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College of Nursing and Health Sciences: Simulation Technician Clinical Learning Center

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Teaching, Learning, and Technology Specialist
  • Job ID: #18272
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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College of Nursing and Health Sciences: Simulation Technician Clinical Learning Center

A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, department of Nursing, beginning June 15, 2022. The working title for this assignment is Simulation Technician Clinical Learning Center with an official title of Teaching, Learning, and Technology Specialist I. This is a fixed-renewable assignment, contingent on performance and funding. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


This is a position as simulation technician in the Clinical Learning Center for the Department of Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. This position is at Eau Claire, Wisconsin with occasional travel to Marshfield, Wisconsin (up to 20%). This position reports to the Director of the Clinical Learning Center.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 5 years of recent healthcare or patient care experience
  • Minimal educational level of high school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good work habits, such as attendance, punctuality, accountability, thoroughness, and resourcefulness.
  • Work independently and as part of a team environment and on collaborative efforts.
  • Communicate in a positive, professional manner with co-workers, faculty instructors, students, and clients in the Clinical Learning Center.
  • Comfortable with a variety of technology; including video and audio equipment
  • Willingness to learn new technology
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Demonstrated experience and/or commitment to the core values of equity, diversity, and inclusivity

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Previous experience with simulation learning technology.
  • Experience in higher education environment.
  • A bachelor’s degree in health education, health science, computer science, or education from an accredited institution.

DUTIES:

 (55%) Serve as simulator operator by:

  •  Operating and programing various high-fidelity mannequins and software
  • Supporting in role-playing applications, props placement, and moulage set-up to create a simulated healthcare setting.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of simulation equipment catalogs and operation manuals.
  • Operating and maintaining audio/visual equipment used in simulation
  • Assisting with training faculty in the use of simulation equipment.

35%) Day to day operations in the Clinical Learning Center:

  • Set-up and take –down of simulation supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain clean and orderly environment in skills lab.
  • Maintain records for ordering of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains index/cataloging system for locating supplies and equipment.
  • Inventory and order supplies and equipment to maintain stock supplies.
  • Stock carts and shelves from ordered supplies.
  • Document use of laboratory and clinic areas by faculty, students, and others.
  • Collaborate with Director of Clinical Learning on scheduling of lab, students, and staff
  • Maintain mannequins, equipment and supplies in clean, working order.
  • Assist with the coordination and management of standardized participants
  • Works collaboratively with faculty and instructional academic staff, support staff, and Department Chair

5% Record keeping and reports:

  • Maintain student files and records
  • Provide reports as needed

5% Other duties as assigned:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee must have the mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, hearing, and speech to converse in person and over the telephone and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
  • Able to lift approximately 50 lbs

THE UNIT

Clinical Learning Center

The Clinical Learning Center (CLC) is a learning lab that provides space, equipment, and educational opportunities for nursing students and is a component of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.   The CLC has 2 locations; one on the Eau Claire campus and one on the Marshfield campus, and each location includes simulation space as well as skill labs.    The CLC has a wide variety of both medical, audiovisual, and simulation supplies as well as technology.   The purpose of the CLC is provide learning opportunities in a safe simulated learning environment without the risk of causing patient harm, teach nursing students basic and advanced skills to elevate their nursing practice, provide evolving and complex simulated clinical scenarios that develop critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills, and to provide interprofessional learning experiences.

https://www.uwec.edu/academics/college-nursing-health-sciences/departments-programs/nursing/explore-opportunities/simulation-lab/

Department of Nursing

The Department of Nursing offers four degree programs: traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion (BSNC), Master of Science in Nursing Education (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). UW-Eau Claire is the only public university in northwestern Wisconsin that offers a baccalaureate nursing degree. All programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). As a department we believe high-impact educational experiences, scholarship, and service to our communities enhance the personal and professional growth of students and faculty. We embrace equity, diversity, and inclusivity in our professional and personal lives.

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS) fosters the transformation of individuals at the undergraduate and graduate levels into leaders in professional nursing practice, education, and scholarship. We value excellence in education, experiential learning, leadership, life-long learning, practice, and scholarship; diversity and eliminating barriers to participation; integrity; innovation; social responsibility inclusive to a positive influence on health, respect, social justice, accountability, and sustainability; finally, health and quality of life. In doing so, we endeavor to transform the lives of our students, the practice of our profession, and the health of all we serve. For more information about CONHS, please visit: https://www.uwec.edu/academics/college-nursing-health-sciences/

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences: Simulation Technician Clinical Learning Center position (Job ID # 18272) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to: Megan Lagunas; LAGUNAMC@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by May 10, 2022.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. 

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).