Date: July 7, 2014
Title: Nursing Programs Laboratory Technician
Part time: 18 hours/week, 40 weeks/year
Position Number: 555
Academic Calendar Year: Fall & Winter Semesters plus the first summer session
Annual Salary: $20,443
Reports to: Associate Dean, School of Workforce Development
Close Date: July 25, 2014
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Maintain current inventory lists for all equipment and supplies; both expendable and non-expendable.
- Maintain lists and adequate inventory of needed equipment and supplies for each nursing lab activity.
- Maintain inventory lists of nursing, instructional software and hardware, streaming licenses, and other teaching/learning materials.
- Maintain availability and working order of equipment and bed labs.
- Assist with scheduling of bed lab reservations through CWEST that will allow for a coordinated use of practice labs, supplies and equipment.
- Monitor, coordinate and maintain an adequate level of equipment and supplies for the bed and for nursing student use:
- instructional software
- instructional hardware
- other equipment
- expendable supplies
- Order and maintain linen and other supplies for the labs.
- Monitor condition of instructional hardware, software and other equipment and make regular recommendations to the Director of Nursing Programs for repair and/or replacement.
- Assist and notify faculty with preview of instructional software/equipment.
- Be familiar with the use of SimMan, Noelle&Hal, and other utilized simulation and lab equipment
- Prepare necessary reports and communications; keep necessary records and files, including but not limited to vendor transactions, purchase orders, maintenance records, other programmatic or equipment records.
- Serve on Departmental Committees as appropriate.
- Attend Nursing Faculty Meetings as appropriate.
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing Programs or Associate Dean
Education & Work Experience:
- Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school in a health program preferred; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Preferred—licensure as LPN or RN in Michigan
Physical & Mental Demands:
- Organize and establish work priorities and work independently.
- Ability to manage lab with minimal supervision.
- Successful candidate must be able to work well under stress, with multiple priorities.
- Proficient computer skills/MS Office/Excel preferred
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong customer service back ground required. Ability to relate positively with faculty and students.
- Ability to assist students and faculty of various cultural, ethnic and educational backgrounds.
- Handle material and information in a confidential manner.
- Ability to work in a high traffic, indoor academic lab environment.
The College is interested in faculty who: (1) possess an interest in working with diverse student populations who represent a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin, and ability; (2) engage in and develop innovative teaching methods; (3) demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement, individually and for the College. GRCC has an excellent benefits program and the Faculty Association contract provides opportunities to earn additional compensation.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
To apply for this position, please visit our website at www.grcc.edu/jobs. Grand Rapids Community College is only accepting online applications for this position. Submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and three professional letters of reference. The opportunity to apply for this position will close on July 25, 2014 at 11:59 PM. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Grand Rapids Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Grand Rapids Community College is committed to a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment. GRCC creates an including learning and working environment that recognizes the value and dignity of each person. It is the policy and practice of GRCC to provide equal educational and employment opportunities regardless of age, race, color, religion, marital status, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, height, weight, national origin, disability, veteran status or genetics in all programs, activities, services, employment and advancement including admissions to, access to, treatment in, or compensation in employment as required by stated and federal law. Further information may be obtained from the EEO Office or the Office of General Counsel, 143 Bostwick Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295.
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