Featured Job Listing: FT Medical Simulator Operator at Wright Patterson Air Force Base Ohio

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Lots of new featured medical simulation jobs this week! Engenium is currently seeking a Simulator Operator to assist with medical simulation training for the United States Air Force Medical Service (AFMS). This full-time position is located at Wright Patterson AFB near Dayton, OH. Simulator Operators have the responsibility for the operation of simulation equipment and help with coordinating and integrating organizational training initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Operates and maintains task trainers, mannequin-based, and surgical simulators, as well as other computerized simulators
  • Operates virtual reality procedural trainers, and associated supplies and equipment
  • Operates simulation equipment with the ability to follow medical aspects of training scenarios and make appropriate adjustments based on participant actions
  • Operates audio-video recording systems
  • Set up simulation lab with supplies and equipment to meet assigned training site objectives
  • Provides feedback and recommendations to Course Director and Medical Facility staff on training equipment needs to effectively carry out training objectives
  • Oversees all simulation encounters to include after action reports (AAR) of simulation training
  • Provides weekly activity reports to the Central Program Office and other reports as required
  • Works with a broad array of stakeholders to contribute to the development of educationally sound simulation curriculum (e.g., scenarios) as needed

Basic Qualifications



Required

  • Associates degree or technical certification in a computer technology field (e.g. hardware, networking, helpdesk, etc.), or 5+ years of professional clinical experience
  • 3+ years of experience in the civilian or military medical field
  • 3+ years of experience with the operation of human patient simulation equipment

Preferred

  • Paramedic equivalent medical knowledge
  • Military experience, particularly military medical experience
  • Understanding of caring for and transporting trauma patients
  • Working knowledge of the organizational functions and training requirements of Air Force Medical Treatment Facilities
  • Experience as any technical course instructor/teacher

Professional Skills

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, computer proficiency, and the ability to work under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of course development and education methodology for working with adult learners in a military environment
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

Interested applicants should directly contact Jason Irving at Engenium


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Featured Job Listing: Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialist at Marian University Indianapolis

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Another awesome Simulation Technology Specialist job opportunity, this time with Marian University in Indianapolis, Indiana!

Office of Teaching Excellence and Assessment of Learning (TEAL)

Marian University seeks a Simulation Technology Specialist in Office of Teaching Excellence and Assessment of Learning to work with our College of Medicine and School of Nursing. This person assists in coordinating the technical components of the medical simulation program including pre/during/post simulation activities, collaborating with faculty on scenario development, and supporting the daily technical operations of the Simulation Center. The Simulation Technology Specialist reports to the Director of Simulation and provides technical support and maintenance of the human patient simulators, related equipment and equipment systems housed at the Simulation Center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain simulation equipment, task trainers, computerized simulators, and virtual reality procedural trainers with the ability to follow medical aspects of scenarios, and make appropriate adjustments to technology systems.
  • Operate and maintain simulation-related audio-video recording systems.
  • Facilitate simulation training and provide feedback to the Simulation Director, Course Director and/or Medical faculty.
  • Create troubleshooting documents, simulator checklists, and preventative maintenance plans for simulation equipment.
  • Provide orientation of simulation center and equipment to novice faculty and learners.
  • Perform as the technical trainer and resources liaison in the field of simulation operations.
  • Possess a high degree of comfort with computer technology; high level interpersonal skills to work with clinicians and medical staff at all levels of medical care. Provide tours of the simulation lab, providing technological demonstrate of the equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Technical Skills: The ideal candidate will possess many or all of the following:

  • B-Line
  • LLEAP (non-legacy version)
  • Advanced Personal Computer Operations
  • Laerdal
  • IP Networking
  • Video Technologies
  • Canvas leaning Management System or other LMS experience
  • Lecture Capture Technologies
  • Adobe Captivate
  • Turning Point

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Instructional Technology, healthcare, or related field.
  • Personal accountability in addition to being innovative and creative.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with regards to job assignments and sensitive information.
  • Experience working with clinical software applications recommended.
  • Experience translating clinical needs into successful processes and supporting system designs.
  • Demonstrated analytic decision-making, problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • The demonstrated ability to be organized, detail oriented and highly accurate.
  • Experience with IP A/V systems and video conferencing.
  • Good mechanical aptitude and technical knowledge of computerized equipment.
  • A demonstrated ability to multi-task, work independently and build collaborative relationships in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Must be able to work an “irregular” schedule to fit the needs of internal clients.

