• Director of Simulation Education

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/31/2019 6:37 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-60253
    Category
    Administrative
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    AA Simulation Center
    Post End Date
    6/29/2019
  • Overview

    The Director of Simulation Education is responsible for supervising and training all Healthcare Simulation Educators and Faculty. S/He coordinates with the staff to maintain the center and all equipment; directs the center manager to order appropriate supplies and all equipment; approves all simulation scheduling with the center manager and coordinates all course with the Healthcare Simulation Educators. S/He works with the Executive Director to ensure alignment with best practices as outlined by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. S/He promotes, publishes, and presents workshops on simulation center activities.

     

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.  

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary offered commensurate with experience.

    Responsibilities

    Curriculum Development and Teaching

    • Creates Curriculum for Center’s core courses
    • Responsible for teaching faculty and staff in course development for the center
    • Works closely with the Executive Director to identify course needs
    • Designs logistical support for educational services
    • Designs and creates evaluation for the curriculum
    • Oversees Simulation Trainings
      Designs protocol for simulation events and room setup with staff
    • Teaches and sets simulation protocols for faculty, staff, and students
    • Designs train-the-trainer classes
    • Designs data collection using approved software
    • Designs and creates evaluation for the curriculum and maintain student/faculty evaluations when applied to simulation courses

    Center Promotional Support

    • Markets the use of the center to internal and external clients
    • Develops promotional activities to increase awareness of the center
    • Designs and coordinate promotional presentations, demonstrations, and published works
    • Designs curriculum and CME for UAMS departments to promote center

    Equipment and Facility Maintenance

    • Directs the maintenance of facilities and equipment
    • Coordinates all necessary supplies and equipment are available as needed
    • Develops preventive maintenance schedules for equipment
    • Orders all needed repairs in a timely manner
    • Responsible for vendor relations to assure equipment is maintained in optimal condition
    • Directs all IT support for the center

    May perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Respiratory Therapist, PharmD, M.D., or Physician Assistant
    • Five (5) years of medical simulation experience

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

     

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    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Medical Facility Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None

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