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Simulation Education Specialist

Apply now Job no: 497491
Location: Moon Campus

Position Department: RISE Center
Position Type: Staff Part-Time
Under the direction of the Simulation Center Director, the incumbent will be responsible for educational and technical aspects of the (RISE) Center. Responsibilities include: conducts and debriefs simulations; adhering to the International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Standards in the performance of simulation duties; maintain Simulation Center as a clean, safe, and operational facility and optimal learning environment; sets up and cleans up rooms for training sessions and meetings; participates in simulation team meetings; provides an appropriate orientation to simulator features and the simulated learning environment before each scenario; provides evaluation forms for users to complete; maintains currency in simulation literature; solicits instructor and student feedback following simulation experiences to analyze the impact of simulation on the learning process; maintains data confidentiality and security; develops a professional working relationship with administrators, professionals, and the RISE simulation team; ensures that all work assignments meet deadlines and standards of quality; performs other related duties as assigned. This is a part-time, non-benefit eligible position limited to 950 hours per calendar year.
  • Ensure accurate maintenance of all education and training records (instructor and student hours, course materials, and evaluations), assuring compliance with accreditation standards
  • Coordinates with RISE Center operations manager in order to ensure supplies for simulation experiences are available
  • Assist with designing and managing simulator program advertising and information dissemination, including brochure and web site
  • Assist with recruiting, training, and supervising technical staff and other Simulation Center employees to assure effective maintenance and repair of simulator and clinical equipment
  • Maintain nursing competency through work related memberships and activities
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Nursing Education
  • PhD or DNP preferred
  • Experience with Simulation Education
  • 1-3 years of simulation experience preferred
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) preferred. If not CHSE certified, expectation of CHSE certification within two years of hire
  • Previous experience in medical surgical nursing and education is preferred
  • Certified Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, and Pediatric Life Support instructors is preferred
  • Knowledge of INACSL standards, patient simulation services and instructional technologies.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods of adult education.
  • Computer proficiency in PC and Mac-based software applications: Google Office Suite, MS Word, PowerPoint.
  • Ensure accurate maintenance of all education and training records (instructor and student hours, course materials, and evaluations), assuring compliance with accreditation standards
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn new skills.Ability to work under pressure and reliably meets deadlines. Ability to prioritize work demands and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to coordinate training assignments, tasks, and schedules. Ability to assess situations and adapt to highly dynamic environment.
  • Must have current unencumbered RN Licensure for the state of PA
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Act 153 Clearance Required: Yes
Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check (If driving on behalf of the University): No
Required to Pass a Credit Check: Yes
Additional Posting Information: None
Special Applicant Instructions: None
Commitment to Diversity:
Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.
Reasonable Accommodation Notice:
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please email or call us at (412) 397-6270 if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.

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