Simulation Technician

Job description

Agency Department of Health Work unit Clinical Learning, Education and Research


Job title Simulation Technician Designation Technical 4

Job type Full Time Duration Ongoing

Salary $85,637 - $94,223 Location Darwin

Position number 42263 RTF 187062 Closing 29/11/2020

Contact Jaya Thomas on 08 892 27693 or

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Information for applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume.

The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce that represents the community. The NTPS encourages people from all

diversity groups to apply for vacancies. For more information about applying for this position and the merit process, go to the

OCPE website.

Under the agency’s Special Measures Recruitment Plan eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will be

granted priority consideration for this vacancy. For more information on Special Measures, go to the OCPE website.

Primary objective:
Co-ordinate bookings, set up workshops, provide technical support to facilitators, initiate correctional procedures and provide

timely and cost effective equipment maintenance, installation and compliance testing to avoid costly repairs or replacement.

Context statement:
The Northern Territory Simulation Learning Environment (NTSLE) provides simulation training and education as a core

component of contemporary teaching methodologies.

Key duties and responsibilities:
Maintain records on works, parts used and compliance test results electronically to ensure that maintenance schedules are met

and all equipment is kept in optimal functional state. Generation of internal requisitions for purchase of spare parts and

equipment. Evaluation of equipment to determine if it is beyond economical repair or is obsolete. Follow defined service quality

standards, work health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality,

safe services and workplaces. Foster a positive workplace culture through exemplary leadership practices and role modelling


Selection criteria:
1. Extensive knowledge of the repair of routine and specialised simulation equipment and systems.

2. Demonstrated evidence of the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with clinical staff from all disciplines, with

regards to the use and maintenance of simulation equipment and resources when clinicians have competing priorities.

3. Knowledge of relevant Australian Standards required for health care facilities, maintenance of equipment and compliance

with legislation and infection control standards.

4. Relevant qualification from university or technical college to ensure a professional level of competence in maintaining


5. Undertaken service or technical training to demonstrate understanding of complex simulation equipment and medical devices.

1. Electrical workers licence to undertake electrical work required as part of equipment maintenance.

Further information:
Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities

or vehicles nor whilst working off-site. The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current working with

children clearance notice and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position

unless it is relevant to the position.

This role carries specific immunisation requirements. To be eligible for appointment you will be required to meet the

immunisation requirements associated with Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances) OR Category B (clinical

contact, indirect contact with blood or body substances).