Clinical Simulation Educator- 72 Hrs Bi Weekly

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

Req ID: 26512

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time 

Job Summary

Position is responsible for ensuring the successful educational programming development of the Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation.  Responsibilities include working together with medical, nursing, and other healthcare educators to develop, schedule, coordinate, and implement innovative educational modules involving simulation technology, and interfacing with vendors to evaluate, maintain, repair, and improve simulation training technology and equipment. 

Job Responsibilities


  • Serves a role model and advocate for patient safety and quality care.
  • Aligns Center activities to support CHOP mission, values, and strategic goals.
  • Serves as a simulation consultant to CHOP and external committees, work groups, and projects related to the implementation of simulation-based educational activities.
  • Serves as mentor to foster the development of Center faculty and employees.
  • Identifies and recruits internal and external resources for education activities.
  • Facilitates team building and leadership development by working collaboratively with Center partners, including other CHOP departments, external education organizations, and venders.
  • Provides detailed program analysis and reports.
  • Promotes cost effectiveness and demonstrates appropriate stewardship of Center and CHOP resources.
  • Coordinate simulation schedule and set-up, support for all simulation operations.
  • Program, test, and run scenarios with faculty and instructors to ensure the facility is set-up for learning sessions.
  • Create innovative ideas and identify opportunities for technology improvement and integration in simulation education.



  • Interprets and communicates across multiple disciplines.
  • Identifies and communicates discovery of latent threats, system issues, and performance concerns to appropriate CHOP leadership.
  • Evaluates equipment needs (capitol and operating) and recommends to Manager of Operations.



  • Facilitates the adult learning process that creates safe non-threatening climate which supports learning across the health care system. 
  • Develop curriculum and educational materials for different levels and types of training, including setting appropriate level objectives, materials, evaluation tools.
  • Maintain and archive confidential simulation program educational records.     
  • Plans, prepares, and maintains materials for use in simulation programs for accuracy and relevance to the target audience. 
  • Adjust content and teaching strategies appropriate for the learners’ needs.
  • Develops short- and long-term planning and programs to meet identified institutional, departmental, and individual needs.
  • Secures appropriate learning space for simulation programs.
  • Teaches content as needed or assigned within clinical expertise.



  • Supports and maintains departmental databases related to equipment, resources, and program activities
  • Develop and implement a maintenance plan to include troubleshooting, standard or preventive maintenance, and supply acquisition.



  • Maintains currency in simulation education through the review of relevant journals, abstracts, and scientific literature in existing and emerging simulation technologies, including underlying educational principles.
  • Collaborate with health care professionals and other personnel to develop and coordinate simulation education research projects.
  • Assists with planning and execution of continuing medical education courses or other special courses.
  • Serve as liaison to outside sources, including commercial vendors, educational entities, and other medical simulation centers. 
  • Carry out special projects and other duties as assigned by Center leadership. 
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Instructor in BLS - (90 days)
Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor degree required in health care, education, or related field
  • Minimum 3 years experience in clinical, educational research, and/or healthcare education required 
  • Must have and maintain licensure or certification, if a clinical health care provider
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
  • Master's degree preferred. 
  • Instructor in PALS and/or ACLS
Additional Technical Requirements


  • Strong administrative, organizational and communication (both verbal and written) skills required
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to interact with co-workers in a professional and helpful manner
  • Professional telephone etiquette
  • Ability to deal effectively with senior level positions both internal and external entities
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and database setup/maintenance

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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