Clinical Simulation Specialist - Knoxville TN

Job ID
Ross University School of Medicine
Employment Type
Temporary Full-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

Under the direction of the Manager of Simulation, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting operational aspects of the Simulation Center.


This is a full-time temporary position starting in early/mid January and going for approximately 16 weeks (possibly longer).


  • Interacts and communicates with faculty to develop and implement educational activities, general and specific. 
  • Sets up stations and takes down equipment and materials for simulation learning activities.
  • Wash, clean & arrange laboratory areas and equipment.
  • Able to program, provide routine maintenance, use, disassemble, and troubleshoot simulation equipment.
  • Demonstrates and teaches technical aspects of simulator operation and programming to faculty and staff.
  • Operates and manipulates patient simulators features and settings “on-the-fly”.
  • Develops a schedule of simulator activities to include periodic review and maintenance of equipment.
  • Maintains inventory of all supplies and completes requisitions for resupply.
  • Develops and maintains contacts/relationships with equipment vendors.
  • Coordinates activities of technical staff, and assists in scheduling activities within the simulation program.
  • Independently, or as part of a team, assist students in utilization of simulation equipment, providing an appropriate orientation to simulator features and simulated learning environment.
  • Role play as needed for case authenticity during simulations.
  • Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the Department of Integrated Medical Education.
  • Functional user of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Software.
  • Familiarity with basic operation of A/V equipment.
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum Associates Degree in a healthcare discipline; Preferred Paramedic background. 
  • Previous experience in critical care and education is preferred.
  • 10 to 15 years medically related experience desirable with no disciplinary, conduct or revocation of state licensure.
  • Experience in BLS, ACLS or ATLS is preferred.

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

Who We Are

Founded in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) has more than 11,000 alumni who are practicing in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, and beyond. The mission of Ross University School of Medicine is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians. We do this by focusing on imparting the knowledge, skills, and values required for our students to establish a successful and satisfying career as a physician.


RUSM students begin their journey to become physicians on the school’s campus in Dominica, located in the West Indies. Students complete a rigorous basic science curriculum, supported by cutting-edge instructional technology, including an anatomy and medical imaging laboratory and a simulation center where students begin to develop clinical skills. Students then complete their medical education by taking core and elective clinical rotations in U.S., Canada, and UK.


In 2013, RUSM achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).In 2014, RUSM graduates earned more than 800 residency positions; the largest number for any medical school in the world.




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