Sanford Health RN Simulation Specialist - Mobile Simulation in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: RN Simulation Specialist | Mobile Simulation | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota


Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other


Responsible for providing technical guidance, and clinical knowledge and expertise in emergency based scenarios in a simulated environment. Will serve as a simulator operator and clinical expert running pre-programmed and in-situ scenario, assuring all equipment is available to provide reliable operation, meeting technical/mechanical/curricular expectations for anticipated course programs. Hold a broad range of knowledge for mannequin operations. Knowledgeable of current clinical practice and be actively engaged in incorporating current research and evidence-based practice into learning activities. Additional responsibilities will include coordinating program, course, and class schedules; participating in simulation training for educational programs; serving as a mentor and educator for faculty and staff; assuring all equipment is in working order; participating in product-specific vendor training; reporting any concerns with equipment or vehicle in a timely manner; and maintaining all requirements, licensure and certification. Will hold strong interpersonal communication skills to provide effective training for individuals and teams utilizing adult learning principles. Must be team-oriented, patient focused, and self-directed. Adept to troubleshoot potential issues with an array of simulation equipment and vehicles. Possess effective collaborative skills to foster diverse learning in multiple settings. Have strong organization and prioritization ability.


Champions innovative process changes that transform the business and provide competitive advantage. Designs personnel training programs designed to improve clinical performance. Documents regulatory processes and procedures of the healthcare center operations. Evaluates the effectiveness and drawbacks of existing training and development policies, standards and procedures. Identifies how to maintain an efficient work schedule and the value of time management. Implements training processes for discovering the learning needs of employees. Maintains current certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary. Pursues continual learning to broaden technology area knowledge, skills and application as well as general business knowledge. Uses specific technologies to develop and deliver training programs. Utilizes quality control specific techniques to monitor and maintain medical equipment.


Currently holds an unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Current provider and/or instructor cards in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) required or within 12 months of employment. Valid driver's license required. In addition, current commercial driver's license (CDL-CLASS B) preferred and/or ability within the first year of employment. Must meet medical certification guidelines for Sanford Health category 1 drivers. Graduation from a National League of Nursing (NLN) or American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) accredited nursing program is strongly preferred. Three years of hospital clinical nursing, emergency/critical care experience, and knowledge of emergency medical services (EMS). One-year experience with simulation training and a background in simulation-related education methodologies preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

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We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community,

across the region and around the world.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Nursing

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req21910