Simulation Operations Specialist

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 20, 2021

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Health Services
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time


VCU School of Medicine's Center for Human Simulation and Patient Safety is hiring for a newly created position of Operations Specialist. The medical simulation center allows medical learners to have practice and hands-on time that may not otherwise be able to receive in a clinical environment. The Operations Specialist will provide vital support to ensure seamless center operations and the very best learner experiences. The position will provide administrative, logistical, operational, and technical support.

Typical Duties
  • Support and assist with planning/organizing, set up, and tear down of simulation sessions and virtual events
  • Assist with administering and managing the tracking of FLS and FES exams
  • Support Surgical Educator with various planning and logistics with surgical courses
  • Generate accounts for FES Didactics and Robotics Modules and track resident progress
  • Collaborate with simulation technologists, education specialists, and program coordinator
  • Create and maintain databases; assist with providing data for invoicing and other activities
  • Assist with fiscal activities to include updating spreadsheets, tracking revenue and expenses and reporting balances
  • Assist with annual report data and reaccreditation activities
  • Perform other related administrative duties as needed
Required Education and Experience
  • Previous project management or coordination experience
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Ability to handle multiple, overlapping events
  • Must be able to lift approximately 100 pounds assisted and/or 50 pounds independently
Preferred Education and Expertise
  • Medical Simulation experience
  • Experience working with medical students and faculty
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and/or previous medical experience preferred.
Position will remain open until filled with a priority application date of November 30, 2021

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine is a premier academic medical center located in the heart of Richmond. Accounting for almost half of VCU’s sponsored research, the School of Medicine is internationally recognized for patient care and education. VCU School of Medicine comprises 18 clinical departments, eight basic health science departments, and 11 affiliated institutes and centers, and provides preeminent education to physicians and scientists in order to improve the quality of healthcare for humanity. All full-time university staff are eligible for our generous benefits package that includes choices for health, vision, and dental coverage, life-insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, retirement planning, tax-deferred annuity and cash match programs, flexible spending accounts, tuition benefits, significant paid-time off,12 paid holidays, and more. Explore our benefits further here:

The School of Medicine continuously strives for our workplace and learning environment to reflect the demographic and social milieu of the communities we serve. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

University Job Title: Coordinator/Sr. Coordinator, Health Sciences

Salary Range: $35,000 - $46,000

Position Details:

Department: School of Medicine
Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT
Restricted Status: No
FTE: 1
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Jessica Carey

Contact Email:

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert