Simulation Technician (Health Education)- Austin

Position: Simulation Technician (Health Education)- Austin

Job ID: 167084

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: Aus N Admin

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.

Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. 

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We are searching for a Simulation Technician -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide expert production support for the Simulation Center as well as simulation classroom facilitation and simulator mannequin maintenance and repair for technology-related training. 

 Think you’ve got what it takes?


The Simulation Technician supports the center through proficiency in simulation technology as well as theatrical production technology to effectively simulate the reality of the health care environment, perform the data capture, and ensure the reliable playback of the educational simulation.  The Simulation Technician supports business solutions by investigating processes and new technology that support simulation, understanding workflow within the simulation center, suggesting appropriate resource allocation to support educator productivity as well as fiscal responsibility, and by ensuring that tracking, reporting, and decision support solutions are implemented consistent with the organization’s strategic plan and department goals.



Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • Bachelor’s degree in biomedical instrumentation or other healthcare related field required
  • 3 years’ experience in either simulation or biomedical equipment support, or simulation
  • Four additional years of experience may be considered as a substitute for the Bachelor’s degree


  • Identify innovative ways to integrate simulation technology into clinical and medical education
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies and equipment to support center operations
  • Maintain technical expertise to effectively manage and operate the center’s facilities, equipment, and simulators
  • Assist in simulation set-up, role play, prop securement and arrangement, and other theatrics to effectively simulate the reality of the health care environment
  • Demonstrate mastery of a wide range of technologies including biomedical instrumentation, audio/visual, computer and IT networking, camera and photo productions
  • Consult with center staff and each new faculty/SME user of the center on the conceptualization, design, development, and implementation of scenarios/simulations with a focus on the total production requirements of the session
  • Oversee the use and maintenance of the center’s AV and date capture and playback/storage system



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