OPS Simulation Laboratory Assistant

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Work type: OPS (Temporary)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Nursing

Classification Title:

OPS Simulation Laboratory Assistant

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the STIM Center Assistant Director, the Simulation Laboratory Assistant will work to implement training opportunities designed to enhance student learning and promote patient safety and quality healthcare. The Simulation Laboratory Assistant will work with the Simulation Laboratory Coordinator and simulation faculty members to provide minor technical and mechanical support for various interdisciplinary healthcare simulations. Additionally, the Simulation Laboratory Assistant will provide administrative support as needed for student simulation experiences.


Responsibilities include:

-Perform pre-simulation activities, including assembly of learning materials, and equipment transport and set up.

  • Perform post-simulation activities, including equipment break down, cleaning & storage, inventory updates and other activities as needed.
  • Maintain communication with the STIM Center’s Assistant Director, Simulation Laboratory Coordinator, and faculty to collaborate on equipment requests and reports.
  • Assist with data entry for record-keeping.        
  • Communicate effectively with STIM Center personnel and faculty before, during and after simulations and lab sessions.
  • Manage the college's inventory for community outreach program and labs.
  • Assist with creating moulage, and any other needed materials, for the simulation sessions as outlined in simulation documents and checklists.
  • Other duties as assigned.


AHSC- College of Nursing

Hours of work:

Part-time (20 hours). Weekly hours may vary.

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday. Weekly schedule may vary.

Type of Appointment:

OPS (Temporary)

Hourly Rate:

$15.00 Per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary training and knowledge of healthcare professions is highly preferred.
  • Experience in healthcare and/or direct patient care is highly preferred.
  • Willingness to embrace new technologies and innovative organizational practices.
  • Should be energetic and proactive, with a willingness to learn new skills and possess the ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to maintain positive customer service and professional demeanor.
  • Proficient in current technological systems and process.
  • Strong computer skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, faculty and customers.
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, pull 50+ pounds, and demonstrate proper physical requirements associated with performing job functions.
  • Ability to follow oral and written communications.

Additional Application Materials Requirement:

Applicants must submit a completed application along with a cover letter and curriculum vitae or resume.


Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is allocated for up to 20 hours per week, weekly schedule and hours may vary.


For more information about our nursing simulation labs and facilities, please visit nursing.ucf.edu/about/simulation-labs-classrooms/.

Benefit Eligibility:

State Benefits eligibility for OPS employees are subject to criteria established by the State of Florida. The state’s benefits administrator, People First, determines eligibility and coordinates enrollment. If this position becomes eligible for state benefits the employee will be notified directly by People First.  OPS positions are not entitled to paid time off. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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