Program Coordinator of Clinical Assessment and Simulation

Location: Ivins, UT
Date Posted: 06-14-2018
Rocky Vista University in Ivins, Utah has an immediate opening for an
Program Coordinator 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:       Provide support in the design, development, implementation, training, and evaluation of patient simulation. The Program Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Clinical Assessment and Simulation, to provide comprehensive teaching to students, residents, faculty and other users of the department.

The ideal candidate will have experience in training/teaching and have great organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Develop a recruiting, screening and hiring plan for Standardized Patients who are then trained to portray patients for student learning.   
2. Ability and aptitude to be a Trainer which entails training standardized patients in assessment of History Taking, Physical Exam and Interpersonal Skills as well as feedback training and quality control procedures. 
3. Coordinate and facilitation for all aspects of training and exams/events for Standardized Patient sessions including scheduling, room set up in collaboration and under the direction of the Director  
4. Coordinate and manage all aspects of the EMS system including entering case material information including checklists and post encounter forms, all details for creating Standardized Patient and Simulation sessions, monitoring and troubleshooting during sessions, entering of student and Standardized Patient data, and maintenance and security of the system.
5.  Maintain secure and organized system for retention of students’ records pertaining to all Standardized Patient activities.
6. Assist in the planning, development and growth of the Clinical Assessment and Simulation department
7. Run simulation activities with students, faculty and others.


MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1.  Track and order supplies for the department.
2.  Copies and collates Standardized Patient training materials.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1.  Knowledge of Adult learning theory.
2.  Comfortable working with Microsoft Office programs.
3.  Knowledge of project management, team building and communication skills.
5.  Strong ability to work as part of a team.
6.  Ability to work with confidential material
7.  Strong organizational skills.
8.  Attention to details.
9.  Strong interpersonal skills.
10.  Analytical, interpretive and problem solving skills.
11. Ability to learn and run EMS program

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred in health related or educational field

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1.  2 years experience in medical simulation and standardized patient work.

 
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. 
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