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Professional RN Simulation Lab Staff (Part-Time)

Apply now Job no: 492356
Work type: Administrative, Hourly, Part-Time
Location: Marion
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Healthcare/Medical/Nursing

Job Title: Professional RN Simulation Lab Staff (Part-Time)

Reporting Relationship: Simulation Lab Manager

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: Pre-licensure Nursing

Campus Location: Burns Hall Science & Nursing

Summary of Position:    The Professional RN Simulation Lab Staff member instructs nursing students as they learn safe patient care. This position helps the students practice their skills after they have learned a specific skill in class and tests the students on the skill. The lab staff may be assigned to assist the Simulation Specialist with implementing clinical simulation along with other projects as needed.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • 25% - RN staff member instructs nursing students as they learn safe patient care through:
    • Clinical simulations
    • Student practice of interventions learned in procedure classes.
    • Procedure competency testing - (Essential)
  • 20% - Lab staff helps the students practice their skills after they have learned a specific skill in class.
    • The staff is to make themselves available to the students and offer help. Students are often shy about asking for help. Offer to talk them through the procedure and demonstrate the procedure.
    • Encourage the students to not only memorize the steps, but to practice the skill several times.
    • When instructing, refer to the procedure check list to maintain consistency with what they were taught in class and for testing purposes.
    • Staff will need to know the skills being taught each week by reviewing the procedure checklists and or videos. - (Essential)
  • 20% - Patient Care Competency Testing:
    • The Lab Staff tests the students on the skill that they have learned that week. - (Essential)
  • 25% -
    • Simulations:
      • The Lab staff will/may be assigned to assist the Simulation specialist implement clinical simulations.
    • Procedure
      • Simulation Specialist will provide the RN with the simulation information and training.
      • RN will implement the simulation.
      • RN will be responsible for knowing how to operate the equipment for the simulations. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Other Lab projects:
    • Special educational or Lab organizational projects:
    • Assigned by the Lab Manager.
    • Staff Development / Continuing Education:
      • Examples: Article reviews, in-services, DVD review. See Lab Manager for further ideas. - (Essential)

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Education

• Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
• Current Indiana Nursing License

Experience

• One year prior nursing experience required
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.

Required Skills

• Skills associated with Bachelor of Nursing Competency

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER

As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

 

 

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