Training Manager - Simulation
Bachelors in relevant field
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:
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.
Work with subject matter experts to design realistic and relevant simulation-based curricula.
Ensure alignment with accreditation standards and educational goals.
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.
Train and mentor simulation instructors and facilitators on effective simulation techniques.
Provide ongoing professional development to simulation staff.
Collaborate with healthcare professionals to develop realistic and complex simulation scenarios.
Create scenarios that address a range of medical conditions and emergency situations.
Oversee the debriefing process after simulation sessions.
Ensure that debriefing sessions focus on reflection, feedback, and continuous improvement.
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.
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.
Develop and manage budgets for simulation programs, including equipment purchases, maintenance, and staff training.
Seek grant opportunities and external funding sources.
Maintain accurate records of simulation activities, participant performance, and evaluation data.
Generate reports for program assessment and accreditation purposes.
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.
Stay current with best practices in simulation-based education and healthcare.