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Simulation Coordinator

Company: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Work Schedule/Days: Day / Monday - Friday; Variable

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Support I

Requisition #: 64802

JOB SUMMARY

Develops and cultivates a simulation program for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's clinical and physician staff. Designs, coordinates, operates, facilitates, and evaluates clinical simulations for clinical staff and physicians.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 90 days of employment

EXPERIENCE*

  • 5 years of experience in pediatric nursing

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Master's degree
  • 1 year of experience in staff development/clinical education
  • 2 years of recent experience in simulation utilizing human simulators
  • Respiratory background
  • Familiarity with METI and Gaumard simulators

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Must possess excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects with attention to details
  • Able to learn new technologies
  • Knowledge of computer hardware equipment and software application relevant to medical simulator functions

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Manages initial and ongoing development and growth of clinical simulation program.
  • Designs, programs, coordinates, and facilitates clinical simulations for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta clinical staff and teams, including physicians, nurses, and other patient care providers to meet a wide variety of learning and performance objectives throughout the system.
  • Evaluates and reports results of simulation activities and simulation program.
  • Works collaboratively with interdisciplinary team throughout entire scenario development, delivery, and evaluation process.
  • Promotes standardization and quality of care through the integration of simulation into existing and future programs.
  • Facilitates testing of new processes through simulation.
  • Partners with clinical areas upon request to address quality of care and safety issues through simulation re-enactment and education.
  • Updates own knowledge continuously of simulator capabilities, emerging technologies, and scenario programming and applies to improving simulation program.
  • Operates simulators during teaching sessions and provides training for staff as simulation instructors.
  • Oversees scheduling of instructors/trainers and personnel involved with all training/classes.
  • Monitors simulation program daily operations and maintenance, ensuring efficiency and effective utilization of resources.
  • Mentors simulation educators throughout the healthcare system.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

About Us:

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children's is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children's is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children's offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children's has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

Have questions about the recruitment process? Check out What to Expect.

Address: 1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA 30329

Function: Nursing - Nursing-Non Bedside

Keywords: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta , Simulation Coordinator, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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