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Simulation Education Specialist RN - Full Time Days

Company: Northwestern Medicine
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $6,000 Student Loan Repayment ($3,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday payDescriptionThe Simulation Education Specialist RN reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.The specialist serves as an expert and mentor in simulation pedagogy. The Simulation Education Specialist works within the Clinical Simulation Program of Central DuPage & Delnor Hospitals to accomplish the mission to improve the safety and quality of healthcare delivery though the use of simulation-based education, innovation, and research.Responsibilities:
    • Provide consultation on the use of simulation as an appropriate tool for specific educational goals.
    • Assists with the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of simulation related projects or programs.
    • Partner with content experts in the development of clinical scenarios.
    • Test/Pilot all new simulation scenarios.
    • Select and/or develop, and implement evaluation tools (instruments, metrics, and checklists) appropriate for the measurement of simulation outcomes.
    • Perform periodic review and evaluation of simulation courses to ensure effectiveness; use internal and external benchmark data and best practices to establish specific targets, timelines and metrics for improvement.
    • Support the preparation of writing grants to support the simulation program.
    • Serve as back-up for simulator operations.
    • Educate others on the pedagogy of simulation.
    • Mentor developing simulation facilitators.
    • Assists in the development and implementation of simulation policies, processes, and procedures consistent with the program and organization mission and goals as well as the SSIH Accreditation standards.
    • Maintain & analyze data/information of simulation activities.
    • Develop and maintain communication tools related to simulation.
    • Partner in simulation research, data collection, and analysis
    • Maintain professional growth & development through seminars, webinars, workshops, conferences, and professional affiliations.
    • Maintain data confidentiality and security.
    • Assist or provide visitor and guided tours.
    • Other duties as assigned.QualificationsRequired:
      • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
      • Master's Degree or Master's in progress with completion within 4 years of assuming role
      • Registered Nursing license issued by the State of Illinois
      • Basic Life Support Certification through American Heart Association
      • At least 5 years in diverse clinical environment
      • At least 2 years simulation facilitator experience
      • North Region Only: Valid government-issued driver's licensePreferred:
        • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator
        • 2 years of experience in the design and implementation of clinical education programsEqual OpportunityNorthwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

Keywords: Northwestern Medicine, Lake Forest , Simulation Education Specialist RN - Full Time Days, Education / Teaching , Lake Forest, California

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