Position Details

Department: Educational Services
Category: Director/Management
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 477195
Date Posted: 9/23/2019
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Simulation Manager performs a full range of duties in order to collaboratively design and implement educational activities for simulation including needs assessment, curriculum development, and program assessment. This person facilitates educational events using human patient simulation, electronic medical records, virtual environments, and use of standardized participants, etc

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Facilitates integration of new technologies, materials, and teaching strategies to enhance participant learning, performance improvement, and/or research within a simulation environment.
  2. Content experts of specific health related areas nurses, and allied health providers to meet the educational needs of the learners and those of our external partnerships.
    • Assists in managing and directing simulation activities.
    • Serves as a consultant/resource regarding simulation issues for PCH.
    • Briefs staff/students the use of patient care simulators, related media, and computer equipment used during the simulation scenario.
  3. Identifies opportunities improvement, innovation, and development of initiatives for the integration of simulation in clinical education.
    • Assures compliance with regulatory and evidenced based professional standards.
    • Collects data on the effectiveness of simulation on student learning, critical thinking, and clinical decision-making.
    • Develops methods to evaluate student and client satisfaction with departmental and simulation center programs.
  4. Serves as a resource, mentor and role model for nursing, hospital staff and community.
    • Benchmarking state-of-the-art practices.
    • Participating in professional societies.
    • Communicate in a positive, professional manner with faculty, students and staff.
    • Maintains professional knowledge.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. MSN or Masters in Healthcare related field. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. 3 or more years of experience managing educational technology and learning resources programs. Required
2. Experience with or willingness to learn Laerdal, METI, Gaumard, Harvey and other simulation systems and equipment. Required
3. Knowledge of budget and project planning. Required
4. Knowledge of developing curriculum and delivering instruction. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Registered nurse with unencumbered Arizona or compact state license. Required
2. Current BLS certification for healthcare provider from the American Heart Association. Required
3. Current PALS or NRP provider from the American Heart Association. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Evidence of effective communication, administrative and supervisory skills. Required
2. Prior experience as a nurse educator in an academic or practice setting. Preferred
3. Experience in a fast paced, team environment that demonstrates problems solving and flexibility. Preferred
4. Demonstrates outstanding written and verbal communication. Preferred
5. Experience in mediated environment with human patient simulators. Preferred
6. Experience with standardized patient programs. Preferred
7. Certification as Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE, CHSE-A). Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Frequently
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
I have reviewed the qualifications, physical requirements and occupational exposure/risk potential for this position and wish to apply