April 11, 2022By Lance Baily

Apply Today: Newest Open Healthcare Simulation Jobs

As the healthcare simulation industry expands, more and more clinical simulation jobs are opening around the world. These medical simulation career opportunities provide emerging professionals with the opportunity to engage in clinical education and training, advanced technologies, theatrical production, adult learning, administrative leadership, modern communicative practices, and much more. This HealthySimulation.com article provides a comprehensive list of the newest healthcare simulation job openings. If you’re interested in one or more of these clinical simulation positions, we encourage you to apply today!

Simulation Operations Specialist at Tulane University-School of Medicine: The Simulation Operations Specialist (SOS) will work with the Senior Simulation Specialist and Operations Manager to support faculty and facilitators in running all simulation education and assessments. The SOS will have the primary responsibility to coordinate the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses. The SOS position will be responsible for the set-up, organization, breakdown, and clean-up of the required simulation environment, equipment, and supplies for sessions held at the Tulane Sim Center. The SOS will support the Operations team in maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing any computerized manikins, task trainers, simulators, and related peripherals.

Simulation Tech Senior at Inova Health System: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus is currently seeking a Full-time Senior Simulation Technician to support the Inova Center for Advanced Medical Simulation (ICAMS). The successful incumbent will integrate, maintain and operate the simulation computer and audio/visual technology, including the mannequins and the surrounding equipment. Other responsibilities will include troubleshooting any malfunctions in low-fidelity and high-fidelity medical simulation training and audio/visual equipment, ensuring the equipment are appropriately inventoried and maintained, as well as assisting in the day-to-day operation of the Inova Center for Advanced Medical Simulation (ICAMS). This is a full-time, Monday through Friday position with hours between 7:30 AM and 4 PM.

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Simulation Center Coordinator at Missouri State University: The faculty of the School Nursing at Missouri State University are searching for a colleague to join our vibrant and collegial academic unit. The staff position involves coordinating for the simulation center within the School of Nursing. MSU has a Public Affairs Mission and is committed to the pillars of Cultural Competence, Ethical Leadership, and Community Engagement. The school currently enrolls more than 24,000 students (approximately 20,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students). The School of Nursing has 23 full-time faculty members, 50+ graduate students (enrolled in MS, Professional Doctoral programs), and approximately 520 undergraduate students with a student population that is 23.5% Latinx, 6% Black, 55% White, and 6% multiracial. The ideal candidate will share MSU’s commitment to our diverse student population.

Healthcare Simulation Writers (Part-Time/Full-Time) at HealthySimulation.com: Attention healthcare simulation professionals: HealthySimulation.com seeks your expertise! As the world’s leading clinical simulation resource, we are searching for part-time or full-time healthcare simulation experts and champions to contribute industry insights and expertise through engaging article content. By sharing your knowledge with the greater clinical simulation community, we can work together to take the healthcare simulation industry to new heights! As HealthySimulation.com website currently engages thousands of clinical simulationists, educators, technologists, technicians, administrators, and learners across the world each and every month, all contributed healthcare simulation articles help to support the adoption and increased utilization of clinical simulation.

Simulation Technician at Upstate Medical University: The Academic Affairs department at SUNY Upstate Medical University is currently looking for a highly motivated Simulation Technician to join the team. The Simulation Technician serves as technical and operational support to enable and ensure the goals, objectives, and mission of the Upstate Medical University Simulation Center and Clinical Skills Center are met. Under the direction of the Manager of Simulation Services, the Simulation Technician is responsible for maintenance and troubleshooting of Center simulation, AV, and network systems including setups and breakdowns of human patient simulator equipment, partial task trainers, medical equipment, and specialized simulation training software during clinical training and assessment programs provided by the Center.

Medical Simulation Products – Inside Sales at Strategic Operations: Strategic Operations, Inc. (Medical Department) is hiring a seasoned, full-time B2B Medical Simulation Products Inside Sales Rep to increase our revenue and grow our market share. A successful candidate will have experience exceeding sales quotas selling to medical professionals (surgical residency program directors, hospitals, universities, clinics, surgical centers, simulation centers, research facilities). Knowledge of the medical simulation industry is a big plus. We work in an extremely high growth industry and our company is expanding significantly. This is a full-time, Monday to Friday position in our corporate office in San Diego. The employee will report to the Executive Vice President, and work with the (outside) Marketing Consultant and Medical Director (a surgeon). A successful candidate will have experience exceeding sales quotas selling to medical professionals.

