Immersive Simulation Facilitator
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Primary support for Clinical Simulation Educational Activities.
- Proactively coordinates in advance with Director of Clinical Operations and Director of Lab and Simulation to schedule activities and manage equipment and supplies for each activity.
- Oversees all training processes and ensures systems and equipment are enabled to meet the learning outcomes.
- Collaborative participation in scenario design, evaluation, implementation into curriculum, and provision of experience to learners
- Leads provision of entire scenario experience, facilitation and debriefing for learner(s)
- Leads trial, validation, and evaluation processes for implementation of scenarios as a part of curriculum
- Orients, coordinates and directs Simulation Technician, actors, volunteers and faculty prior to each scenario experience, facilitation and debriefing
- Ensures and maintains standards for operations, scenario design, facilitation, and debriefing in alignment with specified immersive simulation training programs policies and procedures.
- Coordinates and assists designated faculty with concurrent and/or retrospective video annotation, data capture and creation of outcome tracking, results and reports
- Coordinates with Simulation Technician to confirm pre-programming of manikin simulators, task trainers, AV, & data collection are ready for each experience use
- Coordinates with Simulation Technician to confirm designated pre-sets, staging, and disposable supplies for each scenario are ready for immediate use
- Ensure Faculty & Learners are oriented to capabilities, limitations, safety & proper use of all simulation manikins, trainers, AV, and equipment.
- Manage Clinical Simulation Educational Activity Related Supplies & Equipment
- Provide technical and operational support for AV systems, data collection systems, Human Patient Simulator systems, computer systems, and task trainer systems.
- Manage clinical simulation educational activity during practice, rehearsal, and research as it pertains to Immersive Patient Care Management simulation scenarios, skills and task training, standardized patient encounters, and conference sessions according to standardized methodology and techniques and policy and procedure.
- Provide reports or feedback to didactic faculty on student progress or outcomes
- Attend required faculty meetings and participate in committees
- Occasionally work evenings and weekends as required by business needs
- Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to successfully perform the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Recent, relevant, working knowledge from clinical healthcare background.
- Highly effective communication skills and a good command of the English language.
- Highly knowledgeable of nursing processes and procedures as related to patient care.
- Excellent presentation skills
- Good planning and organizational skills with attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
- Good organization and coordination of multiple activities.
- Good relationship management skills.
- Excellent problem solving ability, judgment and sound decision making.
- Excellent time management and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and rapidly changing user needs and schedules.
- Function independently in designated area(s), role, and required activities while remaining a contributing member of the team providing integrated services to users.
- Proficient with computer software including MS Office Suite.
- Stays abreast of current trends, technology, state and/or federal requirements, and GCU policies and procedures.
Education and/or Experience:
- Master’s degree (MSN) from a CCNE/NLNAC or ACEN accredited program.
- Must have active unencumbered Arizona RN license.
- Two years related experience in healthcare, clinical healthcare education, or healthcare simulation education.
- Previous experience facilitating immersive simulation.
- Previous experience with simulation debriefing and strategies.
- Previous experience collaborating in immersive simulation scenario design, evaluation and implementation into curriculum.
- Contemporary lab competence and knowledge about simulation both high fidelity and virtual reality as evidenced by relevant continuing education and professional organization affiliation.
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