Patient Care Simulation Technician
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Patient Care Simulation Technician. This position sets up, operates, and manipulates patient care simulators, multimedia, computer and related equipment needed for simulating medical conditions and responses used in nursing and other allied health courses.
MONTHLY SALARY: $5,440/month
*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position
Programs patient care simulators, prepares scenario props, and creates scenario moulage to model physiological responses to the clinical and skill objectives and specifications identified by instructional staff.
Sets up, operates, and manipulates patient care simulators and related media and computer equipment.
Restores laboratory to pre-scenario conditions.
Provides technical recommendation for simulation improvements.
Assists instructors with the implementation of virtual clinical medical scenarios.
Operates instructional media equipment such as video cameras, multi media computer systems, and audio and video distribution systems used in a patient care simulation laboratory.
Explains to students the use of patient care simulators and related media and computer equipment.
Insures student compliance with lab policies, procedures, and safety precautions.
Receives, set ups, and tests new simulators and related multimedia and computer equipment.
Performs preventative maintenance and repair of simulation, media and computer equipment in the lab; diagnoses more serious equipment malfunctions and arranges for repair; arranges for general maintenance and repair of laboratory facilities.
Maintains a variety of records related to simulation lab operations and equipment.
Orders, maintains and provides security for supplies, materials, and equipment in the laboratory; stores, discards, and rotates supplies and materials according to procedures.
Maintain accurate patient charts.
Maintains laboratory schedule, attendance records, and tracks laboratory usage.
Assists in the research of purchasing options for lab equipment and software.
May provide training and work direction to student employees.
May be assigned to perform other duties in the Nursing Department during peak workload periods and in the absence of assigned staff.
Performs related duties as assigned.
A vacancy currently exists at Los Angeles Harbor College, 1111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington, CA 90744. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list. Our Colleges include:
Los Angeles City College
East Los Angeles College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
Los Angeles Valley College
West Los Angeles College
- Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
- A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
- 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
- At least 15 paid holidays per year.
- Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District. Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
- Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
- Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System. The employee contribution rate is 6 percent. The District also contributes to the retirement system. Employees are also covered by Social Security.
- Employee Assistance Program
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF AN APPLICATION:
Education and Experience:
Graduation from high school or its equivalent.
A. One year of full-time paid experience in the programming, operation, and maintenance of simulation based medical learning systems.
B. Successful completion of a patient care simulator training program and one year of full-time, paid experience in direct patient care.
C. Current valid certification in a health related field such as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) AND one year of full-time, paid experience in direct patient care. Training and/or experience with patient simulation equipment and related multimedia equipment is desirable.
D. Any equivalent combination of A. and B. and C. above.
Current and valid certifications in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support are desirable.
For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.
The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.
Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient. In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.
Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 2019. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page.
HOW TO APPLY
Personnel Commission: (213) 891-2129
24-hr Job Hotline: (213) 891-2099
TDD: (213) 891-2408
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM