Marian University seeks a Director – Clinical Simulation Center in the Department of Technology to work with our College of Medicine (COM) and School of Nursing (LSON). The Director plays a key role in developing and facilitating clinical simulation in the Evans Center for Health Sciences and collaborates with COM and LSON faculty to develop innovative educational assists in coordinating the technical components of the medical simulation program including pre/during/post simulation activities, collaborating with faculty on scenario development, and supporting the daily technical operations of the Simulation Center. The Director provides technical support and coordination for the simulation center and assists with maintaining the center's documentation and resources.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provides technology innovation and application to standardized patients’ and supporting technology.
- Assists in developing and implementing simulation curricula in order to meet all accreditation standards.
- Ascertains resources and utilizes assessment statistics to justify acquisitions for successful operation of Clinical Simulation Center.
- Manages simulation lab employees and provides mentoring and coaching
- Represents Simulation Center instruction with technical demonstrations, laboratory sessions, testing, attendance, simulation lab discipline, safety and security.
- Operates simulation equipment, task trainers, computerized simulators, and virtual reality procedural trainers with the ability to follow medical aspects of scenarios, and makes appropriate adjustments to technology systems.
- Operates and maintains simulation-related audio-video recording systems.
- Facilitates simulation training and provide feedback to the appropriate persons.
- Creates troubleshooting documents, simulator checklists, and lesson plans for simulation equipment to be housed in a user manual.
- Provides initial orientation of simulation equipment to faculty as appropriate and newly acquired personnel.
- Performs as the technical trainer and resource liaison in the field of simulation operations.
- High degree of comfort with computer technology; high level interpersonal skills to work with clinicians and medical staff at all levels of medical care.
- Promotes and develops simulation technology to external agencies
- Seeks additional funding sources such as grants and community partnerships
Technical Skills: The ideal candidate will possess many or all of the following:
- EMS-Orion suite
- IP Networking
- Video Technologies
- Canvas leaning Management System or other LMS experience
- Lecture Capture Technologies
- Adobe Captivate
- Turning Point
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have:
- Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University.
- Master’ degree in a health care discipline, information technology or related field with three (3) years’ experience is highly desired.Minimum qualifications would be a Bachelor’s degree in health care discipline, information technology or related field and seven (7) years of relevant experience.
- Supervisory experiences in simulation lab or healthcare training facility is preferred.
- Demonstrated skills in employee development and performance management.
- Strong leadership skills that promote dedication, creativity, innovation and growth.
- Experience working with clinical software applications.
- Experience translating clinical needs into successful processes and supporting system designs.
- Demonstrated analytic decision making, problem solving skills.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- The demonstrated ability to be organized, detail oriented and highly accurate.
- Experience with IP A/V systems and video conferencing.
- Good mechanical aptitude and technical knowledge of computerized equipment.
- A demonstrated ability to multi-task, work independently and build collaborative relationships in an interdisciplinary team.
Marian University, founded in Indianapolis in 1937, is the only Catholic liberal arts university in central Indiana. It is a private, co-education school and serves both a traditional and non-traditional student body of more than 2,700 from 32 states and eight countries through dedication to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions. Marian University is one of Indiana’s 31 independent colleges and one of 244 Catholic colleges and universities nationwide. In 2010, the university announced it would develop the first college of osteopathic medicine in Indiana. Housed in the Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, the osteopathic medical school welcomed its first class of students in the fall of 2013.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a current resume, a cover letter, and names and addresses of three current references. All complete applications should be submitted electronically thru firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Marian University is an EOE