Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Bachelor's degree in related field. Doctorate in Nursing or related field from an accredited institution preferred. Must be eligible for, or hold, unencumbered Texas license as a healthcare professional. Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) or Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) certification preferred. Eight years of experience in healthcare simulation as an educator or Sim technician or closely related field. Previous experience in nursing education and in clinical nursing practice in an acute care setting preferred. Previous leadership or management experience in clinical or academic environment. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Assists the Director of the Sam Houston State University School of Nursing by ensuring, through direct supervision or delegation, the skills and simulation labs are meeting the educational objectives of the School of Nursing.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Actively participates in the leadership of the School of Nursing (SON) by participating on the Assistant Director and Executive teams. Develops and implements strategic planning, including short and long-term goals and objectives, to meet the educational mission and pedagogical vision for the skills and simulation labs. Manages and supervises skills and simulation staff by directing day to day program activities of staff, approving schedules, identifying priorities, setting standards for achieving goals, and regularly evaluating performance. Identifies and coordinates professional development opportunities for skills and simulation staff and faculty to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in meeting the SON's educational mission. Conducts ongoing assessment and evaluation of skills and simulation labs through the implementation of a systematic continuous improvement process. Generates related reports as needed. Develops, implements, evaluates, and oversees compliance with policies and procedures. Develops, reviews, and monitors budget and related activities for the skills and simulation labs. Coordinates and schedules skills/simulation and Inter-Professional Education (IPE) activities with all stakeholders. Collaborates with all stakeholders to create, implement, and evaluate simulation activities to meet the educational objectives of the SON. Conducts and/or delegates all aspects of simulation activities throughout the semester. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 27196
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies. SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas, Huntsvi...lle is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. A member of The Texas State University System