Simulation Technician – LINKS Training & Support
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
Category: Clinical Services
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Palo Alto, CA, United States
FTE: 0.6 (Clinical Services 0.6 FTE, 8 Hour; Schedule varies)
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.
The Simulation Technician facilitates the practice and experience of applying new medical techniques, using a wide variety of technologies and methodologies. This role will assist the Simulation Specialist in the implementing new services and features for existing systems.
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.
Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).
- Assists with medical simulation training by preparing for session, setting up task trainers and operating patient simulators during medical simulation scenarios
- Prepares, plans and creates realistic simulations. Works with other staff to maintain and manage all aspects of the Simulation Lab
- Assists in continued integration of medical simulation methodologies in curriculum, including education training, skill development and assessment
- Operates and maintain task trainers, mannequin-based simulators, virtual reality procedural trainers and associated supplies and equipment
- Collaborates with vendors to troubleshoot equipment and system problems and to implement hardware and software updates
- Participates in community outreach programs and other duties as assigned
- Sets up, operation of, and pack down of skills, simulation, and associated education equipment
- Assists in video production such as planning, filming, and editing
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Experience: Three (3) years of directly related work experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
- Ability to coordinate multiple meetings and resources (people, equipment, locations)
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
- Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines
- Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
- Knowledge in operating high fidelity mannequin-based simulators, Audio Visual technologies, and other simulation related Information Technology systems.
- Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes.
- Knowledge of hospital policies, procedures and safety and health requirements
- Knowledge of PC-based and Mac-based office, Audio Visual, and editing software, computers and operating systems and ability to troubleshoot the equipment
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.