Samuel Merritt University Job Listing RSS Feed - All Jobs en-ushttp://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs These are the latest job listings for Samuel Merritt University. For more information, please visit us at http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs. SMU-Adjunct Instructor (Regional Clinical Coordinator - CRNA) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1008 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing (CRNA)<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 23, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>To act as a liaison in management, support, and development of assigned portions of the Program s clinical curriculum, commensurate with accepted norms of higher education, accreditation standards, and within the philosophy of the University and Program. <br /> <br />Position may require unplanned clinical site visits in the greater Sacramento Valley area, in addition to required yearly clinical site visits. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: <br /> <br /> Earned Master s degree in nursing or equivalent <br /> Current certification by the National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists <br /> RN Licensure and NA certification by the California Board of Registered Nursing <br /> Strong leadership and critical thinking abilities <br /> Substantive clinical anesthesia expertise. Must make available evidence of high quality clinical performance as a CRNA (3-5 years preferable). <br /> Expertise in clinical teaching <br /> Experience in higher education and/or the commitment to gain knowledge and experience in current concepts and techniques of education <br /> <br />SMU-1706063 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:20:44 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1008 SMU-Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine (CSPM) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1007 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>CSPM<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 21, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>As an Assistant Professor within the Department of Medicine, the incumbent is responsible for guiding the learning of students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. Faculty members are assigned to develop and teach the courses for which they are qualified by education, certification, and professional experience. Instructional duties include planning courses and curricula, didactic and clinical teaching, and evaluating courses. Related duties include academic advising of students, supervision of independent study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending meetings, serving on committees, and participation in special university events and ceremonies. Faculties at the rank of Assistant Professor are also expected to engage in relevant current clinical practice or scholarly activities in the teaching specialty as defined in the Faculty/Staff Handbook and to be actively engaged in professional activities, which enhance the faculty role. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />Required Education and Experience <br /> A minimum of an earned doctoral degree in the discipline or in a closely related discipline. <br /> Clinical expertise in the specialty area of the teaching assignment <br /> Publication record appropriate for this rank (refer to SMU Faculty Handbook) is required. <br /> Service to the university and one s profession appropriate for appointment at this rank. <br /> <br />Desired Skills and Abilities <br /> Excellent verbal and written communication skills. <br /> Ability to establish and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships. <br /> Ability to calculate exam scores and grades. <br /> <br />Certificates, Licenses, Registrations <br /> Holds a valid license to practice in California. <br /> Other specialized certification or license may be required depending on the nature of the instructional assignment. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1706069 <br /> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:06:14 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1007 SMU-Assistant Professor, Dept. of Podiatric Surgery (CSPM) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1004 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>CSPM<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 16, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>As an Assistant Professor within the Department of Podiatric Surgery, the incumbent is responsible for guiding the learning of students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. Faculty members are assigned to develop and teach the courses for which they are qualified by education, certification, and professional experience. Instructional duties include planning courses and curricula, didactic and clinical teaching, and evaluating courses. Related duties include academic advising of students, supervision of independent study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending meetings, serving on committees, and participation in special university events and ceremonies. Faculties at the rank of Assistant Professor are also expected to engage in relevant current clinical practice or scholarly activities in the teaching specialty as defined in the Faculty/Staff Handbook and to be actively engaged in professional activities, which enhance the faculty role. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />Required Education and Experience <br /> A minimum of an earned doctoral degree in the discipline or in a closely related discipline. <br /> Clinical expertise in the specialty area of the teaching assignment <br /> Publication record appropriate for this rank (refer to SMU Faculty Handbook) is required. <br /> Service to the university and one s profession appropriate for appointment at this rank. <br /> <br />Desired Skills and Abilities <br /> Excellent verbal and written communication skills. <br /> Ability to establish and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships. <br /> Ability to calculate exam scores and grades. <br /> <br />Certificates, Licenses, Registrations <br /> Holds a valid license to practice in California. <br /> Other specialized certification or license may be required depending on the nature of the instructional assignment. