Simulation Operations Specialist – American Heart Training Center - Maitland at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Maitland, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Other Clinical Professional
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Florida

Job Description

Simulation Operations Specialist – American Heart Training Center - Maitland

Adventhealth Maitland seeks to hire a Simulation Operations Specialist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located in Altamonte Springs at the beautiful Lakeview Plaza, the Learning Technologies Department is responsible for delivering world-class simulation training experiences to clinical and non-clinical leaders, staff members and teams in state-of-the art facilities across the eight Florida Hospital campuses, the Adventist University of Health Sciences, and the Graduate Medical Education program. Our team of highly skilled simulation educators and technicians develops and implements comprehensive training and simulation programs enabling Florida Hospital professionals to make providing service our priority while caring for the whole person in a faith-based atmosphere.

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Job Summary:

The Simulation Operations Specialist (SOS) plans and executes all operational and technical aspects of simulated learning activities, simulation-based education, and scenario-based training for the Adventhealth system and associated programs/partners, including Graduate Medical Education, the Adventist University of Health Sciences and the AH AHA Training Center. The SOS develops operational and technical proficiency with all aspects of the operation, maintenance, support, troubleshooting, implementation, hardware/software updates, and repair of all system simulation labs’ inventory, such as the human patient simulator systems, simulation task trainers, associated medical equipment, and computer/audiovisual systems. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Ability to map clinical, educational and operational processes, gather and analyze evidence-based data and effectively present information to various levels of audiences.
  • Working knowledge of current human patient simulators and simulation/audiovisual platforms, including Laerdal, Gaumard, and CAE Healthcare.
  • Strong organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to translate complex concepts and ideas in understandable terms to all levels of internal staff (customers).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a matrix-management environment to achieve organizational goals.
  • Solid leadership skills, initiative, and self-direction.
  • Effective computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • 1 year of experience in simulation operation/education/training, preferably with human patient simulator platforms and audiovisual equipment/operating software
  • Background in exercise development, instruction and debriefing. (preferred)
  • Logistics management and inventory control. (preferred)
  • Project management skills. (preferred)
  • Customer relations skills. (preferred)
  • Familiarity with Mac OS, gaming environments (e.g., Unity), and mobile device platforms and software. (preferred)
  • Familiarity with simulation audiovisual instrumentation platforms such as EMS SimulationIQ Enterprise. (preferred)
  • Familiarity with networking, IT and computer hardware terminology. (preferred)
  • Competent in medical moulage/simulated medical condition application (preferred)
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Simulation, Technology, Education, Healthcare, Business or applicable discipline (preferred)
  • 1 year of experience in direct patient care within hospital or clinical setting (preferred)
  • 3 years of experience in simulation operation/education/training (preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Florida Class E Driver’s License and driving record in accordance with Adventhealth Policy
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider certification
  • If clinical, current, active State of Florida license in clinical specialty (preferred)
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) certification (preferred)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider (ACLS) certification (preferred)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider (PALS) certification (preferred)
  • Registered Nurse, Licensed Practice Nurse, or Respiratory Therapist, Paramedic, Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Department Technician (preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Adventhealth’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program
  • Simulation Operations: Operates all human patient simulator systems, simulation task trainers, associated medical equipment and computer/audiovisual equipment during training exercises. Facilitates operational and technical aspects of post-exercise debriefings using various audiovisual platforms. Troubleshoots technical issues related to networking, audiovisual platforms, and/or simulation equipment. Ensures simulations/events are fully immersive through proper room orientation, environment realism, and application of medical moulage and simulated medical conditions to human patient simulators and/or standardized patients/role players.
  • Exercise/Course/Scenario Coordination: Assists with planning, coordinating, and executing all simulation exercise, courses, conferences and workshops. Supports all aspects of the learning environment before, during and after the simulation exercise/course/scenario encompassing direct interaction with the participants, appropriate adjustments to the scenario, and technical responses of simulator based on participant feedback and actions. Serves as on-site Standardized Patient/Role Player liaison. Works with department stakeholders to ensure simulation resource needs are being met.
  • Logistics Support: Supports the management and maintenance of all equipment, including simulators and computer/audiovisual, to ensure proper working order, appropriate maintenance, warranty support, and software updates. Communicates with vendors regarding maintenance, repairs, updates and technology changes. Supports management of medical supply inventory required to enhance the delivery of simulation learning. Maintains accurate inventory of equipment (simulators, hardware and software) and supplies. Forecasts and executes supply reorders as necessary. Transports equipment to various locations for simulation training purposes.
  • Campus/Program Liaison: Serves as a liaison to campuses/programs/hospital leaders for technical assistance and expertise related to operational and technical aspects of simulators and computer/audiovisual equipment for simulation learning. Provides assistance and guidance to customers for simulated learning preparation, set-up, course/scenario facilitation, and post-exercise break down/clean up.
  • Simulation Education Support: Assists with curriculum development and strategic planning specific to the operational and technical aspects of scenarios/curriculum. Familiar with, and maintains current knowledge of, adult learning principles, industry standards, medical terminology and best practice for simulated learning. Assists with simulation pre-briefs and orienting students to their simulation environment.
  • Data Collection: Proficient in Adventhealth’s enterprise-wide simulation IT system. Ensures exercise planning and execution data is captured and standardized. Collects data from completed simulation scenarios. Assists with analysis of data.
  • Continuous Process Improvement: Continually assesses opportunities for improvement in all aspects of learning technologies. Actively participates and contributes expertise to process improvement activities.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Simulation Operations Specialist opportunity with Adventhealth Maitland and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Simulation Operations Specialist, Simulation Manager, Sim, Maitland

Position Location:  Maitland
Job:  Other Clinical Professional
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Maitland
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Technical Certification
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jul 12, 2019, 8:51:53 AM

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