Simulation Specialist

Samford University
August 5, 2019
Birmingham, AL
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Under general supervision, the Simulation Center Specialist will support the daily operations of the Experiential Learning and Simulation Center. As a simulation specialist, the individual will be responsible for the installation, general maintenance, and general set-up and operation of sophisticated high, mid, and low fidelity simulation equipment, task trainers, audio-visual equipment and computers used in the training of healthcare professionals.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates with the executive director and Center coordinators to support Center operations
  • Maintains laboratory equipment in good working order
  • Daily lab set up and breakdown is done appropriately and efficiently
  • Ability to operate all mannequins, audiovisual systems, computers, and simulators
  • Perform routine maintenance on all equipment
  • Interface with technical support of equipment manufacturers for troubleshooting and repair of all equipment
  • Maintains supply rooms and communicates equipment and supply needs to executive director for purchase
  • Reports equipment repair needs to the executive director and facilitates repair process
  • Completes documentation related to simulation activities
  • Facilitates tours for recruiting faculty, prospective students, high school students
  • Implements policies and procedures for lab operations and simulation activities
  • Assists with the coordination of orientation, training and ongoing support of simulation faculty during simulation
  • Collaborates with clinical faculty during simulations with the ability to make appropriate adjustments based on needs of the particular scenario
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications:
  • Associate degree
  • 2 years' work experience in a hospital or patient care setting (5 years preferred)
  • Experience in healthcare education simulation

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