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CH&E Associate (Education Associate)
SIM Centre:
Closing Date:
Tue, April 30

CH&E Associate (Education Associate)
Simulation Centre, CAMH Education

Position Description:

The CAMH Simulation Centre at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is seeking a highly energetic and motivated individual to support the delivery of high-quality, evidence-based mental health education programming in support of the Medical Psychiatry Alliance (MPA). Reporting to the Manager, Simulation and Digital Innovation, the Education Associate will be part of the team that plans and implements Simulation Centre courses and operations.

The Education Associate will be an integral member of the Simulation Centre team who will coordinate logistics of simulation and faculty development courses, organize and track Simulation Centre bookings and equipment requests, and provide audio-visual set-up and troubleshooting support for workshops and training events.

The Education Associate will apply their exceptional organizational and event planning skills to oversee the logistical requirements of delivering simulation courses from curriculum design through to evaluation. Responsibilities will include scheduling faculty development sessions, scheduling and arranging payment to simulated patients, setting up manikins and video observation units, coordinating course registration, liaising with participants, preparing and sending certificates/letters of completion, and circulating post-course evaluation surveys.

The Education Associate will be a process-oriented self-starter who will create, implement, and review procedures in compliance with accreditation requirements and in advance of the 2020 opening of the new Simulation Centre. The successful candidate will lead the implementation of these procedures, ensuring they are applied consistently across the video observation systems, manikins, task trainers, simulated patients, and audio-visual equipment. You will be responsible for onboarding and training new users, scheduling training events, performing equipment maintenance and managing inventory, and tracking and reporting on usage.

The Education Associate must be able to work independently and effectively in an inter-professional team environment. The Education Associate will foster and maintain relationships with clinical partners, TAHSN Simulation Centres, health professional learners, and other key stakeholders. The successful candidate will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork, and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements. This position is currently located at 33 Russell Street.

Qualifications:

The successful candidates will possess a Bachelor degree, preferably in education, psychology, educational technology, health informatics or project management, with one to two years of related experience in the development and delivery of continuing professional education programming or equivalent combination of education and experience. Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, excellent research and analytical skills, as well as, an appreciation for detail are essential. You must be able to work under pressure and deal with conflicting priorities and deadlines with the highest level of accuracy. Experience working with physicians, nurses, and other professionals, and a demonstrated/proven ability to perform with minimal amount of supervision are required for this position. Computer skills required include: word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheets and database management. Knowledge and experience in working with simulation and audio visual equipment is an asset. Experience with simulation equipment such as manikins and task trainers will be an asset. Demonstrated ability to work with clients of diverse backgrounds is necessary. Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language is considered an asset.

Please note: This full-time, contract position ending March 31, 2020 is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit. 

Salary Range: $27.43 - $37.00 per hour.


CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization 

CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute.  As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.

As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people with who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.