Located within 10 minutes of downtown Indianapolis, Marian University is one of the nation’s preeminent Catholic institutions of higher learning, and ranks in the Top 25 of US News & World Report’s list of Midwest Region colleges. Marian University was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, and the Franciscan Values that the Sisters ingrained into the university’s culture are still prevalent today. The university has experienced tremendous growth in the past 15 years under the leadership of President Daniel J. Elsener, including the opening of the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 – the state’s first new medical school in 110 years.  Marian University’s football team has captured the NAIA national championship in 2012 and 2015 in 9 years of existence. In 2016, the women’s basketball team won its first NAIA national championship. Marian University is also home to the most successful collegiate cycling program in the nation, which currently holds 33 national titles.

Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   For consideration, please submit a current resume, a cover letter, and names and addresses of three current references. All materials should be submitted, together, electronically thru hr@marian.edu. No phone calls please. Marian University is an EOE

Featured Job Listing: Simulation Technician Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

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Simulation Technician – LINKS Training & Support
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

Category: Clinical Services
Job Type: Part-Time
Shift: Days
Location: Palo Alto, CA, United States
Req: 5831
FTE: 0.6 (Clinical Services 0.6 FTE, 8 Hour; Schedule varies)

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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.

Job Summary

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.

Essential Functions

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

License/Certification: None

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.

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Featured Job Listing: Simulation Specialist at FIU Wertheim College of Medicine

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Today a featured job listing from Florida International University, which you can apply for with the link at the bottom of this article! Check out all the latest positions on our medical simulation jobs page.

Job Title: Simulations Specialist
Institution  Name: FIU – Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Location: Miami, Florida, United States, 33199

About FIU

Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded over 200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU @ I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has over 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports.

Position Description:

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is currently seeking a Simulations Specialist to join our team of professionals. Duties Include:

  • Oversees the day to day operation in the simulation center.
  • Sets up the simulation room or simulation center in preparation for simulation scenarios; including equipment, simulators, IT and video/audio; Performs all necessary tests to verify system is working appropriately.
  • Assists with the operations of the simulators during training sessions.
  • Demonstrates and teaches technical aspects of operating simulators to faculty members and supporting staff.
  • Provides orientation of faculty, medical students and residents to principles of simulation training and debriefing techniques.
  • Supports the development of simulation curriculum with technical knowledge of the simulation center capabilities and procedures to ensure that curriculums are accurate and appropriate.
  • Supports the development of instructor training methods.
  • Assists in the development of course curriculum and assessment tools with appropriate faculty and staff.
  • Maintains all simulation equipment inventory.
  • Develops inventory control procedures to monitor supply levels, allocate costs accurately and ensure supplies are on hand when needed.
  • Coordinates facility improvement and new equipment deployment.
  • Monitors equipment safety and performance testing.
  • Develops relationships with medical equipment vendors to gain their support to supply goods and services in support of medical training.
  • Develops technical proficiency with all aspects of operation, maintenance, support and trouble shooting.
  • Works with manufacturers or vendors to correct equipment deficiencies in order to minimize down time.
  • Works with COM IT on escalated technical problems.
  • Coordinates the scheduling of simulation training programs among users by working with course directors and coordinators to establish priorities and maximize operational time.
  • Learn and master the simulation software (EMS – Educational Management Solutions) that centralizes simulation center scheduling, inventory, assessment tools and collection of assessment data.
  • Assists with data entry involving the conversion of current assessment tools into the EMS system to develop a paperless assessment system.
  • Works with the director of simulation and director of educational assessment to report OSCE data collected within the EMS system.
  • Performs related duties as required or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and six (6) years of appropriate experience, or Master’s degree and four (4) years of experience.

Desired Qualifications

  • Previous Healthcare, Professional Nurse, Paramedic, Physician Assistant experience is preferred.
  • Experience with A/V and multimedia equipment.
  • Experience with the use of Simulators in medical education.
  • Ability to learn and master EMS software.

How to Apply

For more information or to apply, please click the link below for job opening ID 511208. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest accompanying their curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three professional references. FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply Here for the Simulation Specialist Job at FIU here!

 

Featured Job: Simulation Specialist for Hannaford Center for Safety, Innovation and Simulation

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From Simulation Champion Todd Dadaleares CHSOS comes this featured job listing for Simulation Specialist at Hannaford Center for Safety, Innovation and Simulation:

This is a great opportunity to join MMC’s Hannaford Center for Safety, Innovation and Simulation: a state–of-the-art simulation center that includes:

  • Three high fidelity spaces
  • A fleet of more than 15 high fidelity mannequins
  • A robust standardized patient program
  • Surgical and general skills areas
  • A satellite team training facility

The Team:

This position will support nursing, inter-professional, graduate and undergraduate medical education in a variety of simulated environments. Consisting of three simulation specialists, two education specialists, and a coordinator, the simulation team works within the Department of Medical Education supporting the academic mission of the organization.

Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology; high degree of comfort with computer technology; high level interpersonal skills to work with clinicians and medical staff at all levels of medical care.
  • Minimum 5 years in direct patient care, preferred experience with sophisticated physiologic monitoring devices or 5 years of simulation experience
  • Associates degree or related education

Position Summary:

Responsible for accurately replicating realistic, highly complex clinical scenarios using sophisticated, high-and-low fidelity simulation equipment and software. Assist in all simulation-based education. Assist simulation faculty from all clinical areas, internal and external to MMC, in running a simulation that meets curriculum goals and produces measurable outcomes. He/she will be responsible for maintenance and repairs of complex high-and-low fidelity simulation equipment. Able to identify and troubleshoot problems with equipment.

Contact: Ned Asherman 207-662-2649

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Texas Tarleton State University Seeks Simulation Technology Specialist

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Institution: Tarleton State University

Location: Stephenville, TX

Position Title: Simulation Technology Specialist – Nursing Program

Salary Range (pending qualifications): $55,500 – $66,000

Responsibilities: Coordinates Nursing Simulation labs; Maintains simulation manikins; Researches and tests new technologies as they relate to healthcare training and assessment objectives (simulation). Coordinates, schedules, and provides individual and group training sessions for faculty and staff on various topics related to technologies used for human patient simulation and various clinical simulation technologies; Maintains system upgrades for EMS Simulation software; Programs simulation scenarios.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; 3 years of experience supporting faculty in the operation of skills assessment technologies; Professional work experience with simulation-related programs and technology, particularly those technologies that are immersive, hands-on and provide an environment that emulates the space in which learners will serve for their careers. Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

Application Process: Interested applicants apply online by visiting our employment website at https://jobs.tarleton.edu.

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University of Iowa Seeks Nursing Clinical Education & Simulation Center Manager

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The University of Iowa College of Nursing seeks to recruit a full time Nursing Clinical Education Center (NCEC) Manager responsible for the daily operations of the NCEC. The NCEC Manager supports all operations through planning, coordination and evaluation of all NCEC events, including simulation based education. This position is responsible for scheduling management, supervising staff, monitoring finances, maintaining policies and procedures, and managing day to day operational needs of the facility and College of Nursing (CoN) simulation program. The NCEC Manager provides guidance to all staff working for the College of Nursing within the NCEC and provides a central point of collaboration with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) staff and volunteers in supporting their simulated learning activities. Key areas of responsibility and characteristic responsibilities include:

Operational Support and Management:

  • Monitor schedules and utilization of NCEC space and equipment to ensure coordination between the College of Nursing and UIHC.
  • Administrate scheduling software database for desktop and virtual platforms; includes training and managing all user types and system maintenance. NCEC Manager and select NCEC staff will discern approval statuses for reservations of the NCEC.
  • Develop, update, maintain, and enforce NCEC policies and procedures. Oversee building and equipment maintenance, including small renovation projects. Provide support for NCEC visitor guided tours.

Financial:

Manage funding allocated to the NCEC, analyze expenditures, and project future costs. Review products for purchase; negotiate pricing and product specifications; approve and/or complete purchases.

Simulation Operations/Information Management:

  • Assist faculty in creating simulation scenarios to accomplish instructional and/or research goals and provide support in the simulation programming and the coordination of all medical equipment.
  • Determine and program audio visual (AV) needs and requirements as requested by lead faculty involving audio video systems (recording video capture, basic hardware functionality and processing), video postproduction editing, and integrating video into course management systems.
  • Collaborate with faculty and Instructional Services Coordinator as needed during learning activities (such as manipulating simulator responses through software, annotating data, or moulage).
  • Support follow up required after learning activities (such as post-course documentation and archiving activities).
  • Orient and provide ongoing training to faculty and students in proper simulation techniques.
  • Recommend updates and propose new simulation, audiovisual and other software technology for consideration.

Supervisory/HR:

Hire, train, and supervise College of Nursing staff and volunteers who work within the NCEC.

For more detailed information about this position opening including required qualifications, and to apply, please visit our website at medical simulation jobs and reference Requisition #66885. 

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Contact:

Ellen Cram, PhD, RN
ellen-cram@uiowa.edu
319-335-7052

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Featured Job: Director of Simulation Education for University of Iowa College of Nursing

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Here’s an awesome simulation position from the folks at The University of Iowa College of Nursing!

