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Medical Simulation Specialist in Nashville, TN at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 5/1/2019

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Job Description

HCA is a Fortune 100 company with more than 200,000 employees and one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services. We operate over 170 locally managed hospitals and over 100 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and the United Kingdom. We are proud to have been named one of the world's most ethical companies for eight years in a row.At HCA, we are driven by a single goal: the care and improvement of human life.


Through theClinical Education Service Linewe are deploying our strategic nursing initiative to create an organizational structure focused specifically on educating our clinicians. The Service Line will develop and deploy consistent world-class curriculum, content, and programs across all of HCA's acute care facilities nationwide. The Clinical Education Service Line is uniquely positioned to leverage size and scale to share clinical education best practices across the enterprise and help make decisions that will positively impact our patient outcomes.

We hope you will join us on our mission to support the care and improvement of human life!


Job Summary

The Medical Simulation Specialist is an essential role in facilitating medical simulation for HCA’s Clinical Education Service Line. This position is responsible for leading, integrating, maintaining and operating the computer and audiovisual (AV) technology including manikin and surrounding simulation lab equipment throughout HCA’s Simulation Centers.

In this role you will:

  • Monitor and ensure simulation and education based technologies are maintained to ensure minimal downtime
  • Assess and resolve equipment failures
  • Contribute to the development of curriculum and educational materials for different levels and types of simulation based training
  • Provide consultation, support, and orientation to simulation laboratory procedures, location and use of materials, and the operation of the equipment
  • Collaborate with the Division Simulation Labs to ensure the proper maintenance of all equipment and availability of supplies
  • Identify performance opportunities or training needs and provide coaching, development and training to improve performance in the use of clinical simulation
  • Assist clinical educators with orientation to principles of simulation training technology and configurations

This role may travel up to 30% of the time.



Job Requirements

Education andExperience

  • An Associate’s Degree of certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is required
  • A Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in healthcare and healthcare technology is preferred
  • A minimum of 1 (one) year of experience in a simulation lab with simulation software and manikins is required
  • Familiarity with operation of personal computers is essential
  • Familiarity with medical terminology and audiovisual equipment is desirable
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) is preferred

Benefits of working at HealthTrust

Our benefits package allows you to select the options that best meet the needs of you and your family.Benefitsinclude401k with a company match, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, flex spending for both health and day care, life insurance, disability, tuition reimbursement andstudent loan repayment, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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