Clinical Performance Lab Preceptor at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-06-21
Req: R-1573


1153-YN - Preceptor

Business Title:

Clinical Performance Lab Preceptor


Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

Provides clinical skills guidance to prelicensure nursing students in the clinical performance laboratory. Preceptors provide basic skills instruction and assessment of critical thinking and psychomotor skills development needed to intervene safely and competently in the clinical care of individuals and families.

Essential Duties:

Laboratory Instruction - 50%

  • Schedules, prepares, and leads all undergraduate skills groups.

  • Directs student skills development, assuring integration of theory with psychomotor performance.

  • Assesses students' skills practice and provides guidance to develop competency. Requires students to apply assessment, adaptation and problem-solving in order to foster critical thinking.

  • Promotes a safe and supportive environment for learning.

  • Consults with students in selection of materials for teaching and community service projects.

Laboratory and Equipment Maintenance - 15%

  • Uses and maintains complex medical equipment competently.

  • Maintains clean and safe lab environment for optimal learning.

  • Cleans, repackages, and re-purposes lab supplies.

  • Manages lab schedule and reservation system.

Skills Practice Education Maintenance - 15%

  • Utilizes current research findings and standards of practice in student skills development.

  • Updates and maintains computerized learning management system, including modules designed for skills development.

Faculty Assistance - 10%

  • Selects and prepares equipment and supplies for undergraduate and graduate faculty.

  • Provides assistance to undergraduate and graduate faculty regarding clinical skill procedures, current products, equipment, and available resources.

Simulation - 5%

  • Communicates with simulation team to maintain consistency of skills performance.

  • Coordinates lab and simulation schedules.

  • Assists when needed to include setup, clean up, and running of simulations.

  • Maintains basic working knowledge of various simulation manikins.

Other - 5%

  • Participate in technical training; attend conferences as directed to stay current clinical skills development, learning platforms, and digital educational materials.

  • Perform other job-related duties as needed.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a related field and three (3) years experience directly relating to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Additional Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing and three (3) years experience directly relating to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Currently licensed as Registered Nurse in State of Washington, or ability to obtain licensure by time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year acute care experience.

  • Experience teaching or precepting.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.

Additional Information:

Area/College: College of Nursing

Department Name: Clinical Performance Lab - Yakima

City, State, Zip: Yakima, WA 98901

Department Link:

Monthly Salary: DOE

FTE: 50%

Appointment Term: 10 months (typically August-May of the academic year)


Posting Close Date: Open until filled.

Screening Begin Date: June 28, 2021

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

Required Documents: Cover letter and resume

Time Type:

Part time

Position Term:

10 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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