March 23, 2021By 

Simulation Education Specialist

Seattle Children's Hospital
March 23, 2021
4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington
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Job Summary

Under the direction of the Simulation Manager, the Simulation Education Specialist supports the mission, purpose and strategic goals of Seattle Children's Hospital, and will work collaboratively with the leadership, faculty, and staff across the institution to ensure evidence-based clinical standards and simulation best practices are reflected in all simulation activities. The Simulation Education Specialist will provide curricular and assessment guidance for educational activities related to simulation. This includes collaboration with simulation faculty to design, implement, facilitate, and debrief manikin-based and/or systems-based simulations. Mentors, trains, and provides mentorship to Simulation Operations Specialists to ensure delivery of excellent services. Consults and advises management in areas such as procurement of hardware, software and audio/visual equipment including; cost, installation and use, user education, training and orientation. Actively participates in outstanding customer service for internal and external stakeholders. Promotes the awareness and effectiveness of simulation-based education at Seattle Children's Hospital.

Required Education/Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in a health profession or education-related discipline from an accredited school, or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Flexibility and adaptability in dynamic environment; able to work evening/weekends.
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience in clinical, educational research, and/or healthcare education required.
- Experience in clinical and classroom healthcare education with working knowledge of curriculum development and assessment.

Required Credentials:
- Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS-HCP) (must be completed within 6 months of hire).

- Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE).
- Current Washington State licensure in a health profession (registered nurse, respiratory care practitioner, emergency medicine technician, or paramedic).
- Master’s degree in education, simulation, healthcare or related discipline.
- Previous experience as an educator in a health profession.
- Five (5) years experience in related discipline.
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification.
- Experience in simulation-based education and training, evaluation of outcomes, patient safety, and implementation of innovative simulation-based education and training programs necessary, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.