Medical Simulation Coordinator

Medical Simulation Coordinator


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166

Job Location

Rocky Mount Campus


Commensurate with education and experience


State benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, July 27, 2017
Closes: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Expected Work Hours

39 hours per week

Reports to

Coordinator – Emergency Services and Public Safety Training

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum: High School Diploma or equivalent; valid North Carolina healthcare credential (EMS, nursing); plus one year of teaching experience. A combination of teaching experience and simulation experience may be assessed in lieu of one year of teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: Associate’s Degree in the healthcare field or equivalent; three years teaching experience and online class experience.

Position Description

Summary Description: Responsible for the installation, maintenance, and general operation of high technology patient simulators, lower technology task trainers, clinical equipment, and related multimedia peripherals used in the training of healthcare professionals from all specialties.


Assist instructors with planning and implementation of simulation instruction.

Coordinate all college simulation activities including, but not limited to; outreach activities, marketing campaigns and tours.

Collaborate with stakeholders, faculty and staff in development, implementation, and evaluation of the simulation program curriculum.

Assist educators with the development of customized simulation activities that enhance learning through the incorporation of appropriate simulation technologies.

Assist with simulation‐related research efforts as designated.

Arrange for the acquisition and/or preparation of materials and equipment necessary to meet the simulation objectives.

Maintain order of simulation labs, equipment, supplies and simulators.

Ensure proper storage of materials and equipment at the end of each lab session.

Prepare, distribute, and review, with faculty and staff, updates, upgrades, learning opportunities and trainings.

Ensure staff development support will be available, for faculty and staff, to enhance skills in simulation.

Ensure vehicle maintenance for Mobile Simulation Lab.

Maintain simulation calendar and supervise the adjunct simulation technician’s schedule, training, and performance.

Communicate in a positive, professional manner with co‐workers, faculty instructors, students, and other users of the simulation center.

This includes both written and verbal communication.

Assist faculty and other staff of the simulation center in the operational aspects of simulation.

Assist with special projects or initiatives as required.

Provide faculty instructors with instructional tools and technical or administrative support to carry out simulation sessions.

This includes setting up the simulator, the rooms, and appropriate audio‐video components for each session, and preparing educational material for the activity as directed.

Understand the use and operation of different simulator technologies ranging from partial task trainers to high fidelity patient simulators to virtual reality simulators.

Interface with the equipment manufacturers regarding equipment troubleshooting and systems problems as well as periodic upgrades; maintain record of repairs.

Perform all required equipment maintenance and troubleshooting while actively maintaining proficiency in existing and emerging technologies, including basic theory, design, and implementation.

Be available to faculty, staff and students for ancillary support at scheduled times.

Be prompt and accurate in the recording and reporting of data.

Participate in college committees as elected or assigned.

Submit time sheets and other required paperwork by established deadlines.

Sign contracts in a timely manner.

Participate in professional development activities as deemed necessary by supervision.

Assist in recruiting activities when assigned. Work with the community in meeting the educational needs of our service area. Coordinate simulations for day, evening and weekend classes as required. Assist in new course development as needed.

How to Apply

To Apply for This Position:

To be considered for this position, each candidate must submit a completed Edgecombe Community College Application for Employment and copies of transcripts, licenses, and certificates to:

Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources

Edgecombe Community College 2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886

A separate application is required for each job posting. Applications may be obtained from the receptionist on campus in either Rocky Mount or Tarboro, mailed on request, or printed from our web site at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but will be reviewed as they are received.

Job Post Contact

Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources Edgecombe Community College 2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886