GE Partners with Saudi Arabia’s Princess Nourah University to Expand Simulation Training

GE, PNU to team up in healthcare and clinical simulation at KAAUH

From the Saudi Gazette:

Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University (PNU), the largest all-female university in the world, has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with GE with two overarching goals that will see GE moving its Saudi headquarters to the PNU Academic Complex in Riyadh, and the two entities undertaking joint work in Healthcare skills development and clinical simulations at King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz University Hospital (KAAUH).


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The MoUs were signed at a ceremony at PNU by Dr Ahmed Mohammed Abuabah, CEO of KAAUH; Eng. Ahmed Nasser Albedaie, CEO PNU Endowment Company; and Hisham Al Bahkali, GE President & CEO, for Saudi Arabia & Bahrain. The ceremony took place in the presence of Dr. Hoda bint Mohamed Al-Ameel, Rector of PNU; Dr Saleh Abdullah Almezel, Vice Rector of PNU; and John Rice, GE Vice Chairman, along with other senior officials of PNU, KAAUH and GE.

As per the first MoU with PNU, GE will move all its operations in Riyadh to its new Saudi headquarters in PNU Academic Complex in 2018. A new state-of-the-art office will be designed to the highest standards of sustainability to accommodate all GE operations under one roof.


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Saudi Health Simulation Conference 2015 June 9th-11th in Riyadh

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Today a notice about the Saudi Health Simulation Conference taking place June 9th-11th in Riyadh from SimGHOSTS Vice President Ferooz Sekandarpoor, who will be speaking at the event covering “Simulation Infrastructure Design Guidelines” and sharing about the SimGHOSTS 2015 Dubai Simulation Technology Training Event taking place in November.

About the June Saudi Event

The conference with its’ main theme and subthemes aims to provide underpinning to support scientific and practical development of national integrated simulation strategy and infrastructure. The ultimate goal of this conference is create a clear vision for using Simulation-Based education throughout Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. During the conference international, regional and national leaders and speakers will explore issues related to International standards and best practices that govern and support successful implementation of effective Simulation-Based training thereby ultimately improve patient care and safety which are key goals and objectives for the Ministry of Health.

The pre-conference workshops will be held on 9th June 2015 at their respective venues, and the main conference of 2-days program will be held on 10-11 June 2015 at Prince Sultan Hall, Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh.

Speakers Include:

  • Dr.Brian J. Dunkin
  • Dr.Donald Combs, Ph.D.
  • Ferooz Sekandarpoor MSc
  • Dr.Houd Al Abri
  • Dr.Jayne Smitten
  • Dr.John Huddlestone
  • Dr.Karim Qayumi

Learn more and Register Today at: shsc-sa.com

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
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Benefits:

  • 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


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Job Title: Simulation Specialist/Instructor 
Qualifications:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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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Visit http://www.ksau-hs.edu.sa to learn more!


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