Simulation Specialist – Yale New Haven

Yale New Haven Health System Published: November 7, 2017
Location
Connecticut, New Haven
Job Type
Contact Phone
203-688-8446

Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

The Simulation Specialist designs and coordinates the implementation of simulation systems to meet educational needs throughout the system. Assumes responsibility for the design, maintenance and repair of computerized manikins, task trainers and related multimedia peripherals. Analyzes and resolves user problems and prepares documentation and information for non-technical users. Assists and advises management in areas such as procurement of hardware, software and audio/visual equipment including; cost, installation and use, software modification, and user education, training and orientation.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

  • 1. Designs and coordinates the implementation of simulation systems to meet educational needs throughout the system.
  • 2. Assumes responsibility for the design, maintenance and repair of computerized manikins, task trainers and related multimedia peripherals
  • 3. Serve as simulator operator by programming, testing and running scenarios with instructors and facilitators.
  • 4. Analyzes and resolves user problems and prepares documentation and information for non-technical users.
  • 5. Assists and advises management in areas such as procurement of hardware, software and audio/visual equipment including; cost, installation and use, software modification, and user education, training and orientation.
  • 6. Trains faculty, facilitator and other Simulation Center staff in the operational aspects of simulation.
  • 7. Interface and develop relationships with the equipment vendors regarding troubleshooting and systems problems; maintains record of repairs and preventative maintenance.

EDUCATION

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Media Production or other Technical Majors, strongly preferred. Medical knowledge or certification (EMT, Paramedic, RT, other allied health) strongly preferred.

EXPERIENCE

At least, 3 years in technology related field required 5-7 years preferred, Simulation experience preferred but not required. Experience in audio/visual production and editing preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS


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Flexible, self-motivated and self-directed, team player with good problem solving skills. Willingness and aptitude to learn new technologies. Knowledge of patient simulation education, technologies, and application. Knowledge of computer hardware equipment and software applications relevant to simulator functions. Knowledge of audio/visual production and editing preferred. Proficiency in Windows operating systems, wired and wireless networks, database creation and use.

PHYSICAL DEMAND

Work requires regular heavy physical lifting of equipment up to 125 pounds.

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