Simulation Specialist - Per Diem

Location
Coral Gables, Florida
Posted
Mar 07, 2017
Ref
53575812
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Status: Per Diem The technician will assist in organizing and conducting educational courses that use medical simulation technologies. The technician may be involved in engineering or educational course development or research support and coordination of web-based training. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Operate medical simulation technologies during simulation sessions. Organize supplies and equipment for use in simulation sessions. Assist in setup and transition of simulation scenarios. Organize and maintain all simulation related rooms including simulators, storage areas and classrooms. Be able to do Preventive maintenance and 1st and 2nd echelon repairs of mannequins. Operate and maintain advanced audio-video recording systems consisting of multiple cameras, microphones, audio/video mixers, amplifiers, etc. Operate Virtual Proctoring equipment during exams. Have a working knowledge of web based applications and information systems. May coordinate data collection for research studies including documenting information, collating and assisting in analysis of data. Create technical documentation materials of best practices for use of simulation equipment. May assist in development of enhancements to simulation technologies. Perform other diverse duties as needed to conduct training sessions, develop simulation technologies, perform research.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of High school diploma required. Associate Degree and/or working toward a BS in engineering, or other related field. Paramedic experience, medically related field or certificate program preferred.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Computer literacy to the level of at least word-processing, spreadsheets and databases, on-line survey tools, data collection and management systems, teleconferencing systems, web based informational systems, and ability to learn new applications quickly with minimum training. Must be a good self learner in computer applications. Ability to organize, maintain, and order supplies.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

Will work primarily in simulated medical facility and classrooms. May have occasional exposure to electrical or mechanical energy. Occasional lifting of heavy objects, typically not exceeding 75 pounds/person may be requested. Apply online. Position #R100011933

The University of Miami is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Come join us!

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