Nursing Simulation Grant Coordinator
Renton Technical College - Renton, WA

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This Part-time (20 hours per week), exempt position is an innovative pilot program to develop statewide open source high fidelity simulation case scenarios for two and four year college's. The Program coordinator will work closely with the labor/management program coordinator, college faculty, union staff and hospital personnel to assist in the coordination and development of the scenarios and additional training for faculty and staff in simulation. This position is funded by soft money through Washington State Workforce Board ARRA funds. The grant is to end June 30, 2013. This position is located at Renton Technical College (RTC) but will require travel to attend meetings at other college campuses, at participating hospitals and at the union hall. This position reports to the Dean of Allied Health and Nursing.

The Nursing Simulation Grant Coordinator will collaborate with the labor/management program coordinator, college faculty, union staff, and hospital personnel to assist in coordination, development, and to ensure delivery of open source simulation case scenarios and faculty/staff instruction in simulation. Managing the budget for the program and tracking faculty/hospital personnel's progress will be a key function of this position. The Program Coordinator will be required to work with faculty/hospital personnel on critical concepts and technical vocabulary, keyboarding, and other educational needs of the learners to ensure their program success.

Renton Technical College is committed to increasing its cultural diversity among professional staff. We strongly encourage members of protected groups to apply for this position.

Essential Functions:
Establish an integrated resource currently available to build case scenarios and monitor progress that enables the curriculum materials are designed for open source access and use. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of competency based instruction and utilize a curriculum incorporating the use of high fidelity simulation. Coordinate with RTC, University of Washington School of Nursing, six community/technical colleges, Northwest Medical Center and SEIU 1199NE Training Fund personnel for verification of attendance, and report program progress. Contribute to the orderly development and implementation of the curriculum and learning activities. Participate in professional development activities to remain current on adult education theory, information, instruction techniques, and best practices when provide or sponsored by RTC and/or state and professional organizations. Maintain records for registration, progress, attendance, and other data as required for various programs and projects. Work in collaboration with the labor/management coordinator and hospital personnel to ensure program success. Promote an understanding of the colleges, university simulation center and industry needs to create standardized learning opportunities through simulation. Maintain regular attendance and punctuality. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree of Nursing Science or a related field. Experience in health care and teaching patients for at least 2 years. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree in Nursing or a related field. Oral communication skills that demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of students, staff, and constituents from culturally and economically diverse backgrounds. Ability to work as a team member to plan and accomplish goals. Experience working in a labor/management environment. Grant Coordination experience.

Conditions of Employment:
The person hired must provide proof of citizenship or other authorization for employment.

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