1+ months


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 170442
Posting Date: 07/31/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience. 
Shift: First Shift 

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a Great College to Work For for five consecutive years. 

The School of Nursing Simulation Center has an outstanding opportunity for a part time (20 hours/week) Perinatal Clinical Nurse Educator. Staff to provide nursing students with simulated real-life experiences to develop assessment, practice, and diagnostic skills in a safe setting.

The role requires the ability to:
Operationalize the clinical simulation teaching experience in the School of Nursing
Provide academic activities to facility the success of all students in simulated clinical experience
Interface effectively with School of Nursing faculty, staff, and students prepared at varying levels of education and expertise, an interdisciplinary university community, and multiple entities and systems within the larger external environment

Overview of the Simulation Center: The School of Nursing Simulation Center provides students with the opportunity to translate theoretical knowledge into a safe clinical experience using realistic patient scenarios. The Center provides students with real-life experiences, enhancing their confidence and providing real-time human and technological feedback about the development of their practice assessment, diagnostic skills, and communication techniques. The work of the director is integral to the Centers success and vital to the Schools mission and strategic goals in educating nursing professional to provide the citizens of the State of Washington with the best possible health care and preparing future leaders to improve health.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Academic Support:

Assists in developing, presenting, and evaluating clinical simulation coursework on specific skills and/or techniques to students at all levels in collaboration with faculty

Applies learning strategies used in clinical simulation and learning by:

Implementing a skills remediation program for students

Assuring scheduled, supervised skills practice sessions

Implementation, maintenance of standardized-patient program

Provides organized, best-practice teaching and learning environment for faculty and students

Provides orientation to Simulation Center users regarding behavioral expectations, performance standards, and appropriate safety measures

Evaluates basic nursing skills of undergraduate and graduate nursing students

Assists in helping students as necessary with course skills

Implements and evaluates UW SoN curricula related to clinical nursing education and simulation

Advises and consults with faculty and staff in UW SoN and health sciences

Serves as resource to faculty in the integration of simulation into the nursing curriculum

Operational Support:

Collaborates with Simulation Center staff and SoN faculty in the execution of simulation courses in regards to student attendance and performance, curriculum, supply and staffing needs, and evaluations

Works cooperatively with technology, library, and other instructional support resources to maintain up-to-date facilities and technology resources for students

Implements, participates in, and contributes to a safe learning environment; keeps current with safety regulations, provides training and enforcement of safety regulation policies and procedures; inspects and maintains safety equipment; ensures safe storage, collection, and safe disposal of hazardous waste/materials, including medications

Models and instructs faculty, staff, and students in the safe use of all equipment

Oversees purchasing/inventory/equipment maintenance; works with vendors regarding instructional material, equipment and supplies to assure most pedagogically-sound and cost-effective equipment for student use.


Perform other duties as required to support the ongoing mission and strategic plans of the School

As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.


Minimum 2-3 years of expertise working as an RN in the care of obstetrical and neonatal patients in the acute care setting
Knowledge and experience in the subject of nursing skills
Teaching experience including experience in simulation preferred
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to solve problems creatively
Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
Strong customer service skills

Current Washington State Registered Nurse license
Masters degree or higher in a nursing related field
BLS certification; BLS instructor certification preferred
NRP certification preferred
Complete necessary Simulation related training within one month of hire

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-02

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