The School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications and nominations for a full time faculty position Clinical Operations Coordinator.
In collaboration with the Director of Clinical Simulation and Training and the Assistant Dean for Clinical Simulation and Technology, this faculty role oversees and manages activities that support the clinical simulation and skills training for students enrolled in the School of Nursing (SON) Academic Programs. This role coordinates the day-to-day activities of the nursing competencies labs and ensures effective and efficient management of the labs operations; communicates and works effectively with faculty, students and staff, while maintaining a high level of support to meet nursing program needs. This position primarily reports to the Director of Clinical Simulation and Associate Dean for Technology and Innovation with a secondary report to the Acute, Chronic and Continuing Care Department Chair in the School of Nursing.
1.Collaborates with Information and Technology Operations Coordinator to develop, implement, and maintain processes necessary for effective and efficient workflow for simulation as well as lab activities. 2.Works in collaboration with Information and Technology Operations Coordinator to ensure a seamless process with faculty and staff regarding scheduling of simulation events and activities. 3.Collaborates with faculty in the scheduling of appropriate lab space and the design and organization of lab experiences for students. 4.Ensures database information is completed and accurate and prepares reports as required. 5.Coordinates staffing and supervision of student workers for optimal facilitation of lab activities. 6.Facilitates and directs inventory management and ensures efficient mechanisms for resources management. 7.Collaborates with Information and Technology Operations Coordinator to ensure equipment maintenance and care and education of staff and faculty on appropriate equipment care. 8.Ensures a seamless mechanism of communication within the lab team and with faculty and staff regarding lab events or activities. 9.Directs and delegates lab staff and faculty for setup of lab experiences. 10.Coordinates with Information and Technology Operations Coordinator to facilitate tours for donors, recruiting faculty, and prospective students. 11.Plans and anticipates needs for upcoming semesters and plans for appropriate space and equipment requirements. 12.Models professional standards, including customer service, collaboration, communication, excellence, and attendance. 13.Enforces policies and procedures and supports the writing and revision of policy as needed. 14.Orients new staff and faculty to the lab, (i.e. communicates policies, procedures, and operations of equipment) and supports the orientation of new students to the nursing lab facilities. 15.Works with faculty and lab personnel to plan lab courses and intensive experiences. 16.Ensures labs are setup appropriately and break down of labs occur efficiently. 17.Works closely with simulation coordinator in supporting curriculum development, simulation best practice, and integration of simulation into nursing courses.
The School of Nursing's legacy of leadership is focused on innovative programs of research, education, and clinical practice as evidenced in more than 17,000 alumni serving as expert clinicians, executive nurse leaders, deans and directors of nursing programs, nurse scientists, advanced practice registered nurses, and other professional leaders. The School is ranked in the top 10 percent of nursing schools nationwide by U.S. News and World Report and offers innovative baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate, master's, post-master's, doctoral, and post-doctoral programs. Program offerings include: the state's oldest and highly recognized Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD) program; a Doctor of Nursing Practice program with a BSN to DNP Pathway for Nurse Anesthetists and Nurse Practitioners, and a Post-Masters Pathway for NPs, nurse administrators, informaticians, midwives, and clinical nurse specialists; a Master's of Science in Nursing program with more than 15 nurse practitioner specialty and subspecialty tracks with dual degree options, advanced practice tracks in geriatrics, nursing administration and clinical nurse leader; and an Accelerated Master's in Nursing Pathway for individuals with a bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing. Most graduate courses are taught in a distance accessible format with on-campus intensives. The UAB School of Nursing is designated a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for International Nursing and is one of a few in the U.S. Additionally, the School offers the Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellows program and is one of the leading VA Nursing Academic Partnerships in the nation. Based at the state's flagship Academic Health Science Center with the 3rd largest public hospital in the nation, the School is a leader and trendsetter in collaborative science and home to the state's only nursing-specific research initiative with a diverse funding portfolio supporting scholarship in oncology, international nursing, HIV/AIDS, pediatrics, occupational health, aging, among others. Faculty in the School hold over 70 appointments in university-wide research centers. The School of Nursing is home to innovative technology, a state-of-the-art nursing simulation and skills laboratory, and other media networks that provides faculty and students with interprofessional learning opportunities.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Department: Nursing Acute, Chronic, & Continuing Care
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
Candidates for this faculty position must have a Master's degree in nursing or healthcare clinical practice area and a minimum of five years of related experience. The ideal candidate will have experience managing simulation technologies. Strong command of project management principles, procedures and best practice. Demonstrated skills in team leadership, employee development and interpersonal communication, supervisory experience. Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to translate complex concepts and ideas in understandable terms to all levels of internal staff, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work in a matrix-management environment to achieve organizational goals. Rank, tenure, and salary are competitive and commensurate with professional background and experience.
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Internal Number: 6258
About University of Alabama Birmingham
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.