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Human Patient Simulation Laboratory Manager at Emory University, Department of Anesthesiology: The Human Patient Simulation (HPS) Laboratory Manager partners with simulation faculty to develop and implement requirements and specifications for simulation activities to ensure a consistent, objective-driven, and safe experience at the Program’s Human Patient Simulation Center. This job requires that a professional collaborates with simulation faculty to develop and implement simulation applications and assists simulation faculty with daily operations of HPS and Learning Space sessions. They must also maintain all laboratory equipment and clinical/medical supplies to ensure operational efficiency and limited downtime. Responsibilities include requisition and procurement of laboratory materials and supplies.

Purdue Global Nursing Simulation Operations Specialist (Anamosa, IA) at Purdue University Global: The Simulation Operation Specialist will have responsibility for the installation, maintenance, and general operation of sophisticated high, mid, and low fidelity simulation equipment, task trainers, audio-visual equipment, and computers used in the training of healthcare professionals. They should be able to provide exceptional customer service, including the ability to express technical information effectively to non-technical persons. Ideally, the successful incumbent will also have knowledge of and experience with clinical training equipment and simulation lab operations. This position will report to the Assistant Dean of Immersive Learning & Innovation.

Simulation Operations Specialist – hybrid schedule available at Case Western Reserve University: The Mt. Sinai Skills and Simulation Center (MSSSC) provides a safe learning environment that fosters interpersonal, clinical, and professional skill development leading to improved educational outcomes. Learners represent Case Western Reserve University students, faculty, and staff at all levels. MSSSC also collaborates with many area health care organizations, and non-profit Northeast Ohio institutions and businesses to provide hands-on training in a simulated environment.

The primary responsibilities of the simulation specialist are to implement a variety of simulation scenarios with faculty and external clients; independently manage all aspects of these simulation scenarios on and off-site, and offer technical expertise in the management of high- and low-fidelity simulation equipment and audio-visual equipment that support the simulation scenarios and overall operations of the center. The simulation specialist will work directly with the medical director, the medical simulation manager, the administrative director, faculty, and students.

More About Healthcare Simulation Positions

Healthcare Simulation Technician: A Healthcare Simulation Technician is a professional who works to implement, develop, participate in and operate healthcare simulation activities to guarantee a safe, high-quality, and consistent clinical simulation experience. They are also responsible for assisting in the management of a center’s infrastructure to ensure that student privacy, operational efficiency, limited downtime, and learning objectives are all met.

Healthcare Simulation Techs will also troubleshoot and resolve any technical and logistical issues, and operate a healthcare simulation capture system to ensure activities are videotaped. Other responsibilities of these professionals include: providing first and second level repairs and preventative maintenance to simulation resources; ensuring that equipment and supplies are used and maintained properly; planning, developing, and manufacturing materials and techniques for executing moulage and task trainers; and maintaining current simulation related knowledge, communications, and customer service.

To become a Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialist, professionals are minimally required to have an associate’s degree, but a Bachelor’s Degree is highly recommended. Those that possess three to five years of healthcare simulation experience will find themselves very desirable as the profession is so new! Certification as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialist (CHSOS) in this field is also strongly preferred.

Healthcare Simulation Educator: A Healthcare Simulation Educator is part of a team whose goal is to develop and implement clinical simulation-based education and training designed to enhance patient safety and quality during healthcare delivery. These professionals are responsible for the coordination of a number of key healthcare simulation programs delivered by an educational center including the development of educational programs, teaching, coordination, and administrative tasks. Depending on the particular facility, the Simulation Educator may also assist with clinical session preparation and break-down, the operation of simulators, and by taking the role of faculty actor in immersive simulation training sessions.

Healthcare Simulation Educators may have earned at minimum a Bachelor’s of Nursing degree, but typically have Advanced healthcare degrees in Nursing (MSN), Medicine (MD), Education (Ph.D.), or similar. The underlying academic degree depends to some extent on the requirements of the institution where the simulation takes place. Some degrees can be in education, healthcare, or a related field.

Healthcare Simulation Administrator: A Healthcare Simulation Administrator is responsible for the administration, strategy, management, and leadership of a simulation educational or training program. These professionals manage and oversee all aspects of staffing, create and oversee policies and procedures, liaison between all collaborative stakeholders, support training, education, and research program development, as well as promote and represent the program.

To gain employment as a Healthcare Simulation Director, learners should obtain a master’s degree and ideally multiple years of related experience in either healthcare, technology, management, or education. Oftentimes, a master’s degree in a nursing-related field and a current registered nurse license are strongly preferred, however, other areas of study may be suitable.

More About HealthySimulation.com

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