Nursing Operations Specialist

Towson University
Towson, MD
Closing date
Sep 15, 2021

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Responsibilities and Duties
The Nursing Operations Specialist works collaboratively with the Faculty and the Simulation Technologist in the preparation of simulated learning scenarios and equipment for all nursing courses. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the preparation of medical supplies, application of moulage, and the operation and programming of equipment. The individual will serve to support the operations staff, ensuring efficient utilization of all simulation facilities and equipment.  Responsible for the scheduling of the standardized participants based upon faculty requests. The nursing operations specialist will ensure follow-up with all standardized participants regarding job duties and responsibilities, payment, schedules, parking, etc.  Coordinate equipment maintenance and keeps the lab coordinator informed of broken equipment, need for replacement or updates with simulation and lab equipment.  Maintains supply inventory collaboration with the faculty, the lab coordinator, the simulation technologist, and the Department Chair.  Additional duties may include Electronic filing and maintenance of electronic documents relating to simulation operations, staffing, and scheduling. In collaboration with the Lab Coordinator and Department Chair the responsibility includes continuous assessment of the facilities to maintain the most current healthcare trends reflecting acute patient care environments. Coordinate the scheduling of training on new equipment, technology, and materials for faculty/staff and provide technical support for the simulation technology. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree and two years of related work experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications and sufficient level of expertise involving technology to use software-based inventory system and troubleshoot classroom technology used in simulation.
  • Ability to manage multiple pressing priorities and tasks, triage the importance and follow up with internal and external stakeholders through closure.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, and knowledge to project a professional and positive image of the institution.
  • Ability to interact with a diverse team and in a diverse environment.
  • Experience working in simulation lab is preferred but not required.
  • Experience working in a medical/health care setting and understanding interactions between health care providers and patients/families is preferred.
  • The ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems with computers and audiovisual components.

Organization: Academic Affairs Division
Primary Location: Main Campus
Job Posting: Jul 15, 2021


Towson CampusTowson University (TU; was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, and is Baltimore’s largest comprehensive university, and the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 18,000 undergraduates and nearly 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Towson University offers many cultural, educational and athletics programs and events that are open to the public ranging from concerts and lecturers to Division I college sports.

Towson Students Our centrally located campus sits on 330  rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of  Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington  D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.  The town of Towson, MD. has a population  of approximately 52,000, with tree-lined  streets, shops, restaurants, movies, bookstores, a county library branch, live music venues, and is in walking distance of the TU campus. Towson was established in 1750 and is the seat of Baltimore County government.

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