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Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine Simulation Director

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Faculty Rank or Job Title Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine Simulation Director
Job Category: Faculty/Instructional
Department Emergency Medicine
Equity & Inclusion No.: 17Y066
Position FTE


Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate Negotiable
Salary Band: FA NA
Job Summary/Basic Function:

To use evidence based medicine principles, high standards of performance, a no fault environment, a flexible approach and a research guided, continuous improvement process to provide simulated clinical encounters that fully mirror the actual patient
care environment.

Minimum Qualifications

MD or DO with completion of an Emergency Medicine (EM) residency and eligible for Ohio license. Instructor candidates must be EM board prepared. Assistant Professor candidates must be EM board certified. Associate Professor candidates must be EM board certified and have 5 years of Emergency Medicine experiences. Must have extensive simulator training

Preferred Qualifications

Simulation Fellowship Training or CHSE Certification

Essential Functions and percent of time:

Under the direction of the Chair, in addition to required Department faculty clinical and teaching responsibilities, the Simulation Center Director duties include: Emergency Medicine resident education: Transition all suitable elements of the resident core curriculum to a simulation format. These include, but are not limited to sections that involve learning psychomotor skills, teamwork skills, leadership skills, and teaching skills. Some examples include central line placement, assessment of airway emergencies (with application of appropriate techniques from bagmask ventilation to cricothyrotomy) and ventilator management cases (prior to their ICU rotation). Management of multiple patient scenarios in which some patients are distracters (like in real life) in order to assess the resident’s ability to detect true life and limb threats without ordering an excessive work up on every patient. Supplemental clinical experience for residents that are not progressing at the expected pace. Evaluation of residents that are not progressing at the expected pace in order to assess their abilities in a more objective setting than that found in a typical clinical rotation. Resident training in the use of simulation as an educational and assessment tool (30%)

Medical student education: Expand the library of cases to incorporate all of the topics currently covered in the MS IV emergency medicine rotation, Enhance the current emergency medicine core curriculum
with simulated cases. This will expand the dimension of teaching to include knowledge, technical skills, teamwork, and leadership skills. Offer a simulation consult service to other departments in the medical school to advise them on the use of simulation and to train designated faculty and staff from other departments. Consult service elective for medical students seeking additional clinical experience or application of basic science principles (20%)

Essential Functions and percent of time (cont'd):

Educational programs for residents from other medical specialties for:
Airway skills lab, Central lines arrest, and near arrest scenarios appropriate for the resident’s specialty (10%)

Responsible for clinical shifts, supervision of residents and students in the Emergency Department (40%)

Non-Essential Functions and percent of time:
Working Conditions

Typical office environment, limited stairs, no extreme temperatures. Emergency Department setting—may encounter hazardous materials, some stairs. Work week = 40 hours. Job location is at the Cox Institute in Kettering, Ohio
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Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Date 08/22/2017
First Consideration Date:
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
Optional Documents