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Program Manager - Simulation & Certification

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours Mercy Health!Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe Program Manager Simulation and Certification will oversee the administration and monitoring of the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) life support programs at BSMH. The Program Manager will serve as faculty for the simulation and training center and will be responsible for assuring that the ministry's life support certification programs adhere to the standards set by the AHA and AAP. Serves as a teacher, facilitator, and role model for employees, healthcare professionals/students and members of the community to ensure achievement of ministry goals within the spirit of its mission and values.Essential Job Functions

  • Ensures quality of instruction in American Heart Association AHA courses by conducting and coordinating instructor essentials course for new instructors and for periodic updates published by the AHA.
  • Processes applications for new instructors in the assigned region.
  • Assures instructors are teaching to the standards set forth by the American Heart Association AHA and the American Academy of Pediatrics AAP.
  • Coordinates and completes instructor monitoring.
  • Provides constructive feedback to instructors as needed to maintain quality of programs.
  • Maintains certification as an AHA instructor in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
  • Conducts monitoring and audits of the training sites affiliated with BSMH.
  • Assesses compliance of training site with AHA procedure.
  • Provides training sites with feedback regarding deficiencies or gaps in record keeping.
  • Maintains records for the BSMH Simulation and Training Center.
  • Provides instructional support for associates to improve competencies and skills in meeting course objectives thru a variety of modalities including lecture, interactive events, and simulation.
  • Develops or assists in development of psychomotor skills and learning materials, including online learning modules, videotapes, simulation scenarios, and course handouts.
  • Assists in document creation and maintenances for simulation scenarios; participates in technical training as necessary. Communicates potential or actual student, faculty, or staff problems to the Simulation and Certification Manager/Director. Conducts individual remediation sessions as needed; provides feedback to associates participating in remediation sessions.
  • Collaborates with site resources to maintains and update equipment.
  • Assures adequate inventory of equipment, medical supplies, etc.; monitors simulation equipment; troubleshoots and resolves problems; and assists in data collection.
  • Conducts ongoing maintenance of all simulation equipment, including cleaning, repairing and assuring that all equipment is always maintained in good working order.
  • Conducts operations in accordance with standards developed by governing bodies related to certification, including but not limited to OSHA, AHA, and AAP.
  • Maintains professional competence through participation in continuing education and membership in professional associations.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Licensing/CertificationCertification as an American Heart Association instructor in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (preferred)EducationHigh School Diploma or GED (required)Bachelors Degree in Health care associated field (preferred)Work Experience1 year experience in health care related field (preferred)TrainingNonePatient PopulationDemonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.Working ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.Long-distance or air travel as needed- not to exceed 10% travel.General office environment.May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse.May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids.*May be required to use physical restraints.May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials.*May have periods of constant interruptions. Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions.Prolonged periods of working alone.
    • Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.Physical RequirementsPhysical DemandsFrequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%Lifting/ Carrying (0-50 lbs.) _____ x _____ _____Lifting/ Carrying (50-100 lbs.) _____ ______ x _____Push/ Pull (0-50 lbs.) _____ x _____ _____Push/ Pull (50-100 lbs.) _____ _____ x _____Stoop, Kneel _____ x _____ _____Crawling _____ x _____ _____Climbing _____ x _____ _____Balance _____ x _____ _____Bending _____ x _____ _____Work PositionFrequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%Sitting _____ ______ x ______Walking ______ ______ x ______Standing ______ ______ x ______Additional Physical Requirements/HazardsPhysical RequirementsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephone/audio recordingsReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityHazardsDepth perceptionUse of Latex productsExposure to moving mechanical partsSkillsAttention to detailCommunicationOrganizational skillsBe able to work with a teamAnalyzing data or informationTeamworkMicrosoft Office knowledgeSelf guidanceActive listening and monitoring skillsBon Secours Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.We'll also reward your hard work with:
      • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
      • Prescription drug coverage
      • Flexible spending accounts
      • Life insurance w/AD&D
      • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
      • Paid time off
      • Educational Assistance
      • And much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:40Work Shift:Department:SS Nursing - EducationAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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