Director of Clinical Skills and Experiential Learning
Location: Hempstead, New York
Internal Number: 3476
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Position Title: Director of Clinical Skills and Experiential Learning
School/Division: School of Nursing
Office: Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Reporting to the Dean, the Director of Clinical Skills and Experiential Learning holds an integral role in the structure of the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. In this role, the Director of Clinical Skills and Experiential Learning provides oversight and support to the nursing Entry and Advanced Level programs, in the areas of clinical skills lab, simulation experiences and standardized patient experiences that are in compliance with all guidelines and requirements (INACSL, SSIH, ASPE). This position requires a flexible work schedule.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provides feedback to Department Chairs and course faculty on program course materials as it relates to simulation education, current changes in practice, standards of practice, and student accomplishment of course and program outcomes.
Provides Simulation Lab instruction including demonstrations, laboratory sessions and testing.
Ensures student attendance, and adherence by students and faculty to the policies, procedures and behavioral guidelines of the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistance Studies, safety and security of the simulation laboratory, learners, and faculty.
Develops and implements high quality learning and assessment simulations.
Evaluates the effectiveness of simulations as educational and assessment tools, and report findings to department chair(s) and course faculty.
Assists in the development of new curricula that is supported by simulation activities.
Conducts student evaluations and disseminates to the department chairs(s), course faculty, and Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant studies curriculum committee.
Collaborates with Associate Dean for Interprofessional Education, Research, and Practice Liaison for development and execution of simulation research.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Master's degree in Nursing, Business Administration, or related field required.
Minimum of five years relevant experience, including program management experience in a hospital setting.
Unencumbered NYS License as a Registered Nurse.
Knowledge of healthcare marketplace, financial analysis, current reimbursement issues, budgets, and operational analysis.
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
Strong project management skills including a demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects, prioritize and multi-task.
Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently and as part of a team.
Proficiency in computer literacy and Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Professional experience within simulation education for clinical programs.
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.
Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the w...orld who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.