• Simulation Lab Technician

    Location BB-Bridgetown
    Job ID
    2018-104936
    Institution
    Ross University School of Medicine
    Department
    Clinical
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Facilitate clinical skills lab policies and procedures, maintenance and use of the simulation equipment and the accompanying computer software, and assist faculty with curriculum delivery within the clinical skills labs as needed.

    Responsibilities

    • Supervise and facilitates the use of the Harvey teaching mannequin by the medical students.
    • Ensures that the SimMan 3G simulators are up and running at least 20 minutes prior to start of each session.
    • Ensures proper use of the Harvey Simulator/ SimMan 3G by faculty and students (no food, no pens, no beverages while using the manikins )
    • Tests, calibrates and repairs electrical, mechanical and electronic measuring devices.
    • Assists in maintaining calibration standards of the Harvey teaching manikin.
    • Uploads videos, presentations and study guides to lab computers as needed by faculty and assists faculty in hardware use when needed.
    • Notifies Lab Manager or DCM Chair of any problems with lab hardware or software.
    • Maintains the appointments diary and emails students daily as needed
    • Keeps the IR stethoscope in working order, replacing batteries as needed and monitoring battery use and battery supplies.
    • Sets and maintains the standards of behavior in the Harvey room
    • Is familiar with the use of Harvey SimMan 3G and the ancillary computer programs and is able to advise students on the use of Harvey/SimMan 3G teaching manikins. .
    • Schedules the use of the DCM rooms for faculty Lab sessions, review sessions and meetings as needed.
    • Distributes the DCM equipment for practice by the students as needed.
    • Able to communicate effectively with students, faculty and staff.
    • Supervises the use and maintenance of the ICM Building and reports problems to the DCM Lab Manager or DCM Chair.
    • Prepares rooms for clinical skills sessions i.e. Physical examination skills, simulation etc. as needed.
    • Requires lifting & movement of heavy equipment.
    • Takes stock inventory of labs
    • Be willing to work on shift basis. Working evening, weekend and holiday hours occurs frequently.
    • Performs any other duties that may be assigned by the Lab manager or DCM Chair commensurate with the position.
    • May work in ICM lab, Sim Lab or rotate between both labs.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    • Good basic scientific education
    • Computer literacy as well as knowledge of computer hardware
    • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of Information Technology
    • An interest in medicine would be an asset
    • Knowledge of word processing; use of Excel spreadsheet

    Who We Are

    Founded in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) has more than 11,000 alumni who are practicing in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, and beyond. The mission of Ross University School of Medicine is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians. We do this by focusing on imparting the knowledge, skills, and values required for our students to establish a successful and satisfying career as a physician.

     

    RUSM students begin their journey to become physicians on the school’s campus in Dominica, located in the West Indies. Students complete a rigorous basic science curriculum, supported by cutting-edge instructional technology, including an anatomy and medical imaging laboratory and a simulation center where students begin to develop clinical skills. Students then complete their medical education by taking core and elective clinical rotations in U.S., Canada, and UK.

     

    In 2013, RUSM achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).In 2014, RUSM graduates earned more than 800 residency positions; the largest number for any medical school in the world.

     

     

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