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Human Resource Services

Simulation Coordinator

Apply now Tracking Code: 40367
Work Type: Full-time
Categories: Professional/Technical
Salary: $48,000 to $50,600 annual gross

The Coordinator is an essential part of the College Center for Healthcare Education and Simulation (CHES) by allowing simulation to be utilized to full capacity and address educational needs of academic disciplines.  The Coordinator is a full-time position responsible for managing the interprofessional medical simulation, skills laboratory and related educational and clinical activities. The Coordinator organizes and manages interprofessional simulation and lab activities, staff, equipment, and technology used in educational activities within the Center for Health Education and Simulation (CHES). The Coordinator interacts with faculty, staff, and students, cultivates, and supports external relationships for promotion of the simulation lab and medical skill labs.   

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completed bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Two years of experience in a healthcare simulation environment OR two years in an academic institution with demonstrable organizational and leadership abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) or Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS).
  • Experience in simulation with operation of high, medium, and low fidelity task trainers and mannequins, simulation software, or scenario development.
  • Knowledgeable with simulation center accreditation.

Salary range is firm $48,000.00 to $50,600.00 annual gross.  For full consideration, all application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2022.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  

Must be a State of Colorado resident or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment.

Application Instructions:  Application must be submitted online.  Incomplete applications may not receive full consideration.  A complete application will include:

  • Cover letter - Address the minimum and preferred qualifications in the order listed on the job announcement.
  • Resume - Reflect experience, education, knowledge, skills, and abilities.  
  • Unofficial Transcripts - Unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred.  Official transcripts are required if hired for the position.  
  • Professional References - Provide names and contact information for three recent professional references who can address your expertise and background for this position.

This position may be eligible for a variety of employee benefits.  Pikes Peak Community College participates in the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) contribution rates.

Note: Prior submission of application materials will not be considered.

Essential Functions  

Simulation Coordination and Management

  • Coordinates and organizes the use of simulation and medical skills laboratories with faculty of various disciplines responsible for the relevant laboratory activities.
  • Develops procedures to optimize usage of sim and laboratories.
  • Maintains multiple simulation and laboratory schedules, supply usage, develops procedures to optimize space and usage of laboratory equipment.
  • Supervises performance of full-time and part-time simulation technicians and live actor standardized patients as well as student workers.
  • Manages the daily schedule and workload of the simulation and laboratory staff.
  • Supervises the safety and security of the laboratories, storage areas, and equipment.
  • Assists program’s patient care sims; assists faculty with scenario props and moulage preparation.
  • Maintains organization of the medical simulation and skills laboratory’s equipment to include the management of multimedia, computer, and other related equipment/technology used for patient care simulation.
  • Inventories materials, instructional supplies, and equipment on an ongoing basis.
  • Manages preventative maintenance and minor repair of medical equipment, media, and computer equipment in the laboratory; diagnoses more serious equipment malfunctions and arranges for repair; arranges for general maintenance and repair of laboratory facilities.
  • Research purchasing options for equipment and software.
  • Creates reports related to laboratory operations and equipment, including budget. 

Skills Laboratory 

  • Provides instructional information for faculty, simulation technicians, instructors consistent with the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation in Learning (INACSL) standards in the use of patient care equipment, virtual simulations, and related media and computer equipment.
  • Promotes opportunities for educational experiences in the laboratories to faculty and external partners. 
  • Develops faculty, simulation technicians and instructor materials to support educational activities.
  • Remains current on emerging technologies for skills labs.
  • Collaborates interprofessional education (IPE) through development of activities that involve students from all PPSC programs.
  • Ensures student compliance with laboratory policies, procedures, and safety precautions.
  • Provides training and work direction to student employees.
  • Participates in assessment of laboratory and IPE activities.

Additional Duties

  • Performs public relations functions including developing promotional materials, providing tours and demonstrations to community partners in collaboration with other educational units.
  • Participates in other PPCC initiatives requiring use of the laboratory.
  • Performs other duties at PPCC during peak workload periods and in the absence of assigned personnel.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

General Duties, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Cultural competence and demonstrated evidence, understanding, and commitment to the concepts of diversity, multiculturalism, and their application in the workplace.
  • Develop and utilize computer and tablet technology and use basic programming skills.
  • Ability to develop systematic diagrams such as flowcharts.
  • Ability to troubleshoot potential equipment failures.
  • Understanding of direct patient care environment.
  • Knowledge of how to manage student activities such that an atmosphere appropriate to learning is achieved.
  • Utilize problem solving skills to resolve issues related to patient simulators and technology.

This job description reflects Pikes Peak Community College’s best effort to describe the essential duties and qualifications of the job.  It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job.  This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation.   

EEO Statement: Pikes Peak Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act institution.  We value diversity, strive for a more unified campus where all people are valued, treated fairly, and possess a sense of belonging.  Pikes Peak Community College encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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