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Innovation Engineer

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Posted: 5/27/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 506823
Keywords: electronic

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Innovation Engineer

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Analyzes and coordinates office services such as personnel, budget preparation and control, fiscal affairs, equipment utilization, records control, and special management studies.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
-Coordinates simulation center schedule (including OSCE, sim and classroom) in compliance with simulation center policies working to prevent scheduling conflicts.
-Programs simulator software to model simulator's physiological response to instructor specifications.
-Operates and manages patient simulators and cameras for the duration of simulations.
-Operates and maintains audio-visual and debriefing systems.
-Sets up and takes down simulation laboratory equipment. (May involve rapid turnover of simulation lab set up).
-Management and analysis of all medical and simulation equipment for use by medical and nursing faculty and students.
-Sets up and maintains computer-based training programs.
-Sets up and maintains surgical/procedural simulators.
-Provides theatrical production (costuming and moulage) for simulation scenarios as requested. Mixes fake body fluids and creates wounds.
-Provides technical assistance, support and training to faculty, instructors and staff in use of simulation equipment.
-Collects and analyzes data to develop solutions or alternatives for standards of practice including data collection for research and grants opportunities.
-Provides technical support for task trainers and multimedia peripherals including:
  * Beds/examination tables, headwalls, patient monitors, and other health care equipment
  * Medication dispensing systems
  * Vital sign monitors
-Maintains current knowledge of simulation/lab equipment catalogs and operation manuals.
-Ongoing innovation and technical upgrading of all equipment including research and discovery of new methods for operation of all equipment.
-Collaborates with supervisor to organize, maintain and restock skills lab and simulation laboratory supplies.
-Maintains simulation activities and learner confidentiality.
-Provides recommendations on equipment, supplies and materials.
-Maintains and repairs all simulation equipment, including:
  * Patient simulators, computers, monitors and a variety of medical equipment.
    Troubleshoots equipment malfunctions and contacts vendors as needed.
-Provide product engineering and device innovation to meet identified educational need.
-Works closely with Center Director to determine opportunities for innovation and design, and to perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compenstion is commensurate upon qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

HSC - El Paso


Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV, Writing Sample

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Information and Records Clerks


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in job related field plus one year of related experience; OR a combination of related education and/or experience to equal five (5) years. Bachelor’s Degree in Electric Engineering/IT or Related.  Plus, 2 years’ experience in server configuration, computer encryption, electronic circuit design, FPGA Programming.  Knowledge in differential equations, mechanics, microprocessor systems, electronic engineering power systems operations, and digital systems designs.

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