Featured Job: Senior Simulation Specialist at MedStar Health Washington, DC

Today a featured job posting from MedStar Health for the position of Senior Simulation Specialist! Are you looking for more great jobs? Post and review ads on our medical simulation jobs listing page!

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Position: Senior Simulation Specialist
Institution: MedStar Health
Location: Washington, DC

At MedStar Health, the largest healthcare system in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. region, we combine the best aspects of academic medicine, research and innovation with a complete spectrum of clinical services in the advancement of patient care. MedStar Simulation Training and Education Lab (SiTEL) is looking for a Senior Simulation Specialist to manage daily operations in one of its busy Clinical Simulation Centers in the Washington, D.C. area. This position will serve as subject matter expert and maintain oversight of clinical programs, including nursing residency, graduate medical education and system-wide simulations focused on improving patient safety and quality of care. MedStar SiTEL serves as the system-wide learning and education organization for MedStar Health, a $5-billion-health system, which includes 10 hospitals, 20 affiliated healthcare businesses and 40 centers of excellence in the Washington, D.C. and Maryland regions.

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  • Associate’s degree in Business, Management, Education or healthcare-related field, or equivalent combination of education/experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 years of experience with at least one year in a high-intensity work environment
  • Related areas of experience include Customer Service, Retail, Junior Engineer, Project Management, Business Management, Logistics Management, Biomedical Engineering, Surgical Technologist, EMT, Paramedic, LPN, Junior Engineer or Instructional Technology
  • Ideal candidate will have simulation experience in healthcare, clinical experience (RN, LPN, Paramedic, EMT) and technical expertise

MedStar Health is a $4 billion not-for-profit, regional healthcare system with a network of ten hospitals and 20 other health-related businesses across Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region. As the area’s largest health system, it is one of the region’s largest employers with more than 30,000 associates and 6,000 affiliated physicians, all of whom support MedStar Health’s patient-first philosophy.

For the sixth time, MedStar Health was named a “Best Place to Work” by the Baltimore Business Journal and exceeds the national benchmark for healthcare and Fortune 500 high-performing companies. In addition, many of our hospitals are named among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Solucient, HealthGrades, AARP, CareScience, Press Ganey and others.

Learn more and apply now on the MedStar Website!

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Featured Job: Director of Simulation Education for University of Iowa College of Nursing

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Here’s an awesome simulation position from the folks at The University of Iowa College of Nursing!

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Job Title: Director of Simulation Education (REVISED)

Job Location: Nursing Clinical Education Center, Iowa City, Iowa

The University of Iowa College of Nursing is seeking an influential and dynamic leader to serve as the Director of Simulation Education in the Nursing Clinical Education Center (NCEC). The NCEC is a joint effort between the Department of Nursing Services and Patient Care (DON) at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) and the College of Nursing (CON). The University of Iowa is a quality- focused, research-driven organization in pursuit of an individual with experience in health science education; motivated to innovate, create, and prosper both nursing and interprofessional initiatives that support the NCEC. This person will be a forward-moving visionary with a commitment to simulation education.

Primary responsibilities include planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating simulation-based learning across the continuum from standardized patients through high-fidelity simulators. This position is a fulltime faculty administrative role (rank and salary commensurate with education and experience in accordance with University of Iowa College of Nursing guidelines).


  • Leads the integration of simulation/instructional technologies throughout the CON and DON curriculums.
  • Uses evidence-based simulation models to design, implement, evaluate, and standardize educational programs for faculty/staff development in the use of clinical simulation, debriefing, and assessment.
  • Mentors faculty, clinicians, and staff in the design of curriculum involving clinical simulation.
  • Ensures instruction is consistent with national professional standards for clinical practice.
  • Collects data on learning outcomes for simulation exercises and collaborates with faculty/staff educators on disseminating findings through peer-reviewed publications.
  • Supervises all CON simulation faculty and serves as a liaison/resource for DON staff educators.
  • Institutes continuous quality improvement strategies for simulation program improvement.
  • Facilitates comprehensive evaluations of the NCEC to promote growth and development.
  • Collaborates with Health Care Information Systems (HCIS) to support and encourage the use of electronic health records in simulation and other learning activities where applicable.
  • Prepares for accreditation by Society for Simulation in Healthcare.
  • Partners with NCEC Manager and other administrative personnel in reporting of program activities, standards, accreditation requirements, external meetings, educational concerns, and student/staff successes.
  • Inspires the advancement of simulation research.


