Oregon Health & Science University

Faculty/Simulation Coordinator - Ashland Campus

Job Locations US-OR-Ashland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
School of Nursing - Ashland Campus
Salary Range
Posting Pay: $82,366 - $138,834 dependent on rank; rank is commensurate with education and experience and in alignment with internal equity. Mid-career professionals should expect to be placed at or near the mid-point.
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The OHSU School of Nursing in Ashland is located on the Southern Oregon University campus, a nationally renowned liberal arts and science college located in the foothills of the Siskiyou Mountains. Ashland is 286 miles from Portland. This campus offers three programs: two to complete the Bachelor of Science with a Major in Nursing degree and a third to complete an Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's program (Family Nurse Practitioner).


Faculty participate fully in the teaching mission of the School of Nursing; specific activities and responsibilities are based on rank. Faculty can expect to be hired at the ranks of Lecturer through Assistant Professor, though may be hired at a higher rank with extensive academic experience. Ranks are based on education and experience. Faculty members are also expected to participate in service to the school, including student advising.


Faculty ranks are as follows: 

Lecturer (BSN or equivalent): $82,366 - $91,212

Instructor (MSN or equivalent): $91,366 - $110,324

Assistant Professor (MSN/DNP or equivalent): $97,778 - $138,834

Function/Duties of Position

Responsible for coordinating, developing, implementing, and evaluating simulation learning experiences for the assigned campus and programs.

  1. Clinical Activities (not related to teaching or research): As negotiated.
  2. Scholarly Activities (research/writing, abstracts, grant-supported work, presentations, etc.): Participates in scholarly activities based on faculty rank.
  3. Education Activities (include types of teaching and types of student taught): 
    1. Prepares the program, faculty, and staff to meet standards of best practice, including the Healthcare Simulation Standards of Best Practice.
    2. Collaborates with faculty to design, implement, facilitate, and evaluate simulation-based learning experiences which adhere to evidence-based best practices for simulation and meet the curricular requirements for novice to advanced learners.
    3. Uses evidence-based frameworks to design, implement, evaluate, and the simulation curriculum.
  4. Service Activities:  These activities could include faculty meetings, committee membership, professional activities, and other responsibilities as assigned by the Program Director. Participates in faculty governance; additional engagement based on rank.
  5. Administrative Activities:  As negotiated.
  6. Other Activities:  The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach, and public service. Simulation specific activities will include the following:
    1. Maintains primary responsibility for managing, facilitating, and debriefing activities for the simulation lab; including mentoring faculty to effectively facilitate and debrief simulation activities.
    2. Coordinates with the simulation associate (simulation operations specialist) on the operation and maintenance of high, mid, and low fidelity simulation equipment, audio-visual equipment, learning center software, and computer equipment.
    3. Monitors and evaluates simulation needs and provides recommendations on addressing identified equipment, supply, or technology gaps.
    4. Facilitates training on new equipment, technology, and other materials for faculty, staff, and learners.
    5. Maintains professional competence as a simulationist through such activities as continuing education programs, conferences, workshops, seminars, and academic courses.
    6. Participates in or leads quality improvement initiatives for simulation program improvement.
    7. Maintains a standardized patient (SP) program following the Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) best practice guidelines (for campuses with an SP program).
    8. May be responsible for coordination, alignment, and evaluation of simulation activities across courses and programs.

Required Qualifications

Education: (Degree dependent on academic program type and rank of position.)

  • A Master’s degree in nursing is required.


Registrations, Certifications and/or Licenses: (Current licensure & certifications could be required depending on position and academic program.)

  • Oregon RN license and current CPR card required.


Experience: (Experience dependent on academic program type and rank of position.)

  • Three years of clinical practice experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

Education: (Degree dependent on academic program type and rank of position.)

  • A doctorate is preferred.


Registrations, Certifications and/or Licenses: (Current licensure & certifications could be required depending on position and academic program.)

  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) or the Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS), or being certification-eligible for either.


Experience: (Experience dependent on academic program type and rank of position.)

  • Teaching experience at the baccalaureate level or higher preferred.
  • Experience working in simulation is preferred, though consideration will be given to an experienced educator who has not worked in simulation.

Additional Details

As one of Portland’s largest and premier employers, OHSU is committed to providing comprehensive, affordable, and customizable benefits for our employees. OHSU’s medical plans offer comprehensive coverage with access to the best physicians and hospitals, including the award-winning care we provide at OHSU. Most full-time employees do not pay any amount for employee-only coverage for medical, dental, and vision coverage. Our total rewards package includes 26 days of PTO*, 9 paid holidays*, employee discount programs and options for tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment, and retirement plans in addition to many other benefits. Most faculty positions are eligible for relocation assistance.


*Prorated based on FTE.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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