Simulation Technician: REVIVE - Resuscitation Excellence Department (1.0 FTE, Days)
Stanford Children's Health - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Location: Palo Alto, California
Internal Number: 9474039
1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift
At Stanford Children's Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.
This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.
The Simulation Technician supports the daily operations of the Center for Professional Excellence & Inquiry Simulation Center. This role will assist the Simulation Program Manager in creating and maintaining an effective healthcare learning environment through preparation, operation, cleaning, organizing, and maintenance of simulation spaces, equipment, and supplies.
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Employees must abide by all joint commission requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with national patient safety goals, and licensure and health screenings.
Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).
Support facilitators, learners, and approved visitors in the use of simulation space and equipment;
Prepares, plans, and facilitates realistic simulation-based education. Works with other staff to implement education at the Simulation Center;
Assist in delivering of all technical aspects of simulation-based education through the setup, facilitation of, and pack down of simulation equipment, supplies, IS/AV systems, moulage/special effects, and associated paperwork;
Operates and maintain task trainers, mannequin-based simulators, computer-based systems including simulation AV, and all other associated supplies and equipment;
Collaborates and consults with internal staff and vendors to troubleshoot equipment and system problems;
Communicates complex technical problems to people with limited technical understanding in a short timeframe;
Assists in overseeing interns and volunteers;
Orients learners and facilitators to the Simulation Center including the use of environment, mannequins, equipment, supplies, and serve as the technical simulation expert;
Other duties as assigned.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Experience: Two (2) years of related work experience in healthcare simulation preferred. Three (3) years of work experience in technology or operations-based role required.
License/Certification: CHSOS preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
Ability to coordinate a large number of physical and human resources (people, equipment, locations);
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information;
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently, and meet deadlines;
Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization;
Ability to delegate tasks to others;
Ability to solve unusual or complex problems in a creative manner;
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
Skill in having a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
Knowledge in the operation of high technology mannequin-based simulators (preferred), Audio Visual technologies, and other simulation related Information Technology systems;
Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and the ability to maintain them and stay abreast of updates and changes;
Knowledge of PC-based and Mac-based computers systems and software used in functional area and the ability to troubleshoot the equipment.
Knowledge of theatrical technical skills such as makeup/special effects and backstage skills (preferred);
Knowledge of the healthcare environment such as healthcare policies, procedures, safety and health requirements, and culture (preferred);
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.