Simulation Operations Specialist (actual title: Instruction and Classroom Support Technician 3) Washington State University College of Nursing Spokane, WA
Under general direction, the Simulation Operations Specialist (actual title: Instruction and Classroom Support Technician 3) will provide support for all simulation operations, including operation, preparation, cleaning, maintenance and repair of computerized mannequins (software and hardware), task trainers and related multimedia peripherals. Will work collaboratively with the Director of Clinical Simulation to program appropriate scenarios and physiological responses of high fidelity mannequins. Provides simulation facilitator faculty and external customers support and setup of simulation center technologies. Implements high fidelity simulation activities that meet standards of realism, reliability, validity, feasibility and risk management. Coordinates set up of Standardized Patients for simulation activities. Operates all mannequin-based simulation events. Has ability to work independently, exercise good judgement, prioritize work and use initiative. Regularly maintains Center's equipment to ensure continuous operations of the Center. Serves as the technical support for the College of Nursing's Center for Clinical Performance and Simulation.
Required: a Bachelor's Degree with major study in a basic applied science AND two years of full-time experience as an Instruction and Classroom Support Technician 2 OR equivalent education/experience; Preferred: Experience with 3rd part medical simulation equipment, AMX control systems, Microsoft Windows Operating System troubleshooting; Demonstrated experience working with Patient Simulation Technologies; Experience working in a healthcare setting; Experience with medical terminology; Previous experience working in higher education.
This is a 100%, 10-month per academic year (August 1 - May 31), civil service position. To apply please see www.wsujobs.com. ONLY APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM ARE ACCEPTED.
Open until filled. Review of applications will begin July 12, 2018.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.