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Director of Standardized Patient Training and Medical Education Simulation

Job ID: 17312
Job Category: Leadership & Administration
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: Baptist Health Sciences University
Location: Memphis, TN

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The Director of Standardized Patient training and Medical Education Simulation will support Baptist University College of Osteopathic Medicine (BUCOM) faculty and students participating in healthcare simulation with the goal of producing competent and holistic physicians. Work with BUCOM faculty to design instructional experiences that support the mission and goals of the College and University. Manages the BUCOM simulation/standardized patient program, facilities operations, scheduling and logistics for all learning and assessment events in the simulation and standardized patient center. Under the general direction of the Assistant Dean of Administration, Operations, and Services, responsible for 8 hours/day, 5 days/week.Incumbents are subject to hours beyond the normal workday.


  1. Coordinate with BUCOM faculty and simulation staff to design and implement simulation and standardized patient events for assessment of osteopathic medical students.
  2. Participate in ongoing strategic planning for the simulation and standardized patient centers.
  3. Provide direct supervision and leadership for all staff involved in the Standardized Patient and Simulation centers at BUCOM.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in a health sciences field or bachelor's in education with focus on post-secondary education

Three (3) years' academic medical school leadership experience in a simulation and/or standardized patient activities.

Will consider Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) or Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) with appropriate experience

Strong knowledge of medical simulation technologies, server-based technologies, and/or IP technologies (IPE and IPEC competencies).

Excellent time management, organizational skills, and critical thinking capability.

Preferred Qualifications:

MD, DO, or PhD with experience in healthcare simulation and/or medical education or Masters or Doctorate Degree in Medical/Healthcare Simulation

Strong administrative, organizational and communication skills

Familiarity with data gathering and analysis

Experience with budgeting and personnel management

Ability to prioritize and balance competing demands

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 18248 - Director- Standardized Patient Trng & Med Edu Sim University
Facility: Baptist Health Sciences University
Department: CS Medical Education - Admin University
Category: Leadership & Administration
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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