Simulation Specialist – Academic Education – J0923-0199

Website North York General Hospital

Job Title

Simulation Specialist

Job Details

Union: Non-Union
Department: Academic Education >> Simulation Program >>
Reports To: Manager of Simulation
Job Category: Administration/Clerical
FTE: 1.0
Shifts: Day,Weekends
Shift Duration: 8’s
Status: Full-Time Permanent
Number of Positions: 1
Site: General Site, 4001 Leslie Street
Salary: $39.84 – $48.00 /Hour

Post Date: 13/09/2023
Closing Date: 04/10/2023

Position Summary

Simulation Specialist

The Simulation Specialist has a technical focus and will provide operational/logistical support for simulations, including; maintenance and repair of simulation equipment/simulators; preparation of simulation sessions and support related multimedia; and operation and co facilitation of simulation sessions.

On a practical level, you will:

• Set-up, transition and break down for simulation activities (including but not limited to equipment and multimedia needs).
• Serves as the simulator operator during simulation activities as needed.
• Collaborates with the simulation facilitators in monitoring the simulation to adjust parameters and responses as needed for participants.
• Collaborates with the Simulation Manager in all aspects of planning, preparation, programming and testing for simulation
• Ensures the simulation space and equipment are organized and ready for educational sessions.
• Develops expertise and maintains up-to-date knowledge on the use and operation of different simulation equipment within the Simulation Program.
• Complete all routine maintenance on simulation equipment, including but not limited to software updates and inventory repairs
• Maintains Simulation Program databases including but not limited to usage of equipment, space, scenarios.
• Provides orientation to simulation facilitators on safe and effective use of the simulation equipment.
• Trains volunteer simulated patients.
• Collaborates with simulation facilitators to develop and facilitate effective simulations.
• Provides administrative support to the Simulation Program as required
• Participates in technical training as necessary, attends conferences to stay current with simulation technology.
• Supports scholarly work within the program.
• Identifies opportunities for improvement and innovation.
• Responsible for collection, monitoring and reporting of usability metrics
• Advise on equipment purchases and planning


• Undergraduate degree or diploma, preferably in a technical, information technology, educational or healthcare related field
• CPR and First Aid certificate
• Regulated Health Professional, preferred
• Facilitation/teaching experience, preferred
• Simulation experience, preferred
• AV experience, preferred
• Strong technical skills to facilitate the use of simulation equipment and troubleshoot malfunctions
• Strong skills with computer software (including PowerPoint, Word and Excel), as well as comfort with information technology
• Works effectively independently and collaboratively within teams
• Excellent resourcefulness and problem-solving abilities
• Creative and innovative
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent time management and prioritization skills

What We Offer

Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Full Time Regular position, with 8 hour shifts, day shifts, including weekends in the Centre for Education. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package that includes benefits, pension, and vacation. If you were searching for more reasons to consider joining the wonderful team at NYGH, check out some features of our Total Rewards package by visiting

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.

How to Apply

Think you’re the right person for the job? Here’s your first chance to show us why:

• Ensure to meet the deadline – only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
• We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.

Please refer to the Job Opportunities page on eric for more detailed application instructions.

At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.