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Training Manager - Simulation








Bachelors in relevant field


Reporting to

6 years


BLS Instructor, ACLS Instructor


Life support protocols, emergency medicine, simulation technology



Teaching, communication, inter personal, problem solving


Overseeing and managing medical simulation training programs within a healthcare institution or educational setting. Simulation training involves replicating real-life medical scenarios using lifelike manikins, simulated patients, and other training tools. Here are common responsibilities associated with the role of a Medical Simulation Training Manager:

Program Development:

  • Develop, implement, and update medical simulation training programs in collaboration with healthcare professionals and educators.

  • Design scenarios that align with learning objectives and clinical competencies.

Curriculum Design:

  • Work with subject matter experts to design realistic and relevant simulation-based curricula.

  • Ensure alignment with accreditation standards and educational goals.

Equipment Management:

  • Oversee the procurement, maintenance, and utilization of simulation equipment, including high-fidelity manikins, task trainers, and other simulation tools.

  • Conduct regular checks to ensure equipment functionality.

Simulation Facility Oversight:

  • Manage the simulation training facility, including simulation rooms, control rooms, and debriefing areas.

  • Ensure a safe and conducive learning environment.

Staff Training:

  • Train and mentor simulation instructors and facilitators on effective simulation techniques.

  • Provide ongoing professional development to simulation staff.

Scenario Development:

  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to develop realistic and complex simulation scenarios.

  • Create scenarios that address a range of medical conditions and emergency situations.

Debriefing Facilitation:

  • Oversee the debriefing process after simulation sessions.

  • Ensure that debriefing sessions focus on reflection, feedback, and continuous improvement.

Quality Assurance:

  • Implement quality assurance processes to ensure the effectiveness and accuracy of simulation training.

  • Conduct regular reviews and evaluations of simulation scenarios and outcomes.

Integration with Curriculum:

  • Collaborate with academic programs to integrate simulation training seamlessly into the overall curriculum.

  • Ensure that simulation experiences align with clinical rotations and coursework.

Interdisciplinary Collaboration:

  • Facilitate collaboration between different healthcare disciplines to create interdisciplinary simulation scenarios.

  • Promote teamwork and communication skills through simulation.

Assessment and Evaluation:

  • Develop assessment tools to measure participant performance during simulation scenarios.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of simulation-based learning in achieving educational objectives.

Research and Innovation:

  • Stay informed about advances in simulation technology and educational research.

  • Integrate innovative technologies and methodologies into simulation training.

Budget Management:

  • Develop and manage budgets for simulation programs, including equipment purchases, maintenance, and staff training.

  • Seek grant opportunities and external funding sources.

Data Management:

  • Maintain accurate records of simulation activities, participant performance, and evaluation data.

  • Generate reports for program assessment and accreditation purposes.

Community Outreach:

  • Engage with the local healthcare community and other stakeholders to promote the benefits of simulation training.

  • Collaborate with external organizations for joint training initiatives.

Emergency Response Simulations:

  • Develop and conduct simulations focused on emergency response and disaster preparedness.

  • Coordinate with local emergency services for realistic scenarios.

Professional Development:

  • Stay current with best practices in simulation-based education and healthcare.

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