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Tech Support Specialist, Health Sciences Simulation Lab

Employer
Lake Michigan College
Location
Michigan, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 13, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Administrative
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Tech Support Specialist, Health Sciences Simulation Lab

Posting Number: 0000824
Reports to:
Department: Health Sciences Education
Classification: Classified/Support
Full or Part-time: Full Time

Job Summary:
This is a 40 hour per week, hourly position. Responsible for providing technical support in the use of Health Sciences simulation technology. Work with Health Science faculty to determine the best mode of simulation to meet objectives and expectations via IT programming and simulation technology. Leads support efforts of patient simulators, and related instructional technologies for all Health Sciences programs. This position is part of a team that provides planning, design, and technical facilitation services for instructional activities. Assists faculty with development of course content and supports them in a development of effective teaching and learning strategies using a learning content management system (LCMS) and various on-site instructional technologies.

Essential Functions:
1. Provides technical support and expertise to the Nursing Simulation Faculty in the creation of custom learning scenarios that involve building interactive simulated components (limbs, organs, airways, etc.).
2. Collaborates with Health Sciences Faculty in the planning, preparation, and implementation of simulation exercises.
3. Responsible for simulation programming for preventative, triage, and emergency health conditions, by leveraging knowledge of the human anatomy and physiological systems.
4. Supports the process of simulation, including pre- and post-debriefing.
5. Prepares required simulation materials and equipment to support the instruction of simulation.
6. Develops innovative ways to invoke interest and use of technology by faculty to utilize technology within their curriculum.
7. Assists with the design and development of materials that address various learning styles.
8. Responsible for technical, analytical troubleshooting and systematic problem solving.
9. In collaboration with the Nursing Simulation Faculty, ensures that the simulation lab is clean, safe, and organized.
10. Maintains simulation equipment and requests repairs as needed.
11. Keeps inventory of simulation supplies.
12. Supports safe simulation lab practices according to OSHA guidelines.
13. Provides IT support for HESI testing for all health science programs.
14. Explores and recommends new methods of utilizing educational technology and multimedia; helps faculty use these methods in the delivery of their courses.
15. Provides advanced technical support for learning studios and multimedia enabled classrooms.

Other Duties:
16. Performs other duties as assigned.

Accountabilities:
Under the direct supervision of the Dean of Health Sciences, the Health Sciences Simulation Lab Tech Support Specialist is responsible for the overall management and function of the simulation equipment and provides technical expertise and support for the learning activities in the Health Sciences Simulation Lab. Supports specific course/program curricula requirements as mandated by the educational mission and goals of the Health Sciences Department and the College.

Job Specifications:
Associate’s degree in a health science field, information technology or related curriculum. Two years of experience in computer simulation or technical services preferred. Experience with hardware and software trouble shooting. Proficiency in medical terminology preferred. Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology preferred. Good organizational skills required. Strong communication skills required.

Grade: B13
Salary Range:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Paid time off is given first day of employment.

College fully funds health insurance deductible.

Benefits immediately start first day of employment.
Official College transcripts required upon hire.

Open Date: 08/12/2021
Closing Date:

To apply, visit https://lmc.simplehire.com/postings/3760

About Lake Michigan College
Lake Michigan College is a community college in southwest Michigan. We have three campuses --two of which are located ten minutes from our namesake’s breathtaking shoreline.

Like other community colleges, we offer associate degrees, certificates, and even a baccalaureate degree. But what sets us apart from our peers is our seemingly limitless potential and our people - people who care deeply about our region’s future and who are committed to student success and exemplary educational programs, strong alignments with both established and emerging industries, and productive partnerships with the communities we serve.

Faculty and staff at LMC enjoy excellent benefits and a supportive and friendly work environment. LMC recently received a Capital Outlay grant from the State of Michigan and a new millage from the southwest Michigan community, so the college’s facilities will be getting innovative, sustainable upgrades in the next few years that will contribute to the comfort, productivity and collaborative environment for all employees.

Living in Southwest Michigan
Southwest Michigan attracts millions of tourists who come for our beaches, wineries, and nationally acclaimed golf courses. But many who visit, choose to stay for our great schools, low cost of living, and high quality of life.

LMC’s main campus is nestled in a watery and wooded wildlife sanctuary, yet it’s less than a half-day’s drive from major metro areas including Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, and Indianapolis.

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