Essential Functions: Provides technical and programmatic support for the high technology components of the Clinical Skills Center (CSC) within the Conjoint Teaching Services unit of the School of Medicine, while contributing to the overall academic mission of the CSC. Assists Director with budgeting, training, marketing, and research efforts of the CSC as it relates to simulation technology.Utilize and maintain technology, including: all aspects of BLine Medical software including capturing and storing data (text and video); integration of software with high-fidelity simulation equipment; programming and generation of forms, reports, and test score analyses. Interface with BLine Medical programming staff to ensure continued operation of B Line systems. Coordinate simulation sessions. Liaison with simulation maintenance personnel and all other IT-based companies and departments, both internal and external.Implement data storage system to ensure education and training records are accurate and are available for accreditation surveys. Maintain data confidentiality and security where appropriate. Collects, researches, and performs regular quality assurance of all data processed through the simulation equipment utilized at the Mazurek Education Commons. Assist Director with daily operations and optimal utilization of the simulation facility: faculty recruitment and training, accurate financial and budgeting information regarding simulation material purchase and maintenance, material production and maintenance of CSC. Work with relevant CSC Committees to ensure that all simulation activities are guided by the mission of the CSC. Provide hands-on training for faculty and CSC staff as recommended by the CSC Policy Committee. Lead tours of the simulation component of the CSC and participates in community service projects in conjunction with the CSC Director. Assist students in utilization of simulation equipment, providing an appropriate orientation to simulator features and the simulated learning environment. Assists with simulation-based courses, curriculum design, and 360 assessment where necessary. Support and implement research projects under the guidance of the simulation faculty and utilizes knowledge of simulation capabilities and methodologies to assist with project development. Assists with data collection, scenario development, and manuscript / grant application as it pertains to simulation.Attend simulation meetings and training routinely (minimum yearly) as recommended by Simulation faculty.
Qualifications: EDUCATIONBachelor's degree in information systems or computer technology, physical sciences, or education. Certified to operate and program all relevent Simulation Equipment, including METI and Laerdal. Familiar with current trends in simulation technology.EXPERIENCEMinimum 3 years experience running an academically-focused education center with heavy emphasis on use of technology, leading training sessions on specific computer equipment, resolution of computer-related problems, and interfacing with computer-related vendors. Experience with medical education Simulation Technology Center preferred. COMPETENCIES REQUIREDOral Communications: Can apply effective interpersonal skills to provide service to internal and external clients. Can effectively present information one-on-one or to a small group in formal and informal formats. Can lead a meeting or training session. Speaks well in large groups and organizes information effectivelyWritten Communications: Can edit instructional documents for accuracy, clarity, and grammar. Can read, understand, and apply complex text. Writes instructional documents and procedural manuals clearly.Computer Skills: Expert user of all Simulation-based hardware and software, video capture and video editing software. Can train others to utilize simulation hardware & software. Proficient with all Microsoft Software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access. Maintains research data and shares data with collaborators as needed.Business Skills: Understands and contributes to the objectives and mission of the department and work group. Monitors own work as part of evaluation of educational effectiveness and quality of educational programming. Seeks ways to improve simulation training and overall processes at the CSC. Can handle multiple tasks with multiple interruptions and consistently provides high quality work. Job Effectiveness Skills: Ability to synthesize complex, diverse information. Ability to set and achieve goals. Ability to design trainee flow for complex simulation interventions. Interpersonal Skills: Is an adaptable and reliable member of the CSC faculty and staff unit. Works well in a team environment. Takes and gives feedback in a respectful, constructive manner and resolves confict constructively. Interacts professionally with all CSC clients, faculty, and staff.
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