Simulation Technology & Media Specialist - Anesthesiology

  • Duke Health
  • Durham, NC, USA
  • Feb 14, 2020
Healthcare IT

Job Description

School of Medicine:   Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.   Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.   Occupational Summary Responsible for supporting multimedia and instructional technology services for the Department of Anesthesiology. Will provide technical assistance, and training to faculty and staff for programs utilizing these platforms with focus on medical simulation program.     Work Performed The Simulation Technology and Media Specialist will work with the Human Simulation & Patient Safety Center to provide technical expertise, instructional support, and advocacy in health care simulation at the UME, GME, and CME levels.  This position coordinates all aspects of the medical simulation program including performing pre- and post-simulation activities, executing simulation sessions, collaborating with faculty and staff on scenario development, and supporting the daily operations of the Center.  This position also provides technical and audiovisual administrative coordination of the Center and maintains pertinent documentation and resources. Promote, provide, and oversee multimedia services and support for all facets of operations, including classes, conferences, public events, and general office operations. Assist in promoting the innovative use of multimedia and IT capabilities of the department among faculty, staff, and students. Educate users on possibilities and procedures associated with department-wide infrastructure. Develop procedures to facilitate efficient operation of systems. Assist in implementing chosen strategies to advance academic programs through the innovative use of technology. Work with the Anesthesiology Innovative Education Governance Committee to determine scope, deliverables, and necessary multimedia/technology resources for all projects. The position will work with faculty to understand the teaching/learning environment, review technological options related to teaching needs with faculty, and teach faculty to use new technology. Assist Vice Chair for education in managing a central content housing resource that addresses the following: collection, organization, archives, indexing, storage, protection and security, screening, and review processes. Oversight of all internal Duke Anesthesiology or DUHS content relating to departmental programs. This includes all education videos, other video content, lectures, slides, graphics, photos, animations, quizzes, interactive elements, virtual environments, simulations, interviews, commercials, workshops, events, Duke-hosted medical conference sessions, and content for Duke Anesthesiology–sponsored CME. Produce videos of lectures, guest speakers and events including recording, editing and finishing of material for department use. Responsible for photography for use in projects and multimedia presentations. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required for the position.   Preferred Experience: Previous STimulation Technician experience   Minimum Qualifications   Education Work requires knowledge of instructional audiovisual media programs and materials normally acquired through a bachelor's degree in Education Media, Instructional Design, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field.   Experience   Work generally requires two years experience in curriculum development, instructional design, medical education, television, instructional technology or a related area to acquire the ability to develop media design programs and plan and manage production and audiovisual projects. A master's degree in Educational Media, Instructional Design or a related field may be substituted for experience.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE   Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.   Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.   Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.