Clinical Simulation Assistant
Job no: 498508
Department: Nursing - Hamilton Campus
Location: Hamilton, OH, Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Status: Full Time
Clinical Simulation AssistantJob Summary:
A Clinical Simulation Assistant (CSA) operates and can troubleshoot simulation technology, which includes high-fidelity clinical simulators, AV, and hardware/software technology. They must demonstrate competency of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology. Additionally, the CSA supports the clinical simulation learning environment, and has general knowledge of adult education.
Position is a one-year appointment with the potential for renewal based on funding and performance.Duties/Physical Demands:
• The set-up, maintenance, operation, and troubleshooting of the simulation equipment and simulation related AV equipment. This includes the preparation of the simulation environment to accurately represent a realistic clinical setting.
• Assisting with general orientation to simulation learners, faculty, and other staff per simulation best practice standards.
• Safeguarding electronic data, programming, nursing department documents, and participant information.
• Maintaining AV files and assisting faculty for educational purposes.
• Coordinating with faculty instructors in designing, planning, testing, and operating simulations to meet specified objectives.
• Assisting with the coordination, development, and appropriate utilization of standardized patients.
• Ensuring appropriate set-up and timely changeover of rooms and resources between sessions.
• Maintaining and organizing inventory of equipment and supplies
• Participating in the briefing of learners prior to simulation sessions.
• Fulfilling all compliance responsibilities related to the position.
• Performing other duties as assigned.
Two-year technical degree or equivalent training in health care related field and/or computer science. Strong candidates will have experience with high fidelity simulation. Must also be proficient with computer hardware and software applications, such as: PC and Mac computers, AV equipment, and microphones. A successful CSA must be able to think critically and communicate effectively across diverse groups of people. They should also have a fluent ability for time management skills, work prioritization, and a dynamic work environment. The CSA should be self-directed and able to work synergistically with faculty. This position may work outside routine business hours, in which the CSA will work independently, yet alongside content-expert faculty. The physical work environment may include mechanical/electrical hazards and heavy lifting requirements, such as repositioning the 250-pound simulators. This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.Desired Qualifications:
Consideration may be given to candidates with a bachelor’s degree in technology or health related field or Clinical Simulation Assistant certification. Examples include LPN, EMT, paramedic, or a background in Health Information Technology.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
A successful CSA must be able to think critically and communicate effectively across diverse groups of people. They should also have a fluent ability for time management skills, work prioritization, and a dynamic work environment. The CSA should be self-directed and able to work synergistically with faculty.
This position may work outside routine business hours, in which the CSA will work independently, yet alongside content-expert faculty. The physical work environment may include mechanical/electrical hazards and heavy lifting requirements, such as repositioning the 250-pound simulators.
Inquiries may be directed to Brenda Barnes at [email protected]EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560. As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications begins on April 16, 2021 and continues until position is filled.Benefits Eligible:
A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.
For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact [email protected] or (513) 529-3560.
Advertised: 02 Apr 2021 Eastern Daylight Time