  • Visionary approach to simulation education in clinical and academic settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, implement, and evaluate all aspects of simulation education.
  • Familiarity with use and basic maintenance of simulation equipment.
  • Collaborative approach to working with CON and DON faculty, staff, and students.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commitment to fostering diversity.


  • Doctoral degree in a healthcare or related field (or documented program of study that adheres to the doctoral timetable for completion of a doctoral degree within an identified timeline).
  • Certified in Simulation Education (preferred).
  • 3-5 years’ experience in:
    • Simulation-based education and training, evaluation of outcomes, patient safety, and implementation of innovative simulation-based education and training programs necessary, or an equivalent combination of training and experience;
    • curriculum development and assessment for adult learners;
    • a healthcare setting (hospital/clinics preferred); and
    • a healthcare management or leadership role.
  • Evidence of scholarship contributions related to clinical simulation.

Applications should be submitted online at the job page for the Director of Simulation, (or goto https://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for requisition #65731), including a cover letter with a statement of interest, curriculum vitae/ resume, a philosophy statement of the role of simulation in education (academic and professional practice), and the names and contact information of 3 professional references.

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Featured Job Posting: Simulation Education Specialist at Arizona St. Joseph’s Hospital

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Looking for a new position in medical simulation? Today we have a featured job posting from Dignity Health out of Arizona which is a featured position from our medical simulation jobs listing page!

Simulation Education Specialist:

At St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, part of Dignity Health, we provide a wide range of health, social and support services in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona. In addition to being a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research, we’re consistently named an outstanding place to work. What’s more, AZ Business Magazine recognizes us as one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies. So if you’re ready to join a healthcare organization that’s respected both locally and nationally, pursue the following opportunity:

In this position, you’ll help design and implement simulator-based educational/training activities to improve the overall performance of personnel providing medical care. This will involve developing simulated scenarios, troubleshooting operating systems and equipment, and identifying, implementing and managing hardware, software and multimedia resources that will enhance the operations of our simulation center. Bring your unique talents to our tight-knit team, and make a big impact on our future and yours.


  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • 5 years of professional experience related to medicine, nursing and/or emergency response

Preferred qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Certification in simulation education
  • Current AZ RN licensure
  • Experience with AV simulation and scenario development software
  • Experience operating task trainers as well as low- and high-fidelity simulations/mannequins

We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package that includes comprehensive medical and dental plans, matched 403b retirement and pension plans, and much more. You also may be eligible for an incentive plan after your first year of service.

For more information, visit us at www.dignityhealth.org/stjosephs or contact Jackie Schierenberg at Jackie.Schierenberg@DignityHealth.org.

Learn more and apply directly here!

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Dozens of New Medical Simulation Jobs Posted

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HealthySimulation.com’s free medical simulation jobs listing page has all the latest positions available from around the world. Looking for a new career in healthcare simulation? Interested in relocating? Ready for more responsibility or higher pay? I have updated the job’s page with all the latest positions available and cleared out the many jobs we helped to fill!

Since medical simulation experience is hard to come by, there are a lot of opportunities around the world for those who already have even just a year’s worth of experiencing operating, teaching with, or administrating medical simulation technology & spaces.

Simulation Technician, Educator, Coordinator, Manager and Researcher Positions available now in locations like:

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Los Angeles, CA

Upper St. Clair, PA

Doha, Qatar

Chicago, IL

Coral Gables, FL

Harrison, MI

Des Moines, IA

San Pedro and Torrance, CA

Torrance, CA

NYU, New York

San Antonio, TX

Geneva, IL

Miami, FL

Knoxville, TN

Worcester, MA

Bay City, MI

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Jacksonville, Florida

San Diego, CA


St. Paul, Minnesota

Commonwealth of Virginia

Annapolis, MD

Allentown PA

Moon Township, PA

Monaca, PA

Camp Pendleton, CA

Pensacola, FL

Jacksonville, FL

San Diego, CA

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Houston TX

Dallas TX

Riverside Methodist Hospital, OH

Washington D.C.

Peoria, IL

Cleveland, Ohio

Have a medical simulation position at your facility? It’s free to post your healthcare simulation job as long as you are not a recruiting firm!

Saudi Arabia Based Medical Simulation Positions Offer Huge Benefits & Career Opportunities

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If you have medical simulation experience and are open to an adventure of a lifetime, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University Health Sciences Clinical Skills Simulation Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is looking for “A Few Good Sim Champs”! These new positions have just been posted in our Medical Simulation Jobs listings page. This brand new Simulation Center in the capital of world’s most traveled cities is providing some eye-catching benefits for individuals interested in exploring life in the Middle East, including tax-free salaries! I myself was approached to move to the middle east for a director position several years ago while running the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas, and while I strongly considered the opportunity — I decided that HealthySimulation.com was my primary career goal. Nevertheless, anyone looking for increased salary opportunities, wants to lead the development of a world-class simulation center, and grow their resume should strongly consider these positions outlined below. Of course, you should really like your weather hot!

