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Simulation Center Manager - RN

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  73530



Provides oversight for the design, delivery, and evaluation of the Children’s Simulation Center for effectiveness and impact. Leads a team and collaborates with simulation educators, quality and patient safety, and other system leaders to assess needs and support and deliver simulation education.  Drive and support simulation activity that supports and enhances clinical competency and professional development, and results in measurable improvement in patient outcomes.


  • Bachelor of Science in nursing


  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact
  • Professional Nursing Certification required upon hire or must acquire within one year (Ex. Nursing Professional Development, Pediatric Nurse Certification, Nurse Executive, or Certified Nurse Manager and Leader)


  • Five years of experience in pediatric nursing
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience managing a team OR 1 year experience in simulation



  • Master’s degree in Nursing, Education, or other healthcare related field.
  • Proficient knowledge of The Joint Commission regulatory requirements


  • Excellent communication, organization, interpersonal, and management skills
  • Proven experience leading a clinical team through projects or training program implementation with measurable results
  • Ability to deliver on annual goals that lead to performance improvements
  • Proven ability to design and deliver program improvements and meet changing needs
  • Advanced skills in the full suite of Microsoft Office


  1. Works collaboratively with Director, Clinical Learning and Simulation and Simulation Medical Director to develop and  implement Simulation Center strategy and goals. 
  2. Manages ongoing development and growth of Children’s Simulation Center, including operations, budgeting, managing donor funds and capital requests.  
  3. Provide leadership and oversight for the design, programming, coordination and facilitation of simulation for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. 
  4. Systematically evaluate and report results of all simulation activities and programs; produce regular reporting, especially metrics/outcomes, to share with key stakeholders. 
  5. Leads and participates in the continuous assessment, evaluation and improvement of the quality of simulation provided; integrates simulation into existing and figure programs. 
  6. Facilitates testing of new processes through simulation, especially in support of the North Druid Hills / Arthur M. Blank hospital development. 
  7. Provides support to clinical areas in developing a simulation program.  Drive mentoring and support of simulation educations via Children’s Simulation Center team, ensuring knowledge, skills and competence as well as strong education planning.
  8. Ensures the Simulation Center remains abreast of current advancements in simulator capabilities, emerging technologies, and developments in Human Factors and Simulation 
  9. Monitors simulation program operations and maintenance, ensuring efficiency and effective utilization of resources. 
  10. Oversees simulation budgets including capital equipment, donor funding and annual budget tracking  in collaboration with Director. 
  11. Provides leadership and promotes a collaborative, team-based and excellence approach to simulation education, research, and practice. 
  12. Drives development of simulation program by partnering with unit leadership, assisting in the establishment of new unit based simulation resources, and driving successful goal setting and attainment. 


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.
Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)


No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Human Resources - Human Resources

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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