Simulation Director - Nursing

Goodwin College
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Job Details

Job Location

East Hartford, CT - East Hartford, CT

Position Type

Full Time


The mission of Goodwin University is to educate a diverse student population in a dynamic environment that aligns education, commerce, and community. Our innovative programs of study prepare students for professional careers while promoting lifelong learning and civic responsibility. As a nurturing university community, we challenge students, faculty, staff, and administration to fully realize their highest academic, professional, and personal potential.

Position Description Summary/Purpose :

The main purpose of the Simulation Director is to plan, organize and direct the instructional and administrative activities in the Simulation center; provide leadership that will ensure a quality instructional simulation process; meet course learning outcomes and equitable access to space. This individual will utilize their broad experience in simulation methodology for teaching, operational improvement, quality and safety, and leadership skills to create a vision for simulation at Goodwin University for Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students.

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Reviews and recommends guidelines for simulation according to the Healthcare Simulation Standards of Best Practices to ensure a quality evidence-based simulation program for all students in both the ADN and BSN programs.

Collaborate with the Program Director and faculty in the planning and implementation of simulation activities that meet student learning outcomes.

  • Teach 3-6 credits per semester
  • Provide ongoing education and training to students and faculty to maintain their success
  • Participates in the development, planning, recommendation, implementation, and administration of goals and objectives for the simulation center.
  • oversees equipment maintenance schedules and other procedures to ensure the simulation center is running efficiently and effectively.
  • Coordinates assigned instructional and administrative activities with those of other instructional programs and outside agencies and organizations.

  • Manages the supervision and hiring of full-time and part-time faculty in the simulation center.

  • Other Functions :

  • Performs similar, or related work as required, directed or as the situation dictates.
  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.
  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort.
  • Knowledge, Ability and Skill :

  • Demonstrated commitment to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and work in an environment in which all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity.
  • Previous experience in simulation preferred. Knowledge of multiple healthcare disciplines is a plus.
  • Minimum Required Qualifications :

    Education, Training, and Experience :

  • Master's Degree from a regionally accredited institution credentialed to teach in the School of Nursing
  • Three years of college teaching and or simulation experience
  • Active CT RN licensure
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Credentialed as CSHE (certified simulation health educator) or other simulation certifications.
  • Full-Time Employee Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k employer match
  • Employee & dependent life insurance
  • Great tuition benefits for employee, spouse & dependents
  • PTO program
  • Flexible work schedules / work from home opportunities (if your department allows WFH)
  • (This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between Goodwin University and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)

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