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Interprofessional Nurse Educator

East Carolina University

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Interprofessional Nurse Educator

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EHH BSOM AA Simulation and Safety

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Interprofessional Nurse Educator

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Part Time

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Non-Faculty Staff Professional

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is a 40-year-old medical school with a strong primary care orientation. The school was established in 1974 by the North Carolina legislature. BSOM’s mission is to increase the supply of primary care physicians serving the state, to improve the health and well-being of the region, and to train physicians who will meet the health care needs of the state.

The Department of Academic Affairs is responsible for leadership and managing all academic programming and assessment related to medical student education, resident/fellow postgraduate training, faculty development, and continuing medical education at the Brody School of Medicine (BSOM).

The Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Program (ICSP) at the Brody School of Medicine (BSOM) provides access to simulation-based education for learners across the Health Sciences Campus and ECU Health Medical Center. The program collaborates closely with ECU Health Medical Center in offering educational activities to Graduate Medical Education, EastCare, and other hospital staff. The mission of the Clinical Simulation Program is to promote excellence in clinical care, promote patient and learner safety, and improve multidisciplinary team performance using simulation modalities. The ICSP is a fully accredited program by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.A 20-room 7,500 sq. ft. Clinical Simulation Center is located adjacent to the hospital on the first floor of the Brody Health Sciences Building. A new 30,000 sq ft Simulation Center is under construction as part of the new Medical Education Building (opening Fall 2027). The ICSP also has a mobile Healthcare Simulation Unit, a 44-foot specialized vehicle that provides simulation education throughout the region.

Job Duties :

The Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Program (ICSP) at the Brody School of Medicine (BSOM) is seeking 2 part-time Nurse Educators to work 32 hours/week. Typical working hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm four days per week. Days can vary depending on scheduled classes and/or events. Minimal overnight travel may be required for mobile unit simulation events.

Duties include:

Simulation Curriculum Development (40 %)
· Lead the team in optimizing the simulation curriculum design and implement work flow according to best practices from the health care, education, and performance sciences.· Lead the ongoing application of evidence-based principles from the science of training and performance to simulation program design and delivery.· Work with the Assistant Dean and Medical Director to create simulation education programs to meet curricular requirements for Brody School of Medicine· Collaborate with leadership from the BSOM Simulation Center, the ECU Health system, and university to align simulation-based training programs with institutional priorities of providing world class education, training and health care.· Collaborate with ECU Health educators to address quality issues using simulation-based education· Develop a robust system to evaluate simulation program outcomes. Oversee the collection of evaluation data on learning outcomes for simulation activities and collaborate with faculty to disseminate findings.· Contribute to selected university and health system committees related to the development of curricula utilizing immersive methodologies.· Collaborate with interprofessional and interdisciplinary faculty to develop simulation scenarios to promote student learning, critical thinking and clinical decision making.

Instruction and Outreach (40%)
· Teach and facilitate interdisciplinary simulation sessions as needed using standards of best practice in simulation· Participate in simulation scenarios to provide an interprofessional experience according to teamwork principles.· Teach procedural skills to medical students and residents, such as ultrasound guided peripheral IV insertion, sterile technique, foley insertion, and others.· Teach appropriate medications for medical interventions medical students and residents such as intubations, cardiac arrest, and others.· Teach appropriate use of medical equipment medical students and residents, such as how to operate a defibrillator, IV pump, and others.· Travel to regional locations to promote the mobile Healthcare Simulation Unit capabilities and programs· Plan, develop curricula, and facilitate simulation sessions at the BSOM Simulation Center and regional programs associated with the mobile Healthcare Simulation Unit and military simulation trainings.· Work with ECU Health nurse educators to develop educational programs for quality improvement and ensure these programs are evaluated on an ongoing basis.· Collaborate with ECU Health Science programs to create and teach interprofessional education simulation activities.

Professional Development (20%)
· Lead and mentor staff in their professional development regarding curriculum design and delivery.· Participate in selected university and health system committees related to faculty and staff development.· Work with Assistant Dean and Medical Director to collaborate with and mentor faculty and staff from across campus in designing and implementing simulation-based curricula.· Assist with faculty development and training related to the use of simulation.· Collaborate with faculty and staff from across campus to advance the science of simulation-based training and assessment.· Support and coordinate simulation-based research and scholarly activity.· Promotes simulation best practices and initiatives established by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) and International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL).

Contingent upon availability of funds.

Minimum Education/Experience :

    • Post-Baccalaureate degree required and at least one (1) year of experience; or a bachelor’s degree plus at least three (3) years of experience. For both degrees, experience must be in clinical nursing and/or teaching experience in healthcare setting, clinical simulation setting or medical school or nursing school.
    • An active Registered Nurse North Carolina License is required. Active licensure must be maintained throughout employment.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft software applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a track record of scholarly dissemination in presentation and publication form.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

Registered Nurse North Carolina License is required

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Adult Educational theory, methodologies, and delivery
  • Knowledge of fundamentals of care across the lifespan (pediatric, adult, OB, geriatrics)
  • Experience teaching using simulation-based education
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator certification (CHSE) from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH)
  • Active BLS, ACLS, and PALs certifications
  • BLS Instructor Certification

Special Instructions to Applicant :

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. At the time of employment two to three original letters of reference, official transcripts, a criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required. Please be aware that if selected for an interview, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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