Assistant Professor of Practice – Rural Simulation Consultant Nurse Educator

University of Texas at Arlington
September 21, 2023
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Assistant Professor of Practice – Rural Simulation Consultant Nurse


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To apply applicants should go to https: // and submit the following materials:

· Curriculum Vitae (required)

· Cover Letter (required)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be addressed to: Aspen Drude ( [email protected] )

For more information about UTA, please visit: https:// www.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F00417P

Position Title Assistant Professor of Practice – Rural Simulation Consultant Nurse Educator Department CONHI - Center for Rural Health Location Arlington Job Family Faculty Position Status Full-time Rank Non-Tenured Work Hours Standard Open to External and Internal FLSA Exempt Salary Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Benefits Eligible Yes Job Summary

The Center for Rural Health and Nursing is looking for an assistant professor of practice – rural simulation consultant to develop a simulation program with a focus on rural health. The candidate will be developing and planning deployment of a simulation-based education (SBE) program, concentrating on the rural population in Texas. The position will entail development of scenarios utilizing multiple simulation modalities. Qualifications include a working knowledge of human patient simulators, Certification as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE), and adherence to the Healthcare Simulation Standards of Best Practice when developing the program.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States.

University Information

The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas- Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of approximately 46,000 students, UTA is the largest institution in North Texas and the second-largest in the UT System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution and as a Texas Tier One institution. In 2021, UTA received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for its deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education.

UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times ' annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and No. 1 in Texas for the number of degrees awarded to African American students ( Diverse: Issues in Higher Education , 2021). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and it has the fifth-most ethnically diverse undergraduate population in the United States ( U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is among the top 50 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates ( U.S. News & World Report, 2023), and its approximately 250,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 23 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to the UTA's $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Department and College/School Information

We are a college of faculty, staff and students who strive to achieve better health and improve the human condition through training and working as health care professionals, through research in basic and applied health science, and through service to our North Texas community and beyond.

We are proud to be one of the nation's largest producers of registered nurses and the largest for the state of Texas and prouder still that we have achieved our size while remaining committed to quality. The College is a three-time designated National League for Nursing Center of Excellence, a designation awarded to institutions that demonstrate an unwavering commitment to excellence in nursing education. We are a college that is still growing, and we continue to attract new faculty who have decided to make UTA home for their research. We also continue to add programs, such as the Ph.D. in Kinesiology and a new Public Health program with both undergraduate and graduate tracks, expanding the options available to students who come to us wanting to make a difference in health care. UTA's Center for Rural Health and Nursing was established in October 2021 to improve access to needed health care professionals and to partner with communities in improving outcomes of care.

Benefits at UTA

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To help you understand the full value of these benefits, we have created a tool that calculates the total worth of your compensation package. This tool takes into account all of the benefits that you are eligible for, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. To access this tool and learn more about the total value of your benefits, please click on the following link: https: //

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Collaboration with the Lead Faculty from nursing courses to assess rural healthcare course simulation needs

· Collaboration with the Smart Hospital educators when developing SBE activities

· Development of manikin-based scenarios with a rural health focus, adhering to the Healthcare Simulation Standards of Best Practice (HSSOBP)

· Development of Simulated Patient (SP) scenarios with a rural health for Simulated Patients (SP), adhering to the HSSOBP

· Testing developed scenarios at the Smart Hospital prior to launch

· Collaboration with the Smart Hospital staff to develop a plan to deliver the rural health simulation program

· Research interests

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in a healthcare related field

Three years of healthcare simulation experience

Excellent verbal communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

Current CHSE certification

Ability to collaborate virtually if necessary

Knowledge and adherence to the HSSOBP

Preferred Qualifications

Programming knowledge of the Laerdal family of manikins

CBC Requirement

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University's compliance with this policy.

ADA Accommodations

The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email [email protected].

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date 06/01/2023 Open Date 05/01/2023 Review Start Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply applicants should go to https: // and submit the following materials:

· Curriculum Vitae (required)

· Cover Letter (required)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be addressed to: Aspen Drude ( [email protected] )

For more information about UTA, please visit: https:// www.

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