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Simulation Lab Coordinator - P02403

at Tallahassee Community College

Posted: 10/29/2019
Job Reference #: 1620

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** Application Deadline: Open Until Filled **


Simulation Lab Coordinator




Academic Affairs/Health Care Programs


$37,281 - $40,830.20 annually; all salary calculations to start at the minimum salary


Usually 8-5/40 hours per week. Flexible work week depending on simulation’s schedule. Will be required to work evenings and weekends on occasion.


Human Resources (850) 201-8510, fax (850) 201-8489 or hr@tcc.fl.edu

MAJOR FUNCTION: The Simulation Lab Coordinator is housed in the Health Care Professions (HCP) Division at the Ghazvini Center and reports to the Simulation Program Manager. The Coordinator’s major function is to provide assistance in the development and implementation of health care simulation programs and assists in managing the patient simulation center. The person in this position assists the faculty and Program Chairs and the Dean in the selection, planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of patient simulation; provide appropriate patient scenarios that can objectively measure student competency on various skills and abilities. The position provides leadership in developing and maintaining the Simulation Center schedules including routine cleaning and maintenance of the Simulation Center’s equipment and facilities. The position provides leadership and support for teaching faculty and others patient simulation scenarios and usage and serves as a mentor and facilitator for faculty and others wanting to use patient simulated activities. The position collaborates with Health Care Professions faculty and administrative staff in developing a strategic plan to achieve the College’s mission and goals and supervises the Simulation Center activities and staff. The position also collects, compiles and analyzes simulation statistical usage data and assists with development and maintenance of the “simulated hospital” environment.

MINIMUM TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or its equivalent and certification or licensure in a healthcare field. Also requires at least three (3) years of direct patient care experience in a medical setting, preferably ICU, ER, EMS or Paramedic area.

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING: Knowledge of basic health care principles and skills relative to health care professions. Knowledge of simulation equipment use, abilities, and maintenance. Knowledge in the differences in abilities of various simulators. Knowledge of local, state and national issues relating to health care professions. Knowledge of theories, practices, and modern trends of health care professions. Knowledge of techniques utilized in developing and generating usable patient simulation scenarios. Working knowledge of word processing software and applicable health care software. Mechanical and computer skills to maintain simulators. Develop and maintain Simulation Center schedules. Assist faculty and program chairs/director in selection or development of computer generated patient scenarios for mechanical simulator use by faculty, students and health care professionals. Educate and train health care faculty and others on appropriate simulation use including simulator start-up and shut-down processes and evaluation purposes. Assist in development and maintenance of the “simulated hospital” environment. Maintain Simulation Center statistical data. Maintain simulators through cleaning and routine maintenance. Demonstrated organizational and leadership ability. Ability to work with faculty/organizations to select appropriate simulation scenarios. Ability to assist faculty and program chairs/director in the selection, planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the patient simulation to provide appropriate patient scenarios that can objectively measure student competency on various skills and abilities. Ability to maintain current knowledge of simulation usage and health care skills and issues. Work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and academic leaders on campus and throughout the State. Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of simulated scenarios. Ability to work effectively with diverse populations. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to collect, collate and analyze simulation statistical data. Ability to work effectively with community agencies in developing contracts for Simulation Center services.

Preference is given to veterans and spouses who are eligible under the Veterans' Preference Law. At time of application, submittal of Form DD214 is the minimum requirement for veterans' preference claim. Note: Please upload your DD214 as an attachment as part of your application at the time of submission.

***TCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer ***

The selected candidate identified for this position will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting.

The College uses E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires. Tallahassee Community College does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Renae Tolson, Equity Officer, Room 239 Administration Building, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304, (850) 201-6074, tolsonr@tcc.fl.edu.

All persons are encouraged to apply.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources at (850) 201-8510

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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