Under the direction of the Director of Education, the Simulation Educator for the UTHSC Simulation Program provides curricular and assessment guidance for educational activities. The Simulation Educator works collaboratively with the leadership, staff, and faculty to ensure evidence-based clinical standards and simulation best practices are reflected in all simulation activities. This position is also involved in evaluation of education and training needs, program development as well as implementation and evaluation of clinical simulation activities and oversight for programs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists UTHSC Faculty and community partners to establish simulation-based educational events based on current simulation standards and evidenced based practice.
Demonstrates effective skills and best practices for facilitating and debriefing simulation experiences.
Remains current with general educational and simulation curricular advances.
Ensures that simulation experiences are appropriately documented and evaluated (scenarios, preparation, etc.).
Assists in development of various metrics and assessment tools as needed.
Disseminates information regarding clinical simulation activities both internally (UTHSC in-services, conferences, and publications) and externally (participation in appropriate professional organizations).
Provides both group and individual mentoring of best practices in simulation pedagogy to Faculty and staff across all disciplines.
Supports and assists in delivery of simulation experiences (e.g. Operation of simulation equipment, operation of AV equipment, embedded participant role-playing, prop placement, moulage, etc.)
Performs other duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 129865
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.