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Site Simulation Education Specialist--Lutheran General Hospital and Children's Hospital

City: Park Ridge Job ID: 97715 Facility: LUTHERAN GENERAL HOSPITAL Department / Unit: Clinical Education Status-FTE: Full-Time - 1 Shift: Day

Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Our Corporate Support & Operations Services are equally committed to advancing Advocate's goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness.

Hours will be M-F 8:30-5 with some flexibility with an occasional weekend.  No on call, no holiday requirement. 

Must be able to travel on occasion to other Advocate locations.

Clinical Simulation lab experience is required for this position.

Professional experience with education either in a medical, nursing or allied health profession

Master's degree in Nursing, Nursing Education, other clinical field or MA, MS or MEd in adult learning, education or organizational improvement related field
5+ Years Clinical experience
2+ years of experience in administration of education programs and curriculum development.
2+ years of experience delivering simulation~based learning
Familiarity with simulation modalities, needs analysis, and data analysis
Strong human relations and interpersonal skills
Planning, deployment and evaluation expertise.
Utilizes evidenced based practice principles in course content design
Instructional design experience
Demonstrated leadership skills
Excellent presentation and group facilitation skills
Strong computer knowledge in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
High attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to organize and prioritize work
Demonstrated ability to be flexible with changing priorities
Eligible for simulation certification (CHSE or similar) Resiliency and flexibility to deal with a changing environment
Demonstrated problem~solving ability
Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations
May be exposed to hazardous materials and life threatening diseases. Knowledge of universal precautions is a must.
Ability to handle crisis situations.
Ability to travel to various Advocate Health Care facilities
Ability to move equipment and learning materials (up to 30 pounds)

The purpose of the position is to support the development and implementation of simulation based education at the Advocate sites. They will partner with faculty in all aspects of curriculum design from needs assessment to program evaluation. Reporting to the Director of System Simulation, the position will provide leadership in establishing and achieving simulation~based education that aligns with strategic organizational outcomes. They will be involved in creating, implementing and evaluating simulation lab and in situ based simulations for a multidisciplinary learner audience.

Accountabilities:
Acts as member of Learning Institutes teams to develop comprehensive system wide learning strategies, ensuring simulation is represented in our direction and priorities
Facilitates simulation based curriculum that promote safety, quality and service
Provides site leadership in simulation based learning
Maintain proficiency in existing and emerging quality, safety and simulation technologies, including basic theory, design and implementation
Internal and external stakeholder management

About Advocate Health Care

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

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