The School of Nursing is one of eight schools that make up the Rutgers biomedical and Health Sciences. As part of the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences division, the School of Nursing (Newark) offers unique opportunities in education, research, and practice at a leading national research university which is the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education.
Innovative academic offerings include bachelor's, master's, post-master's, DNP and PhD programs that are preparing nurse leaders of today and tomorrow at campus locations in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, NJ.
School of Nursing provides unparalleled opportunities in teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and multidisciplinary collaboration. Innovative academic offerings include bachelors, masters, post-master and doctoral degree programs that are preparing nurse leaders of today and tomorrow.
Reporting to the Director of the Center for Clinical Learning at Rutgers School of Nursing, the Clinical Learning Facilitator is responsible for implementing a program of clinical learning experiences designed to assist students in the School of Nursing to successfully complete program requirements. If eligible for a faculty rank, the Clinical Learning Facilitator will be assigned to an academic division as appropriate to background and experience. This part-time position involves working a minimum of 20 hours per week in the Center for Clinical Learning with students across academic program levels.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1.Implement best practices in nursing education and practice as well as all relevant federal, state, and local and accrediting body rules, regulations and policies regarding student learning. 2.Collaborate with faculty and Center for Academic Success personnel to implement targeted intervention strategies related to clinical learning to enhance student success in meeting program outcomes. 3.Evaluate students' clinical skills performance in the Center for Clinical Learning. 4.Set up, participate in, and break down scheduled clinical learning experiences. 5.Inventory, functionally maintain, track depreciation, and provide security for all equipment and supplies. 6.Other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Director of the Center for Clinical Learning at Rutgers School of Nursing.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master of Science degree in nursing or nursing education required, doctoral degree in nursing or related field preferred or in progress. Current clinical experience is required, and a broad experiential base is preferred. Experience involving the review, analysis, and evaluation of academic outcomes and assessment is highly desired. Must possess leadership, coaching, and teambuilding skills to foster supportive working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and community stakeholders. Must be able to work independently, problem solve and make decisions using strategic and analytical thinking. Effective interpersonal relationships and the ability to promote student and program success in a team environment required.
Simulation experience is helpful, but not necessary. The Clinical Learning Facilitator must be willing to obtain experience in operation of the systems and writing patient scenarios. Technology experience required. Requires some flexibility regarding campus and site locations as well as scheduled hours.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Standing, sitting for extended periods of time, must be able to carry materials or roll equipment weighing up to 35 pounds.
Office and clinical learning lab environments. Moderate noise.
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