The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
is the development of professional health care practitioners
through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom,
clinical, and distance education.
The Simulation Technician serves as a technical support member
within the Centers for Innovative Clinical Practice (CICPs) who is
able to set up, operate, maintain, troubleshoot technical equipment
used in clinical activities, and AV/IT equipment used in simulation
activities. The Simulation Technician may act as a standardized
patient in virtual telehealth simulations, and for multimedia
events requiring a standardized patient. The Simulation Technician
also assists the Clinical Simulation Specialists in all CICP
operational activities such as staff and maintenance scheduling,
standardized patient coordination and training, lab utilization
scheduling, simulation multimedia production, inventory/purchasing
functions, and other CICP events.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Operate simulation equipment, RingCentral for virtual
simulations, task trainers, computerized simulators, and virtual
reality procedural trainers with the ability to follow scenarios,
and make appropriate adjustments to technology systems
independently under the supervision of the Clinical Simulation
- Operate simulation-related audio-video recording systems.
- Assists Clinical Simulation Specialist with recording and
streaming, as well as media development for virtual
- Set up and operate equipment/AV system in rooms including
equipment, supplies, moulage, etc. for simulation activities.
- Schedule and assist in training standardized patients.
- Acts as a standardized patient when needed.
- Supports learners to maintain a safe learning environment.
- Possess a high degree of professionalism with high-level
interpersonal skills for collaboration with clinicians and staff at
- Track and report capital equipment and supply usage to
appropriate CICP staff.
- Report faculty and student issues/concerns to appropriate CICP
In view of the evolving needs and opportunities, this position may
be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting
relationships may vary.
Travel is not required
POSITION IN ORGANIZATION
Clinical Simulations Specialist
TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL, and PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Must be proficient with hardware such as PC and Mac computers,
video cameras and microphones
- Must be able to learn new technical systems quickly
- Must engage with others in a collaborative and caring
- Must be flexible in work schedule, as experiments may be
scheduled during evenings and weekends
- Must be highly organized, detail-oriented and have strong
verbal and written communication skills
- Must be able to master proprietary software quickly
- Must be able to perform mechanical, electrical and heavy
- Must understand and abide by proper lab procedures that are
essential to the safety of students and faculty
- Experience in IT support environment
- Experience with Microsoft Windows
- Experience with audio/visual systems
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate
the following competencies:
Collaborates - Building partnerships and working
collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity
when facing difficult situations.
Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others
through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under
Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the
organization to be successful.
Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and
delivering customer-centric solutions.
Drives Engagement - Creating a climate where people are
motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its
People Leadership - Leads by example when it comes to
finding and developing talent, with a focus on talent acquisition
strategies, setting performance targets that raises standards and
development of high potential talent.
Work is performed in a standard office, classroom and lab
environment, and involves operation and maintenance of skills and
simulation equipment, computer equipment, and educational
technology. The role requires standard physical demands associated
with a lab setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and
other physical functions as necessary.
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal
opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any
employee or applicant for employment because of age, race,
religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national