Clinical Associate- Simulation Education (Job ID #97939)

University of Illinois at Chicago Peoria, AZ
The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) is a seeking candidates for full-time Clinical Associate-Masters prepared with a focus on Clinical Simulation Education/Assessment and Emergency Management The individuals will be based at the Peoria campus and participate in the transition/curricular reform currently occurring on Peoria campuses including expansion into a four-year campus at UICOMP.

The UICOM-Peoria campus will provide education for over 170 medical students and almost 300 residents and fellows in 11 disciplines. Our two major academic affiliate hospitals are located within 6 blocks of the medical school campus and contain over 900 hospital beds. The medical school is a partner in the new 67,000 square foot Jump Simulation Center ( offering some truly unique opportunities for innovative curriculum. JUMP provides state of the art simulation for use both in education and assessment.

The successful candidates must have a Master's Degree with preference given to Human Factors, Instructional Design, Clinical Simulation Education, or a related field and 2 -3 years' experience in curriculum development, healthcare education and administration. Previous experience in teaching at the medical student and graduate medical levels is preferred. The College of Medicine is committed to active learning, clinical relevance, and measurement of educational outcomes. The position will be at the level of Clinical Associate commensurate with the applicant's experience and accomplishments.

The University of Illinois College of Medicine is one of the largest medical schools in the United States, and offers outstanding opportunities for development for its students, faculty and staff.

For fullest consideration, please apply by June 29, 2018, at the following link:

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


Key Responsibilities:

1. Reports to Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

2. Design and implementation of educational programs for faculty development in use of clinical simulation, debriefing, and assessment.

3. Oversee the collection of data on learning outcomes for simulation exercises and collaborates with faculty on disseminating findings.

4. Assist faculty in the development of curriculum related to clinical simulation-based education and assessment.

5. Design and evaluate clinical simulation curriculum to ensure that expected competencies are being taught to students, residents, fellows, and faculty.

6. Engage with community practices and preceptors to ensure delivery of the Longitudinal Clinical Experience to UICOMP students and residents.

7. Analyze current organizational status, identify needs, and develop organizational improvement plans.

8. Prepare reports on program activities, standards, accreditation requirements, external meetings, educational concerns and participant successes.

9. Administrator of UICOMP Quality Improvement and Patient Safety curriculum for residents, fellows and faculty.

10. Work with UICOMP faculty on simulation education, programs, training certification, research and publications.

11. Academic and technical expertise in simulation, budgets, planning, space allocation and utilization, scheduling, fiscal and administrative compliance, research, curriculum and equipment acquisition and maintenance . Lead role in the recruitment and training of technical personnel needed for simulation operation.

12. Works with Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education/Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and

other administrators in the Management, strategic planning and budgeting of simulation activities in the following areas: Strategic and financial planning and budget development, financial management and accountability (forecasting/compliance/control), and implementation of programs to support all aspects of the clinical simulation program and initiatives. Analyze budget performance reports to track internal progress and forecast clinical simulation expenses; perform a wide range of executive and high level administrative duties of broad scope and complexity as they relate to clinical simulation.

13. Collaborate with pre-clinical, clinical and preceptor faculty to facilitate development of student/resident skills in: team communication, quality improvement, inter-professional coordination of care while reinforcing the principles of patient centered, high value medical care and evidence-based medicine.

14. Initiating and maintaining ongoing professional contacts with physicians, area health facilities, community organizations and institutions.

15. Liaison to community resources to secure support and participation in support of UICOMP curriculum goals.

16. Member of the UICOMP Emergency Management team. Participates in the formation and implementation of emergency management strategies based on regulatory requirements, such as policy/plan development, planning and initiating training for colleagues, community members and managing required annual exercises , and conducting annual hazard vulnerability assessment(s).

17. Supervise Office Support positions, Simulation techs and associated staff and redistribute workload as appropriate.


The successful candidates, must have a Master's Degree with preference given to Human Factors, Instructional Design, Clinical Simulation Education or a related field and 2 - 3 years' experience in curriculum development. healthcare education and administration. Previous experience in teaching at the medical student and graduate medical levels is preferred.