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Nursing Skills Coordinator
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 15, 2022
Title Nursing Skills Coordinator
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department School of Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Nursing - General

Position Summary
The University at Buffalo School of Nursing invites applicants for a part-time Nursing Skills Coordinator position.

Responsibilities include:

Coordinate all laboratory activities in the SON labs with the clinical coordinator and appropriate course coordinator to achieve course objectives for undergraduate labs. Coordinate, assess and evaluate lab activities, use of EHR, and teaching of skills with course coordinators and attend meetings as needed. With faculty, evaluate evidence to support specific skill standardization and updating, and maintain appropriate Safe Skills Proficiency (SSP) evaluation forms and videos. Facilitate simulation experiences in conjunction with Simulation Coordinator as needed. Serve as a resource for faculty in promoting student learning experiences and for professional development. Provide instructional support to faculty for Skills Lab practicum. Assess students’ psychomotor abilities in the performance of nursing skills and promote critical thinking skills in the application of theory to practice. Maintain record of student attendance hours in the Skills Lab and coordinate open hours with patterns of student attendance. Maintain communication with faculty regarding students’ learning difficulties. Schedule SSPs, med-math evaluations, and simulation activities. Hire, supervise, train, schedule, and evaluate graduate assistants assigned to the lab in collaboration with prelicensure program coordinator and course coordinators. Coordinate the administrative details of the Skills Lab equipment including preparing maintaining, cataloging, and ordering. Coordinate and schedule Flu clinics with faculty.

Minimum Qualifications
Earned master’s degree in nursing.
Experience as staff RN in a hospital.
Candidate should be comfortable with computers, Microsoft Office (e.g. Word and PowerPoint), systems of documenting care online, and quality improvement methods.
Ability to coordinate and monitor complex activities and collaborate.
NYS RN License is required.

Preferred Qualifications Recent clinical and simulation experience is highly desirable. BLS and ACLS certification preferred.

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