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Nursing Simulation Operations Specialist

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.


At UC, today’s possibilities spark tomorrow’s reality.


About the Department

The UC College of Nursing is a comprehensive nursing college with 30+ nursing majors and programs with an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students. The UC College of Nursing was the first BSN program in the country and has many nationally ranked programs. The College of Nursing is committed to diversity and inclusion and seeks to attract faculty, staff, and students of diverse backgrounds.  The College of Nursing has won the HEED Award for six years in a row. This award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. Come join our team and be a part of our mission to develop nurse leaders who are empowered to generate, explore, and apply nursing knowledge for evolving healthcare environments. UC Nurses. We See Leaders.


Job Overview

Provide technical and mechanical support as well as the operation of patient simulators. 

Essential Functions

  • Program simulator software to model simulator’s physiologic response to instructor specifications.
  • Operate patient simulators and cameras for duration of simulations.
  • Operate and maintain audio-visual and debriefing systems.
  • Set up and take down simulation center equipment and standardized patient rooms. 
  • Maintain and repair all simulation equipment including (but not limited to): patient simulators, computers, monitors and a variety of medical equipment. Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and contact vendors of medical equipment for assistance.
  • Collaborate with Director of Simulation to organize, maintain and restock simulation centers’ supplies.
  • Provide technical support for task trainers and multimedia equipment. Provide technical assistance, support and training to faculty, instructors, and staff in use of simulation equipment.
  • Provide theatrical production support (costuming and moulage) for simulation scenarios as requested. 
  • Provide recommendations on equipment, supplies and materials.
  • Collect data for ongoing research and/or grant requirements. 
  • Maintain current knowledge of simulation/lab equipment catalogs and operation manuals.
  • Maintain simulation activities and learner confidentiality.

Required Education

  • Associate's Degree.
  • Two (2) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

  • Clinical knowledge and experience working in a healthcare related field.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy/physiology.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Skills in operating a PC and Mac with experience in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) and ability to learn additional software programs, including audiovisual and computerized simulation equipment. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Availability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Two (2) years of experience providing technical support in Network Operations and computer hardware/software. 
  • Experience in healthcare field such as RN, LPN, paramedic, EMT, medic, emergency tech, and/or Medical Assistant.
  • Experience with providing technical support in networking, computer hardware and/or software.
  • Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) Certification.
  • Knowledge of operation of standard audio-visual equipment: projectors, microphones, portable screens, Smart boards, media players, etc. 
  • Mechanical skills to competently maintain and use equipment in the simulation centers. 
  • A valid unencumbered Ohio license as a Registered Nurse is required should the hired employee be a nurse.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Hearing, listening - Continuously
  • Talking - Continuously
  • Standing - Continuously
  • Walking - Continuously
  • Stooping - Continuously
  • Bending - Continuously
  • Kneeling, squatting - Continuously
  • Pulling, pushing - Continuously
  • Reaching overhead - Continuously
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Continuously
  • Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Continuously
  • Sitting - Often
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Often
  • Crouching - Often
  • Lifting - over 50 pounds - Often
  • Crawling - Seldom

Application Process

  • Interested and qualified applicants must apply online and include a cover letter of interest and a current CV/Resume.
  • All certifications and other documentation can be uploaded using the Additional Documents section in the application.
  • Applications without a cover letter and CV/Resume will not be considered for the position.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range of $70,000 - $80,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 82905 


Nursing Simulation Operations Specialist

Date:  Jun 30, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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