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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - CLINICAL NURSE EDUCATOR

University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on August 31, 2019
Req #: 170444
Department: SCHOOL OF NURSING
Posting Date: 07/31/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience. 
Shift: First Shift 

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for five consecutive years. 

The School of Nursing, Simulation Center, has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Assistant Director-Clinical Nurse Educator. This position will provide clear expectations in regard to the roles and responsibilities of the Clinical Nurse Educators in collaborating with faculty, teaching assistants, and the director of the simulation center.

Roles and Responsibilities as 50% Assistant Director: The Simulation Center Assistant Director will work with staff and the Director of the Simulation Center to support the lab with the following:
•Orientation of newly hired staff including Administrative Assistants, Teaching Assistants, and Clinical Nurse Educators
•Delegation of lab related tasks including upkeep and maintenance of the lab to appropriate staff
•Completion of quarterly OneDrive calendar including transferring scheduled labs from outlook to OneDrive calendar, deciding on necessary staffing, totally teaching hours, and communicating scheduling needs and issues with Teaching Assistants and Clinical Nurse Educators
•Oversee bi-weekly lab supply orders by Administrative Assistant
•Assign staff projects to Clinical Nurse Educators and Teaching Assistants and monitoring progress
•Make updates as needed to Simulation Center Roles and Responsibilities and Policies and Procedure documents
•Update General Inventory lists and Course fees lists to adequately reflect new supplies and equipment being used for courses
•Make updates to Simulation Center training materials and keep an ongoing list of staff completion of training upon hire


Roles and Responsibilities as 50% Clinical Nurse Educator: The Simulation Center Clinical Nurse Educator will work with Teaching Assistants, faculty, the Assistant Director, and the Director to support the lab with the following:
•Teach and evaluate basic nursing skills as directed by Clinical Nurse Educators and faculty
•Assist in helping students as necessary with lab course skills
•Meet with faculty to coordinate the delivery of undergraduate labs including teaching and student guides, equipment, IT needs, supplies to be ordered, simulations, course fees, and necessary staffing
•Communicate lab specific needs and announcements via canvas for each current course
•Communicate student needs or concerns, absences, tardiness, and makeup sessions via canvas
•Develop supply lists in collaboration with Teaching Assistants for courses
•Communicate with Simulation Center staff regarding teaching plan, TA involvement, and set up for each lab
•Communicate supply needs to Teaching Assistants for ordering
•Organize clipboard, teaching guides, and other course materials in staff office
•Organize course related documents on OneDrive including making updates and placing old documents in Archive folders
•Run simulations in collaboration with faculty, Teaching Assistants, and the Simulation technologist
•Write undergraduate simulations in collaboration with faculty and Teaching Assistants
•Make edits and updates to teaching guides, student guides, and student preparatory materials
•Process and summarize evaluations and report results to faculty and Simulation Center staff
•Attend Simulation Center staff meetings

As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

REQUIREMENTS:
•A master’s degree or higher in a nursing related field
•Current Washington State Nursing License required 
•Expertise in the care of the hospitalized and/or outpatient adults and/or children
•Expertise in the care of hospitalized and/or outpatient Pediatric or Obstetrical patients
•Knowledge in the subject of nursing skills
•Experience in nursing and skills content
•Some teaching experience preferred 
•Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
•Ability to solve problems creatively
•Must have a minimum of two years of experience working with patients in either the inpatient or outpatient setting
•Complete necessary Simulation related training within one month of hire

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

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