Operations/Simulation Technician Specialist [OSTS]

Maine, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 28, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The Operations/Simulation Technician Specialist [OSTS] has overall responsibility for maintaining simulation equipment and supporting the initiatives and goals as defined by the Simulation Coordinator in collaboration with the Chief Nursing Administrator and Interprofessional Faculty for the College. Duties include coordinating a broad range of simulation center functions including collaboration with faculty in the development of scenarios, maintenance and programming of equipment, trouble shooting operational problems, collaborating with other information system technicians, assisting faculty in training related to the utilization of the human patient simulators, and participating in strategic planning in use of simulation in Nursing education and within the University.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides technical support within the simulation centers.
Supports academic faculty, staff and students within the simulation centers.
Controls patient simulator during scenario based training sessions.
Hosts simulation center tours as requested.
Responsible for demonstrating the use of the simulation center equipment to students, faculty, staff and outside users when requested.
Collaborates with the Simulation Coordinator in the maintenance and operation of all simulation center equipment; arranges for repair and upgrades as requested.
Troubleshoots simulator software and hardware problems.
Maintains inventory of equipment and supplies within the simulation centers.
Maintains a record of the use of human patient simulators and associated equipment related to: utilization, performance, maintenance, system upgrades and user satisfaction.
Orients and provides hands-on training to faculty/staff in use of equipment.
Performs other related duties as assigned.


Minimum: Associate Degree in Science, Computer Technology or related field.
Preferred: Baccalaureate degree.
Desired: Two years technical experience in information technology and media equipment presentation, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.