Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 16-Aug-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (CST)
  • Mequon, WI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Concordia University seeks applicants for the part-time position of Simulation Technician in the School of Nursing (SON) in Mequon, WI. The Simulation Technician assists the Simulation Laboratory Coordinator in the operation of the simulation lab by faculty, staff, students, and community partners. This position reports to the Simulation Laboratory Coordinator and further through the Dean of the School of Nursing.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and operate simulators, A/V, and other equipment
  • Assist in introducing stakeholders to simulation principles, simulators, equipment, and environment
  • Ensure safe and appropriate use of simulators, simulation rooms, equipment, and props
  • Participate as a Standardized Patient as needed
  • Troubleshoot simulator hardware and software
  • Perform preventive, regular, and corrective maintenance on simulation equipment
  • Attend all simulation team meetings
  • Utilize resources effectively and efficiently (money, people, and space)
  • Support research projects facilitated in the Simulation Lab, as appropriate
  • Participate in professional development to maintain current knowledge and learn emerging simulation practices
  • Support the Mission of CUW, and the Visions of the CUW School of Nursing and CUW Simulation Laboratory
  • Other duties as assigned

Functional Qualifications and Capabilities

  • Functional knowledge of common operating systems (Windows & Mac), web-based application and information systems (email, Sign-up genius, CUW website)
  • Functional knowledge of A/V equipment, software, and formats for recording and duplication
  • Ability to apply the various modalities of simulation training (manikins and standardized patients)

Professional Qualifications and Capabilities

  • Minimum of two years of recent work experience in direct patient care in a healthcare setting
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Awareness of and adherence to policies and procedures

Compensation and Benefits

This is a part-time, staff, non-exempt position. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Tuition benefits are available for employees; however, there are no other benefits associated with this position.

Physical Demands/Equipment 

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Administration reserves the right to adjust the duties and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion.  In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or commissioned ministers of the LCMS.  Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Commissioned Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies.  If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a Higher Learning Commission accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering 71 undergraduate majors of study, 39 master's degrees, and 4 doctoral programs.

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.

Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
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