HEALTHCARE SIMULATION OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 06-27515
Posted Job Title HEALTHCARE SIMULATION OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
School Name School of Nursing
Org Nursing Healthcare Labs
Posted to the Web 12/08/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Hours 40.00
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8-5
Months 12
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Science is dedicated to changing the world through leadership in the science of nursing since 1886. We were the first to offer an Ivy League nursing education for all three professional nursing degrees – baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral. The research we conduct defines the course of healthcare practice around the globe. Our students learn from the foremost leaders in nursing science.
Why study nursing at one of the top research institutions in the world? To join the ranks of Penn Nursing experts and leaders who have been advancing science and delivering solutions, shaping policy and practice, and engaging communities to promote health for over a century. These will be your collaborators, your mentors, your friends, leading to a healthier future. We offer a unique work environment for our employees who are inspired to be part of an organization that ‘Cares to Change the World’. Join us to become part of a vibrant community of outstanding scholars, highly talented staff and the best and the brightest students. http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Simulation Operations Specialist partners with Simulation Education Specialists and faculty to develop, implement, operate, and participate in simulation activities to guarantee a high quality, safe, and consistent simulation experience in the Helene Fuld Pavilion for Innovative Learning. Assist in the management of the infrastructure to ensure student privacy, operational efficiency, limited downtime, and that learning objectives are met. Troubleshoot and resolve any technical and logistical issues; operate simulation capture system to ensure activities are videotaped. Provide first and second level repairs and preventative maintenance to simulation resources; ensure equipment and supplies are used and maintained properly. Plan, develop and manufacture materials and techniques for executing moulage and task trainers in collaboration with key players to enhance the overall realism of the simulation activity. Maintain current simulation related knowledge, excellent customer service and effective communications.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree, 3-5 years of healthcare simulation experience and Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) strongly preferred. High School diploma and 5 to 7 years of healthcare simulation experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Excellent customer service orientation and strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Demonstrated adaptability to support clients with a wide range of experience with simulation concepts, simulation exposure and teaching with technology. Strong organizational skills with effective prioritization and a focus on thoroughness and accuracy of results. Solid troubleshooting skills are crucial with the ability to be independently resourceful in solving issues while adhering to specific guidelines when needed.

The successful candidate will possess sound professional judgment using discretion with confidential matters, demonstrate initiative and problem solving strengths and will thrive under the pressure of a fast paced environment with real deadlines in which to finish work within stated time frames. Must be able to work both independently as well as part of a team. Demonstrated experience in using Microsoft Office Products needed. Laerdal Simulators, and B-Line Medical Simulation Capture Systems a plus.

This position will require occasional availability outside the normal work day.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/33323

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
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