Apply here!

Job Title: Director of Simulation Education (REVISED)

Job Location: Nursing Clinical Education Center, Iowa City, Iowa

The University of Iowa College of Nursing is seeking an influential and dynamic leader to serve as the Director of Simulation Education in the Nursing Clinical Education Center (NCEC). The NCEC is a joint effort between the Department of Nursing Services and Patient Care (DON) at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) and the College of Nursing (CON). The University of Iowa is a quality- focused, research-driven organization in pursuit of an individual with experience in health science education; motivated to innovate, create, and prosper both nursing and interprofessional initiatives that support the NCEC. This person will be a forward-moving visionary with a commitment to simulation education.

Primary responsibilities include planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating simulation-based learning across the continuum from standardized patients through high-fidelity simulators. This position is a fulltime faculty administrative role (rank and salary commensurate with education and experience in accordance with University of Iowa College of Nursing guidelines).

Responsibilities:

  • Leads the integration of simulation/instructional technologies throughout the CON and DON curriculums.
  • Uses evidence-based simulation models to design, implement, evaluate, and standardize educational programs for faculty/staff development in the use of clinical simulation, debriefing, and assessment.
  • Mentors faculty, clinicians, and staff in the design of curriculum involving clinical simulation.
  • Ensures instruction is consistent with national professional standards for clinical practice.
  • Collects data on learning outcomes for simulation exercises and collaborates with faculty/staff educators on disseminating findings through peer-reviewed publications.
  • Supervises all CON simulation faculty and serves as a liaison/resource for DON staff educators.
  • Institutes continuous quality improvement strategies for simulation program improvement.
  • Facilitates comprehensive evaluations of the NCEC to promote growth and development.
  • Collaborates with Health Care Information Systems (HCIS) to support and encourage the use of electronic health records in simulation and other learning activities where applicable.
  • Prepares for accreditation by Society for Simulation in Healthcare.
  • Partners with NCEC Manager and other administrative personnel in reporting of program activities, standards, accreditation requirements, external meetings, educational concerns, and student/staff successes.
  • Inspires the advancement of simulation research.

Skills/Abilities/Competencies

  • Visionary approach to simulation education in clinical and academic settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, implement, and evaluate all aspects of simulation education.
  • Familiarity with use and basic maintenance of simulation equipment.
  • Collaborative approach to working with CON and DON faculty, staff, and students.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commitment to fostering diversity.

Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in a healthcare or related field (or documented program of study that adheres to the doctoral timetable for completion of a doctoral degree within an identified timeline).
  • Certified in Simulation Education (preferred).
  • 3-5 years’ experience in:
    • Simulation-based education and training, evaluation of outcomes, patient safety, and implementation of innovative simulation-based education and training programs necessary, or an equivalent combination of training and experience;
    • curriculum development and assessment for adult learners;
    • a healthcare setting (hospital/clinics preferred); and
    • a healthcare management or leadership role.
  • Evidence of scholarship contributions related to clinical simulation.

Applications should be submitted online at the job page for the Director of Simulation, (or goto https://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for requisition #65731), including a cover letter with a statement of interest, curriculum vitae/ resume, a philosophy statement of the role of simulation in education (academic and professional practice), and the names and contact information of 3 professional references.

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Featured Job Posting: Simulation Education Specialist at Arizona St. Joseph’s Hospital

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Looking for a new position in medical simulation? Today we have a featured job posting from Dignity Health out of Arizona which is a featured position from our medical simulation jobs listing page!

Simulation Education Specialist:

At St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, part of Dignity Health, we provide a wide range of health, social and support services in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona. In addition to being a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research, we’re consistently named an outstanding place to work. What’s more, AZ Business Magazine recognizes us as one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies. So if you’re ready to join a healthcare organization that’s respected both locally and nationally, pursue the following opportunity:

In this position, you’ll help design and implement simulator-based educational/training activities to improve the overall performance of personnel providing medical care. This will involve developing simulated scenarios, troubleshooting operating systems and equipment, and identifying, implementing and managing hardware, software and multimedia resources that will enhance the operations of our simulation center. Bring your unique talents to our tight-knit team, and make a big impact on our future and yours.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • 5 years of professional experience related to medicine, nursing and/or emergency response

Preferred qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Certification in simulation education
  • Current AZ RN licensure
  • Experience with AV simulation and scenario development software
  • Experience operating task trainers as well as low- and high-fidelity simulations/mannequins

We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package that includes comprehensive medical and dental plans, matched 403b retirement and pension plans, and much more. You also may be eligible for an incentive plan after your first year of service.

