Healthcare Simulation Technician Specialist

Job ID 2022-1929
Job Locations
US-UT-Ivins
Category
Other
Type
Full-Time
Budgeted Salary Range
$25.05 per hour (minimum) - $31.30 per hour (midpoint)

Location, Job Title, Benefits

Rocky Vista University in Ivins, UT has an opening for a

Healthcare Simulation Technician Specialist  (Full-Time)

 

To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

 

The posted salary range represents the minimum to the midpoint within RVU’s compensation plan.   RVU’s full compensation structure provides a minimum to a maximum range.  The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials.

 

RVU offers benefits that include 2 weeks accrued paid vacation days per year, 12 accrued sick days per year, personal days, 13 ½ paid holidays and 401(K) match up to 7% based on employee’s contribution. A hybrid work model with remote flexibility is also available for eligible positions.

 

RVU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Primary Purpose

Provide technical and educational support to the Office of SIMS for all simulation operations and events. Prepare, maintain and repair SIMS-related software and hardware, including computerized manikins, task trainers and related multimedia peripherals.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides technical and educational support for medical and surgical simulated events (examples-surgery courses, Mass Casualty events, Simulated Patient encounters using Virtual Reality modules, manikin case scenarios, or live actor standardized patients).
  • Operates and manages software, hardware and components of healthcare simulation equipment (examples- electronic manikins, task trainers, cut-suits, virtual reality/augmented reality, A/V equipment, 3D printers)
  • Serves as simulator operator by programming, testing and running scenarios, assuring that the simulation equipment and facility are set-up before and broken down after sessions. Trouble-shoots and acts as a confederate within scenarios. Records, edits and stores simulated sessions.
  • Conducts routine inspection and maintenance of simulation equipment, inventory updates and equipment purchase. Installs software and hardware upgrades and maintains the functionality of simulation components and maintains records of repairs.
  • Supports the use of web-based media and the creation of web stream content. Assists in website development and maintenance.
  • Assists instructors and SIMS staff in scheduling, training, developing and evaluating events. Creates operational efficiency and quality control measures.
  • Creates innovative ideas, evaluates new equipment, and identifies opportunities for technology improvement and integration into healthcare education. Participates in technical training to maintain proficiency; participates in scholarly activities to stay current with the simulation industry.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong problem-solving skills and flexibility to work in a rapidly changing and sometimes unpredictable environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing equity, diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
  • Able to perform routine and non-routine tasks.
  • Exhibits autonomy and judgment within established parameters.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Technical diploma or Associate degree in technology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • SimGhosts courses completion
  • Simulation experience, CHSOS
  • Healthcare experience

Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.

 

Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.

 

Rocky Vista University, on the recommendation of the COVID-19 Response Team (CRT), implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and students effective July 1, 2021. Appropriate exemptions may be considered, and individual state laws may apply.

 

 

Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.  The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University.

 

  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.

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