Biomedical Technician - Simulation Operations Specialist , February 02 2022, 22:12
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Biomedical Technician - Simulation Operations Specialist

Division Academic Affairs

Department/Office Simulation Lab

Position Summary

St. Catherine University and our Simulation Lab invite applications for a Biomedical Simulation Operations Specialist position.

St. Catherine University faculty educate students to develop the knowledge, technical skills, and professionalism they will need to be compassionate and successful health care providers and leaders. Our nursing and health science programs are delivered in an environment that embraces multicultural and social justice perspectives, relationships, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the liberal arts. We offer a wide array of learning activities that include clinical, simulation and experiential applications using state of the art tools, equipment and supplies. The Simulation Operations Specialist is a grant funded position and manages the equipment and devices in the simulation lab including software updates, and troubleshooting equipment issues. In addition, this role assists with sim lab scheduling and setup, oversees cross-use of equipment and assists faculty in equipment operation. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Efficiently manage the technical and mechanical operations, maintenance, and instructional use of healthcare simulators, trainers, healthcare devices/equipment, and audiovisual (A/V) support equipment in a highly organized fashion. 

  • Conduct preventative maintenance, software updates, inventory lists, documentation, cleaning, etc. for all technical and mechanical systems. 

  • Supporting faculty from 28 departments on the use, scheduling, coordination, and operation of resources to optimize the use of healthcare simulation and program equipment/devices to support learning outcomes. 

  • Set up scenarios, operate equipment, and support patient character portrayal for onsite, web-based and offsite simulation learning experiences. 

  • Manage the loaning process of program equipment and supplies across 28 different academic programs. 

  • Assist with the purchase, installation, coordination of training, and use documentation of Vendor/New Products.

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in Biomedical Equipment Technician or similar relevant degree. Direct experience servicing technical or electronic equipment can substitute for education. 

  • Experience operating technical equipment. 

  • Proficient with learning management systems, database management, and Microsoft programs. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Biomedical Engineering Technologist (BMET) Certification 

  • Experience using simulation technologies like Gaumard, CAE, Simulab, Laerdal, and 3D Simbionix 

  • Experience repairing healthcare simulators & trainers 

  • Interest in theatrical acting

  • Audiovisual technology experience 

We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

EEO Statement

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at hr @[at] stkate [dot] edu or 651-690-6565.

Application instructions for STAFF

Visit St. Kate Careers to apply. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Krista Anderson at kianderson062 @[at] stkate [dot] edu. Applications will be considered as they are submitted.

Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visit St. Catherine University2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace

Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:

Posting Number 20210190-STAFF

Posting Start Date 10/20/2021

Application Deadline 02/07/2022

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