At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to
advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved
communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our
institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity
and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the
campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different
ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates
develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will
benefit them throughout their lives.
Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians,
health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a
“whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just
symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with
it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of
healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main
campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in
Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in
Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to
approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented
manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated
healthcare settings with other health professionals. At
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a
caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the
PCOM experience the best possible for our students.
We are currently seeking to fill our Simulation Technician position
at the Georgia campus with a highly qualified and passionate
Job Title: Simulation Technician
Department: Standardized Patient Program
Location: Suwanee, GA
The simulation technician performs support activities for the
Simulation Center activities. Primary duties include setting up,
storing, maintaining, and operating simulation equipment, including
but not limited to robotic and non-robotic simulators, training
models, and virtual simulators. This position is fully on campus
Monday – Friday; 8am – 5pm.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPOSIBLITIES
The successful incumbent will perform the following duties,
with or without reasonable accommodations:
• Assist with ensuring the efficient operation and maintenance of
simulation center software and equipment, including but not limited
to, audiovisual, multimedia, and computer-based technology.
• Maintain and update department hardware, software, audiovisual,
multimedia, and computer-based technology and equipment, as
• Serve as on-site contact person for issues or instruction related
to simulation technology used in the department; operate equipment
during sessions, labs, and lectures.
• Assist with performing regular and ad hoc equipment inspections
and testing to ensure proper functioning; maintain detailed log of
technical issues and resolution; interact with vendors, as needed,
to resolve equipment issues.
• Assist with creating multimedia content, including videos and
photos, to support simulation instruction; perform backup
procedures for all data and video recordings in accordance with the
institution’s records retention policy.
• Perform accurate and timely data entry into department databases.
Such data includes, but is not limited to, user data, attendance,
materials, scoring results, training history, case records,
assessment tools, and standardized patient-related
• Assist with the coordination and implementation of simulation
learning activities, including preparing and distributing
checklists, door charts, student and standardized patient
schedules, supplies, and equipment.
• Perform other role-related duties as assigned or requested.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
• Minimum of two years’ experience in simulation
preferred, medical field, or technical support role,
including audiovisual and multimedia equipment.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
• High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Ability to sit for prolonged periods, up to eight hours per
• Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
• Ability to view computer screen for extended periods, up to eight
hours per day.
• Manual dexterity and mobility in order to use personal computers
and other office equipment.
Salary Range: $45,000 - $50,000
PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that
prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic
origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any
other legally protected class.