UT Health Clinical Simulation Laboratory Technician - School of Nursing (TMC) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Clinical Simulation Laboratory Technician - School of Nursing (TMC)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research

Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth

Requisition #: 180001JP

Position Summary:

Accountable for the day-to-day operations of the clinical simulation laboratories at the School of Nursing. Will prepare lab sessions, perform basic repair and maintenance on medical equipment (including task trainers and mannequins) , maintain inventory of equipment and supplies, and participate in activities using medical simulators.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Provides audio visual assistance, digitally records events in the lab, sets up surgical equipment for the AV system, produces duplicate CD's/DVD's for training sessions, faculty or as needed.

  2. May research specifications and equipment required; provide input and recommendations, including presenting technical briefings.

  3. Troubleshoots and problem solves issues as needed, which may require contacting vendors and other UT departments.

  4. Assists in scheduling groups and training events and provides assistance with the set-up and take-down of simulators. May participate in teaching-related activities.

  5. Maintains inventory of simulation equipment, performs basic upkeep, repairs and maintenance on equipment, and orders supplies as necessary.

  6. Maintains the cleanliness of the facility and equipment and assists users of the facility during training sessions.

  7. Maintains research protocol as directed by senior research staff.

  8. Complies with all governmental and University policies, rules, regulations, and codes.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

  • EMT, OR Technician, ER Technician, Vet Technician, Cardiac Catheterization Lab Technician, or LVN certification required.

Minimum Education:

  • High school or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

  • A minimum of two (2) years of related experience.

  • Ideal candidate will have previous healthcare experience such as EMS, hospital experience, etc

  • Position will require someone who can learn quickly as well as be creative

Additional Information:

  • Technician will be in charge of upkeep on task trainers and mannequins used for simulations and repeated tasks by students in the lab.

  • Provides technology support when the software that runs the mannequin is not working properly

  • Sets up exam rooms for standardized patient interactions and training

  • Location: School of Nursing and Student Community Center @ 6901 Bertner Avenue

  • Non-Exempt / Hourly / Full-Time position

  • Pay: $11.81/hour - $14.76/hour based on years of experience

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and up to 30 pounds routinely to move objects. This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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