School of Nursing - Simulation Operations Specialist

7 days left

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Nov 03, 2021
Closes
Dec 11, 2021
Ref
STF10371
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Simulation Operations Specialist

The George Mason University School of Nursing, within the College of Health and Human Services, invites applications for a Simulation Operations Specialist (SOS). George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages applicants who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the School of Nursing:


The mission of the School of Nursing is to prepare graduates of the BSN, MSN, DNP and PhD programs to function as interdisciplinary health professionals and citizens who provide leadership, health care, and service to individuals, families and the community.

About the Position:

Under the direction of the Simulation Coordinator, the Simulation Operations Specialist (SOS) runs and supports simulation-based education for a wide range of learners, including nursing students, inter-professional health students and practitioners.

The SOS position leads program development of new systems, applications, software conversions and upgrades, and troubleshooting. The SOS facilitates operations, scheduling, provides technical assistance for simulation, collaborates with faculty/staff to resolve problems and serves as a backup to the Simulation Coordinator.

Responsibilities:


  • Execute set-up, programming, maintenance, use, disassembly, and troubleshooting of simulation equipment;
  • Provide training and serves as a resource for staff utilizing simulation equipment;
  • Program, test and run scenarios with faculty;
  • Set-up/breakdown simulation sessions, including room environment, simulators, equipment, supplies, and moulage of patient simulators/standardized patients;
  • Conduct routine equipment and simulator maintenance based on vendor guidelines and recommendations;
  • Maintain digital A/V hardware and software systems;
  • Develop an agreed upon level of technical proficiency with all aspects of the operation, maintenance, support, troubleshooting, and repair of all of the simulation center and associated equipment within one year of hiring, including:
    • Computer-driven human simulator systems.
    • Life-support systems and physiologic monitor.
    • Personal computers and peripheral.
    • Audiovisual and wireless communication system.
  • Maintain proficiency in existing and emerging technologies, participate in training, and attend conferences for professional development/continuing education;
  • With appropriate notice, work at night and/or on weekends, if needed;
  • Perform other job duties, as assigned.


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Healthcare, Education, Technology, or a related field or an equivalent combination of skills and experience;
  • 1-3 years of experience in clinical care in a patient care setting;
  • 1-3 years of experience with simulation-based education;
  • Manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment with a diverse clientele;
  • Work independently and as part of a team.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master's degree in Nursing, Healthcare, Education, Technology, or a related field;
  • 3-5 years of Simulation-based Education experience;
  • Certified Health Care Simulation Operations Specialist certification;
  • Experience working with standardized patients.


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For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
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Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.
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George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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