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1705736 Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:47:51 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1004 SMU-Assistant Professor, Dept. of Podiatric Surgery (CSPM) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1003 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>CSPM<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 16, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>As an Assistant Professor within the Department of Podiatric Surgery, the incumbent is responsible for guiding the learning of students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. Faculty members are assigned to develop and teach the courses for which they are qualified by education, certification, and professional experience. Instructional duties include planning courses and curricula, didactic and clinical teaching, and evaluating courses. Related duties include academic advising of students, supervision of independent study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending meetings, serving on committees, and participation in special university events and ceremonies. Faculties at the rank of Assistant Professor are also expected to engage in relevant current clinical practice or scholarly activities in the teaching specialty as defined in the Faculty/Staff Handbook and to be actively engaged in professional activities, which enhance the faculty role. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />Required Education and Experience <br /> A minimum of an earned doctoral degree in the discipline or in a closely related discipline. <br /> Clinical expertise in the specialty area of the teaching assignment <br /> Publication record appropriate for this rank (refer to SMU Faculty Handbook) is required. <br /> Service to the university and one s profession appropriate for appointment at this rank. <br /> <br />Desired Skills and Abilities <br /> Excellent verbal and written communication skills. <br /> Ability to establish and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships. <br /> Ability to calculate exam scores and grades. <br /> <br />Certificates, Licenses, Registrations <br /> Holds a valid license to practice in California. <br /> Other specialized certification or license may be required depending on the nature of the instructional assignment. <br /> <br />SMU-1705738 Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:45:20 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1003 SMU-Adjunct Instructor - Physician Assistant http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1005 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Physician Assistant<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 15, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>An Adjunct Instructor is a temporary faculty member in an academic department who is responsible for guiding the learning of students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. A faculty member is assigned to teach the course for which they are qualified by education, certification and professional experience. Instructional duties include planning courses and curricula, didactic and clinical teaching and evaluating courses. Related duties may include academic advising of students, supervision of independent study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending meetings, serving on committees and participation in special University events and ceremonies. Faculty at the rank of adjunct instructor are expected to engage in scholarship as defined in the Faculty/Staff Handbook and to be actively engaged in professional activities, which enhance the faculty role. <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> Master s level Physician Assistant degree required, Doctoral degree preferred. <br /> Two years of full time teaching experience in specialty area with entry-level students or licensed practitioners preferred. <br /> Prior teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree program required for masters prepared faculty and strongly preferred for doctoral prepared faculty at this rank. <br /> Clinical expertise in the clinical specialty area of teaching assignment. <br /> <br />Certificates and Licensure: <br /> Current certification/licensure in discipline required of clinical candidates. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1705565 Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:49:53 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1005 SMU-Administrative Coordinator http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1002 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>February 16, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The primary responsibility of the Administrative Coordinator is to manage the daily operational activities of the Case Management Program and the clinical coordination activities. This includes, in collaboration with the Program Director, managing daily administrative operations of the CM program and coordinating the clinical components of the CM program in keeping with the mission and goals of the University and the School of Nursing, WSCUC, CCNE, AACN, and other relevant professional standards . <br /> <br />Administrative Activities for Daily Operations: <br /> Manage communications and requests from students, faculty, staff, university personnel and stakeholders from the broader community. <br /> Manage student progression, retention, and graduation processes (student advisor assignments, LOA management, graduation completion planning for post-professional students, deal with problem issues, oversee student portfolio development, coordination of NCLEX success support for the ELMSN Case Management students). <br /> Maintain the CM student handbook and review and update the SMU catalog for the CM program in accordance with the university and SON policy changes and accreditation requirements. <br /> <br />Event Coordination: <br /> Coordinate and design the program information booklet (prepare the schedule, collect faculty-advisor-approved abstracts from students, create a master copy, and print out the master copy for the Synthesis presentations). <br /> Invite current and prospective students, preceptors, and faculty. <br /> Work on logistics (room reservations, food orders, AV set up, video and photos, count-down clock, day of setup, clean up). <br /> <br />Clinical Coordination: <br /> Manage clinical placements to fulfill the CM program requirements for N624/N625, N620l, and N621, working with course managers and clinical instructors. <br /> Manage affiliation agreements with clinical sites (review currency of the agreements; if not current, submit a clinical agreement request to the SMU contract specialist). <br /> Manage the Typhon Student Tracking System and assure that databases are accurate and current (students, clinical sites, preceptors, and faculty). When necessary, collect needed information from appropriate parties. <br /> <br /> <br />Required Skills and Characteristics: <br /> Effective project planning and implementation skills <br /> Excellent organizational and operational skills <br /> Excellent written and oral communication skills <br /> Excellent interpersonal skills <br /> Extensive computer experience and the ability to use the Microsoft Office Suite <br /> Good judgment and creative, critical thinking to solve problems and to develop alternative solutions <br /> Leadership skills <br /> Ability to handle privileged information in a confidential manner <br /> <br />Education, Qualifications, and/or Experience: <br /> Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field preferred. <br /> Minimum of one year of experience in a higher education environment preferred. <br /> Minimum of 2 years work experience as an Administrative Assistant or Project Manager. <br /> Grant writing experience desired. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1703625 Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:55:42 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1002 SMU-Student Health and Counseling Coordinator http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1001 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>SHAC<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>February 3, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Under the supervision and general direction of the Director of Health Counseling, provide high-level administrative support and manage the daily operations of the Student Health Counseling Center. This position is responsible for overseeing the customer service given at the front desk, ensuring that individuals who staff the front desk will provide exceptional care on a consistent basis to all who seek service, as well as maintaining an accurate and up-to-date student health records database on all Samuel Merritt University students and monitor student compliance with all University health requirements. This position requires strong leadership and performance in a wide variety of complex and specialized administrative duties to support the office functions and efficient operation of a busy University Health Counseling Center. <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: <br /> Bachelor s degree in Business, Health Administration, or related field preferred. <br /> Three or more years of broad experience in positions of increased responsibility, preferably in a medical office or healthcare environment. <br /> Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills; must exhibit tact, discretion, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work as a team player. <br /> <br /> <br />OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: <br /> Demonstrated proficiency with computers, including word processing, spreadsheets, electronic mail, internet, and desktop publishing (e.g., Microsoft Office applications). Ability to create, manage, and maintain a complex database and to query database and produce reports. <br /> Exhibit technical and analytical expertise with ability to conduct arithmetic and algebraic equations, read graphs, and create mathematical formulas in analyzing data. <br /> Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to effectively present information and respond to problems and questions in a timely manner. <br /> Ability to handle multiple priorities with strong organizational skills, excellent concentration, and attention to detail. <br /> Communicate effectively with students, faculty, and staff of Samuel Merritt University, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and the public. <br /> Must maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information in a professional manner at all times. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1702660 Fri, 03 Feb 2017 13:28:07 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1001 SMU-Full Time Faculty - Occupational Therapy http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1000 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Occupational Therapy<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 22, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Department of Occupational Therapy at Samuel Merritt University is seeking a full time faculty member to teach in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy and Master of Occupational Therapy Programs. The position will start the fall of 2017. Samuel Merritt University is a private allied health university known for high quality programs since 1909. We are located in Oakland, California in the San Francisco Bay Area, and only a few hours away from Napa Valley and Lake Tahoe. <br /> <br />The candidate will provide didactic instruction in his or her area of expertise and participate in departmental and university activities. Samuel Merritt University offers opportunities for research, continued practice, and student teaching in on-site clinics. <br /> <br />Qualifications: Four years of previous teaching experience is preferred and highly desirable. A post-professional doctorate is required. A degree in Occupational Therapy is required. Preferred clinical experience in pediatrics and/or physical disabilities. Candidates must have a minimum of five years of clinical practice and be licensed or eligible for licensure in California. Prior experience in course program development desirable. <br /> <br />Applications accepted immediately until the position is filled. Please attach curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names of three references to your online application. Click "Apply" above to complete and submit the online application. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1701054 Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:13:57 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1000 Work Study Assistant for IT department http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/998 <strong>Job Type: </strong>On Campus<br /><strong>Department: </strong>IT <br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 20, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>TO APPLY: Please e-mail mwalton@samuelmerritt.edu <br />Job Title: Work Study Assistant, IT <br />Location: 3300 Webster Street 2nd Floor Suite 212, Oakland Ca <br />Department: Information Technology Infrastructure Technical Services <br />Cost Center 8070 <br />FLSA Status: Nonexempt <br />Purpose: Serves as a contact for supporting the University IT Helpdesk and provides assistance to student labs and printer operations <br /> <br />Duties and Responsibilities: <br />Responds to help-desk inventory requests from University department. (Toner, Paper, etc.) <br /> <br />Creates Service request for University end user incidents using the computer information system. <br /> <br />Works with users to ensure timely and effective problem solving <br /> <br />Engages in over-the-phone consults for intermediate technical issues (password resets, use of Learning Management System) <br /> <br />Performs other related duties as may be assigned. <br /> <br />Job Qualifications: <br /> <br />Required to walk <br />Must be able to use hands to finger, handle, or feel <br />Ability to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl <br />Ability to talk and hear <br />Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds <br />Length of Employment: By Semester <br />Average Number of Hours Per Week: 8-24 <br />Supervisor (s): Marcus Walton <br />Names of Employees Who Can Sign the Timecard: Marcus Walton, Blair Simmons, Thatcher Wright <br /> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:52:32 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/998 SMU-Student Loan Coordinator http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/995 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Business Office<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 5, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Student Loan Coordinator, under the direction of the Bursar, works directly with the University s third-party billing servicer and the Department of Education to ensure maximum collection efforts are made on the Perkins, Nursing HPSL loan portfolios. The Student Loan Coordinator also monitors all outstanding loan receivables, performing due diligence while collecting payments to obtain maximum cash flow and low default rates. The Student Loan Coordinator will also support the Student Accounts Coordinator in daily overflow of seeing students, uploading Financial Aid Disbursements, and auditing of student refunds, on an as needed basis. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> A combination of two to three years of education and related experience / training that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for successful performance of the job duties will be considered. <br /> Baccalaureate Degree in Business Administration or a related field from an accredited college or university preferred. <br /> Two years in increasingly responsible accounts receivable work (may be in combination with other accounting duties). <br /> Previous experience in a higher education environment highly desirable. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Ability to use personal computers within a network environment as well as knowledge of and experience with the Windows environment. <br /> Extensive knowledge of Excel and word processing software. <br /> Possess thorough knowledge of fundamental accounting principles, theories and terminologies, plus skills to perform tasks with accuracy and competence. <br /> Ability to perform reconciliations and analyze reconciliation data for meaningful conclusions and reasonableness. <br /> Ability to organize and complete large-scale projects independently while participating as a team player. <br /> Demonstrate consistent levels of accuracy and motivation. <br /> Ability to interface with large, diverse user groups and vendors. <br /> Ability to handle stress and deadlines. <br /> Occasional overtime may be required. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1700224 <br /> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:50:40 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/995 SMU-Managing Director (Sacramento Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/992 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>December 15, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Managing Director, Sacramento Campus, is a regular ranked faculty member of the School of Nursing who is responsible for implementing the ABSN and ELMSN pre-licensure programs and teaching students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. Supervises campus ABSN and ELMSN faculty. <br /> <br />REQUIRED SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS: <br /> Effective leadership and critical thinking skills <br /> Excellent organizational and operational skills <br /> Excellent written and verbal skills <br /> Effective project planning and implementation skills <br /> Substantial computer and technology skill sufficient to meet teaching and administrative responsibilities <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: <br /> Earned doctoral degree in nursing or equivalent (preferred) <br /> Unencumbered registered nurse license in California or license eligible <br /> Three years full-time teaching experience in nursing <br /> Three years progressive experience in administration/management in degree nursing programs and/or clinical settings <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1628131 Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:58:52 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/992 SMU-Adjunct Instructor - Physical Therapy Program http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/991 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Physical Therapy<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>December 2, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong> <br />An adjunct faculty is a temporary faculty member in an academic department who is responsible for guiding the learning of students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. This faculty member is assigned to teach the courses for which they are qualified by education, certification and professional experience. Instructional duties include planning courses and curricula, didactic and clinical teaching and evaluating courses. Related duties include academic advising of students, supervision of independent study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending meetings, serving on committees and participation in special University events. <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> <br />Doctoral degree preferred. A master s entry-level degree can suffice with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialities certification and/or completion of a post-graduate residency or fellowship. Two years of full time teaching experience in specialty area with entry-level students or licensed practitioners preferred. Prior teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree program required for masters prepared faculty and strongly preferred for doctorally prepared faculty at this rank. Clinical expertise in the clinical specialty area of teaching assignment. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> <br />Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). <br />Excellent interpersonal relationships. <br />Ability to calculates exam scores and grades. <br /> <br />Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: <br /> <br />Current licensure as a physical therapist in California is required. Other specialized certification or license may be required depending on the nature of the instructional assignment. <br /> <br /> <br />Physical Effort Required: <br /> <br />The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. <br /> <br />While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. Clinical instruction positions require the employee to move with students around a clinical nursing unit which caring for patients. The employee must be able to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word and receive detailed information through verbal and written communication. