Featured Healthcare Simulation Job Listing: Director of Operations for Duke Human Simulation & Patient Safety Center

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Duke University has a new featured job posting in our Medical Simulation Jobs page!

Job Title: Director of Operations,
Institution: Duke Human Simulation and Patient Safety Center
Location: Durham, North Carolina


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Job Description / Goals: The Duke Human Simulation and Patient Safety Center (HSPSC) Director of Operation’s (DoO) primary responsibility is to maximize the center’s performance by managing daily operations and implementing organizational strategies to improve efficiency, quality, and teamwork. The DoO will also serve as the operational, fiscal, human resources, and strategic advisor to the Director. In the case the Director is unavailable, the DoO will serve as his representative in matters related to education, research and administration.

  • Provide leadership and management for all daily activities in the HSPSC
    • Manage all employees in the HSPSC
    • Define specific roles and responsibilities for all center employees
  • Develop and Implement organizational and programmatic strategies for the HSPSC, in collaboration with Dr. Taekman, and formally assess effectiveness of all strategies
    • Analyze current organizational status, identify needs, and develop organizational improvement plans
    • Common communication platform with dashboard, calendar, and file storage
    • Redistribute workload as appropriate
    • Identify and acquire additional resources as needed
    • Create open channel for feedback and ideas
    • Foster an open and supportive workplace culture
    • Meet with each member of HPSPC staff to determine needs and gather ideas
  • Gain familiarization and provide assistance with program management, clinical, simulation, and resource for ongoing and future projects
    • Meet with each team member to discuss ongoing projects
    • Review relevant material on all projects
    • Provide assistance as needed to all team members
  • Provide fiscal, human resources, operational, and strategic guidance to the director
    • Meet with Dr. Taekman on a regular basis to keep him apprised of all center operations issues
    • Develop and implement operational infra-structure for new facility
    • Work with Dr. Taekman to create/establish the HSPSC mission and vision
    • Anticipate renewal deadlines for required HSPSC lab certification standards (e.g., CME accreditation)
    • Optimize systems in new facility
    • Market goals and achievements in all missions (education, research, safety)
  • Support missions of Duke Health
    • Provide strategic guidance for aligning activities with organizational vision
    • Gather and analyze market and operational data
    • Assist with crafting reports and presentations to Duke Leadership
  • Establish collaborative relationships within and outside of Duke
    • Meet with and establish working relationships with simulation and medical community both within and outside of Duke
    • Identify opportunities to collaborate with Duke Simulation community (e.g., Duke Surgical Education and Activities (SEAL) laboratory)
  • Provide operational support/backup for all missions of the HSPSC

Interested applicants should e-mail their resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Ilene Farkas


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Featured Job Listing: Western Region Sales Representative

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Another featured medical simulation job posting from Engenium:

Western Region Sales representative reports to the Director of Sales and is responsible for managing sales activities throughout every stage of the sales cycle, from lead generation through to close. Covering the Western region, you will be responsible for selling software and hardware solutions used to improve training and patient outcomes in Hospital, Nursing Schools and colleges.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the sales of Software and hardware solutions for simulation and clinical environments within the Northeast region.
  • Responsible for building strong relationships within the Northeast region within hospitals, Nursing School/colleges and health system networks.
  • Consult and make recommendations to prospects and clients with respect to solutions the company offers.
  • Clearly articulate technology and product positioning to clinical and medical education.
  • Deliver web-based and onsite presentations to audiences of varying sizes and professions
  • Demonstrate the ability to build relationships with Medical Education and Patient Safety Key stakeholders.
  • Maximize all opportunities in the process of closing a sale, resulting in the taking of market share from competitors.
  • Exhibit at industry conferences and special events.
  • Maintain accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities including sales calls, presentations, closed sales, and follow-up activities through weekly reports and the use of a CRM tool.

What we are looking for:

  • A minimum of 2-4 years professional experience
  • Proven ability to achieve sales quotas
  • Experience with web-based productivity tools
  • Willingness to travel a minimum of 30% and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • B.A./B.S. in Business, Computer Science, Healthcare Management, or related degree strongly preferred
  • Experience using Salesforce is a plus
  • Software & Simulation experience is highly desired
  • Existing contacts within the Medical Education and Patient Safety industries is strongly preferred

Apply here for the position!

Featured Job Listing: Standardized Patient Educator at Florida International University

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Check out this featured job post from Florida International University, for a Standardized Patient Educator! See all our medical simulation jobs listings!

ABOUT FIU

Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded over 200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU @ I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has over 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is currently seeking a Program Coordinator to join our team of professional.
Duties include:

  • Develops a recruitment, training and supervising plan for Standardized Patient Program participants.
  • Coordinates, manages, and supervises teaching and assessment activities involving medical students, interns, residents, physicians and other professions using Standardized Patients.
  • Provides training to standardized patients to include but not limited to feedback training, best practices for SP Education, current training techniques, and quality control procedures.
  • Assists in the orientation of students, residents and others to the activity and center.
  • Works with the Simulation Operations Manager and the Simulation Specialist in EMS (Education Management Solution) software to set up learner events.
  • Collaborates in case development and scenario design with the Medical Director for teaching and assessment activities involving standardized patients.
  • Assists with the promoting and implementation of Standardized Patient program services for the community.
  • Works with simulation administrator to create and design recruitment and marketing materials and website pages for distribution to potential applicants and program users.
  • Acts as a liaison to internal and external customers.
  • Maintains proficiency in existing and emerging trends in the use of Standardized Patients in medical education including basic theory, design and implementation, by maintaining a literature base, evaluating new methods and materials, and participating in education opportunities (travel to standardized patients educator conferences – ASPE).
  • Manages payroll for SPs and maintains budget for Standardized Patient Program. Reports to Medical Director at quarterly meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning tasks that are logically related.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of office or related experience.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two (2) years of experience with Standardized Patients in medical education, health and/or educator background preferred.
  • Familiarity with teaching and assessment methods and technologies involved in the use of Standardized Patients preferred.

HOW TO APPLY
For more information or to apply, please visit us on-line at http://careers.fiu.edu and reference job opening ID 513053. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest accompanying their curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three professional references.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply Here for this FIU position!


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Featured Job Listing: Lab Skills and Simulation Faculty at Grand Canyon University Phoenix

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A new job was just featured in our medical simulation jobs page!

Title – Faculty – Lab Skills and Simulation – College of Nursing & Health Care Professions
Location – Phoenix, AZ
Institution – Grand Canyon University

Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University: Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a full time Faculty member for the traditional ground campus in the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions at our campus in Phoenix, AZ.  The College, boasts a rich 30-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs. Students can earn their RN to BSN, or a master’s in nursing degree specializing in advanced patient care or in the emerging fields of health care administration, management, or public health.

As a full-time Faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline.  If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you.

