Nursing Simulation Coordinator
Staff » Arts and Sciences
Posted Tuesday, March 15, 2022

JOB TITLE:  Nursing Simulation Coordinator
POSITION NUMBER: CI9913
HIRING SUPERVISOR: Director of Nursing
DIVISION:  College of Arts & Sciences
DEPARTMENT: Nursing/Natural Science
TYPE:  Full-Time 

SUMMARY: The Simulation Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the simulation center. The Simulation Coordinator overseas the preparation, maintenance, inventory and operation of all simulation equipment/supplies and collaborates with faculty to design, plan, implement and schedule simulation activities. The Simulation Coordinator ensures adherence to program policies, course objectives, program outcomes, and current simulation best practice and safety measures. 

JOB DUTIES:



  • Collaborates with Program Director and Nursing faculty to establish best practices, policies, and procedures related to the simulation lab  with a focus on safety and continuous quality improvement.

  • Collaborates with course faculty in planning, designing, organizing, and delivering lab and simulation activities to meet the needs and schedule of courses.

  • Supervises clinical rotations as consistent with clinical expertise and within the needs of the curriculum.

  • Develops case-based simulation scenarios with faculty, which blend theory content with clinical reasoning.

  • Provides education to full time and adjunct faculty in the use of high, medium, and low fidelity simulation.

  • Collaborates with Nursing faculty to provide student remediation in the lab setting.

  • Ensures maintenance of simulation manikins and other equipment in the skills and simulation lab; initiates repairs and maintains  appropriate warranties.

  • Monitors inventory and orders necessary supplies for the skills and simulation lab, including performing the annual inventory.

  • Identifies potential grant opportunity and collaborates on grant development.

  • Maintains databases of resources, scenario applications, and utilization or simulation activities.

  • Collaborates with clinical organizations to identify current clinical practice needs that can be recreated through simulation preparation.

  • Networks with simulation coordinators at local, state and national levels to identify best practices, collaboration opportunities, trends, and resources.

  • Conducts tours for internal/external stakeholders.



EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 


  • Master’s Degree in Nursing required.

  • Licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Michigan.

  • Three or more years of experience in a healthcare setting and education, with a focus on medical-surgical nursing.

  • Minimum of one year in a simulation role.

  • Ability to prioritize, delegate and collaborate with stakeholders.

  • Ability to meet challenges of adult learners with diverse backgrounds.

  • Ability to create and maintain a student-centered environment within the framework of Relationship-Based Care.

  • Creativity in simulation scenario building.



Lawrence Technological University (LTU) conducts pre-employment screening on initial candidates for all positions, which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, license, certifications, and/or verification of work history.

Lawrence Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Employment.

Please email a cover letter with your resume to nursingsearch@ltu.edu.
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