Clinical Simulation Educator - AZ - Clinical Skills & Simulation Center
at Midwestern University

Midwestern University
August 19, 2022
19555 N. 59th Ave. Glendale, AZ 85308 USA
Clinical Education
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The Clinical Simulation Educator is a 0.5 FTE position responsible for instructing in a simulation setting to include curriculum design, development, implementation and assessment.  This employee will report to the Director of Clinical Skills and Simulation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement curriculum for novice to experienced learners using simulation technology.
  • Ensure that simulation cases and format meet standards of quality assurance for breadth and depth of evidence-based practices and user expectations.
  • Provide faculty development in the area of simulation-based assessment and education.
  • Conduct small group facilitation, teaching, or assessment in a simulated environment.
  • Assist in data collection, data analysis, and grant writing for the purpose of simulation-based research.
  • Develop working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff and students within the institution as well as with other simulation centers and educational organizations.
  • Other teaching duties as assigned by respective college of individual’s faculty appointment if applicable.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibility.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This individual must be able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner with regular, in-person, predictable attendance.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Master's or Doctorate degree from an accredited institution required; Must have at least 5 years of previous clinical experience, preferable as a Physician, Physician Assistant, Advanced Practice Nurse, Pharmacist, Paramedic, etc.  Experience in teaching in healthcare education highly desirable.  Additional experience in developing and implementing simulation experiences for healthcare/academia, and/or across the healthcare delivery system highly desirable.

Computer Skills

Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Language Skills

High skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information to top management, and boards of directors.

Reasoning Ability

High skills: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Mathematical Ability

Intermediate skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interests, commissions and proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk; reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger, handle or feel; stoop, kneel, crawl or crouch.; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 40 pounds and regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job are correctable to 20/20 vision.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/).  Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.

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