Assistant/Associate Dean of Clinical Simulation and Assessment

Employer
Kansas City University
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Type:Faculty

Job Description:

Kansas City University is seeking an innovative leader in experiential learning and patient simulation, to oversee and support clinical simulation curriculum in conjunction with learner assessment and COM program evaluation. The Assistant Dean of Clinical Simulation and Assessment will provide oversight and supervision to Departments of Simulation in KC and Joplin and collaborate with interdisciplinary faculty and administrators across the university to achieve the vision of becoming a nationally recognized multi-site, interprofessional simulation program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide oversight and supervision to Departments of Simulation in KC and Joplin and collaborate with interdisciplinary faculty and administrators across the university to achieve the vision of becoming a nationally recognized multi-site, interprofessional simulation program
  • Supervise existing simulation departments (Directors of Simulation in KC and Joplin, staff) and collaborate with appropriate college Deans, clinical department chairs, and key stakeholders to provide the COM with the appropriate resources to deliver exceptional simulation-based curricular experiences
  • Conduct and coordinate research, analysis and evaluation on curricular and programmatic assessment
  • Participates in strategic planning using assessment outcomes to inform decisions needed to improve educational and programmatic outcomes of the college
  • Ensure the professional development of simulation department members
  • Ensure adherence to Simulation Code of Ethics
  • Successful candidates will combine insights from the learning and cognitive sciences to work with campus simulation departments to improve the effectiveness of clinical simulation in enhancing practitioner learning, health care quality, operational efficiency, and learning at all levels
  • Work with internal and external partners to enable to delivery of novel interprofessional education (IPE) simulation-based learning opportunities for students at KCU
  • Oversight of the development and delivery of high-quality simulation-based educational experiences and evaluation of self-directed simulation-based training programs
  • Expansion and implementation of appropriate simulation for clinical practice
  • Evaluation of the impact on simulation-based training on clinical skills and patient safety outcomes
  • Validation of simulation-based assessment tools to measure clinical knowledge, procedural, and communication skills
Required Qualifications
  • DO or MD from an accredited institution
  • 7-10 years of experience in clinical education using simulation-based education and demonstrated ability to develop, assess, and analyze student and program outcomes
  • 3-5 years of executive level leadership within a health professions program
  • Active state license
  • Expertise in psychometrics of learning sciences
Equal Opportunity Employer

KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.

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