JOBSUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The Simulation Specialist isresponsible for the technical operations of the campus-wide simulation center(CHIPS). Under the direction of the Operations Lead, this position will set-up,operate, and maintain the vast array of simulation technology (e.g., tasktrainers, low and high fidelity manikins, software management systems, andaudiovisual systems).
Plans and implements simulation events.
Collaborates with course director to ensure scenario programming (e.g., AV system, manikin, etc.), coordination of scheduling and internal resources, and comprehensive event documentation.
Facilitates the use, operations, and audiovisual capture of various simulation modalities including task trainers, manikins, and standardized patients.
Identifies and adheres to best practices for simulation operations specialists, including certification as an operations specialist.
Edits and archives media generated from simulation events and debriefs including photographs, videos, etc.
Expands the field of healthcare simulation; networks and collaborates with other healthcare simulation programs.
Serves as an ambassador of UTHSC simulation program in local, regional, and national simulation venues/settings.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 202267
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.