Fairfax County Government Job Announcement
Public Health Nurse III - MCH Perinatal Substance Use Specialist

Deadline: 4/22/2022

Salary: $69,407.31 - $115,678.37 Annually

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds. With more than 100 years of leadership in the field, we are committed to promoting population health, protecting public health and the environment, and ensuring residents' equitable access to health services and information.

Provides comprehensive Maternal Child Health (MCH) public health nursing services using a multidisciplinary approach to women, children, and families, with a focus on those with substance use disorders. Supports coordination of MCH services and participates in home visits in collaboration with assigned Home Visiting PHN II to address health needs and social determinants that affect infant and family outcomes. Adheres to the policies and standards of MCH home visiting programs and serves as an expert resource for other staff regarding the complex issues affecting infants and families. Collaborates with Home Visiting PHN II, as subject matter expert, to develop and modify plans of care. Engages in outreach with community partners and develops collaborative relationships across the community to promote positive outcomes in families.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with a bachelor's degree in nursing; plus three years of post-licensure experience as a nurse in an equivalent health care setting whose focus was primarily prevention services and community education, including two years in a public health/community health setting; plus at least one year experience in a public health/community health specialty area or supervisory responsibilities.

To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfaxcounty/jobs/3424459/public-health-nurse-iii-mch-perinatal-substance-use-specialist?keywords=public%20health&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 


 

Director, Simulation

The Conway School of Nursing (CSON) at The Catholic University of America seeks to fill an approved full-time, benefits-eligible, Director, Simulation.
The CSON is ranked as having one of the best nursing graduate programs in the nation and is distinguished for preparing expert clinicians, nurse scientists, and leaders. The CSON is CCNE accredited and has over 500 students enrolled in BSN, MSN, DNP, and PhD programs. The BSN program includes traditional and second-degree tracks and the students participate in multiple study abroad opportunities in Australia, Ireland, and Nicaragua. The MSN programs consist of five well-established nurse practitioner programs – Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program, the Family Nurse Practitioner Program, the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care Program, the Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program, and the dual Pediatric Acute and Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program. Our online nurse practitioner offerings are consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally by U.S. News and World Report. In 2021, our online nurse practitioner programs ranked #6 (see https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/nursing/rankings) out of 194 programs nationally. The on-campus and on-line PhD program prepares expert clinicians as nurse scientists. The on-line DNP program, approved for post-master’s and post-baccalaureate pathways, focuses on leadership in advanced nursing practice.

Position offers multiple benefits!
1. Allowance for one day per week to personal clinical practice
2. Eligibility for employee tuition assistance
3. Eligibility for tuition assistance for undergraduate degrees for children and spouses
4. Eligibility for tuition exchange for children who want to pursue an undergraduate degree at another university or college other than CUA
5. Participation in an exceptional retirement plan (TIAA). If the faculty member contributes 5%, CUA will contribute 10% of gross salary.
Minimum Qualifications: 1. Earned MSN degree or BSN with a Master’s degree in a related field; 2. RN and preferable APRN licensure; 3. A minimum of five years of experience as an RN and experience working in a simulation center; 4. Certification as a Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) preferred; 5. Keen organizational skills; 6. Competence in the use of technology; 7. Excellent communication skills; 8. Exceptional verbal skills and writing proficiency.

Responsibilities:
1. Develops, implements, updates, evaluates, and revises simulation policies, procedures, and operations in collaboration with the Simulation Coordinator, Simulation Technician, and department personnel; gains policy/procedural approval from the Associate Dean of Administration.
2. Develops and implements the clinical healthcare simulation function to meet and/or exceed accreditation standards.
3. Creates and maintains a respectful and professional working environment, incorporating active learning, reflective thinking, and a confidential debriefing process. Fosters a culture of learning, including competency-based education, interprofessional and team-based education, and experiential learning.
4. In collaboration with the Simulation Coordinator, continuously updates and refines simulation experiences based on identified needs and serves as a resource for faculty utilizing simulation in courses/lab activities.
5. Performs periodic assessments of the clinical simulation function, analyzes collected evaluation data regarding learning, and faculty and student satisfaction with the provision of services.
6. Supervises and evaluates all Simulation Center personnel.
7. Provides direction and oversight for the scheduling of nursing students and standardized patients in clinical simulation learning experiences.
8. Provides instruction to faculty on simulation pedagogy including developing objectives, planning, implementation, and evaluation consistent with course objectives and simulation standards.
9. Determines annual capital and operational budget requirements with departmental personnel; links with the CSON budget manager in preparing annual academic year budgets.
10. Reviews development, updating, and refinement of simulations; convenes faculty engagement session to offer technical expertise on equipment attributes in support of academic courses and student experiences.
11. Exhibits proficiency in the use and operation of disparate simulator technologies ranging from anatomic models and task trainers to screen-based simulations to full-body patient simulators and virtual reality surgical simulators.
12. Approves adequacy and functionality of simulation equipment and supplies inventory needed for each academic year; interviews vendors and investigates new simulation products to ensure state-of-the-art laboratory.
13. Assures functionality and adequacy of equipment for each simulation education experience in conjunction with nursing faculty and Simulation Center personnel.
14. Programs and assists faculty in operating simulators as needed for practice, learning, and evaluation experiences.
15. Chairs the CSON Clinical Simulation Committee.
16. Oversees and participates in all student recruitment events, such as Open Houses; engages department personnel in staff events and hosts related discussion sessions.
17. Conducts facility tours; participates in events providing exposure and insight to the program; disseminates knowledge of the CSON Clinical Simulation Center through publication, collaborative research, and the like.
18. Participates in all academic-practice partnerships involving the use of the Clinical Simulation Center; generates income through practice partnerships, grants, and other funding sources.
19. Networks with local, regional, and national simulation laboratory leaders and coordinators to determine best use practices; actively engages with the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation Learning, INACSL, inacsl.org.
20. Oversees the recruitment, training, scheduling and payment of standardized patients.
Please contact Dr. Petra Goodman, Chair of the Search Committee, Conway School of Nursing, at [email protected] for further information.
The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Apply at: https://staff-cua.icims.com/jobs/11232/director%2c-clinical-simulation/job


Simulation and Skills Lab Coordinator

The Conway School of Nursing (CSON) at The Catholic University of America seeks to fill an approved full-time, benefits-eligible, Simulation and Skills Lab Coordinator.
The CSON is ranked as having one of the best nursing graduate programs in the nation and is distinguished for preparing expert clinicians, nurse scientists, and leaders. The CSON is CCNE accredited and has over 500 students enrolled in BSN, MSN, DNP, and PhD programs. The BSN program includes traditional and second-degree tracks and the students participate in multiple study abroad opportunities in Australia, Ireland, and Nicaragua. The MSN programs consist of five well-established nurse practitioner programs – Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program, the Family Nurse Practitioner Program, the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care Program, the Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program, and the dual Pediatric Acute and Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program. Our online nurse practitioner offerings are consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally by U.S. News and World Report. Indeed, in 2021, our online nurse practitioner programs ranked #6 (see https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/nursing/rankings) out of 194 programs. The on-line PhD program prepares clinicians as nurse scientists. The on-line DNP program, approved for post-master’s and post-baccalaureate pathways, focuses on leadership in advanced nursing practice.

Position offers multiple benefits!
1. Allowance for one day per week to personal clinical practice
2. Eligibility for employee tuition assistance
3. Eligibility for tuition assistance for undergraduate degrees for children and spouses
4. Eligibility for tuition exchange for children who want to pursue an undergraduate degree at another university or college other than CUA
5. Participation in an exceptional retirement plan (TIAA). If the faculty member contributes 5%, CUA will contribute 10% of gross salary.
Minimum Qualifications: 1. Earned BSN degree (MSN preferred); 2. RN licensure; 3. A minimum of three years of experience as an RN (preferably medical-surgical experience) and one year of experience working in a simulation center; 4. Keen organizational skills; 5. Competence in the use of technology; 6. Excellent oral and written communication skills

Responsibilities:
1. Develops, implements, updates, evaluates, and revises simulation policies, procedures, and operations in collaboration with the Director, Simulation and department personnel.
2. Coordinates the scheduling for undergraduate and graduate nursing students in all areas of the Simulation Center in collaboration with the nursing faculty.
3. Develops (designs and writes), presents, evaluates, updates, and refines simulations for simulation experiences based on identified needs and serves as a resource for faculty utilizing simulation in course/lab activities.
4. Recruits, trains, and schedules standardized patients (SPs); manages payment of scheduled SPs; and maintains a pool of SPs with demographics that match case scenarios.
5. Schedules and proctors Open Lab sessions throughout all academic semesters.
6. Manages the purchasing of all equipment and supplies for the Simulation Center in collaboration with the Director of Simulation, and other CSON administrative personnel.
7. Works with department personnel to maintain and update all computerized equipment.
8. Maintains the inventory of simulation equipment and supplies, ensuring safe storage and disposal of hazardous materials.
9. Monitors and assures appropriate standards for lab cleanliness provides for timely equipment maintenance, repair, and replacement.
10. Orients instructors in lab procedures, location and use of materials, and operation of equipment.
11. Ensures a safe and healthy work environment, in compliance with university and CSON health and safety policies and practices.
12. Performs remediation with students in the skills area.
13. Restocks supplies daily in all areas of the Simulation Center and Skills Lab.
14. Prepares equipment for each simulation education learning activity for the nursing students in conjunction with the nursing faculty, and department personnel as needed.
15. Assists in the assembling and disassembling of simulators, computers, and equipment needed for simulation learning activities in cooperation with the faculty and department personnel.
16. Performs basic equipment repair and/or seeks out and secures timely professional repair services.
17. Assists the Simulation Center and Skills Lab staff and faculty in facilitating simulation and skills lab sessions as needed.
18. Provides and assures basic disinfection of all equipment, linens, and laboratory space following use.
19. Organizes training sessions and trains staff and faculty on the use of laboratory equipment in cooperation with department personnel.
Please contact Dr. Petra Goodman, Chair of the Search Committee, Conway School of Nursing, at [email protected] for further information.
The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Apply at: https://staff-cua.icims.com/jobs/11229/simulation-coordinator/job


 


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