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Positions Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the Clinical Skills Simulation Center

  • Tax-Free salary
  • Free accommodation
  • Health insurance
  • Prearranged return travel
  • Schooling for children

Salary: The salary will be determined in accordance with KSAU-HS salary plan and applicants’ education and work experience.

To Apply: The Applicant should submit a cover letter, resume, names / email addresses of three references, and the title of the job applying for to: com-a&sa@ksau-hs.edu.sa

Job Title: Simulation Specialist/Instructor 

  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing or Medical Education or Health Science field.
  • Minimum one year’s professional experience in a hospital environment with significant exposure to direct patient care.
  • Prior experience using instructional technology.
  • Medical simulation experiences.
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software application relevant to simulator functions.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the selection of appropriate manikins, learning technologies, hardware and software for health program instruction.
  • Research and recommend emerging technologies and tools for use in classroom, online and laboratory settings.
  • Provide training and professional development in the use of simulation and technology for health science programs.
  • Develop curriculum, student learning outcomes and educational materials for simulation scenarios and scripts; support student learning experiences that involve technology applications including use of human patient simulators.
  • Facilitate collaboration among health science programs to optimize technology use.
  • Demonstrate an interest in professional development and use of instructional strategies to improve student learning.
  • Function as a member of the educational services team.
  • Experience in course development and education methodology.

Job Title: Simulation Center Manager for Clinical Skills Center

Job Summary: The Simulation Center Manager assists with the implementation of simulation activities in the training of healthcare professionals.  They supervise the Simulation Center Specialist, Simulation Information and Technology Support, Administrative Assistant and faculty.  Overall duties include monitoring and controlling daily operations such as equipment and supply inventory, and coordinating the training of faculty on the use of simulation equipment and principles of simulation learning.


  • Master in Nursing or in a Health Science field or Science.
  • Minimum of five years computer simulation experience in a clinical, medical, acute-care setting.
  • Prior experience using instructional technology.
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software application relevant to simulator functions.
  • Plan, coordinate, organize, and manage the operation of a health science simulation laboratory.
  • Facilitate collaboration among health science programs to optimize technology use.
  • Experience in course development and education.

Job Title: Simulation Center IT Support Specialist for Clinical Skills Center
Job Summary: Reporting directly to the Manager, Simulation the Simulation Center Information

Technology Support assists the Simulation center staff in the day-to-day operation and troubleshoots malfunctions in low fidelity to high-fidelity medical simulation training equipment.  Integrates, maintains and operates the simulation computer and audio/video technology including the mannequins and surrounding equipment.


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field required.
  • Minimum two years computer simulation experience in a clinical, medical, acute-care setting.
  • Knowledge of medical simulation instructional technologies.
  • Basic knowledge of medical emergencies and terminology is preferred or a clinical background (Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, etc.).
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software application relevant to simulator functions and instructional technology.

Job Title:  Simulation Laboratory Technician
Job Summary: This position will provide technical support for all clinical simulation operations, including preparation, maintenance and repair of patient simulators (software and hardware) and related multimedia peripherals, also responsible for software programming of clinical scenarios.


  • Associate’s Degree or 3 years in medical simulation field;
  • Two years of computer technology experience, preferably in healthcare setting;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or understanding of basic medical terms, procedures, or other health related field highly desirable
  • Medical simulation experiences a strong plus;
  • Paramedic/EMT or equivalent medical knowledge preferred.
  • Experience in course development and education methodology preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage the operation of a health science simulation laboratory.
  • Assist in the selection of appropriate manikins, learning technologies, hardware and software for health program instruction.
  • Research and recommend emerging technologies and tools for use in classroom, online and laboratory settings.
  • Develop technical proficiency with all aspects of the operation, maintenance, support, trouble-shooting and repair for all simulations.
  • Facilitate collaboration among health science programs to optimize technology use.
  • Demonstrate an interest in professional development and use of instructional strategies to improve student learning.
  • Function as a member of the Educational Services team and Perform other duties as necessary.

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Simulation Technology Specialist Position

The University of Nevada has just posted a position for SIMULATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST, which I have listed on the “Job Listings” page of HealthySimulation.com!

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