Simulation Lab Coordinator - San Juan College in Farmington New Mexico

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San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico

United States


Detailed Job Description

12 month full time position.
The Simulation Lab Coordinator reports directly to the Dean of Health Sciences and is responsible for the design, coordination, execution and evaluation of the simulation lab. The Simulation Lab Coordinator provides
leadership in the overall planning and coordinating the use of the simulator using a multidisciplinary approach for the College as well as the extended healthcare community.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Provides educational expertise to support the organizational initiatives of the College and the healthcare arena
• Supports the College mission, values, and vision
• Establishes a college environment that supports faculty and students
• Maintains effective communication within the college structure
• Develops collegial working relationships with the College and the healthcare community
• Maintains working relationships with the College and other agencies to foster the growth of the simulation program
• Provides clinical leadership to the simulation program in partnership with the College and the Four Corners community
• Coordinates the use of the simulation lab
• Applies evidenced based educational principles to the planning and implementation of the simulation program
• Assists in the curriculum design, management, and evaluation of the simulation program
• Assists faculty in facilitating the delivery of simulation offerings including scenario debriefing
• Matches teaching/learning strategies to the desired learning outcomes for clinical practice
• Models critical and reflective thinking skills to all participants in the simulation program
• Assists in the development of the annual budget of the simulation program
• Manages the simulation program’s equipment, space, and budget
• Recommends laboratory equipment for purchase as necessary
• Oversees the management and repair of the simulator
• Prepares a strategic plan for the simulation lab annually
• Implements strategic planning into simulation program development
• Abides by the established policies and procedures of the College
• Attends assigned meetings of the College including Health Sciences and EMS
• Pursues professional growth activities to expand knowledge and advance learning
• Performs other duties as assigned consistent with the role of simulation lab coordinator

• Knowledge of medical simulation principles, practices, and standards.

• Knowledge of student advising principles.

• Knowledge of curriculum development principles.

• Knowledge of effective teaching strategies.

• Knowledge of program and learner assessment principles.

• Knowledge of budget preparation and maintenance principles.

• Knowledge of accreditation standards and processes.

• Knowledge of college policies and procedures.

• Skill in the scheduling and delegation of responsibility.

• Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.

• Skill in decision making and problem solving.

• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.

• Skill in oral and written communication.

• Skill in working effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.


The Dean of Health Sciences assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives. The supervisor reviews work through conferences, reports, and observation of department activities.


Curriculum guidelines, simulation protocols, faculty schedules, patient care, patient standard of care guidelines, academic procedures, HIPPA, FERPA, program accreditation requirements


• The work consists of varied instructional, management and supervisory duties. Strict regulations and the variety of tasks to be managed contribute to the complexity of the position.

• The purpose of this position is to direct the college’s Simulation Lab Center. Success in this position results in the efficient and effective provision of instruction to students and community entities/agencies in compliance with grant and accreditation standards.


Contacts are typically with Faculty and staff co-workers, workers in related support units, colleges and health care community organizations, recipients of direct patient services, members of the general public, or representatives of other organizations.

• Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, to schedule and provide services, to negotiate or settle matters, or to motivate or influence persons.


• The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts medium to heavy objects.

• The work is typically performed in an office, laboratory or classroom. Work occasionally requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.


This position may provide direct supervision over staff engaged in Medical Simulation duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited health science degree program or an Emergency Medical Services Program is required. Master’s degree preferred or agreeable to complete while employed as the human patient simulation coordinator. • A minimum of two years working experience in the health science arena, including clinical experience in education is required. • Knowledge of designing and programming the simulator for the use in patient scenarios is required. • Previous teaching experience in an education program is preferred. • Knowledge of curriculum development, methods of teaching and evaluation is desired. • Demonstration of research, scholarship and community service is desired. • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department.. • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of New Mexico for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. VALUES STATEMENT San Juan College is committed to serving the needs of our students through a process of continuous quality improvement. We uphold and affirm the following iCARE values: • Innovation • Collaboration • Accountability • Respect • Excellence

Starting Salary


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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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