Simulation Technician - Nursing



Simulation Technician - Nursing

University of San Francisco


Job Summary:

The University of San Francisco (USF) is looking to fill a part-time temporary Simulation Technician position within the School of Nursing & Education. This role is for USF's Orange County Campus.

Job Responsibilities:

• Serve as a technical expert who is able to set up, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and in some cases repair simulation equipment including high and low fidelity mannequins and other similar equipment, hospital-type equipment used in simulation activities, and AV/IT equipment used in simulation activities.
• Instruct and assist simulation educators/faculty and learners in the use of technical equipment used in simulation.
• Assist in operational activities such as staff and maintenance scheduling, and inventory/purchasing functions.
• Familiar with the various modalities of simulation education and has a good grasp of simulation educational principles
• Assist in the development, setup, and delivery, and takedown of simulation education sessions.
• Assist in project planning, staff on boarding, and commissioning activities as required

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree or Associate degree in healthcare related field or equivalent work experience preferred.
• 2+ years’ experience as a technician in a simulation centre including experience in maintaining an equipment inventory and maintenance schedule.
• Demonstrated ability to install, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot simulation, hospital, and IT/AV equipment and software used in a clinical education environment
• Ability to communicate technical information to non- technical audiences
• Demonstrated adaptability and resourcefulness
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to acquire new skills and learn new procedures
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
• Fluency in written and spoken English.
• Ability to autonomously control the physiological parameters of a patient simulator in a realistic manner
• Awareness of latest simulation technological developments and products in simulation
• Demonstrated understanding of curriculum development
• Familiarity with Clinical Information Systems.
• Flexibility with your schedule as this role will be part time estimated at 20 hours/week, the department is in need of someone with open availability during the week dependent on the School of Nursing’s needs and programs.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


For information on how to apply, please visit the following link: www.usfjobs.com

EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.




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