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Simulation Operations Specialist

Employer
Curry College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 8, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus)
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Part Time
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About Curry College:

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 22 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.

The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship with a global perspective. We are an inclusive community of diverse learners and educators, committed to continuing our legacy of developing effective communicators with reflective and critical thinking skills. We mentor and empower our students, building meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their ambitions.

Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs to undergraduate and graduate students, and our rich blend of liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that we do.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry College.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.

 

Job Description:

The Simulation Operations Specialist works collaboratively with faculty to provide technical and managerial support for the Curry College Nursing Simulation Program at the Plymouth campus. This position is a part-time adjunct position with varied needs by semester. This position reports to the Dean of the School of Nursing. 

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains current knowledge of simulation/lab equipment operation manuals.
  • Programs simulator software to model simulator's physiological response to instructor specifications.
  • Operates patient simulators and cameras for the duration of simulations.
  • Operates and maintains audio-visual and debriefing systems.
  • Sets up and takes down learning environment equipment for skills lab, health assessment, and simulation scenarios; 
    •  May involve rapid turnover of simulation lab set up. 
  • Maintains and repairs all simulation equipment, including: 
    • Patient simulators, computers, monitors and a variety of medical equipment. 
    • Troubleshoots equipment malfunctions and contacts vendors as needed. 
    • Collaborates with the Full-Time, Milton-based Simulation Operations Specialist regarding warranties and maintenance agreements.
    • Arranges scheduled maintenance of equipment.
  • Orders, organizes, maintains, and restock skills lab and simulation laboratory supplies. 
  • Provides technical support for task trainers and multimedia peripherals including: 
    • Beds/examination tables, headwalls, patient monitors, and other health care equipment;
    • Medication dispensing systems;
    • Vital sign monitors.
  • Provides theatrical production (costuming and moulage) for simulation scenarios as requested;
    • Mixes fake body fluids and creates wounds. 
  • Provides technical assistance, support and training to faculty, staff, and student workers in use of simulation equipment. 
  • Provides recommendations on equipment, supplies and materials. 
  • Collects data for simulation lab utilization, ongoing research, or grant requirements. 
  • Maintains simulation activities and learner confidentiality. 
  • Maintains digital library.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required. 

 

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimal AA/AS degree with at least 5 years related experience or the equivalent in the Information Technology Field.  
  • Extensive experience in computer technology and troubleshooting. 
  • Combination of education, training and/or experience which can be demonstrated to result in possession of the qualifications necessary to perform the duties of this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred experience in simulation.
  • Preferred healthcare experience.
  • Preferred certification as a Healthcare Simulation Operation Specialist.

 

Additional Information:

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Curry College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Rachel King at Rachel.king@curry.edu, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.

 

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • a cover letter;
  • a resume; and;
  • a list of three professional references, one of which must be a former or current supervisor, including complete contact information and professional titles.

 


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