Simulation Technician

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Dec 07, 2022
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description

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Simulation Technician

Augusta University


Job ID: 252556
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Location
Augusta University -
Our Health Sciences Campus:
1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912
Our Summerville Campus:
2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information
The Simulation Center, Our Mission is ...To serve the healthcare simulation needs of Augusta University and the surrounding communities, providing excellence in healthcare education and training, fostering interdisciplinary relationships and activities, and ultimately serving as a catalyst to advance healthcare education. Our Vision is ...To serve as a center of excellence in simulation, to provide the highest quality education for our healthcare workforce, to advance the fields of simulation and healthcare through innovation, research, and development, and to become a model of interdisciplinary education.

Job Summary
The Simulation Technician works closely with faculty, staff, and other simulation facilitators to provide ongoing support for medical simulations or other training sessions, This includes the use or support of simulation computer software, medical equipment, A/V equipment, simulation tools, and manikins. The incumbent is also responsible for locating and managing medical supplies needed to enhance delivery of simulation activities (IV supplies, pumps, crash carts, etc.).

Responsibilities
The duties include, but are not limited to:

Performs pre-/post- simulation activities including: setting the scene to simulate the healthcare environment, applying moulage to mannequins to approximate signs/symptoms of disease/injury, creating simulated medications, setting up healthcare equipment, and moving/arranging simulators/task trainers to support simulation needs.

Executes routine and complex technical and clinical simulations. Program simulator software to match desired physiologic responses to instructor specifications. Operate basic computer hardware and audio-video recording systems. Perform basic troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of simulation, healthcare, and support equipment.

Schedules simulations and classes in the Simulation Center.

Maintains supply inventory and recommends replenishment when needed, providing recommendations for budget and purchasing of equipment, supplies, and materials. Operates inventory management system to track inventory and utilization of supplies.

Serves as an assistant to director and other staff members.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in a technical or healthcare related field and corresponding certification (if offered in the field of the degree) with one year of direct experience in healthcare simulation.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a technical or healthcare related field and two years of direct experience in a healthcare-related setting. Knowledge of patient simulation, technologies, and applications such as: CAE Healthcare Learning Space, CAE and Laerdal patient simulators, Desire2Learn, EMS Campus, FileMaker Pro, Echo360 or similar products.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Excellent verbal/written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Must demonstrate the ability to learn new technologies quickly and easily. Knowledgeable in medical terminology, medical supplies, and/or medical procedures.
Must demonstrate the ability to work independently.
Must demonstrate excellent time management skills.
Ability to work flexible schedule when needed (occasional evenings/weekends required). Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday 9:00am ' 6:00pm.
Ability to exercise sound judgment, make responsible decisions, and maintain confidentiality.

Shift/Salary/Benefits
Shift: Days/M-F (Ability to work flexible schedule when needed (occasional evenings/weekends required). Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm.)

Pay Grade: 13

Salary: Minimum $16.19/hour - $19.73/hour

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
Consider applying with us today!
https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/
Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university
Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee
If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

To apply, please visit: https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=252556&PostingSeq=1






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