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Advanced Simulation Specialist I

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Requisition Details


Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_7727
Department iEXCEL 50009652
Business Unit Academic Affairs
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm
Position Summary

This position assists in the creation of innovative solutions and is a liaison for faculty and staff for the incorporation of simulation into the training for students, residents and healthcare professionals.
This position will provide operational support of facilities, activities, and resources for simulation, clinical skills and other entities utilizing the center. This includes providing technical and hands-on support for simulation session preparation and delivery.
Participates and supports faculty and staff research activities focused on educational and clinical outcomes. This position will also support faculty and staff presentation and publications by linking them to data captured from the simulation training sessions.

Position Details

Additional Information

Posting Category Healthcare
Working Title Advanced Simulation Specialist I
Job Title Health Care Specialist
Appointment Type B1 - REG MGR PROF SALARY
Salary Range $41,500 - $62,300/annual
Job Requisition Begin Date 04/07/2017

Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Education: Associate's degree or equivalent
If any degree/training is required, please specify the type:

Degree in a healthcare related field (i.e. Nursing, EMS, etc.)

(Will consider four years related work experience within a healthcare or simulation environment.)

Required Experience 2 years
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:

Experience in supporting teaching exercise delivery.

Required License No
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook
Required Other Computer Applications:
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Superior organizational, planning, communication and customer service skills required
• Able to synthesize and use critical thinking to problem solve
• Be willing to take part in the evolution of a new field of practice and contribute to the development of a new “high-profile” entity.
• Multi-tasking and ability to maintain high level of customer service especially in high pressure situations.
• Possesses the strong ability to interact with various professionals (i.e. physicians, nurses, military, faculty, research scientists, etc.)
• Ability to function effectively both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
• Must possess the ability to work autonomously, when required, take direction, be creative and organized and function under tight timelines
• Commitment to working in a professional, collaborative, and diverse team environment.

Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:

Healthcare related field

Preferred Experience:

• Background (2 years) in previous simulation or training environment
• Support role in simulation lab or comparable training facility position.
• Experience in supporting instructional activities, preferable in health science education or higher education setting.
• Management and programming of simulation models highly desirable

Preferred License: Yes
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:

Healthcare licensure (i.e. RN, EMS, etc)

Preferred Computer Applications: Not Applicable
Preferred Other Computer Applications: Simulation software (i.e. CAE, Gaumard, Laerdal, etc)
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Demonstrated knowledge and application of instructional design principles, learning theory, online learning strategies, and technology integration.
• Demonstrated experience in using sound instructional design principles when interacting with faculty and staff to ensure effective skills training delivery.

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Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a minimum of an Associate's degree in a healthcare related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of two years experience in supporting teaching exercise delivery?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If you do have a minimum of two years experience in supporting teaching exercise delivery, please elaborate (If No, indicate NA).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Other
  6. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Within the past 6 months, have you been affected by a reduction in force or grant funding expiration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents