Simulation at the Royal Marsden

6 month post (extendable to 12 months)


The trainee will have a minimum of one to two days per week dedicated to time spent in simulation and education projects, depending on the project needs, with the remainder of the time allocated to clinical commitment to Chelsea theatres and on-call in Sutton or Chelsea to make a total of less than 48 hours per week.
The post-holder will be encouraged to pursue a higher degree in Medical Education, should they so wish. Financial support will be available.

Educational opportunities:
Undertake a Higher Qualification in Medical Education
Attend a simulation training course, such as SPRinT (Simulated interPRofessional Team Training) Advanced Facilitators Team Training Course (partially funded)
Develop a sound understanding of the development and delivery of clinical education programmes, incorporating the use of educational technologies
Function independently as a medical simulation and education instructor, including as a senior facilitator in the field of crisis resource management
Development of medical and anaesthetic simulation courses in the Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre
Development of an in-situ simulation programme at The Royal Marsden

To complete a research project during the post
To be involved in data collection, abstract writing, presentation, publication
The appointee will take part in regular department, academic and audit meetings

Opportunity to gain clinical experience in the anaesthetic/intensive care management of major complex cases, and a broad range of cancer-related therapies, surgical and medical
Opportunity to have hands-on experience of a large number of TIVA anaesthesia cases
Attend and participate in appropriate board and hospital meetings
Opportunity to help organise The Royal Marsden management course

Supervisor: Dr Olivia Mingo


Contact: Dr Susanna Walker

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