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TX > HOUSTON > 77030
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.
The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.
Responsible for oversight and coordination of activities related to simulation, with oversight of the nursing simulation center for the Texas Division. Reports to the Division Vice President of Nursing Practice, Education & Research. Accountable for planning, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of simulation activities for nursing and inter-professional partners, designed to meet goals in professional development, improved outcomes, quality and patient safety.
Education and Licensure:
Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required:
- BSN and Master’s Degree in relevant field of study
- Registered Nurse (RN)
- BLS, ACLS, and PALS
- Ability to design and implement clinical scenarios.
- Experience with range of simulation equipment including high fidelity simulator.
- Ability to manage and troubleshoot AV equipment.
- Experience with post simulation debriefs.
- Excellent customer service and communication skills required in order to lead, teach, and persuade others.
- Ability to provide constructive feedback, hold crucial conversations, coach and mentor.
- Must be able to travel as necessary to division meetings (intermittent day travel as well as occasional overnight travel).
- Maturity, good judgement, dependability, tact, diplomacy, a good attitude, treating all individuals with respect and fairness, and the ability to maintain confidentiality are essential.
- Incumbent has access to restricted or confidential patient or other highly sensitive business information and must comply with the terms of the organization’s policies as they apply to their job role.
- Must have proficiency in working with computer software including Microsoft and other windows-based systems.
- Must possess excellent data analysis skills and be proficient in data evaluation and presentation
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Seven (7) years of experience in the discipline to include:
- Five (5) years Critical Care or Emergency Department nursing experience
- Three (3) years experience in simulation in a clinical or academic setting
- Five (5) years of leadership experience
Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
Knowledgeable of instructional design and principles of adult learning
1. Oversight of simulation center for the Texas Division.
2. Works collaboratively with nursing as well as inter-professional partners to develop and implement simulation activities to support transition to practice, quality improvement efforts, annual competencies, etc.
3. Integrates evidence based approaches to learning and simulation to promote excellence in practice.
4. Serves as a catalyst for change to ensure the organization remains a national leader in nursing practice.
5. Develops, integrates and implements goals of the division into services provided.
6. Assists with special projects in nursing, nursing staff development and other professional practice activities.
7. Facilitates a supportive environment for professionalism, excellence, collegiality and continuous performance improvement.
8. Exemplifies the organization’s mission, vision, and values and acts in accordance with policies and procedures.
9. Responsible for management of team members including evaluation of appropriate staffing and structure. Orient, on-board and train new staff members. Timely evaluation of the performance of direct reports.
10. Develop and track annual operating budget and expenses for department to ensure alignment with divisional budget allocation and performance goals of department are reached
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