Clinical Simulation Adjunct
- Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Georgia, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- May 6, 2022
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
- Employment Level
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Clinical Simulation Adjunct
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 Clinical Simulation Adjunct position at the Philadelphia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.
JOB TITLE: Clinical Simulation Adjunct
The Clinical Simulation Adjunct reports to the Manager of Clinical Simulation. The Simulation Adjunct instructor will work per diem at the discretion of the Site Managers. Work will consist of the instruction of clinical skills, AHA courses, debriefing, running of simulations, and other duties as assigned
This position is based on one of our three campuses. However, if needed, travel to other campuses could be offered.
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
Teaching and Instruction Role
Provide lab instruction on clinical skills such as intubation, IV access, central lines, suturing, etc. (must be within the scope of practice)
Serve as mannequin operator running pre-programmed scenarios with faculty instructors, assuring all equipment is set up for course programs
Assist or conduct debriefing of simulation using PCOM-approved debriefing models.
Provide lab instruction in various AHA courses
High school diploma or GED.
Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Field (Preferred)
A minimum of 1 year of experience in medical simulation required
Computer experience required.
A minimum of 3 years of field experience as a Healthcare provider (paramedic, nurse, or higher)
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
Professional Certification or License in healthcare-related field (Preferred)
Licenses healthcare provider in the state of Pennsylvania or Georgia (Preferred)
AHA - ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Provider (Preferred), Instructor (Preferred)
AHA - BLS – Basic Life Support – Provider (Required), Instructor (Preferred)
AHA - PALS – Pediatric Advanced Life Support (Preferred)
CHSE – Certification as a Healthcare Simulation Educator (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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