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Simulation Technology Specialist I
The Zamierowski Institute for Experiential Learning (ZIEL) is a world class education and training center for students at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) and professionals at The University of Kansas Health System (TUKHS).
The Simulation Technology Specialist I is an entry level technical position contributing to the daily work of healthcare simulation program delivery.
Physical effort, including moving or lifting heavy objects (e.g. manikins), is frequently necessary. Extended periods of standing may be necessary.
This is a non-exempt position with an annual base salary of $51,500 ($24.76/hour). This position reports to the Simulation Operations Manager.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot simulation equipment, clinical equipment, specialized audiovisual and computer hardware/software, applications, recording systems and network systems. Follow standard operating procedures, instructions, and checklists to prepare, set-up and cleanup simulation and procedural skills events. Participate in curriculum design meetings to facilitate technical planning and delivery for simulation activities. Work with instructors and facilitators on case development, testing, and running scenarios. Program and operate simulator software for physiological response per instructor specifications. Operate video cameras and related equipment in the production and editing of educational videos. Manage recording, playback, storage, and cataloguing of simulations. Develop technical documentation and checklists for simulation programming. Order supplies and re-stock inventory after simulation activities. Interface with program manufacturers regarding equipment troubleshooting and systems problems, as well as periodic upgrades. Maintain records of maintenance and repair. Acquire and maintains skills and knowledge related to existing and newly acquired technologies. Review emergent technologies and make recommendations for purchasing. Generate innovative approaches for technology improvement and integration in to healthcare education. Participate in systems and procedures development. Special technical projects as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent combination of education/work experience
- Exhibits excellent communication, organizational, computer, and multimedia skills
- Experience in resolving operational problems related to technology
- Experience working in an academic institution
- Two years of audio/visual experience
- Experience working in a simulation lab, including experience with simulation manikins, equipment and software
Required Application Documents (Please Provide Both):