Simulation Operations Specialist

Apr 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Simulation Operations Specialist (actual title: Instruction and Classroom Support Technician 3)
Washington State University College of Nursing
Spokane, WA

Under general direction, the Simulation Operations Specialist (actual title: Instruction and Classroom Support Technician 3) will provide support for all simulation operations, including operation, preparation, cleaning, maintenance and repair of computerized mannequins (software and hardware), task trainers and related multimedia peripherals. Will work collaboratively with the Director of Clinical Simulation to program appropriate scenarios and physiological responses of high fidelity mannequins. Provides simulation facilitator faculty and external customers support and setup of simulation center technologies. Implements high fidelity simulation activities that meet standards of realism, reliability, validity, feasibility and risk management. Coordinates set up of Standardized Patients for simulation activities. Operates all mannequin-based simulation events. Has ability to work independently, exercise good judgement, prioritize work and use initiative. Regularly maintains Center's equipment to ensure continuous operations of the Center. Serves as the technical support for the College of Nursing's Center for Clinical Performance and Simulation.

Required: a Bachelor's Degree with major study in a basic applied science AND two years of full-time experience as an Instruction and Classroom Support Technician 2 OR equivalent education/experience;
Preferred: Experience with 3rd part medical simulation equipment, AMX control systems, Microsoft Windows Operating System troubleshooting; Demonstrated experience working with Patient Simulation Technologies; Experience working in a healthcare setting; Experience with medical terminology; Previous experience working in higher education.

This is a 100%, 10-month per academic year (August 1 - May 31), civil service position. To apply please see ONLY APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM ARE ACCEPTED.

Open until filled. Review of applications will begin April 30, 2018.

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