Technology Specialist - Simulation Center (8a - 5p)

Position: Technology Specialist - Simulation Center (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 142968

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Simulation Center Systems Specialist – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you will provide expert production support for the Simulation Center as well as simulation classroom facilitation and simulator mannequin maintenance and repair for technology-related training.


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Responsibilities :

  • Identify innovative ways to integrate simulation technology into clinical and medical education
  • Contribute to the development of effective policy and procedure as well as processes to support efficient center operations
  • Make recommendations for center operating and capital budgets
  • Maintain current knowledge and skill in simulation technology
  • Participate in vendor training and updates
  • Serve as vendor point of contact for maintenance and repair needs
  • Assist in simulation set-up, role play, prop securement and arrangement, and other theatrics to effectively simulate the reality of the health care environment
  • Consult with center staff and each new faculty/SME user of the center on the conceptualization, design, development, and implementation of scenarios/simulations with a focus on the total production requirements of the session
  • Effectively orchestrate the desired simulation effect through camera, AV, simulator, and IT integration
  • Maintain records of center utilization
  • Establish/maintain systems that effectively capture, store and enable easy access, playback and report generation around client performance and satisfaction with the simulation experience




  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, biomedical instrumentation or other related field
  • Three (3) years of experience in either simulation, biomedical, IT, or AV services experience
  • Four (4) additional years of experience may be considered as a substitute for the Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of current simulation technology, AV and camera production technology, IT business practices and computing systems, interfaces, and hospital standard hardware and software as well as a familiarity with applicable operating systems used by the hospital



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