Geisinger Health System Simulation Lab Technician- Coordinator in SCRANTON, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Simulation Lab Technician- Coordinator

LOCATION: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Scranton Campus

DEPARTMENT: Simulation Center

WORK SCHEDULE: Days

WORK TYPE: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

This position supports the identification and use of technology in the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center (CSSC) including ultrasound and virtual reality technology, in educational exercises and evaluation methods in the CSSC, including the Objective Structured Clinical Examinations(OSCEs) and Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs).

This position is required to conduct business in a professional and cordial manner that will uphold the integrity and reputation of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSoM). This position maintains a thorough working knowledge of and adheres to the policies, regulations, and procedures of (GCSOM).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Uses and operates different simulator technologies ranging from anatomic models and task trainers to screen based simulators, full body human patient simulators, ultrasound and virtual reality simulators.

  2. Assists with training of Standardized Patients and the implementation and quality control of clinical skills assessments.

  3. Assists with the administration of clinical skills sessions.

  4. Assists with the programming of the Educational Management System for simulations and clinical skills assessments, including the OSCEs and the EPAs

  5. Assists with quality control in the CSSC activities including the OSCEs and EPAs

  6. Participates in the planning, development and implementation of scenarios or other curricular activities including those that integrate ultrasound training into the curriculum.

OTHER DUTIES

• Perform other related duties as required

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

• Supervision is received from the Manager of Simulation Education and Operations

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

• Bachelors’ degree in health care, education or a related field; masters’ degree preferred

• Experience with simulation technology preferred

• Experience in higher education and dealing with students and faculty preferred.

• Demonstrated knowledge of education principles; simulation, computer knowledge and computer-based education.

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS

None

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

• Use of Simulator Technologies

• Use of Clinical Skills & Simulation Center computer and audio/visual system and Educational Management System

• Use of various office equipment, i.e., copier, fax, shredder, printer, etc.

WORK-RELATED KNOWLEDGE

• Demonstrated knowledge of education principles; simulation, computer knowledge and computer-based education.

PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS

• Identify problems, inform others, and provide information to assist with solving the problem

• Identify problems, investigate the root-cause, and make recommendations for solutions

• Offer highest level of innovation and problem-solving skills to influence overall efficiency, avoidance of lawsuits, improvements in productivity, outcomes, etc.

VERBAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

• Use verbal skills to communicate with co-workers or customers

• Use verbal skills to transfer information to groups.

• Use verbal skills to transfer information to large groups and/or influence others

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS

• Complete and maintain documentation/records

• Prepare business documents, client case notes, technical reports, manuals, articles, financial reports, etc.

• Review and approve documentation, reports, and records as completed by subordinate staff.

MATH SKILLS

• Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, ratios

COMPUTER SKILLS

• Internet and email

• Presentation software

• Spreadsheet software

• Word processing software

• OTHER: Simulator technology software and education management software abilities

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.