Become a Simulation Scenario Author at OMS
Who we are
Oxford Medical Simulation are a medical training company expanding access to medical simulation by harnessing the power of virtual reality. We are an agile and impact-focused company working at the cutting edge of clinical education, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, to reduce medical error and improve patient safety.
What we do
We design and build fully immersive and interactive medical and nursing scenarios to allow healthcare professionals to practice in the virtual world before they do so in in real life. Using a VR headsets, we transport clinicians to the heart of a busy hospital, where they are able to actively assess and treat acutely unwell patients, from the comfort of a classroom or home environment.
This allows students, doctors and nurses repeated exposure to stressful, complex and critical clinical situations where they can practice their management, gain clinical confidence, reduce their mistakes and ultimately improve patient care.
Why do we need you?
We are looking for a simulation content writer for a minimum of six months to expand our range of scenarios. This will allow us to deliver a bigger and better simulation experience covering a wider range of clinical topics.
Though a six month minimum, there is the opportunity for this role to continue and expand after this time if appropriate.
No experience of VR or related technology is needed and full training and support will be provided by our close-knit and expert team.
What we are looking for
- A UK- or US-trained doctor or nurse (any grade or specialty)
- Experience or interest in medical educational or simulation
- Enthusiasm and flexibility
- Collaborative and conscientious approach to work
- Minimum commitment to four days per week
- Minimum commitment to a six month post
What we offer
- Training in VR content creation
- Opportunity to develop skills in medical education and simulation
- Potential to progress beyond content role if appropriate
- Flexible working
- Work from home (with occasional travel to London if UK-based)
- Opportunity to maintain occasional clinical work alongside role
- Flexible length of post (minimum 6 months), allowing for activities outside the role (such as travel or research) during a ‘time out’ period.
- 30 days holiday
- Competitive salary (DoE)
This role is perfect for anyone looking for an exciting alternative to full time clinical practice to develop their skills, enhance medical training and improve patient care worldwide.