Simulation Technologist
at Bryan College Clara Ward School of Nursing

Institution:
Bryan College Clara Ward School of Nursing
Published:
December 15, 2022
Location:
721 Bryan Drive Dayton, Tennessee 37321 United States
Category:
Technology Specialist
Job Type:
Full-Time

Description

A twelve-month position to provide day-to-day management and technical services for the CWSON simulation lab, including operation, maintenance, training, reliability, scheduling and performance of medical simulators, computers and audiovisual equipment. Develop and facilitate equipment training for internal and external clients. Oversee equipment servicing and maintenance, and related agreements. Advise regarding design, application, operation, maintenance, training, reliability and performance of simulation equipment. Assist as needed with IT needs. Must be able to think critically and problem-solve.

Reports to: Dean, Clara Ward School of Nursing

Education Required

  • Prefer four-year education in computer information/technology or physical science/medical field OR an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
    Familiarity with medical terminology and/or medical background or medical simulation experience preferred.
    Experience Required
    Bachelor’s degree preferred
    An attitude of service and helpfulness required
    Must work well as a member of a team
    Ability to be motivated and self-directed
    Willingness to work outside normal office hours on occasion
    Experience and proficiency with a variety of computer hardware and software applications, database development and maintenance; security and protection of software programs, computer files and confidential records
    Ability to configure, operate and maintain networked computer and audiovisual equipment.
    Experience with troubleshooting technical equipment issues including the ability to communicate and collaborate with Bryan College IT and vendor contacts to quickly resolve technical issues
    Ability to analyze and evaluate technical equipment functionality and performance
    Proficiency in developing and delivering technical equipment operations training and coaching for audiences with varied levels of technical expertise
    Willingness to work with human patient simulators with full physiologic functioning – including all body systems, birth and death – is required on a regular basis
    Proven customer service, communications and teamwork-oriented skills
    Experience in a fluid and demanding work environment effectively managing time and resources to accomplish varied and multi-leveled assignments
    Proven ability to exercise time management skills and independent judgement, identifying and readjusting work priorities as needed
    Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instructions to provide desired outcomes
    Professional verbal and written communications skills that facilitate collaboration among diverse groups such as internal staff, clients, students and training participants
    Technology work experience managing, operating and supporting computer hardware and software applications in a networked computing environment
  • Duties

  • Assist with management of the simulation equipment, to include upkeep and maintenance
    Assist the Director of Simulation with faculty education and training re: use of the simulation equipment
    Safeguard electronic data and programming, including protection from data loss related to equipment failures, as well as unauthorized use of the CWCON documents or protected student/participant information
    Research/recommend equipment upgrades and acquisitions that would enhance the use of existing equipment
    Record simulation exercises and make the AV files available to faculty for educational use
    Maintain records of warranty information, purchase and expiration dates, serial numbers, etc.
    Participate in simulation continuing education through professional organizations, vendors and other resources to develop simulation proficiency and maintain awareness of simulation trends
    Manage day-to-day operation of computer/technology applications and software and audiovisual equipment
    Provide technical support for nursing education and training
    Develop and deliver simulation equipment training and on-site support for simulation activities
    Participate in relevant student recruitment activities, some of which may occur off-campus
  • Desired Qualities

  • Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be committed to serving Him and His church.
    Endorse without reservation our mission and standards of conduct.
    Character traits of honesty, integrity, reliability and confidentiality
    An ability to get along well with the public, students and co-workers
    A desire to provide excellent “customer service”
    An ability to work well with little supervision
    Strong organizational skills
    Attention to detail

  • Job Link: https://www.bryan.edu/employment/simulation-technologist/

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