Simulation Specialist-Research Assistant- Part Time

Job Description

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REQ #- 82314

Job Title: Simulation Specialist-Research Assistant  

Under the direction and supervision of the Simulation Center Medical Director and Director of Simulation Education, the simulation specialist-research assistant will provide assistance in the day-to-day operation and research activities of the center and technical and data management support for all simulation operations, including, but not limited to, course preparation, maintenance and repair of computerized mannequins (software and hardware), task trainers and related multimedia peripherals, data gathering and databases management.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the overall day-to-day operation of the Center including general office duties.
  • Contribute in planning, setting goals, preparing reports, assessing, and recommending, procuring, and tracking inventory records of supplies, equipment, technology software, and simulation-related needs of the Center.
  • Understand the current and up-to-date  use and operation of different simulator technologies ranging from anatomic models and task trainers to computer based simulation to full body high-fidelity patient simulators
  • Assist as simulator operator in running pre-programmed scenarios with faculty instructors, role playing applications, setting up and cleaning up for every simulation session and course programs.
  • Assist in conducting ongoing maintenance of all simulation equipment, including cleaning and repairing, assuring that all equipment is maintained in good working order at all times.
  • Utilizes available and appropriate in-hospital and external resources in maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting simulation equipment, media, computers, materials, and system problems related to simulation.
  • Provide orientation, technical assistance, support and training to faculty, instructors and staff in the use of simulation equipment.
  • Provide assistance and support to the faculty, fellows, and staff in carrying out research activities of the center including gathering , storing, retrieving, documenting, maintaining,  and organizing research related data and special project reports.
  • Assist in collecting data and maintaining ongoing databases in the simulation center generated from training sessions and surveys.
  • Participate in technical training as necessary
  • Associate degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Broad knowledge of information technology skills (Microsoft word, Power Point, Excel), internet search, computer technology operations and troubleshooting, technology hardware and software, audio-visual equipment, and social networking systems (i.e., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.)
  • Healthcare background
  • Basic skills in the and willingness to learn administration of research protocols and clinical trials; recruitment and enrollment of research subjects
  • Technical writing skills for preparation of reports
  • Ability to analyze data and represent it graphically
  • Some experience in simulation-based education in healthcare preferred

Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 


Who We Are


Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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