Our client, University of San Francisco (USF) is looking to fill a temporary position at their Sacramento Campus as a part-time Simulation Technician within the School of Nursing & Education. Resumes are being looked at immediately and qualified candidates will be considered.
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The Simulation Technician serves as a technical expert who is able to set up, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and in some cases repair simulation equipment including high and low fidelity mannequins and other similar equipment, hospital-type equipment used in simulation activities, and AV/IT equipment used in simulation activities. The Simulation Technicians instructs and assists simulation educators/faculty and learners in the use of technical equipment used in simulation. In addition, assists in operational activities such as staff and maintenance scheduling, and inventory/purchasing functions. The Simulation Technician is familiar with the various modalities of simulation education and has a good grasp of simulation educational principles; thus is able to assist in the development, setup, and delivery, and take down of simulation education sessions. They will also assist in project planning, staff on boarding, and commissioning activities as required.
Qualifications: • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in a relevant technical or clinical field.
• 2+ years' experience as a technician in a simulation centre including experience in maintaining an equipment inventory and maintenance schedule.
• Demonstrated ability to install, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot simulation, hospital, and IT/AV equipment and software used in a clinical education environment
• Ability to communicate technical information to non- technical audiences
• Demonstrated adaptability and resourcefulness
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to acquire new skills and learn new procedures
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
• Fluency in written and spoken English.
• Ability to autonomously control the physiological parameters of a patient simulator in a realistic manner
• Awareness of latest simulation technological developments and products in simulation
• Demonstrated understanding of curriculum development
• Familiarity with Clinical Information Systems
• Flexibility with your schedule as this role will be part time estimated at 20 hours/week, the department is in need of someone with open availability during the week dependent on the School of Nursing's needs and programs.