The Simulation Center is dedicated to support the growing use of patient simulation technology throughout medical education and professional practice. It provides consultative and supportive services for curriculum development, innovative instructional strategies, assessment methods, and faculty development in simulations.
Summary of Job
The Medical Simulation Laboratory Technician will provide support for all simulation operations, including room preparation and maintenance, cleaning of training equipment and maintaining clinical disposables inventory.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Works closely with Sim staff to ensure the smooth operation of multiple educational activities that involve the overall organization of equipment and disposables in the simulation center.
Maintains medical training equipment such as full body manikins, task trainers, etc. and work/training areas in a clean and orderly condition.
Follows good laboratory practice and good housekeeping procedures in accordance with standard operation procedures, health, safety and environmental policies.
Responsible for room set-up and clean-up for clinical simulations and debriefings using checklists of course materials and training equipment.
Works with Sim technician to have the room props, equipment, and other resources available for the scheduled simulation center activities prior to the start of the event.
Observes all safety policies and procedures and uses equipment and chemical treatments properly to avoid harming self, others and damaging equipment/property.
Works closely with faculty and sim staff to ensure the smooth operation of multiple educational activities that involve the overall organization of work flow in the simulation center.
Provides information to faculty, staff, students and visitors concerning the functions of the simulation center.
Pushing, carrying and lifting materials overhead weighing up to 50 lbs.
Schedule flexibility-sometimes required to work early or late hours.
Occasional weekend events. (Not often)
Conduct routine inventory updates for clinical disposables; stock sim training and storage rooms
Communicate in a positive, professional manner with faculty instructors, students and other users of the Simulation Center.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience
High school diploma/GED required.
Ability to understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Able to maintain confidentiality, display diplomacy, be self-directed, and manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently with frequent interruptions
Ability to interact and work with faculty, students and staff in a knowledgeable, respectful and courteous manner.
Strong customer service skills are essential and applicants must enjoy working with people
Experience with medical simulation training
Experience supporting faculty in an academic environment
The Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center strives to be a leader in teaching the importance of emergency readiness and in order to lead by example, we require that the person who accepts this positon take the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (i.e., CPR) class and maintain certification by taking the class every 2 years or ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) not required at the acceptance of positon, but it will work towards certification in the near future once the position becomes fulfilled.
Classified Title: Simulation Support Technician Working Title: Simulation Support Technician Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $13.00-$16.93 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8-4:30 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003333-SOM Admin Sim Ctr Simulation Center Personnel area: School of Medicine
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