Healthcare Trainer/ Simulation Program Coordinator

Thomas Jefferson Hospital
Published
May 21, 2019
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Category
Job Type
Contact Phone
(215) 503-4772

Description

The Healthcare Trainer or Simulation Program Coordinator promotes and coordinates the simulation programs for the Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson School of Health Professions, Jefferson School of Nursing, Jefferson School of Pharmacy, GME, and TJUH educational programs.  The simulation program coordinator works closely with faculty to integrate simulation into the learning strategies and assessment processes of program curricula, to develop relevant scenarios to support the achievement of learning objectives.  Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to making recommendations for budget and purchase of equipment; maintaining supply inventory; participating in training required to effectively manage the simulation and facilitate its use.  This individual will attend simulation user’s group meetings and other relevant organizational meetings at the local, State and National level.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinates simulation programs for medical students, nurses, residents, OT, PT, pharmacy, paramedics, industry, CME programs, and other Jefferson departments and affiliated hospitals
  • Provides proper setup and maintenance of simulation equipment including troubleshooting simulator software and hardware to ensure a successful simulation program by properly preparing the equipment necessary for simulator sessions
  • Maintains competency in the use of simulation models and equipment used in simulation in order to coordinate the programs
  • Teaches faculty the use of simulation applications within the University simulation curriculum. Orient participants to the simulator, coordinate the sessions, obtain feedback, and prepare students for debriefing with faculty
  • Works with the Hamilton team and faculty to bring all of the necessary resources together at the appropriate time and place to ensure successful simulation teaching activities.
  • Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of the University.

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