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Faculty - School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Simulation Instructor (Part-Time Faculty) 

Robert Morris University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences is seeking qualified applicants to teach medical surgical courses for the Regional Research and Innovation in Simulation Education (RISE) Center.


Under the direction of the Simulation Center Director, the incumbent will be responsible for educational and technical aspects of the (RISE) Center.

Responsibilities include: conducts and debriefs simulations; adhering to the International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Standards in the performance of simulation duties; maintain Simulation Center as a clean, safe, and operational facility and optimal learning environment; sets up and cleans up rooms for training sessions and meetings; participates in simulation team meetings; role-plays as needed for simulated cases; provides an appropriate orientation to simulator features and the simulated learning environment before each scenario; provides evaluation forms for users to complete; maintains currency in simulation literature; solicits instructor and student feedback following simulation experiences to analyze the impact of simulation on the learning process; maintains data confidentiality and security; develops a professional working relationship with administrators, professionals, and the RISE simulation team; ensures that all work assignments meet deadlines and standards of quality; performs other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:  
  • Master’s degree in Nursing Education, preferred.
  • Experience with Simulation Education.
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) preferred. If not CHSE certified, expectation of CHSE certification within two years of hire.
  • 1-3 years of simulation experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in clinical care and education is preferred.
  • Experience in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support is preferred.
  • Knowledge of INACSL standards, patient simulation services and instructional technologies.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods of adult education.
  • Computer proficiency in PC and Mac-based software applications: MS Word, PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn new skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and reliably meets deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize work demands and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to coordinate training assignments, tasks, and schedules.
  • Ability to assess situations and adapt to highly dynamic environment.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of Interest and Resume or current Vitae to: c/o Suzan Kardong-Edgren, Director, RISE Center and Professor.

Internal Application Deadline:  N/A

External Application Deadline:  Until Position is Filled

Starting Date:  As Soon As Possible