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Simulation Technical Specialist

Requisition R102938 Market Mechanicsville, Virginia Department Nursing Education - Memorial - Clinical Simulation & Learning Shift Other Schedule Full-time

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Job Description

I. Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

The Simulation Technical Specialist provides technical services for the Clinical Simulation & Learning Center (CSLC) to operate, program, and maintain state of the art simulation services for faculty and students within the Richmond Higher Education Institutes (HEI).

II. Employment Qualifications

1. Associate degree in a Healthcare or Information Technology related field. Combination of post-secondary education and experience in lieu of a degree.

2. A minimum of 1 years of experience in a technology related role.

3. Demonstrated ability to work in a technology enhanced environment including Microsoft Office products, multimedia equipment, simulation equipment, and educational technology skills.

4. Previous experience in a clinical simulation setting preferred

III. Essential Job Functions

· Understand the use and operation of different CSLC simulation equipment.

· Act as simulator operator running pre-programmed scenarios with faculty instructors, assuring all equipment is set up simulation scenarios.

· Support/assist in role playing applications, prop and moulage creation/acquirement, programming of simulation scenarios.

· Provide technical assistance, support and training to faculty, instructors and staff in use of simulation equipment, as necessary.

· Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment and conduct routine inventory updates.

· Provide recommendations for budgeting and purchase of equipment, supplies and materials.

· Conduct ongoing maintenance of all simulation equipment, including cleaning, repairing, assuring that all equipment is maintained in good working order at all times.

· Maintain record of repairs required and completed.

· Maintain clinical simulation technology within the parameters of BSHSI Information System guidelines.

· Interface with equipment manufacturers regarding equipment troubleshooting and system problems.

· Maintain current knowledge of simulation equipment catalogs and operation manuals

· Assist in document creation and maintenance for simulation scenarios and skills labs.

· Support faculty/educators in translating health care scenarios into a simulation lab setting utilizing human patient simulation equipment, an assortment of medical devices, and/or cadavers; implement processes required for successful demonstrations.

· Provide input on the evaluation of new technologies to enhance the delivery of clinical simulation.

· Support data collection and reporting efforts of the CLSC.

· Support outreach and recruitment efforts and assist with information dissemination.

· Participate in technical training as necessary.

· Assist with special projects or initiatives as needed.

Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Other

Department:

Nursing Education - Memorial - Clinical Simulation & Learning

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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