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Omaha Children's Hospital Simulation Educator RN / Clinical Education in Omaha, Nebraska

Monday-Friday, day and evening hours (as late as 2200)

At Children’s, the region’s only full-service pediatric healthcare center, our people make us the very best for kids. Come cultivate your passion, purpose and professional development in an environment of excellence and inclusion, where team members are supported and deeply valued. Opportunities for career growth abound as we grow our services and spaces, including the cutting-edge Hubbard Center for Children. Join our highly engaged, caring team—and join us in providing brighter, healthier tomorrows for the children we serve. Children's is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.

A Brief Overview

The Simulation Educator provides high-fidelity simulation course experiences to clinical teams at the direction of the Simulation Program Coordinator.

Essential Functions

  • Provides simulation education courses for defined staff in collaboration with Simulation Program Coordinator and unit Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Clinical Education Specialist (CES) or Clinical Resource Educator. • Implements programs that incorporate adult learning strategies, ethical principles, critical thinking skills, professional growth, open communication, and collaborative relationships. • Assesses objectives identified for course to prepare/review scenario to ensure content will meet objectives. • Develops and delivers versatile skills at teaching simulation course based on information presented by learners, adapting teaching style as needed to promote critical thinking development. • Provides real-time debriefing of each course with learners to identify strengths and opportunities for skill development based on scenario. • Provides feedback to unit-based CNS/educator on strengths and opportunities for clinical skill development of learners. • Evaluates simulation course based on self-performance and ensures learners provide feedback. Uses collective evaluation information to strengthen own skills for teaching simulation. • Communicates strengths and opportunities to Simulation Program Coordinator • Ensures completion of data tracking for each simulation course taught. • Professionally seeks opportunities to help teammates during shift as needed. • Demonstrates ability to prioritize workload and follows through with work in a timely manner. • Teaches Pediatric Advance Life Support class a minimum of four times/year.

  • Maintains equipment and supplies for simulation equipment. • Develops and maintains technical competency on high-fidelity simulation equipment • Develops and maintains ability to problem solve/trouble shoot issues with high-fidelity simulation equipment • Based on simulation course requirements, obtains and maintains required equipment and supplies needed for skills stations • Ensures all equipment/supplies are clean and in working order for each class. • Uses chain of command to communicate issues with simulation equipment/supplies for prompt resolution.

  • Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.

  • Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section

Education Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in nursing Required

Experience Qualifications

  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience in nursing pediatric specialty area; 2 years of pediatric ICU experience Required

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong pediatric clinical nursing knowledge and background.

  • Must possess leadership skills to include ability to teach, offer constructive feedback, organize and manage time, problem solve, work autonomously and ability to motivate.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Able to be self-directed, with minimum supervision, and detail oriented.

  • Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature, without loss of efficiency or composure, and be able to perform under stressful conditions when confronted with multiple requests, demonstrating prioritization skills.

Licenses and Certifications

  • RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure and/or Compact State Licensure in the state of Nebraska Required and

  • BCLS - Basic Life Support Required and

  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support Required and

  • PALS INSTRC - PALS Instructor within 1 Year Required and

  • ACLS within 180 Days Required and

  • Current and valid certification in nursing simulation education area Preferred

Children’s is the very best for kids and the very best for your career! At Children’s, we put YOU first so together, we can improve the life of every child!

Make a meaningful difference improving the lives of children!

At Children’s, the region’s only full-service pediatric healthcare center, our people make us the very best for kids. Come cultivate your passion, purpose and professional development in an environment of excellence and inclusion, where team members are supported and deeply valued. Opportunities for career growth abound as we grow our services and spaces, including the cutting-edge Hubbard Center for Children. Join our highly engaged, caring team—and join us in providing brighter, healthier tomorrows for the children we serve.

Requisition ID : 20923

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