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Manager of Clinical Simulation

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 13, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Nursing, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Full Time
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Manager of Clinical Simulation

At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

We are currently seeking to fill our Manager of Clinical Simulation position at the Philadelphia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.


The Manager of Clinical Simulation reports to the Director of Clinical Simulation. The Manager will oversee the assigned simulation centers’ daily operations, educational events, logistics, budget, administrative, operational, data, and reporting functions for assigned PCOM Simulation Centers. Efforts will focus on assuring the preparations, quality, and staffing of simulations for all Medical Education Programs, Graduate Medical Education Programs, and Outreach Simulation Programs. The Manager of Clinical Simulation will be assigned to one of the campus locations. However, travel to other campuses may be required.

The goal of PCOM Simulation Centers is to use state-of-the-art simulation technologies to leverage the most comprehensive educational modalities. Our purpose is to enhance the quality of education and verification of skills through an integrated and proficiency-based curriculum. The PCOM Simulation Center consists of an Operating Room, Emergency Room, Intensive Care Unit, Obstetrics/Gynecology suite, OSCE Suites, interchangeable high-fidelity rooms, laparoscopic training space, classrooms, task training skills labs, and several virtual reality trainers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Simulation Activities

  • Collaborating with faculty, directors, and staff in identifying, developing, and implementing simulation-based activities
  • Assist with setup and teardown of simulation activities
  • Makes recommendations related to student learning needs, equipment, and program acquisition
  • Responsible for the ordering and maintaining of Simulation Center supplies
  • Work with Education Specialist to assure survey and checklist are completed by learners
  • Collaborates with Director of Experiential Leaning Assessment and Logistics ensuring proper student flow and center utilization for all clinical simulation events
  • Assist with the running of outreach course and maintenance of mobile simulation
  • Submit work order request and interface with various department including Plant Operations and ITS to ensure proper functioning and safety of center environment and equipment

Administration and Management Responsibility

  • Responsible for all hiring, payroll, and assignments of all adjunct instructors
  • Delegates activities and sets goals of Lead Simulation Technologist
  • Purchases all teaching and medical supplies for designated simulation center
  • Responsible for sending out and receiving all students checklist and surveys
  • Maintain designated simulation center budget
  • Coordinate, assign, and manage logistics for all simulation activities
  • Schedule all simulation maintenance or repairs
  • Ordering and setting up catering for meeting or event with approval
  • In charge of all Astra room reservations for upcoming clinical simulation events, clinics, meetings, and classes,
  • Maintain and manage the clinical simulation calendar
  • Responsible for hiring and scheduling of work studies
  • Place work orders as needed for clinical simulation
  • Responsible for creating and processing PO for the Clinical Simulation

Teaching and Instructions Role

  • Assist with the teaching and debriefing of all skills, simulations, or education as needed
  • Work with the AHA Manager or designee to set up logistics of ACLS and BLS courses


  • Master’s Degree in Medical Simulation or related field with simulation experience Preferred
  • Bachelor Degree (Required) in related field with simulation experience
  • Certificate of completion of a EMT- Basic or higher health care provider course (or can obtain within one year of hire)


  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in medical simulation required
  • Computer experience required
  • Knowledge of Blackboard preferred

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

  • AHA - BLS – Basic Life Support – Provider, Instructor (or can obtain within one year of hire)
  • CHSE – Certification as a Healthcare Simulation Educator (preferred)
  • NREMT – Basic or higher (preferred)

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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