Preceptor II, Nursing Skills Lab

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Department Name Nursing

Campus or Location College-wide

Vacancy Number PT201-16

Reports To Director of Nursing Lab

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Support Staff

Position Type Part-Time

Union Position Non-Union

Number of Openings 2

Job Description Summary

Oversees the work of the preceptors and students in the nursing skills lab at assigned site. Works collaboratively with faculty, colleagues, and other areas of the College, students, and community partners to provide customer satisfaction, instructional materials, and efficient and effective use of resources in the lab.

Job Responsibilities


Plans, organizes, coordinates, and monitors assigned nursing skills activities for students.

Coordinates maintenance of the lab and equipment.

Provides input to the Director in development and enforcement of lab policies and procedures.

Provides input to the development of lab schedules.

Communicates with faculty verbally and in writing to provide timely feedback regarding students' progress in the skills lab.

Assists with supply inventory and ordering.

Develops and maintains written and or visual materials needed for practicum.

Insures that test-out materials are in good order.

Provides lab materials to all sites to assure consistency among labs.

Attends course group meetings that pertain to the nursing skills labs

Anticipates and meets all customer needs accurately, professionally, and with a commitment to customer satisfaction.

Performs the duties of a preceptor as needed, including testing and circulating, and working directly with nursing students in the simulated lab to develop competency with skills, providing a bridge between classroom theory and skills application. Utilizes a variety of learning modalities in the lab including the Human Patient Simulator (HPS) with computerized scenarios, manikins and models, equipment and supplies for demonstration and return demonstration. Evaluates student performance with competency testing, practicum, and direct observation.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing

Active, unencumbered Ohio Registered Nurse license

Current employment as a Preceptor I in Cuyahoga Community College Nursing Skills Lab for at least six (6) months

Demonstrated leadership ability

Willingness to accept challenging assignments

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent customer service skills and proven ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships

Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications

Master of Science in Nursing

Experience working closely with a course coordinator in planning specific lab activities.

Work Schedule

Must be available to work 20-25 hours per week with day, evening and weekend hours College-wide, as necessary to meet the needs of the lab.

Posting Open Date 03/23/2016

Repost Date 12/20/2016

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you learn of this position?
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  2. * Do you possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess an active, unencumbered Ohio Registered Nurse license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have current employment as a Preceptor I in Cuyahoga Community College Nursing Skills Lab for at least six (6) months?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents