University of Utah Job Description
This position supports simulation technologies and methodologies of the Simulation Learning Center (SLC) and the Health Science Education Building (HSEB) Clinical Center with multidisciplinary professionals in running low, midrange, and high fidelity simulations through the use of task trainers, patient simulators, virtual reality and standardized patients. Operates SLC and HSEB equipment and provides technical support to students, faculty and other users. Independently manages simulation room and mannequin set-up and take down, application of moulage, medical equipment and supplies, IT, recording and playback. Supports Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) Multi Objective Structured Examinations (MOSPEs), InterProfessional Education (IPE), immersive simulation experiences and other scheduled inpatient and outpatient simulation learning activities. This position has no responsibility for providing direct care to patients.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
1. Provides care, periodic maintenance and repairs (as appropriate) of task trainers, mannequins and other simulation center equipment, under minimal supervision. Maintains cleanliness and order of specialized equipment and supplies.
2. Assists manager with tracking supply and equipment needs and costs. Participates in restocks and inventory. Supports College of Nursing activities in the Health Science Education Building (HSEB) Teaching lab by conducting inventory and restocking supplies and maintaining equipment and task trainers in good working condition.
3. Assists with maintaining accurate records and follow-up on overdue equipment. Checks in and out approved equipment and supplies such as health assessment kits to students and faculty. Assists in tracking time space allocation, supplies, etc. Provides support to faculty for required supplies and equipment and coordinates with the University Hospital in the acquisition and return of clean, sterile and contaminated equipment.
4. Sets up the simulation room or Clinical Center in preparation for simulation scenarios; including equipment, supplies, mannequin moulage, IT, and video, and automatic medication dispenser.
5. Programs mannequins in accordance with scenarios. Assists in preparing Standardized Patient for scenarios/clinical experience.
6. Assists faculty with resources for course needs related to simulation, including but not limited to the AV system, data capture software, mannequin programming, Standardized Patient preparation, Electronic Health Records, smart boards and medication dispensing units.
7. Provides first line technical support for computer based multimedia systems and their components, operation of digital cameras, video cameras, audio/video mixer, digital /analog converter, monitors, LCD Projectors and other equipment.
8. Supports activities in the HSEB Clinical Center by providing technical support for the B-Line standardized patient testing system. Programs checklists and scenarios for the B-Line system for use in the Clinical Center within the HSEB.
9. Runs the A/V equipment for the B-Line system within the Clinical Center for Standardized Patient testing. Provides IT support for use of the B-Line system, including the creation of usernames and passwords for students and faculty, troubleshooting problems that arise in during the recorded tests, instructing students and faculty on how to view their videos afterward, and working collaboratively with other Clinical Suite users.
10. Supports Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) Multi Objective Structured Examinations (MOSPEs) and InterProfessional Education (IPE) activities.
11. Supports computerized simulation in didactic and lab settings. Input patient information into the EMR, as requested and as provided by facilitators, for use in the scenarios. Provide a first line of defense for any computer-related, or UCARE AES related, issues that come up within the Simulation Learning Center (SLC), for both faculty and students.
12. Participates in conferences and seminars as presenter and participant. Attends meetings and contributes to committee work as appropriate and as assigned by leadership. Stays current with the developments in the field of Simulation Technology.
13. Other general duties and functions as assigned.
Determines when routine maintenance or repair of mannequins or equipment is needed. Identifies equipment that needs to be sent out for repair and reports it appropriately. Identifies problems and shares solutions, concerns and successes with Manager. Trouble shoots for problems with simulation and IT equipment, including information management systems, A/V and mannequins, etc when problems arise.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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