Assistant Director of Clinical Assessment and Simulation

Location: Ivins, UT
Date Posted: 03-28-2018
Rocky Vista University in Ivins, Utah has an immediate opening for an
Assistant Director of Clinical Assessment and Simulation.  
RVU offers a full benefit package that includes 401(k), Health, Dental and Vision insurance, paid vacation, sick and holidays.

To be considered for this position applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and salary requirement.
The campus of Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine - Southern Utah (RVUCOM-SU) is located in Ivins, UT, 20 minutes from St. George, UT. RVUCOM is committed to the education of osteopathic physicians who are dedicated to excellence in the practice of medicine, demonstrate integrity and professionalism in their lives, while providing ethical, compassionate , holistic and culturally competent osteopathic medical care to their patients.

Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:      To be responsible for the leadership, direction, and oversight of
                                               the Clinical Assessment and Simulation department of the         
                                               Southern Utah campus in conjunction with the Director of
                                               Clinical Assessment and Simulation at the Colorado Campus

  1. Recruit, train and manage standardized patients for clinical scenarios in simulation training exercises.
  2. Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students and residents and provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students of RVU meet the established standards in skills and competencies.
  3. Manage the EMS computer system for simulation events
  4. Provide operational and administrative leadership for the department including scheduling, budget, supplies and payroll.
  5. Manage and maintain all inventory of simulators and other simulation training products.
  6. Participate in research and scholarly activities in the areas of clinical assessment and simulation.
  7. Provide service to the university community and students through serving on committees as assigned by the campus dean or designee.
  8. Help develop relationships with community organizations and individuals to provide opportunities to promote and use our facilities for collaborative projects and events.
  9. Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
  10. Advance the prestige of the University and College through advancement of it mission and vision and advancement of your personal career.

  1. Strong leadership ability, teaching skills, flexibility, great organizational skills, attention to details, interpersonal skills, analytical, interpretive and problem solving skills 
  2. Knowledge of project management, team building and communication skills
  3. Ability to learn and manage the EMS computer system
  4. Knowledge of standardized patients and patient simulation technologies;
  5. Experience and skills in the development, delivery, and evaluation of simulated clinical cases
  6. Management skills and experience in operation of the laboratory as it relates to the simulators.
  7. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs.
  1. Bachelor’s Degree
  2. Three (3) years of experience in education; preferably adult education.

  1. Master’s degree 
  2. Experience in medical simulation training including Standardized Patients and hi-fidelity simulators
  3. Experience with simulation management software and equipment.

Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. ‚Äč
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