Nursing Simulation Lab Coordinator Lecturer Full Time Faculty (Category II)

Denver, CO
Apr 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

The Nursing Simulation Lab Coordinator is a faculty position that assists with clinical learning lab facilities and simulation lab activities in the Nursing Department. This position works collaboratively with the nursing faculty. The position assists the department with the day-to-day nursing simulation laboratory operations and with the incorporation of technology throughout the curriculum. May assist with lab skills, clinical instruction and other related functions which support the Department of Nursing.

Posting Number

Position Title
Nursing Simulation Lab Coordinator Lecturer Full Time Faculty (Category II)

Position Number
F 819

Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with education and experience.

Employee Category

NUR - Nursing

EClass Code
FT Faculty-10 mo with benes


Collaborates with faculty to meet the educational needs of students (60%)
• Develops and implements simulation activities according to INASCL standards
• Evaluates student performance of simulations
• Administers and supervises standardized testing reports.
• Performs remediation with students in simulation areas
• Develops and maintains course notebooks on specific simulation lab activities (stored electronically)
• Teaches one 3 credit course per academic year
Coordinates all aspects of the Simulation skills lab (20%)
• Assists in daily activities and services of the nursing simulation lab including recordkeeping, scheduling, lab set-up, and management of lab equipment and supplies.
• Makes simple repairs, performs minor maintenance and upgrades to simulation lab equipment.
• Supports processes for maintaining and repairing simulation lab equipment
• Ensures the simulation/skills labs are clean, safe, and organized.
• Promotes safe simulation lab practices.
• Prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports.
• Collaborate with faculty to interview, schedule and monitor simulation lab assistants and faculty
• Develops and implements simulation lab policies and procedures
• Orients and assists faculty and students in the skills/simulation lab setting.
Monitors lab budget and supplies (10%)
• Conducts inventories of simulation lab equipment and orders supplies as needed.
• Researches, evaluates, and recommends new simulation lab materials, equipment, and simulations.
Other: (10%)
• Complies with accreditation and Colorado State Board of Nursing requirements.
• The ability to work a flexible work schedule that may include occasional evenings and weekends
• Works equally and cooperatively with the skills lab coordinator
• Meets expectations of Category II faculty outlined in department guidelines
• Provides service to the department
• Other duties as assigned by the department chair

At all times the simulation lab coordinator is expected to serve as a role model
• Models professional behavior including communication, customer service, collaboration, and attendance

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Required Qualifications

• Master of Science in Nursing from a Nursing Education Program with national nursing accreditation.
• An active unencumbered license in good standing to practice as a registered nurse in Colorado.

Preferred Qualifications

• Minimum two years of relevant work experience.
• Knowledge of high fidelity simulators to develop patient scenarios.
• Knowledge of health care informatics which includes electronic records and telecommunication technology.
• Knowledge of medical/lab equipment. • Familiar with all nursing specialties (medical/surgical, obstetrics, mental health, pediatrics, community health).
• Documented simulation training or mentorship from a qualified training program or vendor.
• Available to complete INASCL training.
• Minimum of one year clinical experience in the area of responsibility.
• Must possess excellent, verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.
• The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population.

Posting date

Closing date

Closing Instructions
Close on Closing Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

This posting closes at midnight MST on the closing date.


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