Clinical Simulation Director

Clinical Simulation Director
Mercyhurst University
Erie, PA
Posted 03.17.21

Job Description: As an institution rooted in the Mercy Mission, Mercyhurst University seeks to provide world-class, career-ready education that is informed by the values of service, hospitality, and entrepreneurship. Skilled, compassionate nursing professionals are needed now more than ever, and nursing students have high-quality, student-centered educational experiences in our practical, associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs. The Mercyhurst University nursing department is Mission Inspired and Future Ready to educate the next generation of nurses empowered to commit to life-long learning.

Principle Duties: • Develop clinical and simulation schedules for faculty and students • Ensure that clinical and simulation experiences meetstate and accreditationrequirements with appropriate documentation of evidence • Plan, implement, and evaluate student clinical capstone experiences • Develop and maintain clinical relationships with regional health partners • Maintain high, mid, and low fidelity simulation equipment and collaborate facultyeducation from simulation and clinical partners • Identify and apply for funding opportunities to develop simulations and/or clinical experiences • Teach at least one course persemester [as necessary] in area of nursing expertise • Engage in professional development that benefits the nursing department and students

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications: Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Pennsylvania and all current clearances, certifications, and health requirements • Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution with a focus in Nursing orclosely related profession or current enrollment with completion within 3 years preferred; Master of Science in Nursing required • Expertise in the nursing discipline as recognized at the regional, national, or international level; preferred Certified Nurse Educator {CNE) and/or Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)• Prior classroom, clinical, or simulation instruction experience at the university level • Experience supervising university faculty, staff, and studentsto plan, organize, direct,and evaluate performance • Evidence of sustained scholarly productivity as indicated by publications, grants,continuing education, and presentations • Evidence of community contributions as indicated by volunteer opportunities,partnerships, and projects 

To Apply:Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, resume and 3 work-related references to: Human Resources Mercyhurst University 501 East 38th Street Erie, PA 16546