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Nursing Lab Technician and Simulation Operator

Utah Tech University
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Salary: $23.00 - $34.00 Hourly

Location: St. George 84770, UT

Job Type: Part-Time Staff

Job Number: 24HRL999-24

Division: College of Health Sciences

Department: Nursing

Opening Date: 11/16/2023

Position Announcement

The Nursing Department, within the College of Health Sciences at Utah Tech University, is seeking applications for a nursing arts lab simulation operator (NALSO). The NALSO plays a crucial role for our students by facilitating the use of simulation technologies and manikins to enhance the education for our nursing students. The NALSO is responsible for the setup, operation, and maintenance of simulation equipment as well as assisting faculty and students during simulation sessions. The department, located in the state-of-the-art Taylor Health Sciences building (adjacent to St. George Regional Medical Center), offers associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees in Nursing. Information about the department and its associated programs and faculty can be found online at

  • Understand the use and operation of multiple simulation technologies.
  • Serve as a simulation (manikin) operator, operating pre-programmed scenarios with instructor
  • Ensuring all simulation equipment is set up for the simulation.
  • Assist with the preparation, set up, and operation of simulations in the nursing arts lab
  • Give technical assistance, support, and training for instructions and staff in the use of simulation equipment
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment related to simulation needs
  • Participate in technical training as necessary to ensure currency of skills and knowledge in simulation.
  • Work with the department chair, dean, and other faculty to advance the University's mission.
  • Improve professionally and maintain currency in the field.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Experience in a health-related field is required (certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of computer-based technology as used in clinical and educational environments
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong understanding of nursing and healthcare practices
  • Ability to operate and troubleshoot various simulation technologies and equipment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with instructors, students, and staff
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Physical ability to independently move equipment (less that 25 lbs.) and move equipment more than 25 lbs. with assistance.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Part-time hourly staff position (up to 29 hours per week). Hourly rate of $23.00-$34.00 depending on qualifications & experience.  Free access to Employee Assistance Program thru Blomquist-Hale and HPC Fitness Center/Recreation facilities on-campus;  see for list of part-time staff employee benefits

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (including email addresses), transcripts, and a Student Success Statement (1-2 pages about the candidate's teaching or other professional experiences, successes, and/or challenges in working as a professional with a diverse student population). Please upload all the requested documents when you submit your application.
 Applications will be reviewed as received; position open until filled.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion and certification of required degrees and upon successfully passing a background check. 
If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office (435) 652-7520.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. Click here to learn more about the University.
Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 250 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action within its employment programs and activities. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.
The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or the University's non-discrimination policies:
  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury -, HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Jennifer Larimore -, 435-652-7731.
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,, 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office,, 303-844-5695.
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In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.


Utah Tech University offers a variety of miscellaneous benefits and discounts to employees, both for use on-campus and off-campus. No other benefits are offered for this position.
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