Simulation Network Coordinator

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Classification:Training & Development 4
Grade:Grade 79
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:College of Health
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Health Profession

Position Summary:

The College of Health is seeking applicants for the Simulation Network Coordinator position.

Duties:

10Professional Development • Maintain competencies consistent with education, certification and or licensure. • Earn and maintain certification as a Healthcare Simulation Educator. • Network with industry professionals. • Attend and present at educational workshops. • Support Grants and participate in research projects/studies.Essential
10Simulation Equipment • Install and maintain hardware and software as well as assist with software upgrades. • Perform operational checks on equipment. • Assist with security of equipment. • Troubleshoot equipment failure. • Coordinate transport of simulation equipment. • Recommend equipment purchases. • Provide equipment training to faculty and educators.Essential
10Simulation Supplies • Assess supply needs across the network of sites. • Assist with inventories. • Make simulation supplies available for faculty, students and learners. • Manage hazardous materials per established standards. • Liaison with vendors. • Solicit donations of used equipment and excess supplies. • Coordinate with the SON Nursing Skills Center Manager and community partners.Essential
30Deliver Clinical Simulation • Collaborate with faculty and community partners to develop clinical simulation activities. • Create and adapt patient encounter scenario guides including learning outcomes, references, staging, scripts, programing, media, medical records, rubrics, and debriefing guides. • Perform pre-simulation activities including assembling simulation learning materials, staging room(s), readying A/V equipment, manikin and or standardized patient. • Pre-brief students, learners and faculty. • Operate computerized simulation manikins and record equipment during activities. • Provide online support to faculty conducting simulation activities at distance locations. • Assist faculty/educators in directing scenario activities in accordance with predetermined progression or script. • Assist in collecting performance rubric data and event logging. • Monitor learner and standardized patient safety. • Perform "on the fly" troubleshooting. • Assist Faculty and educators in guiding learner reflection and debriefing following scenarios. • Distribute and manage recording of simulation activities. • Provide feedback and technical evaluation of simulation activities to faculty/educators. • Collect and analyze learner feedback. • Assess and evaluate training program content, methods, and effectiveness.Essential
40Develop and Grow a Simulation Network • Consult with staff and partner organizations to define, design, and construct healthcare simulation training programs across the state. • Promote for simulation integration into university courses and community workplace training. • Interpret and apply best practices, theories, concepts, industry standards and methods of healthcare simulation across the network of sites. • Create and update operational manuals, policies and procedures. • Create and deliver interactive professional development to faculty and healthcare educators. • Generate and distribute reports, articles and other media to faculty and educators. • Monitor fiscal resources and activities. • Solicit for space - participate in configuring scenario to fit available space. • Collaborate community partners to meet shared education needs. • Conduct tours and participate in community outreach activities. • Assist University Advancement in gifting efforts and patron recognition. • Ensure compliance with applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.Essential

Position:  Simulation Network Coordinator

The College of Health (COH) is at the forefront of educating students to become doctors, nurses, and other health care and public health professionals and researchers. There is a need to expand COH School of Nursing programs; particularity increased access to nursing programs at the 14 outreach sites. To effectively lead and expand Alaskan health education the COH and external stakeholders identified increasing availability to healthcare simulation in all regions of Alaska as the first of their four highest priorities.

COH is seeking dynamic individual with clinical simulation experience to coordinate healthcare simulation learning activities throughout Alaska. Opportunity to work with University faculty and community partners to increase clinical simulation and interprofessional learning opportunities for students and practicing professionals. The position involves in-person and online collaboration across 14 locations. In addition to design development and implementation of simulation activities the incumbent optimizes use of equipment and technology used in high fidelity simulation.

DUTIES:

10%  Professional Development
• Maintain competencies consistent with education, certification and or licensure.
• Earn and maintain certification as a Healthcare Simulation Educator.
• Network with industry professionals.
• Attend and present at educational workshops.
• Support Grants and participate in research projects/studies.

