Simulation Laboratory Coordinator
Company: University Of Pittsburgh Swanson School Of Enginee
Posted on: February 25, 2021
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Simulation Laboratory Coordinator - Roxbury Community College
Location: Roxbury Crossing, MA Category: Staff Posted On: Fri Oct
30 2020 Job Description:
The Simulation Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day
operation of the simulation center. The Simulation Coordinator
overseas the preparation, maintenance, inventory and operation of
all simulation equipment/supplies and collaborates with faculty to
design, plan, implement and schedule simulation activities. The
coordinator ensures adherence to program policies, course
objectives, program outcomes and current simulation best practice
and safety measures. (Add additional responsibilities here e.g.
Oversee Standardized Patients' training and scheduling and/or
virtual reality laboratories). This position is a 12-month,
full-time placement. Occasional (or regular) evening or weekend
shifts may be required.Responsibilities:Coordinate and supervise
the general operation of the simulation laboratory/center to
provide a wide variety of patient simulation experiences.
Act as the primary contact for scheduling for the simulation
Coordinate workflow between departments.
Oversee the regular maintenance and repair all simulation
- Human patient simulators (HPS), computers, monitors and a
variety of clinical medical equipment.
- Audiovisual and debriefing systems.
- Surgical simulators.
- Virtual reality laboratory computers and other
equipment.Communicate effectively with manufactures regarding
maintenance, repair, update and technology changes.
Provide technical support for task trainers and multimedia
- Beds/examination tables, headwalls, patient monitors, and other
health care equipment
- Medication dispensing systems
- Vital sign monitorsOrganize and restock simulation laboratory
Oversee the set up and take down of simulation laboratory equipment
? allowing for rapid turnover of simulation lab set up as
Provide recommendations for equipment and supply purchase
anticipating future changes in technology.
Ensure safety for all users.
Maintain laboratory to meet regulation and accreditation
Collaborate effectively with faculty from the following
departments: Nursing, Radiology, Anesthesia Tech, CNA and all other
faculty as needed.
Incorporate best practice and evidenced-based research in program
development with a focus on standardization and efficiencies across
the healthcare continuum
Assist in the development and implementation of curricula for
Nursing, and allied health training programs. This includes
development of simulation component for staff and student
Participate in faculty and department meetings to assist with
development and implementation of simulation experiences.
Communicate effectively all simulation laboratory educators,
administrative staff and technical support staff.
Complete staff reviews.
Coordinate training for all users of the simulation laboratory
Provide orientation to new simulation lab staff and oversee their
Coordinate simulation center schedule (including OSCE, sim and
classroom) in compliance with simulation center policies working to
prevent scheduling conflicts.
Schedule simulation laboratory staff to support learning
Network with other lab/simulation coordinators at
local/state/national level to develop and utilize best
Coordinate the collection of data for ongoing research or grant
Coordinate the set up and maintenance of computer-based training
Performs other job-related duties as required.
- Minimum two years' experience in healthcare simulation as an
educator or simulation technician OR clinical nursing practice in
an acute care setting
- Mechanical skills to competently maintain and use equipment in
the simulation center.
- Familiarity with anesthesia machines, physiological monitoring
system, infant incubators, ventilators, and other common medical
- Ability to meet challenges of adult learners with diverse
- Clinical knowledge and experience working in a healthcare
related field such as EMT, paramedic, or other allied health
profession certification and training.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and
oral) to interact with and work effectively with other faculty,
staff, students, and vendors in a positive, helpful and cooperative
- Experience with providing technical support in networking,
computer hardware or software.
- Familiarity with PC and Mac platforms with experience in MS
Office and the ability to learn additional software programs,
including audiovisual and computerized simulation equipment.
- Knowledge of operation of standard audio-visual equipment:
projectors, microphones, portable screens, media players, etc.
- Organizational and time management skills to keep materials in
order, track various projects, maintain files, and follow through
assignments to completion.
- Ability to create complex schedules.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
- Ability to quickly learn new technology
- Ability to express technical information clearly and simply to
- Physical ability to lift, move, maintain and set up computer,
audio-visual and simulation lab equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
without assistance.License/Certification/Registration Requirements:
- Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS)
- Commitment to obtain CHSOS within two years of hire
date.Education (from an accredited institution):
- BS degree in a related field (such as Computer Science,
Management Information Technology, Healthcare discipline, Medical
Technology, Film) required. Or an AS degree in healthcare field
(Paramedic, medic, EMT, emergency tech, C.N.A., Respiratory
Therapist, L.V.N. or hospital technician) with at least 5 years
related experience or the equivalent in the Information Technology
- Knowledge of medical terminology and human
- Combination of education, training and/or experience which can
be demonstrated to result in possession of the qualifications
necessary to perform the duties of this position.
- Instructor BLS, ACLS, PALs
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime
Statistics Act requires all institutes of higher education to
disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual
report is available at www.rcc.mass.edu/clery .Closing date for
application: Open until filledThe Roxbury Community College is an
AA/EEO/ADA employer and openly seeks diversity in its hiring
practices.Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry
Information) background check, and a publicly accessible
Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information)
background check.Roxbury Community College is an affirmative
action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion,
age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual
orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX
of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other
applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits
sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or
complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or
sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative
Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment
Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of
Education's Office for Civil Rights.This is a full-time NUP
(Non-Union Professional) Position, with Full Benefits.The salary
will be determined based on the guidelines and procedures of the
Massachusetts Community College System and collective bargaining
agreement. The position includes a broad benefits package. Internal
Number: 126053 About Roxbury Community College Roxbury Community
College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse
community including people of color, recent immigrants and
nontraditional populations. The College mission is to facilitate
student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery
of high quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor
traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and
insights through workforce training, ESOL and community
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