• Simulation Assistant

    Location AN-Saint Maarten
    Job ID
    American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Global - Hourly
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    This position is designed to provide administrative, practical, and technical support to the Clinical Skills Simulation Center (CSSC). Adherence to our Culture of Care and compliance with our professional Code of Conduct are essential to success.  This position will fall within the Operations Department and will indirectly report through the Manager of the CSSC, work in partnership with the Standardized Patient Program Director, and will report directly to the Assistant Manager Standardized Patient Educator.  This position will also work closely with the Simulation Coordinator for short term and long-term tasks.  This position will have both student and colleague facing responsibilities.  While the reporting relationship will primarily rest within the CSSC area, this position may also be asked to assist other departments for administrative support within the AUC Campus to ensure smooth business operations.


    • Simulation Events: Prepares for and executes all activities related to the CSSC. This includes

    o    Set up and break down of the simulation environment including staging, props, and moulage.

    o    Information technology related to both hardware and software, utilizing the IT services support:

    • Learning Space
    • Blackboard or other LMS
    • SimMan 3G

    o    Troubleshoot minor technical problems related to equipment used in the CSSC. For example:

    • Mannequin patient monitors and headwalls
    • Harvey mannequins
    • SimMan 3G mannequins
    • Ultrasound mannequins
    • Ventriloscopes

    o    Troubleshoot maintenance for all simulation equipment used in the CSSC which includes:

    • Task trainers
    • Examination tables/beds
    • Physical exam materials
    • Proctor and manage: SP, faculty, staff, and student flow as needed to direct CSSC supported events.
    • Back up for Standardized Patient (SP) roles during unexpected absences

    o    Simulated patient SP

    o    Mannequin based SP

    o    Embedded SP

    • Inventory Control

    o    Order CSSC equipment and supplies working with the business office.

    • Tracks orders through the process of submission of the PO, shipping, receiving, and storage
    • Assess inventory on a routine bases and reorder equipment and supplies as necessary

    o    Stock exam, small group, and simulated hospital rooms


    • Payroll. Assist with SP payroll as needed.
    • Scheduling. Assist as needed.
    • CSSC Department Meetings. Attend, take notes and create meeting minutes for distribution, as directed.

    Other duties as assigned.


    ·         Minimum some college, Associates Degree preferred.

    ·         Minimum of two years office experience, experience in a customer focused industry or higher education preferred.

    ·         Fluent in English (written and oral).

    ·         Proven competency in critical thinking, accountability, attention to detail, problem solving, organizational agility and information analysis.

    ·         Strong interpersonal communication skills, energetic, eager to learn, customer service oriented.

    ·         Ability to work under high pressure.

    ·         Proficiency or higher level in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, and Excel) highly desired.

    ·         Ability to maintain confidentiality.

    ·         This position will be expected to work independently, under general supervision.

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is an international medical school preparing physicians for careers in the United States, Canada, and worldwide. AUC was founded in 1978 and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine, which is recognized by the US Department of Education and the World Health Organization. AUC offers a diversity of students, primarily US citizens and permanent residents, with the opportunity to pursue a high-quality medical education. AUC graduates are practicing medicine in some of the most prestigious hospitals in the United States, with many earning Chief Resident positions and other positions of leadership.

    AUC employs a U.S. model curriculum, with two years of medical sciences taught at the St. Maarten campus, followed by two years of clinical sciences taught at affiliated hospitals in the United States and United Kingdom. AUC is known for its student–centered environment, a faculty passionate about teaching, and a commitment to giving students who have the desire, the persistence, and the intellectual capacity an opportunity to become outstanding physicians. In 2013, AUC achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).


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