The Simulation Operations Specialist works collaboratively with faculty to provide technical and managerial support for the Curry College Nursing Simulation Program on both the Milton and Plymouth campuses. This position is a 12-month, full-time placement. Occasional (or regular) evening or weekend shifts may be required. The Simulation Operations Specialist will report to the Curry College School of Nursing Chair under the direction of the Dean.
Manages the schedule for Curry College Nursing Simulation Center;
Maintains current knowledge of simulation/lab equipment catalogs and operation manuals;
Orders, organizes, maintains and restock skills lab and simulation laboratory supplies;
Overseas open labs hours for independent practice;
Provides recommendations on equipment, supplies and materials;
Collects data for simulation lab utilization, ongoing research, or grant requirements;
Participates on the Simulation Advisory and Resource Committees;
Maintains simulation activities and learner confidentiality;
Maintains the digital library;
Meets with faculty prior to implementing new simulations to help determine feasibility;
Supervises student workers.
Programs simulator software to model simulator's physiological response to instructor specifications;
Operates patient simulators and cameras for the duration of simulations;
Operates and maintains audio-visual and debriefing systems;
Sets up and takes down learning environment equipment for skills lab, health assessment, and simulation scenarios-
May involve rapid turnover of simulation lab set u
Maintains and repairs all simulation equipment, including:
Patient simulators, computers, monitors and a variety of medical equipment;
Troubleshoots equipment malfunctions and contacts vendors as needed;
Manages warranties and maintenance agreements;
Arranges scheduled maintenance of equipment;
Provides technical support for task trainers and multimedia peripherals including:
Beds/examination tables, headwalls, patient monitors, and other health care equipment;
Medication dispensing systems;
Vital sign monitors;
Provides theatrical production (costuming and moulage) for simulation scenarios as requested;
Mixes fake body fluids and creates wounds;
Provides technical assistance, support and training to faculty, staff, and student workers in use of simulation equipment.
Minimum of 2 years related experience, or the equivalent in the Information Technology Fie
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Ability to travel between both the Milton and Plymouth campuses as required.
Certification as a Healthcare Simulation Operation Specialist.
Experience in simulation.
Baccalaureate degree in related field such as computer science or information management.
Experience in a college setting with proven technical abilities across a variety or complex software systems, relational databases, and web-based programs.
Banner a Plus.
At the College’s discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
About Curry College
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs and a variety of continuing education certificates and programs.
Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations.