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Simulation Technician

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 19, 2023

Simulation Technician

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 individual.

Job Title: Simulation Technician
Department: Standardized Patient Program
Location: Suwanee, GA
FLSA: Exempt


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.


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 directed.
• 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 information.
• 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.

• Minimum of two years’ experience in simulation preferred, medical field, or technical support role, including audiovisual and multimedia equipment.

• High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

• Ability to sit for prolonged periods, up to eight hours per day.
• 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.

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