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Academic Support (Educational Support)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
UHM School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
Date Posted:
September 13, 2017
Closing Date:
September 28, 2017
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2018

Other Conditions:
  • Position is expected to begin approximately October 2017 or as mutually acceptable. Renewal of appointment is dependent on performance, program needs and/or availability of funds. The position will be under the UH Translational Health Science Simulation Center (THSSC), an 8,000-sq ft center that integrates state-of-the-art simulation equipment, electronic patient records and advanced AV systems. To know more about the UHM School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene THSSC, go to:
Duties and Responsibilities
  2. Manage the daily Low/Mid Fidelity (L/MF), Standardized/Simulated Patient (S/SP) and High Fidelity (HF) simulation operations.
  3. Supervise the conduction of L/MF, S/SP and HF simulation.
  4. Conduct faculty, staff and participant orientation by providing briefings, which include review of simulation, objectives, instructions, and policies & procedures, among others.
  5. Work with instructors in predefining or standardizing intended outcomes, and implementing instructional activities w/ individual students or small groups to ensure complex simulation technology is communicated in a language better understood by learners.
  6. Supervise and coordinate L/MF, S/SP and HF staffing assignments by scheduling, doing follow up checks, recommending changes or adjustments, in consultation with supervisor and appropriate staff.
  7. Analyze operations, develop and implement changes, recommend and/or contribute to the improvement of work processes and procedures to increase quality and efficiency of services by sharing best practices and networking with other simulation coordinators.
  8. Manage the post-simulation, feedback and analysis utilized by the THSSC to obtain data for quality improvement.
  9. Provide post-simulation feedback and analysis, and organize validation and annual review sessions with instructors and designated content experts.
  11. Supervise the simulation scenarios during the teaching and learning sessions involving nursing students, practicing nurses and other healthcare professionals.
  12. Provide training, instructional demonstrations & supervision in operating and controlling of manikins, and theatrical support (acting a scenario/voice over).
  13. Serve as simulator operator by programming, testing, evaluating verbal responses and running scenarios and providing feedback.
  14. Provide expertise and assistance in implementing simulation activities, use of equipment and technology to hone skills of learners/practitioners to ensure patients (and learners) safety.
  15. Develop, recommend and implement training materials to ensure standardization in the daily operation of simulation sessions.
  16. Act as primary liaison between faculty and THSSC to review semester plans, and the utilization of L/MF, S/SP and HF equipment, and make recommendations to improve and enhance the simulation activities within their course.
  17. Organize & supervise the conduct of eductl tours, showcasing the modeling and capability of THSSC to users,local & int'l guests & dignitaries in various events to provide intro to colleagues for collaboration, joint ventures & strategic alliances.
  19. Participate in designing and implementing realistic and engaging simulations that recreate a hospital environment to qualitatively and quantitatively measure a diverse set of skills.
  20. Design, test and program appropriate medical props, moulage and scenarios, and gather the necessary medical supplies and instruments to create a realistic healthcare environment.
  21. Collaborate with faculty, GAs, and actors in recommending revision on existing S/SP scenarios in order to ensure that simulation sessions meet the goals of the course.
  23. Maintain the functionality of the equipment by programming, trouble shooting and problem solving technical malfunctions, coordinate regular preventive maintenance on manikins, and recommending repair as needed.
  25. Manage L/MF, S/SP and HF adjunct clinical hospital supplies.
  26. Collaborate with course instructors/faculty to ensure preparation of lab supplies and equipment based on faculty requests and course schedule.
  27. Create and develop methods to standardize ordering and provision of supplies for simulation activities.
  28. Supervise and track the inventory & ordering process for consumable healthcare or/medical supplies required for simulation to ensure that THSSC is not faced with overstock/stockout condition, and be assured of potential savings on cost of inventory.
  29. Oversee equipment maintenance.
  30. Research pricing for future purchases or replacement of equipment, lab supplies, equipment, models, and laboratory manuals, etc.
  32. Supervise the day to day activities of professional staff which includes performance monitoring, coaching, appraising of job performance/results.
  33. Provide updates, develop, recommend, and implement plans for improvement in L/MF, HF and S/SP Simulation operations.
  34. Develop and recommend THSSC policies and procedures as well as operation of simulation and clinical adjunct equipments.
  35. Participate in the development of the THSSC strategic plan.
  36. Provide support to ensure compliance with regulatory standards.
  38. Keep abreast of new developments or emerging technologies in the field of simulation.
  39. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Nursing or related field, and 3 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for simulation in healthcare education; or equivalent education/training or experience.
  2. Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in the simulation in healthcare education as demonstrated by the broad knowledge of the full range of pertinent standard and evolving concepts, principles and methodologies.
  3. Considerable working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations and theories and systems associated with simulation in healthcare education.
  4. Demonstrated ability to resolve wide ranging complex problems through the use of creative reasoning and logic to accurately determine the cause of the problems and the resolution of the problems in an effective, innovative and timely manner.
  5. Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of reports and other materials.
  6. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals.
  7. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
  8. For supervisory work, demonstrated ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities and projects, and manage employee relations.
  9. Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
  10. Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and makes quick, decisive decisions in a changing health training and research environment.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Familiarity with technology resources utilized in learning or in research centers such as computer-based equipment, databases, audio visual systems and others.
  2. Experience providing logistical facility support such as class, laboratory, meeting or other activity set-up and breakdown.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UH Form 64A (attach resume) or UH Form 64B (enter credentials including education, experience, etc.), names of 3 professional references (complete with contact information including email address) and official transcripts (copy of transcript is acceptable for evaluation purposes but original is required upon hire) to the mailing address below. All application documentation must be postmarked by the closing date, and becomes a property of the University. Background check will be required prior to hiring. Email applications are acceptable. (Note: Only complete applications will be considered.)
  1. UHM School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
  2. Recruitment #79572T
  3. Attn.: Human Resources Office
  4. 2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster 428
  5. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Corie O. Fulgencio-Arre, HR Specialist; 808-956-5429;

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