SOM Wichita Simulation Center
Embedded Simulation Nurse
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Job Description Summary:
The Embedded Simulation Nurse role will serve as a person who portrays a healthcare provider in a simulated environment in order to facilitate or meet the learning objectives of the simulation event. Embedded Simulation Nurses are highly trained individuals that embrace different types of simulated healthcare environments and strive to maintain the fidelity of the simulations as if they were real scenarios.
The Embedded Simulation Nurse will serve as an active participant of the simulated scenario through activities that include, but are not limited to: role-playing for a variety of clinical roles, communicating with the control room, assisting learners in maintaining clear direction of the simulation case progression, and aiding in troubleshooting and safe use of equipment.
Education : ADN or BSN in nursing
Work Experience : 1 year employment as RN. Current RN licensure not required.
Work Experience :
2 – 3 years of acute care, or ICU clinical experience
Other relevant clinical work experience related to specific simulation course content (OB, surgery, neurology, etc.)
Work experience in healthcare simulation and/or adult education
Desire to develop simulation knowledge and expertise
Job Duties Outlined:
Participate in training specific to each case to develop a complete understanding of the learning objectives and expected learner outcomes.
Fulfill the role of the nurse in assigned simulation cases/events. Interacts with learners while assessing and caring for patients and their loved ones as a member of the healthcare team.
Maintains working knowledge of basic medical equipment utilized in simulation.
Provide guidance, support and direction to learners to assist them in completing the expected learner outcomes for each case.
Participates as a collaborative member of the Simulation Center team.
Navigates a dynamic and complex work environment with professionalism, diplomacy, and discretion.
Understands the learning objectives of the scenario, including assessment tool items and debriefing points
Respects each learner’s current level of training
Awareness of his or her assigned impact on the learning experience and ultimately the educational outcome
Holds an inclusive attitude that welcomes and supports diversity and inclusion of learners, faculty, and staff
Commitment to continuous quality improvement
Assists with simulation event preparation and clean up, contributes to the instruction of the event, provides feedback on the event, and participates in debrief sessions when appropriate.
Role-plays for a variety of clinical roles while communicating with the control room and assisting learners in maintaining clear direction of the simulation case progression
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To learn more and apply online, please visit https://kumc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/kumc-jobs/job/Wichita-KS/Embedded-Simulation-Nurse_JR001417 or go to https://careers.kumc.edu/ and search for position number JR001417.
Applications must be submitted directly through the KU Medical Center website to be considered for this position. Any applications submitted via email or this website will NOT be reviewed or considered.
About KU Medical Center:
The University of Kansas Medical Centers mission is to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs in the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. KU Medical Center also advances the health sciences through world-class research programs; provides compassionate and state-of-the-art patient care in an academic medical center environment; and works with communities in every Kansas county to improve the health of Kansans. Learn more at www.kumc.edu .
KU Medical Center proudly offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package through the state of Kansas, with flexible options designed to meet the diverse needs of our faculty and staff. To learn more about our options for medical, vision, dental and other insurances, as well as our generous time off policies and retirement options, please visit http://www.kumc.edu/human-resources/benefitsrewards.html .