Experiential Learning Center Nurse Educator

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Job Title: Experiential Learning Center Nurse Educator
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 226577
About Us Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.

Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we’ve come a long way since then. Today, we’re a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that’s never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

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Department Information The University of West Georgia Tanner Health System School of Nursing strives for “educational excellence in a caring environment” with over 500 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. Designated as a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing, SON instructional facilities are state of the art including spectacular lab and simulation spaces in Carrollton and Newnan. U\undergraduate programs include a pre-licensure BSN program and a 100% online RN to BSN program. Graduate programs, recognized for 8 consecutive years by US News and World Report, are also online including an MSN program (Nurse Educator Track or Health Systems Leadership Track with an option for the AACN Clinical Nurse Leader Role), as well as an innovative EdD in Nursing Education program.

Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to supervise the day-to-day operation of the Carrollton Nursing Lab and Simulation suite which includes physical space, equipment, hardware,
software, and the human element. This individual is a professional RN with responsibility for simulation and lab instruction.

This position is designated as a Clery Act Campus Security Authority (CSA). CSA's are obligated to report all Clery Act qualifying crimes which occur on campus, in public areas bordering campus and in certain non-campus buildings owned or controlled (leased) by the University to the proper channels. Complete annual mandatory training. CSAs who deliberately fail to report crimes may be subject to appropriate discipline, including being barred from holding any CSA position in the future.


Supervise simulation suite operations - 35

Supervises day-to-day operations and maintenance of the simulation suite, conducts
simulation activities and debriefing, and troubleshoots high-fidelity patient simulators and
associated audiovisual recording equipment.

Simulation software - 15

Develops, prepares and programs professional nursing scenarios in simulation software, documentation software and coding software.

Technology evaluation - 15

Develops, maintains and evaluates the technology and the environment for simulated clinical learning and adopts emerging technologies to meet instructional goals and

Student performance - 10

Coordinates use of rubrics and evaluates/grades student performance in simulation

Database management - 10

Develops and maintains a database to track simulation scenarios including usage, set
up requirements, costs, script, props, objectives, student evaluation and faculty
evaluation of students.

Policies & procedures - 5

Assists in developing, writing and implementing polices and procedures related to highfidelity simulation.

Student supervision - 5

Assists with supervision of simulation & lab graduate and student assistants.

Course materials - 5

Organizes and sistributes simulation-related course materials to students and faculty.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Nursing

Required Experience
2 years clinical experience required. Proficient in utilization and maintenance of simulation educational technology.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's degree in nursing preferred.

Preferred Experience
3 years clinical experience and expertise with high fidelity patient simulators and AV equipment preferred.

Proposed Salary

$58,548 min - $83,856 midpoint

Required Documents to Attach

Resume, cover letter and three letters of recommendation.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Excellent oral, written,and electronic communication is a must. Ability to facilitate and instruct large labs and student groups

Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including computers, high technology human patient simulators, office equipment, telephone, etc.
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds multiple times and run heavy/awkward equipment. Tasks may require extended periods of time standing at a keyboard or workstation.

Apply Before Date

May 9, 2021

Conditions of Employment

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, codified at 20 USC 1092 (f) as a part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies.

It is always the policy of the University of West Georgia Police Department to provide to the public an annual campus security report and comply with the federal law known as the Clery Act.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.




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Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 5/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time