Faculty, and Director of Medical Simulation

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Medical Faculty/Physicians

Position Title

Faculty, and Director of Medical Simulation

Department

Pathology and Clinical Sciences Education

Division

School of Medicine

Vacancy Number

F23-070

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Faculty

Responsibilities

The Director of Medical Simulation is responsible for the development and management of clinical simulation in and between all curricular aspects of Mercer University Medical School and its clinical partners. The Director will serve as an expert in simulation-based education. Faculty appointment will be in the appropriate school/college and rank will be based on credentials.

Qualifications

Graduate or Post-graduate degree from an accredited college/university in healthcare, education, or communication degree is required. MBA desired.

Must have clinical degree and maintain an appropriate clinical license so as to be qualified to teach when necessary. 

Work requires at least five years of experience working in a simulation-based learning environment. Must have knowledge and understanding of the use of simulation techniques in healthcare education and of training methods for adult learners.  Must be able to transfer knowledge of program materials to facilitators and to insure quality instruction for all learners.

Demonstrated ability to recruit, train, supervise, and monitor team members.  Excellent computer, non-traditional technical and verbal/written communication skills.  Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work within a team.  Demonstrated ability to work with medical faculty to develop instructional programs and evaluation instruments.  Demonstrated ability to make decisions independently to a substantial degree within the scope of the center’s mission.

Strong interpersonal and supervisory skills are necessary.  Ability to work as part of a team and independently with little supervision is necessary.  Ability to plan complex and detailed projects is necessary.  Proficiency with a personal computer to use a variety of business and simulation specific software applications is necessary.

Received Supervision:  Curricular work, related to the medical school, is performed under the direction of the Senior Director of Medical Practice. Curricular work, related to the residency program is done so under the direction of the respective DIO of the clinical affiliate. Administrative work is performed under the direction of the Senior Director of Medical Practice. All other curricular work and overall simulation lab operations are performed under the direction of the Dean of the Medical School and Executive Director of Finance and Operations of the Medical School.

Given Supervision:  Provides direct supervision and management of Assistant Directors for Medical Simulation on each campus, and their subordinates.

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should complete the brief online application and attach a CV, Cover Letter, and names and contact information for three professional references.

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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