Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
36 Hours per week
Summary: The Simulation Technician provides technical assistance, procurement, and support for educational offerings in the Simulation Center.
Responsibilities: 1.Provides technical assistance, procurement, and support for educational offerings in the Simulation Center.
2.Maintains simulators and medical equipment, equipment inventory, and ensures that all equipment is kept in good working order.
3.Responsible for ordering supplies specific to designated services and maintenance of service inventories in collaboration with the Education Coordinator and Program Director.
4.Assists in programming, setting up and taking down simulation scenarios.
5.Collaborates with other members of the department to ensure operations and simulations function efficiently.
6.Participates in professional development and team building events to expand foundational knowledge of Simulation Center and training scenarios.
7.Other duties as required.
Training in the areas of computer science, information technology, biomedical engineering, paramedic, EMT or Medical Assistant is preferred. Candidate must be able to bridge medical experience with technical experience (computers) or vice versa.
Experience in a healthcare clinical setting, materials specialist, clinical or biomedical engineering is preferred.
Experience working with various levels within an organization is preferred.
Experience in healthcare is preferred, allowing the technician to recreate realistic health care scenarios for the Simulation Center.
Experience working in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) or similar software is required.
Should have strong computer skills and be a strong end-user of computers.
Strong problem-solving skills used to identify and resolve issues which cause simulation scenarios to stop working, and/or interrupt the learning flow.
Education and Experience
Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Associates or Bachelors degrees preferred.
Strong working knowledge of computers and a thorough understanding of computer terminology.
Years of relevant experience: One year of experience in healthcare or computer work is preferred.
Years of experience supervising: None.
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