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Simulation Technologist

Apply now Job no: 492343
Work type: Full-time non-exempt
Location: Chester
Categories: Support Staff (Non-Exempt)

Widener University is currently seeking a Simulation Technologist who will be responsible for working in the School of Nursing Sim Center, IT, and with our team of AV staff to ensure smooth and effective operations of audio-visual, computer, and simulation equipment in the Center of Simulation and to promote optimal use of advancing technology.

The position incumbent is responsible for working with Sim center, IT, and AV staff to ensure smooth and effective operations of audio-visual, computer, and simulation equipment in the Center of Simulation and to promote optimal use of advancing technology.   

Reports to:  Director for Center of Simulation and Computerized Testing

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Troubleshoot and maintain simulation equipment and send out equipment to be fixed if necessary.

  • Identifies, analyzes, and repairs product failures, orders replacement parts as required
  • Install and configure desktop hardware, software, and other electronic communications equipment in CSCT for simulation.
  • Assists with computerized testing
  • Supports/assists in role playing applications, props placement, and moulage set-up before and after simulations to create a virtual healthcare setting.
  • Programs software to model simulators' physiological responses to instructor specifications.
  • Operates simulation mannequins sessions based on priority identified by the Simulation faculty.
  • Assists with training faculty in the use of simulation equipment.
  • Serves as a resource for faculty utilizing simulation.
  • Conducts tours and simulation sessions for internal/external groups and/or individuals.Provides recommendations for budget and purchase of equipment, supplies, and materials related to simulation.
  • Performs basic preventative maintenance and up-grades of simulation equipment
  • Attends meetings or continuing education to maintain currency with simulation technology and use.
  • Assists with data entry for various record keeping
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or directed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Minimum one year of experience in technical support role
  • Ability to self-motivate and utilize excellent time management skills.
  • Experience in multiple platforms such as Internet browsers/server/network administration and TCP/IP protocols and other wireless communication configuration knowledge.
  • Bluetooth knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal skills, supported by strong analytical, and problem solving skills.

 Preferred:

  • Ability to self-motivate and utilize excellent time management skills.
  • Experience with medical simulation equipment and programs preferred.
  • Experience within an academic and/or medical environment. 
  • Knowledge of computer hardware equipment and software applications relevant to simulator functions preferred

 

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