Florida Hospital Maitland seeks to hire a Simulation Operations Specialist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Established in 1908, Florida Hospital is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The Maitland Office Plaza houses our highly skilled teams that support our hospital system including Marketing, Patient Financial Services, Revenue Management, the Credit Union and Human Resources. The Trickel Building, a two-story office structure, creates an atmosphere of health and healing, with a healthy-style café and quaint chapel. The main lobby is filled with lush greenery and a light trickle of water, creating a holistic environment.
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 Florida Hospital system and associated programs/partners, including Graduate Medical Education, the Adventist University of Health Sciences and the FH 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.
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)
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
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 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.
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 Florida Hospital Maitland and apply online today.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.