Simulation Technician II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7197096 (Ref.No. 17914-en_US)
Posted: December 1, 2023

Job Description


Reporting directly to the Simulation Center Technology Manager and working closely with the Lab Coordinators. The role of the Technician is to assist and participate with the coordination, planning, development, and implementation of all Clinical Simulation Center teaching and assessment events. The Technician facilitates high-fidelity human patient simulated learning, manages lab equipment, media, computers, and materials related to simulation events; operates and troubleshoots simulation software. The Technician will represent the Center by supporting faculty, staff, and students with simulation needs (Standardized Patients (SP), simulation equipment, and medical supplies) and assist with the daily operation of the center and communicate needs and issues to Leadership.

Job Duties

  • Serves as simulator operator by programming, testing, and running scenarios with instructors and facilitators.
  • Assures facility and equipment are clean, organized, and set-up for teaching sessions. This involves sterilizing instruments, moving equipment, including simulators, and other materials than can weigh up to 100 pounds.
  • Operates AV equipment, LCD projectors, monitors anesthesia machines and other equipment related to simulation education.
  • Works with a variety of animal species and provide all aspects of preoperative support including anesthesia administration and monitoring of animal models for experiments and training labs.
  • Position specimens and complete set up of equipment and instruments as required by each session. Monitor session and assist lab users as needed.
  • Conducts routine equipment maintenance and inventory updates.
  • Identifies and communicates the need for supplies and replacement equipment to management.
  • Interfaces with vendors regarding troubleshooting and system problems.
  • Trains faculty, facilitators, and other staff in the different simulation technologies and the operational aspects of simulation as well as the operation of AV equipment and technologies.
  • Establishes and maintains vital records and statistics as they pertain to simulation, including a detailed record of all education and training conducted by the Clinical Simulation Center, hierarchal storage of all digitally recorded simulations, and record of repair and maintenance of simulators.
  • Supports collaborative research and certification projects for the Clinical Simulation Center as requested, including assisting faculty with abstracts, educational presentations, poster printing, conference workshops, and manuscripts for publication.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in technology or health related field. Two years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree.



Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.





Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.