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Nursing Faculty Instructor - Simulation/Innovative Clinical Specialist


PA College Of Health Sciences

Cost Center

9826 Nursing-Undergrad

Supervisory Organization

Undergraduate Nursing




Position/Job Summary:

The Innovative Clinical Specialist position is a 10.5-month position with an emphasis on innovative clinical instruction using a variety of modalities including traditional and virtual simulation activities, laboratory and skills-based instruction and other alternative clinical experiences in the ASN and BSN programs. Emphasis will be on the development of clinical judgement and decision making skills. This position will include didactic instruction and may require clinical instruction in a healthcare setting. Availability for daytime, evening, and limited weekend assignments is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes and contributes to the enhancement of PA College’s high performing learner-centered environment.   
  • Facilitates didactic, laboratory, and/or clinical instruction, using strategies that stimulate interest and maximize student learning.
  • Incorporates current theories, research, and practice into the design of instruction, including plans for development and revision.
  • Supervises and assesses student learning to achieve outcomes at the course and/or program level.
  • Contributes to the development, implementation, and evaluation of courses, programs, and College strategies.
  • Demonstrates service to the College, profession, and/or community.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to scholarship through professional development that enhances teaching and learning.
  • Attends faculty meetings and actively participates in committee assignments.
  • Assists in the daily operations of the program as instructed by the supervisor.
  • Models professional values in support of the mission, vision, educational outcomes, and strategic direction of the College.
  • Performs other duties that may be in the best interest of the College as requested by Academic leadership.
  • Experience in the use of simulation and teaching technologies
  • Collaboration with nursing faculty, staff of the Center for Excellence in Practice, and leadership team.
  • Ability to collaborate on the design and implementation of innovative clinical learning experiences for students at various level of program completion.

Educational Requirements:

Specific Education, Certifications, and Licensure:

  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Current RN license in Commonwealth of PA

Minimum Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully….

  • Minimum of five years recent direct care clinical nursing experience
  • Prior didactic and clinical teaching experience in higher education
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirement of this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive teaching experience including didactic and clinical instruction in a higher education setting
  • Experience with simulation technologies
  • Current Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) or Certified Nurse Education – Clinical (CNE-cl) certification or the willingness to obtain certification within one year of employment

Note: This position is not limited to clinical instruction.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


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COLLEGE Full Time Posted on 02/24/2023