The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is seeking a full time ground/campus faculty, Lab and Simulation.  This position develops and provides instruction that incorporates current teaching methodologies, technologies, and other trends that reflect advances in specific areas of the discipline associated with evidence-based instruction in nursing lab activities from foundations of skill development through simulation techniques.  Target start is immediate.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides expert instruction in nursing skills development to ensure alignment with course objectives, standardization of instruction across the program, and compliance with regulatory, accrediting, and industry standards of best practice.
  • Provides expert instruction in simulation activities including facilitation, contributing to workflow processes, planning and leveling learning, review and revision of course materials to ensure alignment with course objectives, standardization of instruction across the program, and compliance with regulatory, accrediting, and industry standards of best practice.
  • Responsible for faculty development and evaluation of facilitator competency in lab skills and simulation activities.
  • Contributes to course development to ensure the essentials of course objectives, remediation, and student success are aligned with expectations and outcomes.
  • Collaborates with lab staff to ensure that adequate needs, gaps, staffing, and logistics are identified and addressed to ensure optimum student experiences.
  • Collaborates with lab staff to ensure all supplies, equipment, media, computers and materials required to replicate simulated health care experiences are available and all equipment and simulation technology are at optimum operating levels.
  • Communicates and enforces with students, staff, and faculty the policies, procedures, and processes to ensure activities align with course objectives, standardization of instruction across the program, and compliance with regulatory, accrediting, and industry standards of best practice.
  • Meets with leadership to develop strategic, operational, and proposed objectives for quality improvement and integration of lab activities.
  • Actively engages in professional activity to ensure current best practices are reviewed and considered for the introduction, revision, and validation of current lab practices.
  • Performs related duties as assigned and needed.
  • Responsible for proper training, delegation, and supervision of instruction provided by facilitators in lab skills and simulation activities.
  • Travels to all GCU lab sites as often as required, weekly and/or daily.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree (MSN) required.
  • Certification as Healthcare Simulation Educator, preferred.
  • 3 – 5 years relevant teaching experience or work experience in simulation techniques and nursing skills instruction, preferred.
  • Background/expertise in instructional and pedagogical concepts and methods in health care skills and simulation instruction.
  • Unencumbered Arizona RN license.
  • Valid Arizona Driver’s license.
  • Must successfully pass a drug test.
  • Knowledge of Laerdal and Gummard Human Patient Simulator software and Microsoft Office.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Interested in GCU Faculty and Adjunct positions, but can’t find a position that’s right for you?

Submit your resume to our Faculty Jobs Talent Community to be considered for future opportunities.  Visit the Faculty Jobs page on the GCU Career Site and scroll down to join the Talent Community.

Click here to learn more and apply!

Featured Job Listing: Medical Simulation Operators For Traveling Per Diem Position Across U.S.

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Engenium is currently seeking applicants for healthcare simulation technology operators who are willing to travel across the United States for about two weeks at a time.

Medical Simulation Operators are needed to join the growing Engenium team, assisting Nurse training events across the country. These are “per diem” roles typically lasting 2 weeks per training event. Simulation Operators have the responsibility for the operation of simulation equipment and help with coordinating and integrating organizational training initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operates computer controlled mannikin simulation equipment with the ability to follow medical aspects of training scenarios and make appropriate adjustments based on participant actions
  • Operates an audio-video recording system
  • Sets up simulation equipment to meet assigned training site objectives
  • Facilitates simulation training and provides collaborative feedback to Course Directors and/or Medical Facility staff
  • Responsible for input and tracking of information associated with training data
  • Works with a broad array of stakeholders to contribute to the development of educationally sound simulation curriculum (e.g., scenarios) as needed.
  • Assists with any other duties that may be needed as determined by the local Simulation Coordinator or the Medical Modeling and Simulation Program

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 2 years’ continuous employment experience in a similar role
  • Associates Degree in related discipline
  • Experience in operation of audio-video recording system
  • Basic understanding of computer programming
  • Basic understanding of medical scenario development

Candidates who undergo training must commit to a flexible work schedule that involves extensive travel across the US.

To learn more please email Jason Irving, President of Engenium


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Featured Job Listing: Clinical Perinatal Simulation Educator at Providence Medical Center Mission Hills California

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Providence is calling a Clinical Perinatal Simulation Educator – RN (Part Time/Day Shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Serve as a consultant and facilitator in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of educational activities within Perinatal Simulation Program to support the Mission Statement and Core Values of Providence Holy Cross Medical Center.
  • Plans and implements educational activities to enhance clinical development and proficiency of clinical staff
  • Encourages multidisciplinary participation of in-situ simulation.
  • In collaboration with clinical nurse specialists, nursing staff, department management and physicians develops and/or modifies simulation clinical case scenarios.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree currently in progress
  • Minimum of 2 years acute hospital experience in clinical specialty area..
  • Current California Licensed Registered Nurse
  • Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers
  • Current American Heart Association ACLS
  • Current NRP
  • Current Los Angeles City Fire Card

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters of Science in Nursing ( MSN )
  • Experience with high-fidelity simulation
  • Graduate preparation in adult education
  • National Board Certification in clinical specialty area

About the hospital you will serve.
Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits – see our website for details: http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/index.html

Our Mission
As people of Providence, we reveal God’s love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Providence Health & Services is an equal opportunity employer who provides competitive benefits, a drug-free workplace and supports work/life balance.

