Company: White Plains Hospital
Location: White Plains
Posted on: June 5, 2021
Title:Simulation Technician Job
Code:Department/Location:Leadership & Talent DevelopmentFLSA
Status:NON EXEMPTReports to:Director of Clinical EducationPosition
SummaryJOB SUMMARY: Under direction of the Director of Clinical
Education, the individual will provide technical support for all
simulation operations, including, but not limited to: maintenance
of computerized mannequins (software and hardware), set up and
operate simulations, help to maintain central scheduling for Sim
lab. Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the
Following:1. 1. Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance
Standards, Policies and Behaviors.Understands the use and operation
of simulation technology. Serve as simulator operator running
pre-programmed scenarios with instructors, assuring all equipment
is set up for course programs. Support/assist in role playing
applications, props placement and moulage set-up. Provide technical
assistance, support to instructors and staff in use of simulation
equipment, as necessary. Maintains inventory of supplies and
equipment and conduct routine inventory updates. Conducts ongoing
maintenance of simulation equipment, including cleaning, repairing,
assuring that all equipment is maintained in good working order at
all times. Maintain record of repairs required and completed.
Interface with equipment manufacturers regarding equipment
troubleshooting and system problems. Maintain current knowledge of
simulation equipment operation manuals Participate in technical
training as necessary. Assist instructors with the development of
new skills modules. Perform other related duties as required
Education & Experience RequirementsAssociate's degree in technology
or a health-related field is required. Bachelor's degree in
Computer Science, technology, or health-related field preferred.
Medical or nursing knowledge preferred. Previous experience in
simulation lab preferred (Laerdal equipment). Must be able to
independently move equipment (less than 25 lbs.) and move manikins
(less than 50 lbs.) with the assistance of others. Core
CompetenciesKnowledge of patient simulation, technologies and
applications. Knowledge of computer hardware equipment and software
applications relevant to simulator functions. Proficiency in MS
software applications including MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint as well as Internet and database applications. Ability
to learn new software and hardware quickly and independently.
Ability to assess, troubleshoot, and fix equipment failures in a
timely fashion. Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding job
assignments and sensitive issues. Ability to work with internal and
external individuals from different disciplines and different
levels of training. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Self-motivated and ability to work effectively in team environment.
Flexibility and adaptability in dynamic environment; able to work
evenings on as needed basis. Excellent organizational skills.
Keywords: White Plains Hospital, White Plains , Simulation Technician, Other , White Plains, New York
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