Simulation Educator

Pacific Northwest University   Yakima, WA   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 10, 2022
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PNWU is hiring for the following position Simulation Educator.

General Summary:

Simulation Educators are trained to assist in the professional development of Simulated Patients at PNWU. The Simulation Educator reports to the Manager of Simulation Education.

Essential Job Functions:

· Ensure quality assurance by providing assessment of accuracy and role performance providing constructive feedback to SPs

· Training SPs to ensure standardization of case portrayal, learner assessment, and feedback to learners based on best practice

· Maintains records of SPs performance

· Assist faculty with the development and accuracy of patient case

· Assists in the preparation and implementation of simulation activities

· Assist with Learning Management Systems operations

· Assist with SP recruitment

· Performs as a backup SP in emergent situations

· Understands accreditation standards and expectations specific to the department and adheres to policies and procedures to meet or exceed such standards

· Conducts himself/herself appropriately and consistently in accordance with the philosophy and mission of PNWU

· Other duties as assigned



• Required: High School Diploma or GED

• Preferred: Bachelor's Degree, Certified Health Care Simulation Educator Certification (CHSE)


• Required: Prior experience as a Simulated Patient, or equivalent

Desired Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Strong organization, interpersonal, and planning skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work in a team and flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances; ability to problem solve by analyzing issues and creating action plans; ability to manage projects and people and prioritize and self-direct workflow; ability to work with and manage different computer programs and databases; and ability to schedule activities and/or meetings.