As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
This position will work to support the patient and family experience by designing and implementing programming for children and families. The Education Simulation specialist will participate in the operation of the Simulation Center including: 1) serving as a mentor and educator to healthcare providers and home caregiver teams, 2) creating, preparing and coordinating simulation scenarios for use with advanced simulation equipment, 3) instructing course facilitators in the use of equipment, 4) conducting regular evaluations and critique of programs, soliciting recommendations from both internal and external customers, 5) create innovative curriculum and identify opportunities to integrate continuous improvement concepts and technology into healthcare and patient/family education, 8) maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends, 10) Assist Medical Director of Simulation and Nemours Institute for Clinical Excellence as required.
Utilize principles of adult learning to assess and analyze the educational needs of healthcare team members, identify educational objectives, plan and implement educational activities, and conduct a comprehensive evaluation of educational activities.
Designs simulation education curriculum and programs for different levels and types of participants based on a variety of needs such as quality outcomes, research, trends and changes in practice and identifies opportunities for improvement and innovation in curricula, instructional technologies and operational systems.
Demonstrates clinical expertise through research, demonstrations, observation and teaching of clinical skills.
Provides consultation and resources to all members of the healthcare team and collaborates to identify learning needs.
Develop and mentor course facilitators in the use and operation of patient simulators, audio-visual equipment and their maintenance.
Collaborate with course facilitators to develop teaching strategies that will increase the participant’s ability to meet cognitive, technical, and behavioral skill requirements.
Coordinate and supervise participants to ensure that the simulation lab experience meets the course objectives.
Maintain expertise in the field of simulation by staying current on cutting edge simulation equipment, data capture, and simulations.
Maintains effective communication and works collaboratively with Simulation Center team. Able to provide and receive constructive feedback from Simulation Center team members.
Bachelor's Degree required.
State of Florida RN License required.
Minimum of five (5) + years experience required.
Knowledge of current clinical practice and evidence-based medicine.
Knowledge of Continuous Improvement processes and evaluation techniques.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.