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Clinical Simulation Assistant

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Miami University
August 8, 2023
Hamilton, Ohio
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Salary: $37,500 - $42,000


Nursing (Hamilton Campus): Clinical Simulation Assistant (CSA) to operate and troubleshoot simulation technology, which includes high-fidelity clinical simulators, AV, and hardware/software technology; must demonstrate competency of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology; supports the clinical simulation learning environment, and has general knowledge of adult education. A successful Clinical Simulation Assistant must be able to think critically and communicate effectively across diverse groups of people. They should also have a fluent ability for time management skills, work prioritization, and a dynamic work environment. This position may work outside routine business hours, in which the CSA will work independently, yet alongside content-expert faculty. The CSA position is based on the Hamilton Campus. In addition, simulation and lab support may also be required on Miami’s Oxford Campus.  It is a full-time, nine-month appointment.


The CSA will:

  • Provide the set-up, maintenance, operation, and troubleshooting of the simulation equipment and simulation related AV equipment; including the preparation of the simulation environment to accurately represent a realistic clinical setting;
  • Assist with general orientation to simulation learners, faculty, and other staff per simulation best practice standards;
  • Safeguard electronic data, programming, nursing department documents, and participant information;
  • Maintain AV files and assist faculty for educational purposes;
  • Coordinate with faculty instructors in designing, planning, testing, and operating simulations to meet specified objectives;
  • Assist with the coordination, development, and appropriate utilization of standardized patients and/or participates as a standardized patient;
  • Ensure appropriate set-up and timely changeover of rooms and resources between sessions;
  • Maintain and organize inventory of equipment and supplies;
  • Participate in the briefing of learners prior to simulation sessions;
  • Fulfill all compliance responsibilities related to the position.


Required: Two-year technical degree or two years of equivalent training in health care related field or a computer science related field; proficiency with computer hardware and software applications, such as: PC and/or Mac computers and AV equipment. The physical work environment may include mechanical/electrical hazards and heavy lifting requirements, such as repositioning the 250-pound simulators.


Consideration may be given to candidates with a bachelor’s degree in technology or health related field or Clinical Simulation Assistant certification, such as CHSE or CHSOS. Examples include LPN, EMT, paramedic, or a background in Health Information Technology. Experience with high fidelity simulation and healthcare clinical knowledge; self-directed and able to work synergistically with faculty.


Submit cover letter and resume to Inquiries may be addressed to Stephanie Nicely at Screening of applications will begin August 17, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.


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