Nursing Simulation Technician

College of the Sequoias
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 26, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Nursing Simulation Technician

Salary: $26.14 - $34.99 Hourly
Job Type:
Job Number: 6012- c-9/21
Closing: 11/11/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Visalia, CA
Department: Nursing

General Description

Under the direction of the Simulation Lab Educator & Director of Nursing, the Nursing Simulation Technician (NST) will performs duties independently related to installation, maintenance, and operation of Simulation Manikins for simulating medical conditions and responses used in nursing courses.

The NST sets up, operates, and manipulates medical, multimedia, computer, and other related equipment used for patient care simulation exercises in nursing courses to create a virtual healthcare setting. The NST works with the nursing faculty and Simulation Lab Educator to facilitate human patient and standardized participant simulated learning for nursing students at all levels of learning. In addition, the NST will act as a technical resource to faculty, staff, and students in all aspects of simulation equipment and technology.

The Nursing Simulation Technician will have a strong educational background to support Nursing simulations.

This position is assigned to the Visalia Campus, Part -Time, 10 - month position, Tuesday - Friday 7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m., 24 hours weekly. Initial placement is at $26.14.

This position is grant funded through the Strong Workforce Funding grant and will end when funding for this position ends.

College of the Sequoias Community College District serves a diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. COS provides a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our students. We are dedicated to recruiting employees who are committed to helping a diverse population of students achieve their educational goals. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for student success.

Job Duties

Job duties of the Nursing Simulation Technician include:
  • Maintains the Nursing Simulation lab in support of instructional programs; installs, relocates, and provides connectivity to existing networks as appropriate.
  • Programs patient care simulators, prepares scenario props, and creates scenario moulage to model physiological responses to the clinical and skill objectives and specifications identified by instructional staff.
  • Assists faculty & Sim Lab Educator with scenarios and operation of simulators as needed.
  • Restores laboratory to pre-scenario conditions, after each scenario.
  • Installs, operates, and maintains updates, and repairs or oversees repairs to equipment and apparatus as it relates to computer technology and the simulation lab.
  • Operates instructional media equipment such as video cameras, multimedia computer systems, and audio and video distribution systems specific to the simulation lab.
  • Maintains inventory, orders, and stocks supplies, materials, and equipment in the simulation lab.

  • Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience):

    Any combination equivalent to:
  • Completion of two years of college-level course work and three years of experience working in a clinical skills lab, simulation labs, or health care environment.
  • Must complete of a human patient care simulator - training program (within the first semester of being hired.)

  • Desirable Qualifications:
    • Experience programming, operating and maintaining a simulation based medical learning system preferred.

    Working Conditions:
  • Indoor environment.
  • Work a flexible schedule (early morning, late evenings may be required)
  • Frequent contact with academic staff and students

  • Physical Abilities
  • Ability to communicate with students and employees
  • Ability to read documents with normal and fine print.
  • Ability to sit for extended period.
  • Ability to reach in all directions.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.
  • Ability to operate a computer and office equipment.
  • Knowledge and Abilities
    Knowledge of:
  • Computer and multimedia devices, business and education support software, and terminology.
  • Banner, MS Suite to include Word and Excel
  • Local area networks for personal computers and connectivity between servers.
  • Web development, multimedia tools, courseware-authoring tools, and other instructional technology.
  • Oral and written skills
  • Network typologies sufficient to support debugging unknown variables when students or faculty report local or system-wide problem with LMS and access to campus technology.

  • Ability to:
  • Utilize analytical problem-solving skills to resolve issues related to human patient simulation scenarios.
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair and/or support the operation of computers (PC or MAC), peripheral equipment, audio-visual/multi-media equipment and networks as it specifically relates to the simulation devices.
  • Work with Microsoft office programs - Excel, Word, Power Point, and One Drive.
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with Nursing faculty, Simulation Educator, I.T department, staff, and students.
  • Provide technical support and instruction to students and faculty.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Give clear and concise instructions.
  • Take initiative and work independently.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment and meet schedules and deadlines.
  • Develop and implement a maintenance plan for the equipment and computers in Nursing Simulation Lab.
  • Procure, install, operate, maintain, and repair Human Patient Simulation and associated computer equipment.
  • Learn the characteristics of new equipment and update skills to adapt to changing technology.

  • Application Procedure

    To be considered applicants must submit ALL of the following required material before or by the filing deadline:
  • An online job application.
  • Letter of interest, which addresses how the applicant's experience and/or education enables him/her to be able to perform the job duties.
  • Resume
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts of all college/university work. Official transcripts required upon employment.

  • Recruitment Analyst: Keila Reynoso or 559-730-3920.

    College of the Sequoias does not sponsor H-1B Visas

    To apply, visit

    COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The College of the Sequoias Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color, language, accent, citizenship status, ancestry national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, parental status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.


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