Nursing Lab Educator

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University of Scranton
Nursing Lab Educator

Non-Discrimination Statement
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Elizabeth M. Garcia
Title IX Coordinator
The Office of Equity and Diversity
Institute of Molecular Biology & Medicine, Rm 311
[email protected]
(570) 941-6645

University Mission
The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding. All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at


Job Purpose:
The primary responsibility of the Nursing Lab Educator is to teach and supervise Nursing students in the campus nursing laboratory. Assists the Lab Director in meeting the student and faculty requirements mandated by clinical agencies.

Essential Duties:
- Supervise students in the campus learning laboratory. Teach and evaluate, as necessary.

- Assist the students in reaching the course objectives

- Utilize lab equipment and supplies

- Oversee the collection and disposal of waste materials according to regulations

- Recommend and/or perform general cleaning, maintenance and repairs of equipment and the physical environment in the nursing laboratory

- Establish and monitor procedures for signing out lab equipment

- Ensure lab equipment is secure and safe

- Administer and correct student examinations

- Grade students on clinical skill performance

- Provide students with remedial work to assist in meeting course requirements

- Setting up labs and return demonstration scenarios for all nursing level courses with a skills lab component

- Provide advice and orientation to faulty/instructors/lab staff regarding the nursing laboratory procedures, location of materials and operation of equipment

- Administer and correct student examinations related to laboratory assignments and clinical orientation

- Demonstrate the use of technology to students

- Assist the Lab Director in meeting the requirements mandated by clinical agencies, including distributing orientation packets, correcting orientation tests and procuring health documents, background checks, and certifications from students

- Communicate with clinical agencies as needed to assist students in meeting the requirements of the clinical agencies

- Maintain and update student academic and health files

- Attend course meetings with a clinical and/or lab component

- Provide instructional support and training to faculty and students regarding simulation procedures, location and use of simulation materials and the operation of simulation equipment

- Maintain and ensure proper functioning of all simulation mannequins and other simulation equipment

- Assist in the acquisition of supplies and equipment necessary for simulation

Additional Skills Required:
- Must have the passion, patience, and skills to assist in educating college age students

- Familiar with running patient simulations

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Be able to multi-task

- Remain current with nursing and clinical advancements and technology

- Collaboration, and teaching ability and clinical skills

- Must have an understanding and commitment to the Jesuit and Catholic mission and values of the University

Minimum Education Requirements:
- MS in Nursing - Currently licensed to practice nursing in Pennsylvania

Preferred Education:

Minimum Job Experience Requirements:
- Three years of clinical experience within the past five years - Must maintain CPR/PALS certification

Preferred Qualifications:

Schedule/Work Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Additional hours as required. This position is an 11 month per year position.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 6/8/2033
Work Type: Full Time