10%  Simulation Equipment
• Install and maintain hardware and software as well as assist with software upgrades.
• Perform operational checks on equipment.
• Assist with security of equipment.
• Troubleshoot equipment failure.
• Coordinate transport of simulation equipment.
• Recommend equipment purchases.
• Provide equipment training to faculty and educators.

10%  Simulation Supplies
• Assess supply needs across the network of sites.
• Assist with inventories.
• Make simulation supplies available for faculty, students and learners.
• Manage hazardous materials per established standards.
• Liaison with vendors.
• Solicit donations of used equipment and excess supplies.
• Coordinate with the SON Nursing Skills Center Manager and community partners.

30%  Deliver Clinical Simulation
• Collaborate with faculty and community partners to develop clinical simulation activities.
• Create and adapt patient encounter scenario guides including learning outcomes, references,
staging, scripts, programing, media, medical records, rubrics, and debriefing guides.
• Perform pre-simulation activities including assembling simulation learning materials, staging
room(s), readying A/V equipment, manikin and or standardized patient.
• Pre-brief students, learners and faculty.
• Operate computerized simulation manikins and record equipment during activities.
• Provide online support to faculty conducting simulation activities at distance locations.
• Assist faculty/educators in directing scenario activities in accordance with predetermined
progression or script.
• Assist in collecting performance rubric data and event logging.
• Monitor learner and standardized patient safety.
• Perform "on the fly" troubleshooting.
• Assist Faculty and educators in guiding learner reflection and debriefing following scenarios.
• Distribute and manage recording of simulation activities.
• Provide feedback and technical evaluation of simulation activities to faculty/educators.
• Collect and analyze learner feedback.
• Assess and evaluate training program content, methods, and effectiveness.

40%  Develop and Grow a Simulation Network
• Consult with staff and partner organizations to define, design, and construct healthcare
simulation training programs across the state.
• Promote for simulation integration into university courses and community workplace training.
• Interpret and apply best practices, theories, concepts, industry standards and methods of
healthcare simulation across the network of sites.
• Create and update operational manuals, policies and procedures.
• Create and deliver interactive professional development to faculty and healthcare educators.
• Generate and distribute reports, articles and other media to faculty and educators.
• Monitor fiscal resources and activities.
• Solicit for space - participate in configuring scenario to fit available space.
• Collaborate community partners to meet shared education needs.
• Conduct tours and participate in community outreach activities.
• Assist University Advancement in gifting efforts and patron recognition.
• Ensure compliance with applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Advanced knowledge of training principles, equipment, and materials used in high fidelity simulation.

Knowledge of human physiology, medical terminology, and healthcare services.

Knowledge of grant writing processes and ability to write proposals.

Knowledge of content development methods and techniques.

Knowledge about recruiting, training, utilizing and retaining standardized patient performers.

Knowledge of program assessment, program evaluation, and performance improvement.

Strong computer software skills, including google apps and various network communication tools (V/C, messaging, podcasts, etc.).

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Skill training multidisciplinary groups of learners.

Equipment and computer systems troubleshooting skills.

Moulage skills.

Ability to apply knowledge in teaching aids and techniques.

Ability to gather and analyze needs assessment information.

Ability to plan, facilitate, and evaluate simulation training, workshops or seminars.

Ability to communicate effectively with outside organizations, staff, and professional groups.

Ability to integrate clinical simulation into existing healthcare education and training programs.

Ability to teach simulation methodology and technology to colleagues and superiors.

Ability to provide in person and over the phone technical support.

Ability to work evenings and travel overnight.

Required Experience:

Bachelor's Degree and two years experience in healthcare training, or equivalent combination of training and experience..

One year experience in healthcare simulation.

Typical Education or Training:

Current licensure or certification as nurse, paramedic, educator or similar desired.

Certification as a Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) desired.

Salary:  $25.82/hour minimum (Grade 79 Exempt)

 

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to non-discrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment.  Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of non-discrimination available at www.alaska.edu/titleIXcompliance/nondiscrimination

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