Learning and Simulation Center Manager at Seattle Children’s

Seattle Children's Hospital
October 29, 2018
Seattle, Washington
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About Seattle Children's

For more than 25 years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation’s very best children’s hospitals in 2018. We are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

Because of our people, Seattle Children’s is recognized as a leading teaching, research and specialty center at the forefront of pediatric care. Our goal is to be the country’s #1 children’s hospital. We seek quality people with the right skills. We look for team players who want to work at the top of their skill level and continually improve the care we provide. We are proud to receive awards and recognition. They recognize the high-quality care we give our patients and families and the supportive work environment we provide. Join us in shaping the future of pediatric care.

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Seattle Children’s is the only children’s hospital in the Northwest to be designated as a Magnet organization. We received this recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2008, and again in 2013 and 2018. Magnet hospitals go through a rigorous re-designation process every four years.

Through innovation and Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI), we are shaping the future of children’s healthcare. Seattle Children’s was one of the first medical centers in the country to apply the methods and scientific rigor of the Toyota Production System to healthcare. We monitor how we are doing and compare actual performance to goals. Lean methodologies help us deliver the highest value while removing wasteful practices.

Learning and Simulation Center Manager at Seattle Children's Simulation Program

What you will do: Strategically develop systems to support effective simulation program and center  operations. Provide daily management, mentoring and oversight of the simulation program and assigned staff. Collaborates with Simulation  leadership, QSI, org leadership and customers to develop, deliver and sustain quality simulation  services across the organization. Continually assesses and improves service delivery through the development, identification, monitoring and benchmarking of quantitative indicators for the quality, efficiency, access and effectiveness of services. Will be responsible to recognize entrepreneurial opportunities to develop and execute strategies to achieve key business development and growth objectives for support services at Seattle Children’s.

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Requirements Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Previous management experience
  • Proven track record of managing and executing large projects from start to finish, including project management, data gathering and modeling, problem solving, and communicating recommendations
  • Experience in developing and testing scenarios for simulator operation and training.

Preferred Experience:

  • A combination of education and experience that includes a degree or certificate (e.g., Nurse, surgical technician, anesthesia technician, or medical assistant) and a minimum of three years practice experience in the medical field.
  • Minimum of two years experience as an instructor in operations and management of high technology mannequins used in medical settings.
  • Minimum of two years experience as an instructor in operations and management of high technology mannequins used in medical settings.
  • Knowledge of the technical and operational aspects of medical procedures and terminology.
  • Demonstrated skill and comfort with computer-based equipment including use and troubleshooting of computers, simulators and audiovisual equipment.
  • One year experience with operation and use of Laerdal simulators.

About the Seattle Children's Simulation Program

The Learning and Simulation Center (LSC) focuses on developing competent, high-performing interdisciplinary healthcare teams that provide the safest patient care possible. The LSC's aim is to improve competence and performance of our healthcare providers through implementing simulation-based practices that improve skills, develop critical thinking and apply effective teamwork and communication strategies. Our primary goal is to provide safe patient care and ultimately improve patient outcomes.

The center designs and facilitates innovative learner-centered education around proven critical behaviors necessary for optimal performance. It provides healthcare professionals with safe and engaging opportunities to assess their performance, including strengths and weaknesses, in doing high-risk or rarely encountered clinical scenarios. It also allows healthcare professionals to assess and evaluate competence and performance in lower-risk, patient-centered, efficient and timely care. It maintains critical skills and competence at the highest possible levels of behavior and performance.

Employer Offerings- To attract and retain the best workforce, we provide competitive salaries, great benefits and excellent professional development. Those are some of the reasons Those are some of the reasons Becker’s Hospital Review listed us as one of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare. Some of our unique offers include the following:

  • Transportation Subsidies
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vera Whole Health: Access to free health and wellness services at our near-site employee  clinics.
  • Childcare Subsidy Program-provides eligible employees with financial assistance to supplement basic child care costs.
  • Care-Services: Back-up care for children and adult/senior care planning
  • Pet Insurance

Interested applicants please apply online to seattlechildrens.org via requisition 2018-29415 or click directly:


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