Simulation Ops Technician (Grant Funded) requisition number 4142

Simulation Ops Technician (Grant Funded) requisition number 4142

Employer

Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Central Campus 

Salary/Grade

K $42,935.00 - $65,260.00

Benefits

Yes

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, March 26, 2021
Closes: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, April 5, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday

Reports to

Central Campus

Employment Type

Full time

Minimum Qualifications

Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution in a relevant health discipline or technology related field.

Three years clinical work experience (health related and or technology related) 

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution in a relevant health or technology discipline.

Simulation experience with simulation manikins and standardized patients

Experience in instructing basic and or advanced life support training Licensure or Certification in health related field highly preferred

Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) preferred 

Position Description

Simulation and Ops Tech (Outpatient and Simulation) Grant Funded
Job ID: req4142
Position Closing Date: April 30, 2021
 

GENERAL FUNCTION AND JOB DUTIES

 

The Simulation Oops Technician position is located on the Central Campus.   This position works as part of team to develop and deliver simulation-based education designed to enhance student learning, quality in healthcare, and patient safety. The main focus of a Simulation Operations Technician is to provide technical support for all simulation operations including preparation, maintenance, and repair of mid and high fidelity manikins and task trainers; and related multimedia peripherals. Duties may also include programming, testing, and running scenarios with faculty instructors or simulation educators, assuring that the facility and equipment are set up for scenarios. The work schedule is Monday-Friday and evening hours. The anticipated start date is April 2021.  

 

This is a grant funded position.  The end date of grant/position  is 3 years from date of hire. 

 

Overview of department 

Healthcare simulation is a new area within the Health Professions and Human Services area.  A new simulation space will be opening fall 2020 with acute care and outpatient simulation space.  This position will support the educational and experiential learning experiences for all of our health programs.

 

General Function

This position works as part of team to develop and deliver simulation-based education designed to enhance student learning, quality in healthcare, and patient safety. The main focus of a Simulation Operations Technician is to provide technical support for all simulation operations including preparation, maintenance, and repair of mid and high fidelity manikins and task trainers; and related multimedia peripherals. Duties may also include programming, testing, and running scenarios with faculty instructors or simulation educators, assuring that the facility and equipment are set up for scenarios.

 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. Participates in scenario and event planning to provide technical expertise on capabilities and

limitations of equipment and facility to meet student learning objectives.

2. Sets up, programs, tests, and runs scenarios and events with sim educators and faculty. Includes trial

runs of events to identify gaps and adjustments required for a successful educational experience.

3. Work collaboratively with ITS for technical support of computers, LCD projectors, video cameras and

microphones, and Learning Space software.

4. Understands the use and operation of different simulator technologies ranging from anatomic models and

task trainers, to screen based simulations to full body patient simulators, standardized patients, and virtual

reality simulators.

5. Develop technical proficiency with all aspects of the operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair

for all simulation equipment.

6. Serves as a primary contact with equipment manufactures regarding equipment troubleshooting and

system problems. Maintains records of repairs.

7. Schedules and conducts routine equipment preventive maintenance, inventory updates, and equipment

purchases. May provide equipment recommendations.

8. Installs software and hardware upgrades and maintains functionality of manikin components as directed

by the manufacturer support.

9. May assist or lead in costuming and moulage requirements for scenarios and events.

10. May assist in inventory management of equipment and consumables.

11. Supports accreditation needs as required.

12. Actively participates in strategic action plan and program improvement initiatives.

13. Other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Characteristics

Knowledge of institution’s policies and procedures; maintains confidentiality

Effective interpersonal, communication, analytical and organizational skills

Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment

Able to work independently or as part of a team

Strong working knowledge of medical equipment, computer and simulation systems, and various

software systems

 

How to Apply

Interested candidates apply on line: 

 www.cpcc.edu/humanresources/employment

Central Piedmont Community College is committed to equal employment opportunities  

 

 

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