Oct 15, 2018
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional Work Shift: Day Shift Work Week: Full Time (40 hours) Weekend Work Required: Yes Date Posted: Sept. 6, 2018 Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field. At Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital located in St. Petersburg, FL, we offer first-class pediatric care, along with the best lifestyle anyone could imagine. In the heart of Tampa Bay our main campus and state-of-the-art facility is located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida and just minutes from restaurants, beautiful beaches, sports arenas and a multitude of family activities. We are committed to cultivating, nurturing and hiring the best talent for our organization and believe every person makes a difference in the lives of our patients and their families. As you'll see, we take our work and our fun very seriously. We think you're going to love it here. POSITION SUMMARY: The Senior Simulation Education Specialist operationalizes services by ensuring objectives and goals align with the division and organization strategic goals. This position assumes broad and specific responsibilities for the development and implementation of instructional and assessment activities within JHACH's Simulation Center. This position will provide day-to-day supervisory responsibility of the Simulation Education Specialists. The Senior Simulation Education Specialist position will require a high level of independent action and initiative as well as creative thinking to design and carry out these activities. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Develops and implements instructional and assessment activities for the Simulation Center. Partners with and supports content experts in developing simulation curricula encompassing: patient or hospital emergency management, basic life support (BLS), advanced life support (ACLS, PALS, NRP), sentinel events, core technical and non-technical skills for healthcare providers, low-volume, high-risk patient events, and crisis resource management. These simulation activities are part of many types of training curricula; staff or student orientation, Joint Commission initiatives, safety event trainings, simulation-based clinical system tests, certification or maintenance of certification courses, required provider competencies, or root cause analyses. Maintains current knowledge and skills in the use and operation of different simulator technologies including: anatomic models, partial task trainers, computer-based simulation, integrated patient simulators, and virtual reality simulators. Collaborates with primary investigators on simulation-based research, including involvement in simulation research design and coordination of technical support. Acts as a change agent, displaying excellence in practice through consultation, education and patient safety and quality initiatives. Maintains current knowledge and skills in the use and operation of different simulator technologies including: anatomic models, partial task trainers, computer-based simulation, integrated patient simulators, and virtual reality simulators. Creates innovative ideas and identity opportunities for technology improvement and integration in simulation education; maintains proficiency in existing and emerging technologies, including basic theory, design implementation, and assessment of healthcare simulation training. Facilitates team building and leadership development by working collaboratively with Sim Center partners. Promotes cost effectiveness and demonstrates appropriate stewardship of Sim Center resources. Participates with simulation management in the development of policies and procedures to provide standardization in the daily operational and educational activities. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in an education, public health, or other related healthcare field required. Candidates with clinical qualifications are required to have registration and licensure in related healthcare field (i.e., nursing, respiratory therapy, etc.) required. Formal training in educational theory, instructional design, and/or teaching strategies required. 3 years of pediatric clinical experience or simulation experience required. Previous research and/or teaching experience highly desirable. AHA Instructor Certification preferred. Strong interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong problem-solving skills in working with various professionals from varied backgrounds. Able to maintain confidentiality, display diplomacy, be self-directed, and manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently with frequent interruptions. Working knowledge of standard PC based applications required. Strong customer service skills are essential and applicants must enjoy working with people. High degree of initiative, planning and judgement to design, prepare, implement and evaluate educational outcomes. PHYSICAL DEMANDS __x___ Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of twenty-five (25) pounds without assistance. __x___ Category 1: Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties. WORK ENVIRONMENT Requires the ability to move about the campus. . Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers. Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital
St. Petersburg, FL, USA