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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Learning And Assessment Center Com 10034649
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: 1/2 Time (50-64.9%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Health Care Professional, Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Simulation Educator

Position Summary

Provide instruction and facilitate a variety of programs such as Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support. Participate in regular instruction of academic and professional development programs including off-site. Develop curriculum, implement teaching and evaluate learning. Maintain current knowledge and integrate strategies related to simulation and other educational methodologies in these programs, including use of Standardized Patients and use of immersive human patient simulators. Facilitate simulation experiences including planning, acquisition of equipment/supplies, ongoing communication with faculty, training of standardized patients and/or per diem healthcare providers and evaluation of events. Participates in marketing and publicity for external and professional development programs. Participate in ongoing quality improvement initiatives to continuously improve implementation of programs in addition to development of policy and procedure documents.

Required Degree

Bachelors -Healthcare related field

Desired Degree

Masters -Nursing or Paramedic or equivalent exper

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of two years clinical experience in acute or critical care. Current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certifications, prefer AHA instructor credential. Minimum one year experience facilitating and implementing educational program(s). Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of organizational personnel including faculty, staff, students and individuals external to the university. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to prioritize and work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working with diverse populations of learners. Experience planning, developing, implementing, evaluating and customizing clinical education programs. Experience marketing programs including use of social networking venues. Knowledge of educational theory, principles and methods of adult education. Experience with instructional technologies such as high fidelity simulators. Working knowledge of Quality Assurance and/or Quality Improvement processes. Evidence of scholarly engagement.

Required Application Materials

Resume and cover letter

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Department Statement

The Learning and Assessment Center invites applications for the position of Simulation Educator. The ideal candidate will join a dynamic team at an accredited simulation center committed to teaching, assessment and research-focused events using multiple simulation modalities. The Simulation Educator is integral to the curricular design, implementation and evaluation of events in the center.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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