Simulation Education Specialist (CONTRACT POSITION)
JOB OBJECTIVES: The Simulation Education Specialist uses healthcare and simulation expertise in the development and implementation of educational activities to support all Parker University degree programs using simulation and other educational modalities. SUPERVISION RECEIVED FROM: Sr. Director of Academic Informatics & Compliance SUPERVISION GIVEN TO WHOM: N/A (STATUS: 9-12 Month Contract, Full-Time) ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Job responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: In collaboration with subject matter experts, works with facilitators to create simulation experiences for use with a spectrum of healthcare learners Provides technical support and training to facilitators, teammates, and learners to enhance simulation and virtual education through curriculum review and training Provides innovative solutions to simulation and virtual educational needs relevant to Parker University’s degree programs Provide regular status reports to leadership Maintain awareness of healthcare simulation field, including best practices, new technologies, and be able to make recommendations for programmatic additions and/or changes Maintain operation and servicing of educational materials - including audio visual and simulation equipment, this may include stocking materials, fixing minor problems, or arranging for service with external partners as needed Other duties as assigned Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERTISE: Bachelor's Degree in education, healthcare management, science, or similar or equivalent work experience. Preferred 2 years of experience in healthcare programs involving educational activities or equivalent education/experience, evaluated on a case by case basis. REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS/ETC.: Demonstrated experience in curriculum design and development or simulation training preferred. Knowledge of relevant educational content and appropriate methods of delivery of education for adult learners preferred Must be able to maintain work hours and complete work assignments while working remotely and frequently without direct supervision Proficient verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated problem-solving, organizational, and self-directive skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships. Ability to work with others to accomplish goals through collaboration and coordination. Must have a high degree of personal integrity and ability to be discreet PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work in a busy environment Frequent contact with various academic health professionals and students Responsible to work in a safe manner Visual acuity to use a keyboard and view a computer terminal. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp. May require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand and walk. Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or move light to medium weight up to twelve (12) pounds and/or exert up to twelve (12) pounds of force. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.