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Simulation Technician • Sinai Health – Mount Sinai Hospital

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Location: Mount Sinai Hospital Campus – Toronto, ON M5G 1X5 CA (Primary)

Hours (subject to change): 37.5 hours per week. Due to the nature of the position, additional hours may be required.

Job Description

Sinai Health is a leading academic health science centre with a provincial, national and international reputation for discovering and delivering life-changing care. We provide excellent and compassionate care in hospital, community and home. Comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital, the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and our system partner Circle of Care, we translate scientific breakthroughs, push boundaries for health solutions, and educates future clinical and scientific leaders.

Sinai Health is fully committed to a culture of belonging and an inclusive environment that attracts and retains a diverse workforce, at all levels of the organization that reflects the communities we serve. We welcome applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ persons, and those from diverse backgrounds and experiences. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know through the Accommodation Phone Line at 416-586-4800, ext. 7050, or email [email protected].

Reporting to the Senior Manager, the Simulation Technician is responsible for a wide variety of simulation education/training, administration, and staff development activities. The Simulation Technician provides operational, technical, troubleshooting and maintenance support for the simulation mannequins, computers, audio visual (A/V) technologies, and surrounding medical equipment in the simulation centre.  Utilizing basic knowledge of current patient care simulation technologies and applications, they provide operations and orientations to educators utilizing our simulators and equipment at SimSinai.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures the SimSinai Centre is safe, clean and ready to deliver quality simulation learning experience to all users, following SimSinai policies and guidelines.
  • Prepares our facility for simulation scenarios and activities, including setup of equipment, simulators, and supplies.
  • Ensure cleaning and take down procedures are completed, after each simulation experience.
  • Coordinates simulation activities by maintaining calendar of events, booking forms, and invoicing.
  • Provides operational, technical support and orientation to our simulators, task trainers, and A/V equipment, security camera system, and debrief technologies in use at SimSinai.
  • Programs simulators with attention to scenario details so simulators model physiological responses to the learner clinical and skill objectives as written in scenarios or given by educators.  
  • Performs diagnostics, trouble shooting and maintenance of simulators including identifying issues and highlighting solutions; installing and updating hardware and software; documenting services performed; and liaising with manufacturers’ service representatives. Escalates issues for technical repair or solutions appropriately.
  • Maintains inventories, supplies and replacement parts for Centre’s operations.
  • Identifies, summarizes, and collates data collected from learner and educator feedback following simulation experiences. 
  • Maintains accurate records and data on SimSinai activities for accreditation purposes.
  • Assists with organizing and conducting tours of simulation centres as directed.
  • Promotes funding opportunities in conjunction with the hospital foundation.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 

Job Requirments

  • Undergraduate degree or diploma required, preferably studies in a technical, IT, biomedical engineering, medical science, educational or healthcare related field
  • Member of a regulated Health Professional (e.g. RN, RT) and Certified with CHSE or CHSOS preferred
  • Experienced with Healthcare simulation technology including simulation-specific equipment and software, required
  • Experience operating and troubleshooting A/V equipment, required
  • Knowledge and understanding of medical terminology and clinical experience highly desirable
  • Experience with working with virtual meeting application like including Zoom, preferred
  • Experience with networking and security camera system preferred
  • Strong skills in computer applications including, MS Office, databases, preferred
  • Experience in programming, video editing programs preferred
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills along with ability to function independently
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving abilities
  • Instructional/facilitation skills is an asset
  • Flexible hours


Application Deadline

All applications must be submitted by no later than 4:00pm of the posting deadline date. Employment at Sinai Health is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. All employees and affiliates will follow safe work practices and comply with health and safety policies, procedures and training. To ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our people and patients, Sinai Health has made it a priority to support everyone in getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Consistent with this, our Staff Immunization & Surveillance Policy was recently updated to include the requirement for full vaccination – currently defined as receiving two doses and serving a 14-day waiting period following the second dose – in order to be able to work at Sinai Health. To be compliant with our updated Policy, you must provide proof of dual COVID-19 vaccination, as indicated on the Prospective Immunization and Surveillance Policy Information Sheet, in order to be eligible for employment at Sinai Health. If you believe you are one of the very few people who may require an exemption from vaccination, supporting medical information must be submitted to our Occupational Health department, who will review and assess. Sinai Health is a scent sensitive environment, please refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at any Sinai Health site.

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