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Simulation Technologist (UAE Nationals)

Date: Jul 26, 2022

Location: Administrative Job

Company: Ajman University

Job Title:                                Simulation Technologist (UAE Nationals)                                       

College/ Office:                     College of Medicine

                                                           

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so qualified.

 

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide vital technical support and expertise for simulation operations and technology to include preparation, maintenance and repair of complex computerized, high-fidelity manikins and associated software, Medical Equipment and furniture of the Simulation Center and the efficient operation of the Audio-Visual systems, related multimedia peripherals, and validating data collected during scenarios. 

 

LEVEL SCOPE

  • Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments /tasks of moderate scope and complexity.  Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. Should provide guidance and assistance to Faculty during Scenarios and when needed.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Provide setup/takedown/moulage of requested simulations.
  • Responsible for the preparation of documents, setup boxes and supplies for each simulation.
  • Program, test and run simulation scenarios for faculty simulation facilitators, assuring that the facility, equipment, manikins, standardized patients and supplies are set up appropriately and that desired outcomes will be achieved; interpret and implement changes when necessary.
  • Consult with faculty and staff on the appropriateness of simulations and ensure accuracy of scenario documents to achieve learning outcomes.
  • Provide training/support/consulting to faculty and other simulation center staff in the technical aspects of simulation.
  • Provide specialized technical support/maintenance for computer-based multimedia systems and their components, including operation of server infrastructure, digital cameras, video cameras, audio/video mixer, digital/analog converter, monitors, and medical equipment.
  • Audit, test and ensure all equipment and systems run efficiently according to current specification requirements, keeping apprised of periodic product information releases.
  • Understand campus networking and required systems that allow vendors, faculty, staff, and students to access critical materials.
  • Keep apprised of all emerging technologies affecting simulation and data capture and participate in technical training.
  • Inventory management and ordering of soft supplies and assets
  • Administration and operation of learning/center management systems to record simulations, manage case information, collect faculty and standardized patient evaluations, track learner contact hours, and report on center data and utilization.
  • Scheduling simulation activities and resources
  • Preparing and applying moulage - simulated injuries, wounds, bruising - to standardized patients and simulators
  • Support in development and maintenance of case scenarios, setup guidance, utilization tracking, and center management documentation.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of professional experience or equivalent relevant experience.

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet, and database use.
  • Expert in Operating High Fidelity Manikins (Preferred CAE HEALTHCARE MANIKINS)
  • Technology, multimedia, audio/visual experience including knowledge of networks, computer security, databases, servers, decoders, etc. Ability to assess, troubleshoot and fix equipment and technology failures in a timely fashion. (Preferred CAE Learning Space Enterprise)
  • Ability to work independently under limited supervision, including learning new software/hardware quickly.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills with attention to detail.
  • Creativity and flexibility in designing innovative approaches to solving problems and improving processes.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding job assignments and sensitive issues.
  • Experience in pre-hospital, hospital, or any other healthcare experience.
  • Knowledge of audio/video equipment and software for recording, duplication, and editing.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy/physiology.