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 https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/502142/clinical-simulation-assistant. Inquiries may be addressed to Stephanie Nicely at firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applications will begin August 17, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.
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