Job Description

Extended Job Title
Instructor or Higher - Healthcare Simulation Educator

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching and service, some variation by academic unit.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides patient care in the emergency department setting
  • Serves in administrative role as Director of Interprofessional Medical Education
  • Oversees and provides clinical training and assessment for students and GME learners who are at and rotating with TTUHSC El Paso
  • Leads the planning, coordination, and assessment of the simulation-based education curriculum for the Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Assists the Executive Director of the Training and Educational Center for Healthcare Simulation (TECHS) by providing administrative leadership for healthcare simulation learning, including goal-setting, planning, budgeting, and equipment control for future upgrades
  • Facilitates simulation sessions offered at TECHS for all disciplines
  • Reviews, evaluates, and assesses simulation activities at TECHS to support performance improvement and accreditation
  • Supervises residents and medical students while on clinical shifts, and provides resident and medical student evaluation, testing, and counseling
  • Performs assessment and provides feedback on scenario/curriculum implementation for programs at TECHS
  • Provides review of debriefing and student assessment techniques used by educators/faculty at TECHS
  • Assists in the development and oversight of fellowship training in healthcare simulation at TECHS
  • Stays current on areas of simulation-based education and medical care, incorporating these techniques into clinical and simulation-based teaching
  • Maintains academic standards as established by the school and the University
  • Contributes to the community through academically-related public service complementary to the institutional mission
  • Engages in advancement of scientific knowledge through research and/or scholarship
  • Serves the academic community through participation in institutional governance, such as committee work and other administrative duties
  • Maintains membership in and serves as an active member of at least one healthcare simulation professional society
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine’s Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
As required by ED Medical Director and Chairman

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Board certification in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine
  • A minimum of Two (2) years of teaching experience in a GME program
  • Successful completion of a fellowship training in healthcare simulation
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator, Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist, or similar simulation specific training/certification
  • Experience with educational/instructional design, learner assessment, and curriculum implementation
  • Success in in scholarly and research endeavors

HSC - El Paso

Emergency Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • MD or DO degree
  • Successful completion of ACGME-accredited residency training in Emergency Medicine
  • Licensure as a Physician in the State of Texas, or eligible for licensure in the State of Texas

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.

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