Job Description

Job Title: Simulation Specialist Temporary
Job ID: 702762
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Hours: Various daylights shifts as needed
Shift: Day Job
Department: WISER Center
Location: 230 Mckee Place, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Under general supervision, this individual will operate and maintain all simulation base equipment at WISER center and its satellites.  The individual will also provide support and development of educational and/or research programming

  • Develop technical proficiency with all aspects of the operations, maintenance, support, trouble-shooting, and minor repair of the WISER Institute, its satellites and associated equipment within one year of hiring, including but not limited to: Laerdal, Inc. products (computer-driven human simulator system), the anesthesia machines, life-support systems, physiologic monitors, personal computers and peripherals, and audiovisual and wireless communication systems
  • Interface with the equipment manufacturers regarding trouble-shooting equipment and systems problems and implementing hardware and software updates
  • Operate or assist with the operation of the simulators and task trainers for all training sessions as needed or requested by the Director, Associate Director or Operational Director.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or four (4) years of college with emphasis in healthcare and healthcare technology or four (4) years related experience is required , an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. 
    Familiarity with operation of personal computers is essential. Familiarity with medical terminology and audio visual equipment is desirable.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance or Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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