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Simulation Technician

Western Governors University

Western Governors University

Orlando, FL, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

The salary range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

At WGU, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role, and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is:

Pay Range: $23.60 - $34.23

If you’re passionate about building a better future for individuals, communities, and our country—and you’re committed to working hard to play your part in building that future—consider WGU as the next step in your career.

Driven by a mission to expand access to higher education through online, competency-based degree programs, WGU is also committed to being a great place to work for a diverse workforce of student-focused professionals. The university has pioneered a new way to learn in the 21st century, one that has received praise from academic, industry, government, and media leaders. Whatever your role, working for WGU gives you a part to play in helping students graduate, creating a better tomorrow for themselves and their families.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

This position is located ONSITE in Orlando, Florida.

Supports daily operations of clinical learning lab Orient students and faculty to simulation lab Provides technical support to students Maintains currency in field Assess and communicates supply needs to Clinical Learning Lab Coordinator Pre-simulation Activities: Program patient scenarios and setup control room for simulation activity Prepare scenario props and create scenario moulage Assemble pre-simulation learning materials Assist in creating documentation for scenario Simulation Activities: Pre-brief students, staff, and faculty Operate simulation console and software Manipulate simulator during scenario Record simulation activities in approved format (.mov, .flv, .avi, .mp4, .wmv) Assist faculty in managing recording equipment Assist faculty in monitoring students' safety Provide theatrical support (including moulage and voice over) Post-simulation Activities: Operate debriefing equipment Provide feedback for improving simulation experience Return simulation lab to pre-scenario condition Salvage re-usable supplies and repackage Provide required recorded scenarios, in approved format, to WGU staff within 24 hours of a simulation assessment

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities

Ability to work with computers (PC or MAC experience required)

Ability to work with Microsoft office programs- Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Ability to work in fast paced environment

Ability to work flexible schedule (early mornings, late evenings may be required)

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Experience working in simulation lab with mannequins

Excellent organizational skills and ability to think logically and follow directions

Creativity and flexibility in designing innovative approaches to solving problems

Commitment to utilizing simulation methodology in learning and its ability to transform nursing education

Comfortable with technology, willing to learn


Minimum Qualifications:

This position is located ONSITE in Orlando, Florida.

Associates or Bachelor's degree OR 3 year equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Interest in health care and computers/technology helpful

Working Conditions


As an equal opportunity employer, WGU recognizes that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity.