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21 Jun
Simulation Education Coordinator- Simulation Center (Knoxville)
Tennessee, Knoxville

Vacancy expired!

Pay Grade: 39

Hiring Range: $19.27/hr. - $$23.12/hr.

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the supervision of the Administrative Director, the Simulation Education Coordinator assists the Graduate School of Medicine, University Health Systems, and external faculty with the development and facilitation of simulation-based medical education course curricula and research.


  • Provides curriculum development and technical guidance for all faculty regarding simulation-based medical education course design, selection and use of Simulation models and equipment, and simulation based medical education research design.

  • Assists with development of simulation scenarios, if required for the curriculum, as well as assessment tools and coordination of run-throughs for all new courses.

  • Provides instruction on procedural skills, as well as feedback, coaching, and evaluation of learners participating in simulation-based education classes as requested by the course faculty or Simulation Center.

  • Facilitates scheduled UT Center for Advanced Medical Simulation class sessions by selecting and preparing appropriate task trainers, manikins, biologic models, and all other support equipment such as beds, monitors, instruments, etc. required for the course.

  • Oversees manikin and audio/visual operations during simulation scenarios and Objective Structured Clinical Exam sessions.

  • Creates models or alteration of existing models (manikin or SP moulage, bandaging, etc.), as needed.

  • Assists the lab coordinator with coordination of Bioskills labs to include sponsor communications, setup and cleanup of lab, tissue handling and operation of surgical equipment.

  • Assesses inventory and organizes storage of Simulation Center equipment and supplies.

  • Recommends and prepares new equipment/supply orders for Lab Coordinator and Administrative Director.

  • Performs data collection and documentation for Simulation Center events.

  • Enters course data into Simulation Center database.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, or Health Care Administration. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)

EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of operating room, pre-operative/post-op care unit, critical care, emergency department, or pre-hospital care experience; OR a combination of related education and experience to equal ten (10) years. (Previous experience with teaching or assisting with medical education course instruction preferred).


  • Knowledge and understanding of Adult Learning Theory.

  • Knowledge of and clinical experience with performing basic medical procedures such as Foley catheter placement, IV placement, Medication Administration, basic suturing, Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, or Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

  • Thorough knowledge of surgical instrumentation, suture materials, aseptic technique, and human anatomy.

  • Well-developed organizational skills and ability to appropriately delegate tasks as needed.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to provide technical instructions.

  • Thorough knowledge of standard procedures regarding handling of biohazard materials such as biologic tissue specimens.

  • Computer skills with ability to learn new software programs used for operation of simulation equipment and data tracking.

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.


  • Must be able to walk, lift, push, pull, and reach.

  • Must be able to follow safety instructions.

WORK SCHEDULE: This position may be occasionally required to work evenings and weekends. May require occasional overnight travel.

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