The Simulation Operations Specialist will have responsibility for the installation, maintenance, and general operations of high, mid, and low fidelity simulation equipment, task trainers, audio-visual equipment, and computers used in the training of healthcare professionals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Operate simulations (control manikins, monitors, A/V equipment, and provide patient vocals as needed). 2. Organize, set up, take down simulation environments, including the cleaning of equipment, when necessary. 3. Participate in the development and administration of clinical simulation scenarios with multiple learners. 4. Assess equipment failures and address such failures in a timely fashion. 5. Develop sufficient technical proficiency to support operations, maintenance, trouble-shooting, and minor repair of simulation-related equipment within one year of hiring. 6. Interface with the equipment manufacturers regarding trouble-shooting equipment and systems problems, when necessary. 7. Schedule and implement necessary hardware and software equipment updates. 8. Assist with faculty and education-related research efforts as designated by the Director, CCS. 9. Carry out other duties and projects designated by the Director, CCS. 10. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Associates degree in Nursing, EMS/EMT/Paramedics, Respiratory Tech or ED Tech required or Associate's degree in IT/technology with a willingness to learn healthcare and simulation practices
Minimum of one year of related experience.
Operational and interactive management of simulation center equipment.
Supporting simulation logistics and set ups.
Preparing, monitoring and assessing the performance of simulation equipment.
Provide potential solutions and suggestions to Director, Center for Clinical Simulation.
Assessment and communication of safety requirements for students/faculty related to equipment usage and maintenance.
Exceptional customer service, including the ability to express technical information effectively to non-technical persons.
Certification or the ability to obtain certification (Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist) within 2 years of employment.
Excellent teamwork, communication, and critical thinking and skills.
Proficient in medical terminology.
Strong organizational skills be self-directed with the ability to adapt to changing needs and priorities daily.
Basic Microsoft office computer skills to include Microsoft Word and Power Point.
Self-motivated and detail oriented, able to multi-task, prioritize, work with multiple interruptions, and adapt under pressure.
Employee must be able to stand, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs.
Typical schedule will be Monday-Friday days, with occasional evening and weekend requirements.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Healthcare experience and simulation experience preferred.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Internal Number: 11700
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