Simulation Technician II

Baylor College of Medicine

Texas Medical Center, TX

Job posting number: #7247186 (Ref:19540-en_US)

Posted: May 23, 2024

Job Description


Reporting directly to the Simulation Core Manager of IT Infrastructure and Systems and working closely with the POCUS team of faculty and staff, the role of the Simulation Technician II is to assist and participate with the coordination, planning, development, and implementation of all the Simulation Core teaching and assessment events. The Technician facilitates high-fidelity human patient simulated learning, manages lab equipment, media, computers, and materials related to simulation events; operates and troubleshoots simulation software. The Technician will represent the Simulation Core by supporting faculty, staff, and learners with simulation needs (Standardized Patients (SP), simulation equipment, and medical supplies), assist with the daily operation of the labs, and communicate needs and issues to Leadership.

Job Duties

  • Assures facility and equipment are clean, organized, and set-up for teaching sessions. This involves sterilizing instruments, moving equipment, including simulators, and other materials than can weigh up to100 pounds.
  • Operates AV equipment, LCD projectors, monitors anesthesia machines and other equipment related to simulation education.
  • Serves as Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) technician for US equipment by programming, testing, and running scenarios with instructors and facilitators.
  • Monitor POCUS sessions and assist faculty, staff, and learners as needed.
  • Conducts routine equipment maintenance and inventory updates.
  • Identifies and communicates the need for supplies and replacement equipment to management.
  • Interfaces with vendors regarding troubleshooting and system problems.
  • Trains faculty, facilitators, and other staff in the different simulation technologies and the operational aspects of simulation as well as the operation of AV equipment and technologies.
  • Establishes and maintains vital records and statistics as they pertain to simulation, including a detailed record of all education and training conducted for POCUS, hierarchal storage of all digitally recorded simulations, and record of repair and maintenance of simulators.
  • Supports collaborative research and certification projects for the Simulation Core as requested, including assisting faculty with abstracts, educational presentations, poster printing, conference workshops, and manuscripts for publication.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in technology or health related field. Two years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Simulation lab or healthcare experience (clinical or procedural).

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7247186 (Ref:19540-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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