Posted 2 weeks ago

Manager, Simulation Programs

Company: American Academy of Pediatrics
Category: Education, Healthcare, Management

 Itasca

Type: Full Time

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) seeks a collaborative critical-thinker to develop, coordinate, implement, and evaluate evidence-based simulation education events to achieve the goals of the simulation program strategic plan. This position will oversee the simulation lab operations by balancing the technical aspects of the position as well as the educational activities. As part of the Simulation & Clinical Skills Training team, this role will work remotely until at least January 18, 2022, with most likely a hybrid re-entry plan. Duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage the Section on Simulation and Innovative Learning Methods (SoSILM), including developing and disseminating meeting agendas and minutes and following up on action items.
  • Collaborate with supervisor, members, instructors, and other relevant American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) staff in identifying, developing, and implementing simulation-based activities.
  • Ensure simulation best-practice application in simulation-based projects/programs.
  • Provide consultation on the use of simulation using a variety of modalities as an appropriate tool for specific educational goals.
  • Develop, lead, and/or deliver simulation-based education based on learning objectives utilizing adult learning principles.
  • Generate innovative ideas and evaluate new advancements in simulation pedagogy for integration into education.
  • Serve as a point of contact for those interested in developing and implementing simulation projects or initiatives and manage internal and external stakeholder relationships. Partner with internal and external content experts and other relevant partners in the development of clinical simulation scenarios, and test/pilot new simulation scenarios.
  • Serve as a project manager for all assigned initiatives, including developing business cases for various project ideas, proposals, and innovations; managing assigned budgets, preparing variance reports, and monitoring funds; and performing review and evaluation of simulation programs/projects to ensure effectiveness; using internal and external benchmark data and best practices to establish specific targets, timelines, and metrics for improvement.