Senior Simulation Technology Specialist
Working Title: Senior Simulation Technology Specialist
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: School of Medicine, Medical Education
Posting Date: 06-20-2017
The Medical Simulation Center in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia is seeking a Senior Medical Simulation Technology Specialist. The incumbent helps coordinate medical simulation programs, plans and implements large-scale initiatives, manages the quality improvement and faculty development programs, develops and coordinates the simulation-based research program, and manages the Center's accreditation and documentation programs.
Duties include assisting with pre- and post-simulation activities, troubleshooting simulations, providing technical evaluations of simulation experience, supporting grant writing and preparation efforts, collaborating with Center Directors to develop a comprehensive strategic plan and participating in community outreach and marketing efforts, and providing training for faculty and staff involved as it relates to the Center and equipment within the Center.
The position requires a minimum of Bachelor's Degree with at least four years of experience supporting educational programs in a medical school or medical simulation environment. SSiH certification (CHSE, CHSE-A and/or CHSOS) is preferred with demonstrated competency in simulation. Must have deep knowledge of medical terminology and computerized equipment, knowledge of human physiology and vital signs, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively with educators, clinicians, students and staff.
This position is restricted and dependent on continued funding.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrates a strong orientation to teamwork.
- Ability to multi-task, work independently and build collaborative relationships in a complex environment.
- Self-starter, shows a high level of initiative.
- Demonstrated leadership ability in planning and executing projects.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Organized, detail oriented and highly accurate.
- Ability to problem solve and make quick decisions.
- Significant competency with technology.
- Good mechanical aptitude and technical knowledge of computerized equipment.
- Deep knowledge of medical terminology and human physiology and vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, respiration, temperature and pulse oximetry.
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