Job Listing | Medical Simulation Technologist

Salary Range: TBD
Location: Mississauga, ON Organization: Ornge

Job Type: Full-time
Expiration Date: October 03, 2021
Classification: Non-union

Job Description

Works collaboratively with educators and facilitators to operationalize simulations and curriculum, including all aspects of planning, preparation, programming and testing for simulation activities; Teaches and orientates educators and facilitators on the safe and effective use of simulation equipment and technology within Ornge education programs; Maintain in-house training facilities and equipment, ensure smooth operation of equipment, coordinate and arrange for maintenance and repair work; Maintain the simulation centre as a clean, safe and operational education facility; Work with educators/facilitators to deliver and monitor simulation events/scenarios, including the operation of simulation equipment; Maintain expertise in the use of simulation A/V equipment and multimedia software and provide initial technical support/trouble shooting; Participate in scenarios, including the role playing of healthcare professionals, family members etc; Plan, organize and oversee the logistics and resource support for all education and simulation activities. SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE: Coordinate and schedule the movement of equipment, supplies and materials for education activities across the province; Technical and physical preparation and dismantling of simulation equipment; Ensure all medical and non-medical equipment is maintained in good working order, including the completion of routine equipment maintenance, hardware and software upgrades as directed by manufacturer support; Identifies and communicates the need for replacement equipment; Maintain records of all medical and simulation equipment maintenance and repairs; Inventory control, including the ordering of all medical, non-medical and simulation supplies and replacement parts as required;Track and record departmental training costs and expenditures, and prepare various reports for cost containment and budgetary purposes; Prepare purchase requisitions, reconcile invoices and process payments for vendor and supplier services. Maintains professional skills and refines expertise through appropriate educational/development activities and professional affiliations.

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Graduation from a post-secondary health discipline program (paramedic, nursing, respiratory therapy); Background in a technical, IT or education related field may also be considered; Two years’ experience working in a prehospital or acute care healthcare setting, and/or a health education environment or simulation learning environment; Knowledge of simulation best practices and the application of simulation technology; Knowledge of current products and technology used in medical simulation, including task trainers, medium and high fidelity simulators and multimedia software; Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize competing requirements; Excellent technical skills required to facilitate the use of simulation equipment and trouble shoot malfunctions; Proficient with the use of computer software including MS Office Suite, Apple iOS and comfort with information technology; Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills; Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision; Adaptable, with the ability to work cooperatively with a team of healthcare professionals and educators; Willingness to travel within Ontario to support the delivery of simulation.

Where To Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via the Ornge website no later than October 3, 2021. If you require a disability accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us and provide your contact information. A Human Resources Officer will contact you within 48 hours. Ornge is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Human Rights Code. We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.