SIM-ND Educator/Technician

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CHI St. Alexius Bismarck


Since 1885, CHI St. Alexius Health has been dedicated to leading health care in this region by enriching the lives of patients through the highest quality of care. We seek to continue our tradition of success and innovation with individuals dedicated to delivering the highest level of expertise and quality. Together we can continue to grow and support the legacy of CHI St. Alexius Health for many years to come.


CHI St. Alexius Health is a regional health network with a tertiary hospital in Bismarck, the system also consists of critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Carrington, Dickinson, Devils Lake, Garrison, Turtle Lake, Washburn and Williston and numerous clinics and outpatient services.  CHI St. Alexius Health manages four CAHs in North Dakota - Elgin, Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in Mobridge, S.D. CHI St. Alexius Health offers a comprehensive line of inpatient and outpatient medical services, including: a Level II Trauma Center, primary and specialty physician clinics, home health and hospice services, durable medical equipment services, a fitness and human performance center and ancillary services throughout western and central North Dakota.


CHI St. Alexius Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care.



Works under the supervision of SIM-ND Educator/Coordinator.  The SIM-ND Educator/Technician performs a full range of professional duties in assisting colleagues in implementing simulation curriculum.  The duties will include providing a safe environment and quality educational experience for all participants.



  • Must have an excellent working knowledge of electronics, electrical systems, and compressed air and compressors, and ability to perform repairs.
  • Experience working in healthcare and educational technology.
  • Maintain proficient level of knowledge in medical simulation technology.
  • Setting up, operating, maintaining, repairing, and ensuring the functional capacity of all simulators, medical equipment, computers, and audio/visual equipment.
  • Working under the direction of the ND STAR Simulator Technician.
  • Preparing the simulators and other equipment.
  • Facilitating simulation exercises and debriefing sessions.
  • Providing instructional support in the mobile simulation lab for learners to improve competencies and skills in meeting course objectives.
  • Conducting healthcare skills training as needed.




Education: Completion of a degree or certification program in one of the following areas Paramedic, EMT-I or EMT-A, Respiratory Therapist or Registered Nurse (Bachelors or Master’s degree preferred). 


Licensure:  Must be licensed to practice in the State of North Dakota as a Registered Nurse, Paramedic, EMT-I or EMT-A or Respiratory Therapist.  State or National instructor certification in one or more of the following courses:  TNCC, PHTLS, ACLS, PEPP, PALS, NRP, ATLS, or willing to obtain certification within 90 days of hire.


Experience: Minimum of five years of clinical experience.Theoretical knowledge and clinical expertise for adult learning.  Evidence of ability to teach effectively.  Knowledge of curriculum implementation and evaluation.


Skills: Successful completion of ND STAR Simulation pre-training and continued annual training.


Interpersonal Skills:  Evidence of the following qualities:  Responsibility and integrity, ability to relate effectively to others, function effectively in a team setting, professionalism, ability to work under pressure, flexibility, creativity, ability to manage time efficiently, willingness to work outside of normal business hours (evenings/weekends), interest in and commitment to Mobile Simulation



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