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Clinical Teaching Assistant

Apply now Job no: 492530
Work Type: Staff part-time
Location: Abilene
Categories: Staff, Health Services

About ACU

ACU is affiliated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ. All applicants must be professing Christians and willing to support the Christian mission and purpose of Abilene Christian University while employed by the university.

Title of Position Clinical Teaching Assistant
Posting Location Abilene
Department School of Nursing
Employee Class Nonexempt Part-time
Basic Responsibilties

Basic Responsibilities for simulation lab
A. If BSN: Following a pre-set lab procedure, coaching students, and checking off student practice in the lab.
B. If MSN: In addition to the above activities may direct and/or teach lab procedures and evaluate student performance.
C. Carrying out other duties as assigned.

Basic Responsibilities for clinical
A. If BSN: assist clinical faculty with oversight of students in the clinical areas
B. If MSN: responsible for student clinical experiences in external clinical facility
C. Carrying out other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties

Basic Responsibilities for simulation lab

A. If BSN: Following a pre-set lab procedure, coaching students, and checking off student practice in the lab.
1. Working with MSN to carry out planned activities in the lab
2. Assist MSN in setting up simulation environment for scenario implementation and clean up afterwards
3. Assisting in the maintenance of equipment and care of the labs.
4. Serving as a resource for students during open lab time
5. Assisting MSN in facilitating simulation scenario which includes debriefing

B. If MSN: In addition to the above activities may direct and/or teach lab procedures and evaluate student performance.
1. Communicate with course instructor regarding curriculum plan, goals and strategy for lab activities.
2. Ensuring that all activities in the lab are planned and implemented with the overall curriculum plan, goals and strategy.
3. Assist course instructor in setting up simulation environment for scenario implementation and clean up afterwards
4. Assisting in the maintenance of equipment and care of the labs.
5. Serving as a resource for students during open lab time
6. Facilitating simulation scenario which includes debriefing

Basic Responsibilities for clinical

A. If BSN: assist clinical faculty with oversight of students in the clinical areas
1. Assist MSN to ensure that all activities in clinical are planned and implemented with the overall curriculum plan, goals and strategy.
2. Assist MSN to communicate objectives with charge nurse and primary nurse at the beginning of each clinical day
3. Assist MSN with Pre and Post conference
4. Confirm that the student is prepared for the clinical experience each day to ensure patient safety.

B. If MSN: responsible for student clinical experiences in external clinical facility
1. Ensuring that all activities in clinical are planned and implemented with the overall curriculum plan, goals and strategy.
2. Communicate objectives with charge nurse and primary nurse at the beginning of each clinical day
3. Pre and Post conference
4. Confirm that the student is prepared for the clinical experience each day to ensure patient safety.

Qualifications

A. Skills
1. Proficient with computer equipment and software
2. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and general public.
3. Ability to make judgments in demanding situations.
4. Display professionalism for the college in all communication and interaction.
5. Ability to prioritize and organize numerous and varied assignments
6. Willingness to take initiative
7. Teamwork skills

B. Training Required
1. Gaumard training in Waco
2. Clinical facility orientations
3. B-Line and Laerdal training

Physical Demands A. Must be able to physically meet the demands of the job
Additional Information

ACU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law.

ACU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university's financial and physical assets.  Therefore, Abilene Christian University conducts background checks on all candidates for employment in security sensitive positions.

 

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