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Providence Health & Services RN Clinical Educator Simulator - Regional in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Clinical Educator Simulator for a (Full-time/Day-shift) to Providence Regional Clinical Education, covering LA county, Orange county and High Desert ministries.

Applicants that meet qualifications will receive an email with additional questions from our MODERN HIRE screening and interview system.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

We are seeking a Clinical Educator Simulator works under the general direction of the Regional Senior Manager to develop and implement the simulation lab programs for the Prov SoCal region and the communities it serves. The role serves as an educator, clinical resource and technology specialist. This individual develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates the simulation program and collaborates closely with other disciplines and with the Clinical Educators. This role is responsible for the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the regional simulation labs including maintenance and upkeep of the labs, manikins and AV equipment.

In this position you will:

  • Program Development in partnership with regional Simulation Manager/Senior Manager

  • Collaborate with regional inter-professional staff and educators in designing, implementing, and evaluating simulation education and lab activities

  • Develop and implements lab policy and procedures.

  • Collaborates with regional health professions programs in the use of simulation equipment

  • Plan, implements and evaluates simulation activities following the program planning model.

  • Develop learning objectives based on needs assessments.

  • Determine how objectives will be evaluated and designs evaluation for major educational efforts.

  • Modifies existing scenarios.

  • Review scenarios with faculty and provides feedback.

  • Assist with programming of scenarios using manikin-specific software.

  • Integrate INACSL standards of best practice in all aspects of simulation program design.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of lab practices and procedures, making recommendations for change to the Regional Senior Manager as needed.

  • Operations, Technology, Equipment , Stewardship:

  • Establishes practices and procedures for lab activities that provide for effective learning.

  • Coordinate daily operations to ensure smooth functioning of the lab.

  • Set-up, turns-over, and cleans up simulation lab for each session.

  • Maintain simulation and skills lab equipment, supplies and AV equipment.

  • Prepare simulation and skills equipment, supplies, and AV equipment for each simulation session.

  • Operate, troubleshoots, and repairs computerized manikins (software and hardware), task trainers, related multimedia peripherals, and AV systems.

  • Maintain cleanliness of the simulators, equipment, simlabs and control rooms.

  • Coordinate simulation and technology equipment for regional travel as needed.

  • Attend meetings and networks within professional organizations to maintain currency with simulation practice.

  • Maintain current knowledge of simulation equipment, catalogs, and operations manuals.

  • Forecasts necessary equipment and supplies, providing input into the budget.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

  • Teaching and Continuing Education:

  • Trains regional staff in the use of manikins and task trainers and teaches development, implementation, and debriefing of scenarios to meet identified outcomes.

  • Assists in implementing and debriefing scenarios and acts as a resource to regional faculty in running and facilitating simulation.

  • Provide appropriate orientation and guidance related to use of the simulation lb and equipment.

  • Effectively incorporates strategies such as e-learning and other technologies into instruction.

  • Professional Development:

  • Keep current in clinical simulation trends and participates in applicable continuing education.

  • Maintai current certification (BLS).

  • Maintain credibility and visibility through maintenance and advancement of personal knowledge and skill base.

  • Performance Improvement/Research Application:

  • Participate in standing committees, task forces, meetings and activities to assist in staff development resulting in improved patient care outcomes.

  • Collect data on outcome measures that demonstrate effectiveness of instruction.

  • Summarize results and draws conclusions in a brief report.

  • Review the literature for current research findings and promotes utilization of applicable research findings for the improvement of patient care.

  • Participate in evidence-based practice and research activities as opportunities arise.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Current California Registered Nurse license.

  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification

  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Education (CHSE) certification or achieve within 1 year of hire

  • 3 years in acute hospital experience in clinical specialty area.

  • 1 year of experience with simulation

  • Possesses strong technical aptitude

  • Quickly troubleshoots and resolves problems

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated written communication skills

  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment

  • Performs work independently with minimal supervision

  • Possesses a high degree of initiative

  • Basic computer skills is required

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing or Simulation

About the ministry you will serve:

Anchored by five award-winning comprehensive medical centers, Providence provides a full spectrum of care that includes a range of specialties, signature services, outpatient and home care and the well-regarded Providence Medical Institute, a group of physicians and primary and urgent care clinics throughout the greater San Fernando Valley and South Bay. Providence is focused on providing the communities it serves with preventive care, education and leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. The organization includes numerous outreach programs. hospice and home care and even our own Providence High School, a Blue Ribbon college-preparatory campus.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Education

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 319134