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Simulation Center Pool (Non-Faculty) (Phoenix, AZ) (Part Time/Multiple Positions)

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Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.
Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).

References: Please list 3 professional references including address, title, phone and email address.

Position Details

Position Information

Title Simulation Center Pool (Non-Faculty) (Phoenix, AZ) (Part Time/Multiple Positions)
Department COM Phoenix Academic Affairs (0663)
Location Greater Phoenix Area
Position Summary

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Center for Simulation and Innovation is seeking qualified candidates to join our Simulation Center Pool. The Simulation Center Pool positions are split into tiered levels (Entry Level Simulation Worker, Simulation Operator and Inter-Professional Presence (IPP)) to support the Center for Simulation and Innovation (CSI) simulation and events at different levels of skills, experience, and knowledge. As CSI provides services to healthcare students and graduate professionals from several on-campus programs and external clients, these positions may provide inter-professional presence, operate high- and low-fidelity clinical simulation equipment, set-up and tear-down simulation events, and provide a variety of services based on their tiered level’s duties and responsibilities.

This is a part time position, scheduled on an as needed basis. The schedule and hours worked will vary based upon events scheduled in the Simulation Center. The shifts can be scheduled for up to 4-8 hours but will vary based on the needs of the program. When scheduled for a shift, parking costs will be covered by the department. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis and selection of hires will be based on the needs of the program.

The Center for Simulation and Innovation at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix is a state-of-the-art, technology-driven, clinical simulation training facility supporting the innovative educational needs of the medical school and its clinical affiliates, including industry health care partners and the community. This facility is dedicated, in every sense, to providing truly experiential, innovative and immersive simulation education. With 33,000 square feet of dedicated space, the Center for Simulation and Innovation represents one of the largest simulation facilities housed within a university in the U.S. and is a flagship for the University of Arizona and the downtown Phoenix Biomedical Campus.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix anchors the 28-acre Phoenix Biomedical Campus in the heart of the Valley of the Sun. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitive scholars. We embrace professionalism, innovation and collaboration to optimize health and health care for all. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus embodies the University’s priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation, and synergy in its world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical facilities throughout Greater Phoenix. The campus also houses the UA Colleges of Public Health, Pharmacy, and Nursing, as well as Northern Arizona University’s College of Health and Human Services, the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the International Genomics Consortium.

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Simulation Center Pool positions may provide CSI training and event support, inter-professional presence, operate high- and low-fidelity clinical simulation equipment, set-up and tear-down simulation events, and provide a variety of services based on their tiered level’s duties and responsibilities.

Entry Level Simulation Worker Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide support in setting up and tearing down simulation events
  • Perform additional departmental duties as needed

Simulation Operator Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operate scenarios to support high- and low- fidelity clinical education using simulation technology
  • Provide additional support in setting up and tearing down simulation events
  • Perform additional departmental duties as needed

Inter-Professional Presence (IPP) Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support learning objectives by guiding students in high- and low- fidelity simulations by providing inter-professional presence
  • Enhance the functionality of the CSI staff by communicating effectively with all staff involved in simulations
  • Enhance the functionality of the CSI staff with healthcare experience and excellence in communication
  • Operate scenarios to support high- and low- fidelity clinical education using simulation technology
  • Provide additional support in setting up and tearing down simulation events
  • Perform additional departmental duties as needed
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in an emerging and changing environment.
  • Ability to embrace ambiguity.
  • Some clinical knowledge.
  • Skilled in use of technology.
  • Detail oriented in completing complex tasks.
  • Strong communication skills.
Minimum Qualifications

Entry Level Simulation Worker Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or GED or equivalent.
  • Ability to bend, stoop and lift up to 50 lbs.

Simulation Operator Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 6 months of recent experience providing healthcare proficiently in a clinical setting; OR, experience as a(n) Registered Nurse (RN), Certified Emergency Paramedic (CEP), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), medical assistant, Respiratory Therapist (RT), Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), OR similar healthcare provider professional; OR, at least 6 months of previous experience in a clinical simulation setting; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and or/education.
  • Ability to bend, stoop and lift up to 50 lbs.

Inter-Professional Presence (IPP) Minimum Qualifications :

  • Current unrestricted license or certification in good standing to practice as a(n) Registered Nurse (RN), Certified Emergency Paramedic (CEP), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), medical assistant, Respiratory Therapist (RT), Physician Assistant (PA), OR similar healthcare provider professional; OR, 3 years’ prior experience as a(n) Registered Nurse (RN), Certified Emergency Paramedic (CEP), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), medical assistant, Respiratory Therapist (RT), Physician Assistant (PA), OR similar healthcare provider professional; OR, equivalent experience in a clinical simulation setting; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and or/education.
  • Competency in running simulations and equipment in the room and behind the glass.
  • Ability to bend, stoop and lift up to 50 lbs.
Preferred Qualifications

Entry Level Simulation Worker Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of basic medical terminology
  • Healthcare experience

Simulation Operator Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current unrestricted license or certification in good standing to practice in respective healthcare specialty area
  • At least 1 year of previous experience in a clinical simulation setting

Inter-Professional Presence (IPP) Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ year(s) of recent experience providing healthcare proficiently in a clinical setting
  • Demonstrated mastery of Simulation Operator role.
  • Previous experience in a clinical simulation setting
  • Previous experience in a hospital setting, e.g. pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, medical/surgical, peri-operative, telemetry, etc.
FLSA Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time On Call
Number of Hours Worked per Week Varies
Job Category Medical / Health Professions
Benefits Eligible No
Posted Rate of Pay $12.00 - $40.00 Per Hour (Depending on level of position and experience)
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A22195
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

College of Medicine-Phoenix
Office of Human Resources and Business Administration
COMPHX-HRServices@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 11/13/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 11/27/2017
Special Instructions to Applicant

Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.


Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).


References: Please list 3 professional references including address, title, phone and email address.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/22695

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Please confirm that you understand that this position is located in Phoenix, Arizona.
    • I understand that this position is located in Phoenix, Arizona.
  3. * To be considered for the Simulation Worker position: Do you have a High school graduate or GED or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. To be considered for the Simulation Operator position: Do you have at least 6 months of recent experience providing healthcare proficiently in a clinical setting; OR, Experience as a(n) Registered Nurse (RN), Certified Emergency Paramedic (CEP), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), medical assistant, Respiratory Therapist (RT), Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), OR similar healthcare provider professional; OR, At least 6 months of previous experience in a clinical simulation setting; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and or/education?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. To be considered for the Inter-Professional Presence (IPP) position: Do you have a current unrestricted license or certification in good standing to practice as a(n) Registered Nurse (RN), Certified Emergency Paramedic (CEP), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), medical assistant, Respiratory Therapist (RT), Physician Assistant (PA), OR similar healthcare provider professional; OR, 5 years’ prior experience as a(n) Registered Nurse (RN), Certified Emergency Paramedic (CEP), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), medical assistant, Respiratory Therapist (RT), Physician Assistant (PA), OR similar healthcare provider professional; OR, Equivalent experience in a clinical simulation setting; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and or/education?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have the ability to bend, stoop and lift up to 50 lbs?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents