Clinical Instructor (Simulation Fellow)

East Carolina University

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Four-Year Institution

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Job Title:

Clinical Instructor (Simulation Fellow)

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HSH BSOM Emergency Medicine

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Division :

Health Sciences

Classification Title :

Clinical Instructor

Working Title :

Clinical Instructor (Simulation Fellow)

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Full Time

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Commensurate with Qualifications

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Physician)

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Program is a partnership between Brody School of Medicine and Vidant Medical Center that brings together simulation-based education throughout the medical center, health sciences campus, and university. The mission of the Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Program is to promote excellence in clinical care, patient, learner, and practitioner safety, and to improve multidisciplinary team performance through the use of simulation modalities. The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center (VMC), which is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the principal teaching hospital for ECU. VMC is a Level I trauma center with 58 ED beds and a dedicated 16 bed Children’s ED. It is located in the eastern part of North Carolina in Greenville with 981 total beds. It serves an estimated 1.4 million people in 29 counties and is the primary teaching hospital for ECU Brody School of Medicine with an estimated 125,000 visits per year.

Job Duties :

The fellowship is designed for Emergency Medicine residency graduates interested in pursuing a career in simulation-based education. The fellow will be given the academic appointment of Clinical Instructor in the Brody School of Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine. The fellow will spend a minimum of 30 hours per week in fellowship related educational activity in and/or related to the Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Program. Fellow educational activities are based in the Clinical Simulation Center at Brody School of Medicine and include simulation activities in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, Vidant Medical Center clinical services, regional outreach with the mobile Healthcare Simulation Unit, ECU Innovation and Design Lab Osprey Transport Simulator, Office of Clinical Skills Assessment and Education, and other Health Sciences campus colleges and schools. The fellow will participate in and attend simulation faculty and staff development sessions offered by the Clinical Simulation Program including administrative meetings, quality and safety initiatives, scenario writing and debriefing workshops, facilitator training, Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator exam preparation, simulation education and research group meetings, and interprofessional education activities. The fellow will have the opportunity to educate and assess interdisciplinary learners including medical and nursing students, residents, fellows, nurses, allied health professionals and students, EMS providers, military professionals, and practicing physicians using simulation-based educational techniques. Fellows will have the opportunity to create and implement new and innovative simulation materials and will have protected time to design, create, and execute a research agenda that is compatible with individual interest. The fellow is expected to perform emergency medicine clinical duties as a junior attending physician and expected to work 8-10 clinical hours per week. The fellow will work clinical shifts as an emergency medicine attending in the Vidant Medical Center Emergency Department.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Candidate prerequisites include graduation from an accredited U.S. emergency medicine residency program, board eligibility/certification in Emergency Medicine, and a demonstrated interest in academics and simulation-based education. The candidate should be eligible for medical licensure in the state of North Carolina.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

MD or DO

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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