Lahey Health Simulation Technology Specialist & AHA Coordinator in Burlington, Massachusetts
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
Responsible for accurately replicating realistic highly complex clinical scenarios using sophisticated high and low fidelity simulation equipment and software. Assist faculty from all clinical areas in running a simulation session by operating equipment necessary to produce the scenario or educational session. Supports Senior Simulation Technology Specialist in maintenance of equipment and trouble shooting. Provides oversight and management as American Heart Association (AHA) coordinator for BLS & ACLS programs. Serves as faculty for educational programs that are within the scope of professional practice for this position.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Operates the learning management video recording equipment and human patient simulator (HPS) for simulation scenarios, educational sessions and demonstrations.
Prepares simulators and organizes (or obtains) necessary supplies and props for simulation scenarios.
Transports simulators to areas where simulation activities will occur.
Provide orientation for faculty on new equipment or equipment that is unfamiliar to them.
Assists faculty in customizing scenarios on the fly using the HPS systems.
Identify issues that may impede the operation of simulation equipment and troubleshoot issues with support from Senior Simulation Technology Specialist
Serves as the American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center Coordinator which includes but is not limited to:
Ensuring compliance with all AHA regulations and policies per the current AHA Program Administration Manual.
Maintains instructor records and provides updates mandated by the AHA
Oversees and delegates when necessary the facilitation of all ACLS & BLS classes and skills checks for maintenance of certification for all healthcare professionals within the organization
Oversees compliance and management of ACLS courses
Conducts instructor training courses for AHA programs as needed
Maintains records of completion of AHA courses and oversees e-card creation and distribution to participants
Oversees input of class completion into hospital data base for compliance records.
Serves as faculty for professional development programs within the scope of practice
Maintain strict adherence to the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Confidentiality policy.
Incorporate Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Standards of Behavior and Guiding Principles into daily activities
Comply with all Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Policies.
Comply with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Hospital and Medical Center.
Maintain courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
Demonstrate an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
Demonstrate a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
Participate in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
Participate in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
Perform all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.
Completion of a DPH approved program in paramedics or Associates Degree in a healthcare related field.
Licensure, Certification & Registration :
BLS & ACLS Instructor
Two years in a healthcare profession
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities :
Clinical knowledge of disease states and medical terminology.
Understanding of TCP/IP networking and network infrastructure
Understanding of basic audio-visual technology including recording
Competent in the use of Microsoft Word & Excel
Working knowledge of computer hardware
40 Hours / Day
Beth Israel Lahey Health is d edicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
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