Simulation Learning Designer

US-NC-Durham
4 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-13223
Category
Other

Overview

Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.  

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

Responsibilities

MedSims current Simulation Learning Designers are seeking a Simulation Learning Designer to fill the position created by a current team member leaving the company.

 

The Simulation Learning Designer (SLD) serves as part curriculum designer, part business analyst, and part content developer. The SLD brings together simulation design technology and subject-matter expert content to create a Virtual Patient Simulation (VPS) program. The SLD uses proprietary software and authoring tools to create VPSs, ensuring that simulations align with program learning objectives.

 

 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

                 Develop Virtual Patient Simulations based on determined knowledge gaps and learning objectives

                 Demonstrate consulting skills when interacting with partners and subject matter experts, and other stakeholders

                 Determine appropriate VPS solutions based on the learning needs of the audience and grant

                 With little direction and minimal assistance from SMEs and MedSims Scientific Director, develop Virtual Patient Simulations

                 Liaise with the Project Manager to meet all deadlines and provide updates on progress

                 Manage concurrent projects, internal and external, and associated timelines and deliverables

                 Identify and develop new procedures and techniques to improve training and/ or operations effectiveness in performing tasks related to the workflow of creating a program

                 Represent MedSims with internal team members and / or external stakeholders

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of relevant simulation experience is required
  • Minimum 5+ years clinical experience (public health, pharmaceutical, or any clinical work environment)
  • 2+ year software  technical experience ( HTML/ XML)
  • Demonstrable and applicable knowledge of adult learning theory, instructional design, and competency assessment
  • Demonstrated experience with learning management systems and content development technologies, such as Adobe Captivate or Articulate
  • Self-starter and detail-oriented
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbally)
  • Enjoys and has a proven ability for learning new technologies
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic and growing startup environment
  • Must possess polished interpersonal and verbal/written skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Up to 20% travel required
  • This is a full-time, in-office position, so candidate must live in commuting distance to Durham

 

Preferred:

  Master’s degree in education/ instructional design

•  Web software startup experience

  Knowledge of CME and models of physician behavior change

  Knowledge of simulations, serious games

  Background of working in or creating teaching materials for Medical, or other high-risk industries

  Knowledge of The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) guidelines

  Preferred recent employment or experience in instructional design, adult learning theory, and multimedia communications