Simulation Technician

Updated: 10 days ago
Location: Spokane, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime


255N-YN_CS_NPS - Instruction & Classroom Support Technician 2

Business Title:

Simulation Technician

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Employee Type:


Job Family:

Civil Service and Non-Permanent - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

Simulation technician provides instructional support services in the experiential education simulation center and assists faculty in the development of instruction for the simulation center.

Essential Duties:

  • Classroom Support - 55%
  • Simulation Center AV/IT Systems Setup, Configuration and Simulation Support - 30%
  • Record Keeping and Procurement - 10%
  • Other - 5%

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree with major study in specific instructional area; or equivalent education/experience.

Additional Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, implement, and evaluate patient simulation scenarios.
  • Ability to handle all situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to represent simulation resources to clients and external constituencies.
  • Capable of working with actors who serve as standardized patients.
  • Strong project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of relevant experience.
  • Experience soliciting and interpreting requirements form end users (faculty, staff, etc with vendor engineers for development or enhancement of systems.
  • Knowledge about function, setup, and operation of clinical equipment (such as high-fidelity patient monitors).
  • Medical knowledge and/or medical background.
  • Knowledge and experience with computers, AV systems, networking and other technologies and the ability to troubleshoot when systems are not functioning properly.
  • Able to function in a nursing school environment and provide good customer service to students, staff, and faculty.
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory.

Additional Information:

Area/College: College of Nursing
Unit Name: Experiential Learning
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202
Department Link:

Monthly Salary: Range 44, $3,558 to $4,777 A-M | Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for classified staff visit: https:/ / Find total compensation here:

FTE: 100%

Appointment Term: 9 months; the typical schedule is the academic year August 16 - May 15.
This is a Permanent position.
Screening Begin Date: February 7, 2023; open until filled

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

Required Documents: Cover letter and Resume

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

9 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or .

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