Become a Clinical Author at OMS 

Role in a nutshell

  • Title: Clinical Author
  • Role: Responsible for writing virtual reality simulation scenarios 
  • Location: US, Canada or UK
  • Days/week: Full time
  • Compensation: DoE

The lowdown

This is an exciting opportunity to become a clinical author at Oxford Medical Simulation. The right person is a flexible, fast-learning, self-motivated individual – looking to use their skills in new ways at the forefront of healthcare education.

You’ll be taught the ropes of virtual reality learning design, and put your educational and clinical skills to use by designing and building simulation scenarios. This will involve learning new skills, including simple coding , then working closely with other clinicians, educationalists, developers and animators to produce world-class learning content for doctors and nurses around the world.

The person we’re looking for should have clinical experience and an interest in medical or nursing education or simulation. They will need to be innovative, enthusiastic, self-motivated, and should enjoy developing and exploring complex systems. 

No experience of VR or related technology is needed – full training and support will be provided by our close-knit and expert team.

Because of your work, OMS will be able to deliver quality clinical training to healthcare professionals around the world. Because of you, patients’  lives will be saved.

Who you are

  • You are a UK or North American-trained doctor or nurse (any grade or specialty).
  • You have a proven interest in healthcare education or simulation.
  • You are enthusiastic, flexible and always learning.
  • You are creative, collaborative and conscientious.
  • You can work under pressure, to deadlines, with an eye for detail.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience in healthcare simulation, learning design or debriefing.

What you will be doing

  • You will be working as an integral part of our close-knit authoring team in our London office, as well as in parallel with our world-leading VR development team.
  • You will design healthcare simulation scenarios and translate them into the VR world using our specialised software. 
  • You may be working with global clients to help translate their ideas into VR scenarios.
  • You will have opportunities outside the authoring role to be involved in conferences and research around VR simulation.

Who we are

We are nurses, doctors, educators, sim techs, skiers, boarders, runners, rowers, magicians, weavers, pilots, photographers, game heroes, movie buffs, developers, artists, animators and innovators. We are hard working. We are passionate about what we do. We care about the work. We care about each other. We care about pushing the boundaries to improve the lives of others.

We value these behaviours above all:

  1. Care & Pride – when we do something we do it to the best of our ability.
  2. Growth mindset – we may never have done it before but we’ll figure it out and be awesome.
  3. True team players – we leave the ego at the door. What we are doing is bigger than any of us. 

Sound like a challenge you are ready for?

About Oxford Medical Simulation

OMS helps health systems, hospitals, medical and nursing schools deliver quality simulation at scale.

Our award-winning VR simulation platform is transforming the way healthcare and educational institutions train, assess and recruit healthcare professionals. By combining cutting edge 3D visualization with artificial intelligence and leading educational theory, OMS delivers all of the benefits of physical simulation while delivering significant savings and improving patient care.

Founded in 2017 and commercially launching the award-winning OMS Platform in late 2018, Oxford Medical Simulation (OMS) has experienced rapid growth with deployments spanning the globe across the NHS, Health Education England, Oxford University, multiple US universities and health systems and the world’s #1 pediatric hospital. OMS was named in the Top 50 Tech Companies by Business Cloud and was a finalist in the Global VR Awards 2019 and 2020.

Oxford Medical Simulation is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Oxford Medical Simulation is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.


  • Full time, flexible working
  • Based at home
  • Opportunity to enjoy a varied role, utilizing your clinical expertise in novel ways
  • Close senior support
  • 38 days annual leave
  • Parental leave

This role is perfect for anyone looking for an exciting alternative to clinical practice to develop their skills, enhance medical training and improve patient care worldwide.

Apply below!

Please note this is an intermittently recruited role. As such, please do not expect an immediate reply to your inquiry – entering your details will serve to register your interest for when an active recruitment phase begins.



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