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Simulation Technologist – Simulation Lab – Altamonte Springs – Per Diem in Altamonte Springs, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Other Clinical Professional
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital

Job Description

Simulation Technologist – Simulation Lab – Altamonte Springs – On Call

Florida Hospital Altamonte Springs seeks to hire a Simulation Technologist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named Best Hospital; for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents. As the largest satellite campus within the Florida Hospital system, Florida Hospital Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973. The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources.

Work Hours/Shifts:

Varies, 8am – 5pm

Job Summary:

The Simulation Technologist plans and executes all operational and technical aspects of simulated learning activities, simulation-based education, and scenario-based training for the Florida Hospital system and associated programs/partners, including Graduate Medical Education and Adventist University. The System Simulation Technologist develops operational and technical proficiency with all aspects of the operation, maintenance, support, trouble-shooting, 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. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, leading exercise planning with system-wide customers, assisting in scenario development, operating medical simulators and audiovisual equipment during training exercises, debriefing the training audience after exercise completion, and maintaining medical simulators and audiovisual equipment throughout their lifecycle. 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
  • Background in exercise development, instruction and debriefing (Preferred)
  • Logistics management and inventory control. (Preferred)
  • Project management skills. (Preferred)
  • Customer relations skills. (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of Mac OS, gaming environments (e.g., Unity), and mobile device platforms and software. (Preferred)
  • Statistical software such as SPSS (Preferred)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. (Preferred)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification (Preferred)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification (Preferred)
  • One to three years of experience in simulation operation/education/training, preferably with human patient simulator platforms and audiovisual equipment/operating software.
  • Bachelor’s degree in simulation/technology/education/business or applicable discipline. (Preferred)
  • One to three years of experience in direct patient care within hospital or clinical setting. (Preferred)
  • Three to five years of experience in simulation operation/education/training. (Preferred)
  • Registered Nurse, Licensed Practice Nurse, or Respiratory Therapist, Paramedic, Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Department Technician. (Preferred)
  • BLS/ACLS/PALS Instructor. (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Florida Class E Driver’s License and driving record in accordance with Florida Hospital Policy.
  • Current, valid State of Florida license/certification as an Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practice Nurse, Respiratory Therapist or National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) certification or NREMT-P (Paramedic). (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • EXERCISE/COURSE/SCENARIO COORDINATION: Assists with planning, coordinating, and executing all simulation exercise, courses, conferences and workshops. Manages 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. 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.
  • CURRICULUM TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT: Assists with curriculum development and strategic planning specific to the operational and technical aspects of scenarios/curriculum. Experienced in, and maintains current knowledge of, adult learning principles, industry standards, and best practice for simulated learning.
  • CAMPUS/PROGRAM LIAISON: Serves as a liaison to campuses/programs 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, debriefing, and post-exercise break down/clean up.
  • SIMULATION TECHNICAL TRAINING: Conducts train-the-trainer education sessions to train system/campus/other instructors to operate simulators, computer/audiovisual software and associated equipment. Provides hands-on expertise on simulators and associated equipment as needed.
  • DATA COLLECTION: Proficient in Florida Hospital’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.
  • EQUIPMENT/SUPPLY MAINTENANCE: Manages 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. Manages 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.
  • SCHEDULE COORDINATION: Assists with organization and management of scheduling of all simulation training resources across the system (including personnel (techs), simulation center(s) spaces, simulators, and associated equipment).
  • CONTINUOUS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT: Continually assesses opportunities for improvement in all aspects of simulation learning. Leads out on process improvement activities and/or contributes expertise to applicable process improvement activities. Identifies and coordinates the management of risk and quality assurance issues that arise, escalating unresolved problems to the appropriate decision-making bodies, as needed.

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 Technologist opportunity with Florida Hospital Altamonte Springs and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Simulation Tech, Simulation Lab, Altamonte Springs

Position Location:  Altamonte Springs
Job:  Other Clinical Professional
Organization:  Florida Hospital
Primary Location:  US-FL-Altamonte Springs
Schedule:  Per Diem
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  High School Diploma / GED
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Dec 7, 2018, 12:38:08 PM

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