Surgical & Simulation Technician - School of Nursing Academic Affairs (TMC)
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth
Requisition #: 180001JP
Accountable for the day-to-day operations of a surgical or clinical simulation laboratory. Will prepare lab sessions, perform basic repair and maintenance on medical equipment, maintain inventory of equipment and supplies, and participate in activities using medical simulators.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Provides audio visual assistance, digitally records events in the surgical facility or lab, sets up surgical equipment for the AV system, produces duplicate CD's/DVD's for training sessions, faculty or as needed.
May research specifications and equipment required; provide input and recommendations, including presenting technical briefings.
Troubleshoots and problem solves issues as needed, which may require contacting vendors and other UT departments.
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.
Maintains inventory of simulation equipment, performs basic upkeep, repairs and maintenance on equipment, and orders supplies as necessary.
Maintains the cleanliness of the facility and equipment and assists users of the facility during training sessions.
Maintains research protocol as directed by senior research staff.
Complies with all governmental and University policies, rules, regulations, and codes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
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