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Simulation Technologist

Employer
Adelphi University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 25, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Simulation Technologist

College of Nursing and Public Health

JOB SUMMARY:

The Simulation Technologist works together with faculty educators to create lifelike immersive simulation experiences. The Simulation Technologist will help to coordinate, operate and maintain the technology within the simulation labs and assist with simulation operations.

REPORTS TO: Director, CESiL

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
  1. Collaborate with Adelphi University IT department to deliver seamless integration of simulation with the Adelphi University software systems and the simulation lab. Diagnose and resolve connectivity issues with IT as needed.
  2. Helps to conduct simulation activities under the supervision of faculty educators by helping to plan and coordinate simulation activities with faculty including available resources and technologies such as moulage, programming, props, wardrobe, set design etc.
  3. Transforms case scenarios into realistic simulated learning environments including: set -up, operate and breakdown of equipment used in clinical simulation experiences including programming, testing and running scenarios with instructors and facilitators.
  4. Coordinate and schedule simulation/debrief sessions integrating any and all technical services within the simulation suite.
  5. Provide faculty in-service training on the use of simulation related hardware and software technologies.
  6. Provides routine simulator, task trainer, computer, and audio/video equipment maintenance including the set-up, programming, operation, and monitoring of simulation software, computers and simulators. Creates simulator checklists and preventative logs and plans for simulation equipment.
  7. Creates new and innovative solutions to improve on the realism of the simulation activities including digital videos, cameras, projectors, audio/video mixing, editing software and graphic design software.
  8. Maintain knowledge and promote best practice of simulation based education.
  9. Work with simulation system vendor to diagnose and resolve all simulation system issues.
  10. Coordinate yearly maintenance, repair and necessary replacement of simulation equipment and multimedia peripherals with manufacturer as needed.
  11. Troubleshoot technical problems that arise with simulators, software, hardware and A/V. technologies. Create troubleshooting documentation through the AU Work Order system.
  12. Install software upgrades and components as directed by manufacturers to maintain equipment functionality.
  13. Provide tours of the simulation lab and help cover open house events by providing technological demonstrations of equipment.
  14. Recommend, plan and develop innovative ways to maximize efficiency and improve quality of simulation based education and operations within the learning laboratories.
  15. Provide technical level 1 and level 2 support for the simulation suite and classroom.
  16. Perform system administration functions such as backup and restores.
  17. Assist with data entry management.
  18. Work with simulation team to maintain a clean, safe and optimal learning environment.
  19. Create and maintain operating procedures documentation.
  20. Must assist in planning and implementation of clinical replacement days
  21. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule of evening and nights.
  22. Perform other job related duties as assigned by the Director of CESiL.

REQUIREMENTS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
  1. Experience in computer simulation or technical services.
  2. Basic understanding and troubleshooting skills for tcp/ip networking.
  3. Experience with operating and troubleshooting Windows networks and server hardware.
  4. Knowledge of A/V production including recording, distribution, editing, archiving and troubleshooting network and A/V cabling issues.
  5. Good understanding of video/audio file formats (MPEG-4, H.264, AVI, MOV).
  6. Maintain current skills and knowledge relating to existing and newly acquired technology.
  7. Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  8. Proficiency or willingness to learn medical terminology.
  9. Ability to troubleshoot technical problems.
  10. Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of people.
  11. Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings as needed.

EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  1. Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a health science field, information technology or related curriculum.
  2. Two years of relevant experience in simulation labs.
  3. Certification in healthcare simulation preferred.

ABOUT ADELPHI:

Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 7,500 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students 75 undergraduate programs, more than 70 master's degree and doctoral programs, and 55 certificate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 118,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 44 states and 65 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.


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