• Manager, Simulation Center

    Location US-NJ-North Brunswick
    Job ID
    Chamberlain College of Nursing
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    The SIMCARE Center Manager, in partnership with Campus SIMCARE Operations & Lab Team, National Clinical Learning Resource Department, campus leadership, clinical coordinators, course coordinators, faculty and staff will assume the following:


    • Leads all clinical learning lab and simulated patient care learning experiences for campus and web-based students with appropriate resources to successfully complete learning opportunities in simulated patient care environment
    • Supports faculty and college leadership with initiatives involving clinical simulation research and effective teaching strategies in a simulated patient care environment
    • Contributes to the development and continuous improvement of national standard operating procedures through best practice sharing and regular communications with other campus SIMCARE Center Managers and college leadership.
    • Supports the mission and philosophy of the institution and represents the College to clinical agencies, students, and the community by leading the lab and simulation scheduling and collaborative efforts.   

    From privacy curtain areas to scrub sinks to hospital beds, Chamberlain University’s SIMCARE CENTER facilities closely replicate hospital and clinical settings. The nursing skills labs feature high-tech training equipment — including patient monitoring equipment, a birthing simulator and physical assessment exam tables. As part of the instution's commitment to academic excellence, the SIMCARE CENTER is also supported by a resource center that helps with the development of complex skills like medication calculation.



    • Manages the planning and scheduling of students, faculty, and staff by ensuring open lab and structured lab utilization times.
    • Manages oversight of students during practice and/or skill development.
    • Performs lab specialist and student workers’ job functions when needed.
    • Collaborates with organizational leadership in the logistics of interviewing and management of lab employees.
    • Demonstrates effective behaviors and accountability in meeting standards of service excellence to students, fellow team members, and external agencies.
    • Collaborates with campus and national leadership to achieve goals for the SIMCARE Center.
    • Coordinates with faculty to achieve expected student learning outcomes.
    • Collaborates with stakeholders to ensure preparation of lab supplies and equipment based on requests and course schedule.
    • Provides orientation, support, guidance, and mentorship to faculty, staff, and student workers in supporting student needs.
    • Markets and promotes lab and simulation resources for all stakeholders.
    • Oversees preparation and maintenance of all campus labs and simulated patient care environments with equipment, supplies, media, computers, and materials needed to replicate virtual healthcare setting.
    • Manages activities on behalf of campus and in collaboration with national leadership to enhance the individual skills and capacities of all stakeholders; leading to improved organizational performance.
    • Participates in professional organizations as appropriate and serves on College committees as assigned.
    • Demonstrates current knowledge of national simulation organizations while applying standards and policies to maintain operational effectiveness
    • Leads efforts to implement evidence - based practice for simulation, and experiential learning.
    • Track and analyze reports detailing the usage, challenges and accomplishments of the SIMCARE Center and provides recommendations for addressing the areas for opportunity as appropriate.
    • Completes work in a timely manner, including preparing, documenting, and tracking student and faculty lab utilization.
    • Collaborates regarding to budget planning, ordering, and maintaining inventory of all lab supplies, equipment, furniture, models, AV equipment, and laboratory manuals.
    • Develops CEA requests for proposal and approvals, including vendor quotes and collaboration with finance.
    • Supervises activities on behalf of campus and in collaboration with national leadership to ensure students and faculty have adequate scheduled opportunities for certifications, such as BLS, ACLS, and PALS etc.
    • Completes other duties as assigned.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Master’s Degree preferred, Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with current BLS CPR and unencumbered RN license required.
    • 3-5 years strong clinical experience in acute patient care and/or medical-surgical nursing and/or emergency or trauma conditions, as well as excellent knowledge and understanding of human pathophysiology.
    • 1-3 years minimum prior team leadership or management.
    • Experience with human patient simulators and audio/visual or telemedicine preferred, as well as MSOffice.
    • Pre-programming and “on-the-fly” programming of patient simulators, basic trouble-shooting and maintenance of simulators preferred.
    • Knowledge or experience with audio/visual equipment and control software a plus.
    • BLS CPR instructor certification strongly encouraged for this position; ACLS and/or PALS a plus; medication calculation necessary.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, self-directed, and critical thinking skills.
    • Occasional irregular work hours along with overnight travel.


    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    Chamberlain University is a rapidly-expanding university rich with opportunities for growth and offering competitive wages and benefits. If you enjoy being a part of an exciting team and working in a collaborative, dynamic environment, then Chamberlain University might be right for you.

    Through Chamberlain Care®, we believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer a wide range of benefits that are intended to meet the diverse needs of our colleagues. Whether it's advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals.

    As an educational organization, we also support and encourage colleagues to further their educations by offering tuition assistance and seminars through our Leadership Development Center.

    If you are ready to join an institution like ours, we welcome you to apply.


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