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Advanced Surgical Simulation Specialist I

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE
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Advanced Surgical Simulation Specialist I


EEO Statement:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_13130
Department iEXCEL 50009652
Business Unit Academic Affairs
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (flexible)
Remote/Telecommuting No remote/telecommuting opportunity
Position Summary
This position assists in the creation of innovative solutions and is a liaison for faculty and staff for the incorporation of surgical 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 surgical simulation session preparation (human tissue, equipment, venue, etc.) 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
Posting Category Healthcare
Working Title Advanced Surgical Simulation Specialist I
Job Title Health Care Specialist
Salary Grade HC22S
Appointment Type B1 - REG MGR PROF SALARY
Salary Range $48,200 - $72,300/annual
Job Requisition Begin Date 06/12/2024
Application Review Date 06/24/2024
Review Date Information:
Initial application review will begin on the date provided in the field above. Applications received prior to this review date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.
Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Education: Associate's degree or equivalent
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)
Healthcare related field (i.e. Surgical Technology, Nursing, EMS, etc.) 
(Will consider four years related education/experience)
Required Experience 2 years
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:
Experience providing instruction, training, education, direct patient care and/or experience in a simulation environment. 
(Will consider four years related education/experience)
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:
Instruction, Training or Education to healthcare providers or healthcare students 
• 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). Surgical certifications (CST, CSFA, TS-A, CSA, CNOR) are highly desirable.
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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EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have experience providing instruction, training, education, direct patient care and/or experience in a simulation environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If you do have experience providing instruction, training, education, direct patient care and/or experience in a simulation environment (If No, indicate NA).

    (Open Ended Question)

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

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * 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

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted June 12, 2024
Requisition Staff_13130
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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