Educational Specialist (Simulation Technician)
at University of Hawaii at Manoa Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing

University of Hawaii at Manoa Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing
March 08, 2024
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 US
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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As a Simulation Lab Technician, develops technical knowledge of the operation and maintenance of the UH Translational Health Science Simulation Center's (THSSC) equipment.
  • Operates and controls manikin functions, provides verbal responses in scenarios, participates as a standardized patient or confederate, and other duties to support simulated experience.
  • Cleans and maintains equipment, supplies, and facility after simulation sessions.
  • Assists Simulation Specialists with demonstration of THSSC equipment including simulators and the standardized patient program.
  • Assists THSSC team members with integrating new equipment and software into the functions of the Center.
  • Provides support to Simulation Specialists with training of and orientation for internal and external users.
  • Assists with programming new scenarios into simulator equipment, collaborates to revise existing scripts to the goals of a particular session or audience's level of experience, and develops directories for each simulator instructor.
  • Prepares medical supplies and instruments used in dry lab sessions designed to replicate actual life setting
  • Assists with the annual and mid-year equipment preventive maintenance and inventory for THSSC.
  • Conducts educational tours of THSSC.
  • Participates in departmental strategic planning and orientation/training of new THSSC staff.
  • Prepares facility, medical supplies, materials and instruments, and equipment for simulation sessions for High Fidelity and Standardized Patients, faculty and others.
  • Maintains files of simulation cases and modules.
  • Other Duties As Assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possession of a baccalaureate degree in education, social science, communications, education technology, health care or related field and 0 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for customer service in a laboratory setting, training, operations support in an education setting, health care; or any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
  • Functional knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in training, service-oriented occupations or operational support demonstrated by knowledge, understanding and ability to apply concepts, terminology.
  • Functional knowledge and understanding of principles, theories, federal and state laws, rules, regulations and systems associated with training, interpersonal relationships, or operational support.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize problems, identify possible causes and resolve the full range problems that may commonly occur in the training, servicing situations, or operational support environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand oral and written documentation, write reports and procedures, and communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team members and individuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
  • Demonstrated ability to acquire new skills and learn new techniques to operate technology and equipment in a health care training and research environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and make quick, decisive decisions in a changing health training and research environment.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience with simulation learning.
  • Experience working with students and faculty in an academic or research environment
  • Familiarity with technology resources utilized in learning or research centers such as computer-based equipment, databases, and audio visual systems.
  • Experience providing logistical facility support, such as class, laboratory, meeting, or other activity set-up.
  • Familiarity with medical instruments and equipment used in medical facility.

To Apply:
Please go to the Work at UH NEOGOV website to apply online at and search for Educational Specialist (Simulation Technician, Pos #79543T)



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