For more information, visit us at www.dignityhealth.org/stjosephs or contact Jackie Schierenberg at Jackie.Schierenberg@DignityHealth.org.

Learn more and apply directly here!

What’s in a Name? The Many Titles of “Sim Techs”

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Recently Michelle Howard MSN, CNS, APRN Director of the Allied Health Simulation Center Executive Director at Ozarks Technical Community College wrote in to ask “What should we title our new simulation technology operator position?”. What a question Michelle! I have had several job titles throughout my career as a Sim Tech, but what’s out there? I exported the titles of those attending SimGHOSTS 2014 USA at the American College of Chest Physicians early next month to demonstrate what a dynamic range of titles this profession currently entertains. I removed redundancies but will point out that “Simulation Technician” had the most results!

  • Administrative Simulation Technician
  • Assistant Director
  • Assistant Director of Simulation
  • Biomed Electronics Technician
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Technologist
  • Biomedical IT Specialist
  • Clinical Education Specialist
  • Clinical Educator
  • Sim Lab Coordinator
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Clinical Learning Lab Specialist
  • Clinical Simulation Lab Director
  • Clinical Simulation Specialist
  • Co-ordinator Clinical Learning and Simulation
  • Code Resuscitation Program Project Manager
  • Coordinator of Simulation and Technology
  • Coordinator
  • Corporate Planning Manager
  • Curriculum Coordinator
  • Education Coordinator
  • Education Specialist
  • Equipment Systems Specialist
  • Faculty Support/Health Sciences Simulation Center Coordinator
  • GME Simulation Coordinator
  • Health Science Simulation Technician
  • Health Sciences Simulation Coordinator
  • Healthcare Simulation Technician
  • Instructional Services Technician
  • Interim Director of the Learning Center
  • IT Manager
  • IT Professional
  • IT Support Technician
  • IT Technical Associate
  • Lab Coordinator
  • Lab Simulation Specialist
  • Lead Analyst
  • Learning Products & Services Manager
  • Manager Training and Simulation
  • Media and simulation technician
  • Media Services Technician
  • Medical Education Technologist
  • Medical Educational Technologist
  • Medical Instructor
  • Medical Simulation Coordinator
  • Medical Simulation Facilitator
  • Medical Simulation Technician
  • Network Manager
  • Nursing Faculty/Lab Facilitator
  • Nursing Information Technology Coordinator
  • Nursing Simulation Technologist
  • Operations Manager
  • Professor of NursingProgram Analyst
  • Program Director
  • PSA & REdI Program Administrator
  • REdI Program Coordinator
  • Senior Technology Specialist
  • Sim Operator
  • Sim Tech
  • Simulation Center Assistance
  • Simulation Center Coordinator/Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Simulation Center IT/Networking Specialist
  • Simulation Clinical Supervisor/ Simulation Consultant
  • Simulation Coordinator
  • Simulation Director
  • Simulation Education Technician
  • Simulation Engineer
  • Simulation Intern
  • Simulation Lab Administrator
  • Simulation Lab Coordinator
  • Simulation Lab Tech
  • Simulation Learning Center Assistant
  • Simulation Operator
  • Simulation Specialist
  • Simulation Specialist
  • Simulation Specialist II
  • Simulation Specialist/Coordinator
  • Simulation Tech
  • Simulation Tech Specialist
  • Simulation Technician
  • Simulation Technician Program Coordinator
  • Simulation Technologist
  • Simulation Technology Specialist (MOST USED)
  • Simulation Training Specialist
  • Specialist in Simulation Technology
  • Supervisor, Teaching LabSys
  • AdminSystems Analyst 2
  • Systems Engineer
  • Technical Director
  • Technical Lab Assistant
  • Technical Simulation Coordinator
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Technicien de simulation et téléprésence
  • Technologist
  • Telehealth and Audio Visual Support Analyst
  • Undergraduate Simulation Technician
  • Unit Coordinator

Several years ago I worked with a team of Simulation Technicians across the state of California to build a comprehensive job responsibilities list for this position (which you can download here). The term everyone agreed upon was Simulation Technology Specialist — and indeed that is the name that is incorporated into SimGHOSTS which stands for The Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists. We added “healthcare” so that non medical-simulation related groups could identify us as apart of healthcare, as there as “simulation technicians” in a variety of other fields — mostly from aviation.

If you had to choose a new title for the position I would argue for “Simulation Technology Specialist”!