UnityPoint Health Training Center Coordinator in Des Moines, Iowa
Coordinates Training Center (TC) activities throughout the region of Iowa as well as responsible for the training with the UnityPoint Health Des Moines. These include: demonstration of expert clinical practice, integration of research findings into practice, implementation of American Heart Association (AHA) Standards, and monitoring instructors to impact the quality of patient care. Works cooperatively with health care professionals in the hospital and community to meet the Training Center policies and maintain standards of care and quality improvement initiatives. This position is responsible for coordinating ACLS trainings
- Serves as a resource to the aligned TC instructors as well as to other health care personnel involved in cardiac emergency care
Acts as a positive role model and resource for staff
Accepts responsibility for maintaining and developing own skill and knowledge in the clinical area by participating on assigned/selected committees
Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
Balances team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.
Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule.
Demonstrates the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents, and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.
Coordinates and teaches AHA courses as needed to health care professions
Provides updated information and course changes to aligned TC instructors as directed by the AHA
Monitors new instructors on their first teaching sessions
Mentors instructors as needed to achieve high quality standards
Monitor courses and review course evaluation summaries to provide for continuous quality
Maintains equipment in working order and disinfects manikins
Operates within and maintains budget for the Training Center
Provide appropriate reports to AHA and maintains contract requirements
Develops, implements, and evaluates evidenced based standards of practice and care
Participates on the Code Blue Committee and other AHA and community CPR Committees
Assists with formation of nursing policy and procedures
Cross-trains in simulation education activities for coverage when needed to meet department needs
Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Preferred or Specialized
Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Master’s Degree in Education desirable
American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support Instructor & AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor
With a minimum of 5 years of experience
AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
Writes, reads, comprehends, and speaks fluent English.
Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.
Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.
Requisition ID: 2021-87588
Street: 1415 Woodland Ave
Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Name: Clinical Simulations
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.4
FLSA Status: Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Mainly Days M-F and some Saturdays - 16 hours/week
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org