaching, scholarship, and service responsibilities.
Complete other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Doctorate in Nursing with emphasis in Simulation preferred; Master in Nursing from an accredited nursing education program required.
Simulation Certification preferred.
Current unencumbered Colorado RN license required.
Two years of full-time or equivalent professional nursing clinical experience in an area of specialization.
Teaching experience in, commitment to, and a passion for simulation in nursing education.
Effective time management, organizational and problem-solving skills, detail oriented.
Leadership ability including initiative, innovation, persistence, dependability, and productivity.
Knowledge and understanding of Blackboard, electronic healthcare records, healthcare technology systems, and Microsoft Office suite.
Position requires high energy, dedication to nursing students, and commitment to nursing education as ministry.
Nature of the Work Environment
While performing the duties of the job, you may be required to walk, stand, sit, squat, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, lift up to 50 pounds, speak with clarity, and have appropriate vision and hearing capabilities. Working irregular hours including evenings and weekends is expected. Tasks involve managing multiple priorities, projects, people, and activities. Tasks may involve extended periods of time at the computer keyboard, workstation or on your feet.
Colorado Christian University expects all faculty and staff to become a part of the University community by participating in activities and events that occur on the campus throughout the year, which may occur during evenings and weekends.
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About Colorado Christian University
With a heritage dating back to 1914, Colorado Christian University is committed to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, professionally, and spiritually. Just a few minutes from downtown Denver, CCU is uniquely positioned to offer students a distinctive variety of educational opportunities and experiences.