Adjunct Lab Faculty – Nursing Simulation Facilitator

Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Category:
Adjunct Faculty
Contact:
Nancy Perry - nperry@carrollcc.edu
Salary:
This position is placed on the credit adjunct faculty pay scale.
Directions To Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript (Please be sure the following are visible on the unofficial transcript - your name, the institution's name and the degree/date conferred) emailed to nperry@carrollcc.edu  

This position is open until filled.

To qualify for employment, selected candidates must

  • successfully complete a criminal background check (for designated positions)
  • be able to work on campus as of the first day of employment
  • be a resident of DE, MD, PA, VA, WV or DC as of the first day of employment
  • be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorships  
  • complete an employment application upon request, prior to progressing through the initial interview process
Description:

Department:  Academic Affairs/Allied Health Nursing

Pay Grade:     Credit Adjunct Faculty Scale

FLSA Status:  Exempt

 

JOB SUMMARY

Adjunct lab faculty are assigned primarily teaching duties within the labs – implementing simulations by conducting pre-briefing, simulation scenarios and debriefing sessions with small groups of students. Actual hours worked on- and off-campus in any given week can vary dependent upon number of simulation sessions assigned per week. Adjunct lab faculty member responsibilities are primarily to observe and facilitate clinical conversations with nursing students in the clinical simulation lab setting. Nursing Adjunct Lab Faculty report to the Chair, Allied Health, or designee.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Observe nursing student performance during a simulated session in order to provide constructive feedback
  • Facilitate discussions using Socratic questioning and specific theory-based debriefing methods.
  • Hold simulated clinical sessions as scheduled; be on time for simulated clinical session
  • Provide clear and concise feedback to students on their performance
  • Correct errors in student judgment and behavior during briefing sessions
  • Follow the dress code and enforce it with students
  • Check and respond to all emails within two business days
  • Assist students and direct them to appropriate resources
  • Contribute to student retention and completion initiatives
  • Report concerns about student clinical performance to the Simulation Specialist within 24 hours after occurrence
  • Engage in professional development including departmental orientation and debriefing training
  • Attend required meetings and complete mandatory trainings including orientation
  • Adapt to emerging challenges and demands to serve the college and its students
  • Follow policies as outlined in the Faculty Handbook
  • Perform other duties as assigned
 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing; Master’s degree in Nursing preferred
  • Current unencumbered license as a registered nurse in Maryland or compact state
  • Two years clinical experience as an RN within the last five years. 
  • Prior college teaching or experience with clinical simulation experience preferred.
  • Knowledge, skills, and abilities required include knowledge of current clinical practice and evidence-based nursing, knowledge of basic principles of education, skill in communicating with students and other faculty members, and skill in manipulating equipment.
  • Able to work a variable schedule.
  • Must be positive, cooperative, and supportive
 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This work is normally medium work which requires exerting up to 30 pounds of force occasionally and or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Hear/talk/communicate – Must be able to exchange information and communicate
  • Visual acuity - Ability to perceive or detect surroundings
  • Mental acuity – Ability to focus, concentrate, understand, and convey subject matter
  • Repetitive motion (i.e. keyboarding)
  • Stand/walk - Must be able to stand, sometimes for sustained periods of time; Must be able to walk from one work area to another, sometimes for long distances/duration.
  • Bend/lift – such as required in clinical setting
 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

College campus, direct contact with students, staff, faculty and the public in classrooms, common areas, offices, campus environments and clinical sites (which include hospitals, long-term care facilities, and practicum visits).  Use of safe workplace practices with office equipment; computers for data entry and word processing; avoidance of trips and falls; observance of fire and building safety regulations; and observance of traffic laws when/if driving a College vehicle.

 

SALARY:

This position is placed on the credit adjunct faculty pay scale.  

In order to qualify for employment, candidates must successfully complete a criminal background check.

Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.  

"Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment."