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Health Care Simulation Assistant

Company: University of Colorado
Location: Aurora
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

University of Colorado - CU Anschutz Medical Campus College of Nursing Official Title: Technician II Working Title: Health Care Simulation Assistant Position #00641038 - Requisition #26152 * Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at * The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at: Exemptions vary by campus location/department. Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions: * Anschutz Campus - Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons.
* Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.
* Consolidated/Central Services Administration - Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons. The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds. About the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus: The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit The College of Nursing has an opening for three (3) full-time State Classified Health Care Simulation Assistants (Technician II) positions. Job Summary: The Clinical Education & Placement Team handles all processes related to experiential learning with the CU College of Nursing, including the Clinical Education Center (CEC). The CEC is an innovative clinical learning environment to prepare students for safe patient care in today's complex healthcare systems. The Clinical Education & Placement Faculty provide CU Nursing students with the most up-to-date, clinically relevant best practices in a variety of specialty areas. The CEC promotes a safe environment for the student nurses to learn the foundational skills needed to care for patients, but they also learn professionalism and the role of a nurse. The Clinical Education Center is available across the CON curriculum and on the Anschutz Medical Campus as a clinical resource across professions. The Health Care Simulation Assistant position supports simulation for CON, Undergraduate and Graduate simulation programs at AMC and South Denver locations. * Supports simulation for UG and Graduate programs
* Supports simulation at SD and AMC Examples of Work Performed: Simulation Technology (60%): * Day-to-day set-up and breakdown of CEC and Sim.
* Working knowledge of all simulations and CEC activities.
* Provides care, periodic maintenance and repairs (as appropriate) of task trainers, mannequins and other simulation center equipment, under minimal supervision. Maintains cleanliness and order of specialized equipment and supplies.
* Sets up the simulation room or Clinical Center in preparation for simulation scenarios; including equipment, supplies, mannequin moulage, IT, and video, and automatic medication dispenser.
* Assists faculty with resources for course needs related to simulation, including but not limited to the AV system, data capture software, mannequin programming, Standardized Patient preparation, Electronic Health Records, smart boards and medication dispensing units.
* Provides first line technical support for computer-based multimedia systems and their components, operation of digital cameras, monitors.
* Use of virtual simulation.
* Supports College of Nursing activities by conducting inventory and restocking supplies and maintaining equipment and task trainers in good working condition.
* Provides support to faculty and Teaching Assistants for required supplies, equipment, and basic instruction on use.
* Pyxis management.
* Attends meetings and contributes to committee work as appropriate and as assigned by leadership. Stays current with the developments in the field of Simulation Technology. Simulation Facility (20%): * Simulation Suite 5th floor (AMC), CEC 3rd floor (AMC) and South Denver (SD)
* Maintain CEC and Sim physical space.
* Space is organized, clean and well maintained at all times - control room and clinical space.
* Supplies put away after use.
* Areas cleaned.
* Space clear of clutter.
* Items neatly put away.
* Items properly labeled.
* JR as needed in Sim or per request of a team member.
* Equipment disposal.
* Cleaning requests. Administrative (20%): * Admin support: maintain attendance rosters/policy, Sim use.
* Student coordination & attendance.
* Maintain student rosters.
* Assists with tracking supply and equipment needs.
* Participates in restock and inventory.
* Assists with clerical needs of area, including mail pickup from Education Building 2 North.
* Make copies of materials as needed and as requested.
* Provide tours of the laboratory and simulation space for visitors, which often consist of potential or current donors, faculty, campus administrators, and external partners.
* CEC and Sim deliveries.
* CPE forms - CEC and Sim.
* Knowledge of on campus contacts for needs. Salary & Benefits: * Hiring Salary Range: $3,124.26 - $3,445.56 per month ($37,491.12 - $41,346.72 per year)
* The salary offered is usually the minimum listed, however, a salary above the minimum may be offered for some hard to fill positions and/or in recognition of prior and applicable skills, experience, certifications, etc...
* This position is eligible for overtime compensation
* Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.
* Benefits: * Total Compensation Calculator: Additional Information: * Please click here for information on disability accommodations: * Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.
* The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.
* The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. Please make sure to include the following in your resume: job title, duties, months and years employed, and average hours per week worked as minimum experience is calculated on a 40 hour/week basis. Minimum Qualifications: * Two years of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position.
* Substitution: Appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis. * Must be a current resident of the State of Colorado. Preferred Qualifications: * Experience in a medical and/or health care support position, such as a medical assistant, LPN, etc.
* Experience with a wide variety of technology and software, including Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc.
* Experience in a customer service role. Conditions of Employment: * Can lift 50-70 lbs as this is a physical position.
* Position will be consistently on the move for majority of the work week.
* Must be able and willing to cover at multiple locations, including AMC and Denver South.
* Must be willing and able to cover a variety of scheduled times to accommodate the academic scheduling needs.
* The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at: Competencies: * Ability to develop collaboration with inter-professional colleagues.
* Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.
* Ability to critically think and problem-solve to achieve program objectives.
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
* Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.

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