Simulation Center Technician

Posted: 04/21/2024

Simulation Center Technician Salary: $15.80 - $23.20 Hourly Location: Lakewood Ranch Job Type: Full Time Department: Nursing Job Number: 202300197 Closing: Continuous Visit our for benefit details Job Summary Under the direction of the Director, Simulation Center, the Simulation Center Technician is responsible for day-to-day operations of the center. This includes: equipment and supplies procurement, daily scheduling of users, operations of the simulation support equipment, organizing activities supporting simulation events, set up and preparation of support equipment and detailed requirements for each event, and maintenance of all equipment at the Lakewood Ranch Simulation Center and the Simulation Labs on the Bradenton and Venice Campuses. NOTE: Job descriptions and essential functions are subject to change due to advances in technology, utilization of work force, and other factors which may impact the College's need to modify position requirements. This position is a career-level position and is eligible for veteran preference. If you qualify, please complete the Veteran Preference section of the application and attach a copy of your DD214. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following listing of essential job duties indicates the general nature and level of work required in this job. This is not designed to be a comprehensive listing of all the activities, duties, or responsibilities that may be required in this job. Individuals assigned to this job may be asked to perform other duties as required. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job. Applicants may be asked to demonstrate any or all of the following duties: 1. Under the direction of the Director, Simulation Center, develops strategies to enhance programs and services, utilizing available resources and acquiring additional tools or equipment to create a realistic learning environment. 2. Identifies opportunities for improvement and integration of patient simulation technology into existing healthcare curricula. 3. Follow policies, procedures and practice standards to support the Simulation Center goals, and educational objectives of the nursing and continuing education programs. 4. Provides guidance to faculty and students during simulation events to ensure that simulation programs meet standards of quality assurance for scope and depth of education, and user expectations. 5. Develops working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff and students within the College as well as with other simulation centers, community healthcare providers, and educational organizations. 6. Cross-trains as a Skills Lab Manager as directed by the Director, Simulation Center. 7. Manages preventative maintenance of equipment according to manufacturers' recommendations. Monitors and schedules maintenance to ensure that equipment is operational and updated. 8. Provides knowledge and experience of all equipment to troubleshoot and determine common issues to report to customer service for repairs. Provides hands on technical support to make repairs on all equipment with phone support from the manufacturer to minimize down time. 9. Implements software and hardware updates provided by equipment and software suppliers. 10. Manages all supplies to support simulation events and skills labs. 11. Documents supply needs as requested by the Director, Simulation Center. 12. Obtains quotes on behalf of the Director, Simulation Center, for all purchasing decisions based on simulation support needs. 13. Researches and develops relationships with vendors for supplies and equipment. 14. Ensures that simulation equipment is functional for all group tours. 15. Provides basic maintenance, upkeep and repair of mannequins and simulation computer equipment and medical equipment. 15. Develops, maintains and prepares all simulation support materials, applications, props, and moulage for each simulation event. 16. Starts the simulation computers/system, initiates appropriate pre-design scenario(s), operates the simulation in compliance with predetermined learning objectives, closes scenario, and re-initializes system in a timely and effective manner for next session. 17. Operates cameras to capture video feed for each session and labels for archiving. 18. Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments. 19. Performs other duties as assigned. Job Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Education/Experience: Associate degree or other Healthcare related license or certification in related field; and two (2) or more years of relevant experience required: or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Supervisory Experience: One or more years of experience as a “lead” employee with responsibility for scheduling and assigning work, facilitating teams, training employees, and assisting others with problems is preferred. • Certificates and Licenses: None required. Responsibility for People and Property: This position is responsible for the human patient simulators and all support equipment. Responsibility for Communication: • Internal Contacts: This position has routine contact with all levels of SCF staff. Routine contact with students in the Simulation Center. • External Contacts: This position has occasional contact with prospective students, special interest groups and community agencies. Occasional contract with parents, high school counselors and faculty and vendors. Occasional contact with local businesses and industry. Supplemental Information Safety Awareness: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota employees are expected to work diligently to maintain safe and healthful working conditions, and to adhere to proper operating practices and procedures designed to prevent injuries. Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment as provided. Attendance Standards: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota employees are expected to attend their work assignments and schedules at all times, in accordance with College Rules and Procedures. Training: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota employees are expected to attend College-provided training sessions and meetings when deemed necessary. Continuous Improvement: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota employees are expected to give attention to continuous assessment and improvement of the position's assigned set of duties and responsibilities. Pre-Employment Screenings: Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks. Statement of Non-Discrimination: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, race, religion, age, national origin/ethnicity, color, marital status, disability, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its educational programs, services and activities, including admission and employment. Direct inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies to: Equity Officer, 941-752-5599, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34207. 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Position Type: Full-time

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