Answer the call. Providence is calling jobs.
When applying online, please reference job number 127010.

Apply online for this position here!

New Featured Healthcare Simulation Job: Sim Manager/Instructor at Citadel Military College of South Carolina

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Sim Champs heres a new opportunity for one of you out there! A new medical simulation job featured on our medical simulation jobs page: Sim Manager/Instructor at Citadel Military College of South Carolina:

Job Title:  Simulation Laboratory Manager/Instructor, Nursing
Institution Name: The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
Location: Charleston, SC

Job Description: The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, invites applicants to apply for an instructor level faculty position beginning Spring 2017. This individual will be responsible for the management and teaching in the simulation center in the new Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (pending approval by the South Carolina State Board of Nursing).  The Citadel is a fully accredited, public, comprehensive, co-educational college with a student body of 2300 undergraduate and 1000 evening and graduate students. The department will be offering courses during the day to the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and Veteran students, and in the evening to students in our undergraduate evening program.  The primary role of the nursing faculty is in the education of students in the simulation center, working collaboratively with other nursing faculty.  The faculty member needs to have experience with simulation activities, including an understanding of the hardware and software associated with simulation. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Nursing;
  • Unencumbered active license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of South Carolina or a Compact state;
  • Minimum of two years of experience in the primary area of responsibility (simulation).

Job Link To Apply: http://www.citadel.edu/careers


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Featured Job: Simulation Lab Coordinator for Mott Community College of Flint Michigan

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Position Title:   Simulation Lab Complex Coordinator
Company Name:   Mott Community College
Location:  Flint, Michigan, United States, 48503

Directly responsible for the organization, security and coordination of: scheduled simulation training events, inventory, purchasing, maintenance, repair and scheduled replacement of supplies and equipment for the Health Sciences audiovisual, skills, computer and simulation laboratories including related programs. Guide students in clinical skills training practice and remediation. Offer training to faculty and students, as needed, on all audiovisual, computer and skills equipment including computer hardware or software. Assist students in the use of learning materials and equipment, and perform a variety of other duties to assure smooth operation of the Health Sciences; Audiovisual, Skills, and Simulation labs/areas and Computer labs, including planned time for student skill practice.

Supervisory Responsibility: Directs work study students and Technical Interns assisting in the various Health Science laboratories.

  1. Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in Michigan or eligible to obtain licensure before application date.
  2. At least five years of recent clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing.
  3. At least three years of supervisory experience as a nursing team leader, charge nurse or shift supervisor in an acute care or skilled, long-term care setting. May be concurrent with #2.
  4. Possess knowledge of and past experience in utilizing medical equipment, supplies, nursing skills procedures.
  5. Demonstrated literacy with computer hardware and software, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and internet use. Also knowledge of use of all types of audiovisual equipment, personal computers, and ability to make minor repairs on all types of audiovisual, hospital or computer supplies and equipment.

Apply for this Healthcare Simulation Job Here!

There’s Always New Medical Simulation Jobs Listed on HealthySimulation.com!

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Here’s three new jobs just posted this week on HealthySimulation.com’s famous Medical Simulation Jobs Page!

Looking for Simulation Technology Specialist, Simulation Clinical Educator, Simulation Operations Management, or Healthcare Simulation Program Director Positions? HealthySimulation has them all!

Three New Positions This Week Alone:

  • The University of Iowa College of Nursing – Director of Simulation Education in the Nursing Clinical Education Center (NCEC). Iowa City, IA
  • Mount Saint Mary’s University – Simulation Operations Manager, Los Angeles CA
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville – Healthcare Simulation Technician, Huntsville AL

Have a position to post? It’s free for simulation programs! Learn about all this and more on our Medical Simulation Jobs Page!

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If you have a position you are trying to get filled, email Lance and he will post your job information on the page!