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1627302 <br /> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:44:38 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/991 Work Study-Health Science Simulation Center (HSSC) & Clinical Skills Lab http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/990 <strong>Job Type: </strong>On Campus<br /><strong>Department: </strong>HSSC<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 28, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Clinical Skills Laboratory (CSL), housed in the south wing of the HSSC, is a branch of the Health Sciences Simulation Center (HSSC.) The HSSC North and HSSC South together comprise Samuel Merritt University s centers for immersive and simulation-based learning. The CSL includes a larger skills lab/training space and simulation and standardized patient suites. The CSL is intended primarily for use by all SMU faculty and students, and for selected external customers of the HSSC. <br /> <br />The Work Study Student or Teaching Assistant reports to the Operations Manager of the Health Sciences Simulation Center (HSSC). The student will work closely with the HSSC Simulation Specialist, Simulation Coordinator, and the Clinical Skills Lab Coordinator. In addition, the incumbent will assist students in skills development and simulation-based education experiences. <br /> <br />DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES <br />1. Maintain simulation suites and training rooms to ensure they are stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and they are neat and orderly for learning. <br /> <br />2. Clean and perform maintenance on basic manikins, task trainers, and human patient simulators. <br /> <br />3. Assist faculty and students with the operations of skills equipment, e.g. task trainers, manikins, IV pumps, etc. <br /> <br />4. Help set up and put away supplies for lab activities for faculty and student use of the Clinical Skills Lab. <br />5. Participate in a training by the HSSC faculty to become familiar with the operation of the simulation equipment, operating software (Laerdal and Gaumard), and the audio-visual recording system data management (Education Management Solutions). <br />6. Assist with the setup of simulation activities as needed. <br />7. Assist HSSC faculty in operating the computer during simulation. <br /> <br />8. Assists with the data management maintained through the Education Management Solutions (EMS). <br />9. Help with other projects that facilitate learning activities in the Clinical Skills Lab. <br /> <br />10. Other similar or related duties as necessary. <br /> <br /> <br />MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS <br /> Organizational prioritizing skills <br /> Flexibility and willingness to get the job done. <br /> Knowledge of nursing skills equipment preferred <br /> Commitment to Service Excellence <br /> Excellent verbal and written skills <br /> Good judgment and creative thinking to solve daily problems. <br /> Interpersonal skills that support optimal public relations for the CSL <br /> Ability to work independently <br /> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:50:40 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/990 SMU-Full Time Nursing Faculty (Med Surg/Adv Med Surg) - Sacramento Campus http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1006 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 14, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>SMU School of Nursing welcomes applications for full-time, annualized faculty, medical surgical/advanced medical surgical nursing. The full-time faculty has multiple roles in our academic environment: teaching, service, and scholarship and creative activity. Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. Faculty has ownership for the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of the curricula within the School of Nursing which are designed to prepare graduates to provide nursing care in a dynamic health care environment. Faculty provides service on School of Nursing committees, University Committees and other committees or task forces. Faculty also engages in scholarship that reflects activities resulting in the production, reorganization/refinement, dissemination or creation of works that advance knowledge in one s field. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE: <br /> Minimum of Master s degree in nursing or an equivalent field required <br /> Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education preferred <br /> Specialization in area of teaching responsibility <br /> At least three years of progressive teaching experience in classroom, practice, and/or laboratory settings preferred. Baccalaureate or higher degree preferred. <br /> Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization <br /> Registered Nurse or eligible for licensure in California <br /> <br />SMU-1626219 Mon, 14 Nov 2016 10:14:55 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1006 SMU-Associate Dean, Systems, Administrative Quality, & Improvement http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/989 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 9, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>This staff position is a member of the SoN management team and reports directly to the Dean. <br /> <br />Job Summary: <br /> Provides leadership to ensure integration of structures and processes, academic and operational functions, and communication with external and internal partners. <br /> Implements evidence-based strategies to improve processes and systems within the school of nursing. <br /> Defines metrics and a performance dashboard for the school that reflects and informs strategy. <br />o Responsible for compiling analytical reports and identifying relevant insights that enable other employees in the school to make sound decisions. <br />o Responsible for improving current methods used in the collection of data that retain the integrity and security of the information collected. <br /> Provides leadership in the planning and implementation of financial and data management strategies in support of the mission and strategic plan of the school. <br /> Collaborates with dean and other associate deans in setting strategy. <br /> Collaborates with members of the Management Team regarding system effectiveness and financial management. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Excellent interpersonal skills. Dynamic team player and collaborator at all levels within the organization <br /> Runs effective meetings <br /> Excellent project management skills under tight timelines/budgets <br /> Creates, interprets, and implements financial/operational policies and procedures <br /> Analyzes data and prepare reports. <br /> Supervisory, leadership, and evaluation skills <br /> Excellent written communication skills <br /> Maintains strict confidentiality in all situations. <br /> <br />Education, Qualifications and/or Experience: <br /> Bachelor's degree in finance or business related field required. MBA or equivalent strongly preferred <br /> Minimum of five years administrative, fiscal or management experience (in higher education preferred). <br /> Experience with improving existing processes/systems <br /> Experience supervising and developing staff <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1625964 Wed, 09 Nov 2016 12:13:48 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/989