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Simulation Support Specialist

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Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Dept. Name

Clinical Education

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Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

The Commons, located in Minneapolis, is the headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, the site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.



Req ID: 50081
Provides technical support for all simulation operations, including preparation, maintenance and repair of computerized manikins (software and hardware), task trainers and related multimedia peripherals.


Post secondary education (college/technical degree or certificate) required.

Minimum of 2 years technology experience in simulation learning environments preferred. Experience using and troubleshooting a variety of simulation systems and equipment preferred. Experience using AV equipment preferred.

Minimum of two years of healthcare related experience in pre-hospital, hospital, or clinic required. Experience working with a variety of medical equipment preferred.

EMT license preferred but not required


  • Program management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Positive customer skills
  • Microsoft Windows application and use of all programs
  • SharePoint application and use/oversight
  • Knowledge of Laerdal products, B-Line, CAE, Gaumard products use, maintenance and application
  • Manages the simulation equipment including logistics, repair and maintenance
  • Logistical support for simulation
  • Equipment planning/purchasing assistance
  • Administrative support with Simulation team
  • Driver's License

Work Schedule

  • Typically, M-F Day hours with some need for availability to work into evenings with rare occasions for minimal weekend coverage.
  • Need flexibility on start and end times during the shifts based on workflows.
  • Benefit Eligible
  • Include travel to multiple sites

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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Education / Training