Florida Hospital seeks to hire Simulation Learning Strategist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Established in 1908, Florida Hospital is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,675-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of nine hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for over 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America.
Located in Altamonte Springs at the beautiful Lakeview Plaza, the Learning Technologies Department is responsible for delivering world-class simulation training experiences to clinical and non-clinical leaders, staff members and teams in state-of-the art facilities across the eight Florida Hospital campuses, the Adventist University of Health Sciences, and the Graduate Medical Education program. Our team of highly skilled simulation educators and technicians develops and implements comprehensive training and simulation programs enabling Florida Hospital professionals to make providing service our priority while caring for the whole person in a faith-based atmosphere.
Monday – Friday; 8a – 5p
The Simulation Learning Strategist plans, develops and implements Medical Simulation education and training for the Florida Hospital system which incorporates all campuses, service lines and departments (both clinical and non-clinical) and associated programs/partners, including Graduate Medical Education and the Adventist University of Health Sciences. Provides Project Management Services and learner centered solutions for education, training and simulation activities at Florida Hospital. Implements assessments for simulation-based curriculum throughout Florida Hospital, including the analysis of quantitative, qualitative and scientific data. Identifies and promotes education and training best practices that enhance clinical outcomes, team performance, patient safety and quality improvement efforts. Supports strategic planning, simulation team supervision, and exercise design/development for system-wide customers. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Working knowledge in learning and simulation science, educational research, and evidence-based development practices that ensures education needs are met through course content design and instructional delivery.
Working knowledge in the application of clinical IT simulations systems, IT platforms and simulator capabilities including Laerdal, Gaumard and CAE Healthcare.
Applies knowledge of current hospital-based care, national initiatives, outcomes, healthcare finance, and patient safety in Simulation curriculum.
Effective, professional communicator with strong interpersonal skills. Able to instruct, present and communicate effectively to all levels of staff including physicians, clinical, non-clinical and executive leadership.
Initiative and ability to work independently while thriving in a setting requiring collaboration and teamwork for maximal efficiency and effectiveness. Attention to detail that ensures follow through on all initiatives implemented, and all projects undertaken.
Implements strategic plans, leads change, and integrates capabilities across campus, service lines, departments and teams.
Knowledgeable in project management and customer relations skills to provide guidance and recommendations for integration of simulation and technologies to support current and future training requirements.
Working knowledge of PC and Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Working knowledge of technology integration to healthcare practice and equipment.
Statistical software such as Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). (Preferred)
Diagramming graphics software such as Microsoft Office Visio. (Preferred)
Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing (BSN)
5 years of experience in healthcare
3 years of experience in simulation
3 years in healthcare education/teaching experience
TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer (Preferred)
Master's degree in Simulation, Education, Nursing, Technology or related discipline. (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider (ACLS) certification. (Preferred)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider (PALS) certification. (Preferred)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider (NRP) certification. (Preferred)
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Simulation Curriculum Development: Utilizes educational theory that supports simulation as a learning strategy in the development of simulation. Implements and facilitates simulated experiences to meet specific curricular objectives and educational criteria related to multidisciplinary healthcare providers. Integrates current research/literature, industry best practice and evidenced based care in all simulated learning activities. Determines the appropriate simulation modality using best practices for educational outcomes. Conducts in-depth job-task analysis and/or needs assessment to identify learning objectives to determine training solutions and performance enhancement solutions. Ensures that assessment tools are valid and reliable. Selects simulation modalities, locales, and/or technologies as appropriate for assessment activities.
Simulation Training Team Development: Conducts training programs for healthcare providers which include principles of simulation in healthcare, development of simulation scenarios, safe learning environment, facilitation and debriefing skills. Provides evaluation and feedback for facilitators of simulation activities including scenario design, facilitation and debriefing skills. Conducts onboarding, continuing professional development and mentoring for new simulation facilitators, educators and operations specialists.
Research: Participates in research using simulation with evaluation measures aligned with organizational, campus and/or specialty goals, outcomes and strategies. Conducts research studies that evaluate educational and training technologies and their impact on student learning outcomes. Ensures ethical treatment of subjects and the use of validated evaluation instruments. Promotes collaborative research partnerships with the goal of knowledge and understanding to improve training, evaluation and design of systems. Supports the collaboration of inter-disciplinary healthcare providers in developing ideas for innovative research, designing study protocols, and preparing logistics for Institutional Review Board approval, initiation and implementation of research study on simulation education methods.
Project Management: Supports the planning, development and execution of the organizational strategy to include planning, oversight monitoring and adjusting learning and development projects or activities. Supports the oversite of the cost, schedule and performance of assigned projects. Establishes action plans and milestones for self and others to complete work efficiently and on time by setting priorities, establishing timelines, and leveraging resources.
Data Collection, Measurement and Analysis: Supports research and evaluation of emerging trends to determine their worth (ROI/ROE) to the organization. Creates, develops and maintains a training data collection repository for organization-wide measures of training quality and effectiveness. Manages data capture design, oversees study/research and reports research findings for process implementation. Support the development of tools and surveys that meet the specific learning objectives of a simulation event. Analyzes and disseminates data results to demonstrate program impact for long term strategic planning and program improvement, and to refine and replicate the program.
Program Improvement: Ensures that simulation activities facilitate patient safety, risk management, organization improvement and quality outcomes. Provides knowledge on simulation curriculum development/design, course facilitation and simulators/associated equipment as needed. Supports the design evaluation strategies and tools to determine whether desired learning and performance outcomes are achieved. Continually assesses opportunities for improvement in all aspects of learning technologies. Actively participates and contributes knowledge to process improvement activities. Reviews course materials in order to recommend quality learning experiences, effective assessment and functionality.
Campus/Program Liaison: Serves as an education liaison to campuses/programs for all aspects of simulation learning and training. Provides education to system-wide customers on methods and techniques to integrate simulation into their training and education programs. Provides assistance and guidance for needs assessment and learning methodology selection, simulated learning curriculum development, exercise/scenario development, and post-exercise evaluation. Trains educators in debriefing skills and standards across the system. Coordinates visits, demonstrations and briefings with community, industry, hospital, government and academic partners.
Operations Management: Actively participates, communicates and serves as a positive change agent for all unit, department, campus, and system initiatives/goals and leadership activities. Supports the development of new simulation initiatives. Provides guidance, recommendations, and integration of emerging technologies that support current and future training requirements. Facilitates the development of policies and procedures to ensure the safe, effective and efficient use of simulation equipment and supplies. Implements a structure for accomplishing plan requirements, recommending the staffing for that structure, while providing the policies and procedure to help guide people.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Simulation Learning Strategist opportunity with Florida Hospital and apply online today.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.