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P/T Nursing Program Skills Lab Manager

Company:
Utah Tech University
Job Location:
St. George, Utah
Category:
Nursing
Salary: $18.00 - $20.00 Hourly

Location: St. George 84770, UT

Job Type: Part-Time Staff

Division: College of Health Sciences

Job Number: 22HRL999-60

Department
Nursing

Position Announcement

This position coordinates the schedule of activities among the different semesters that share space in the Nursing Skills Laboratory. Maintains inventory of equipment and supplies and ensures lab functions appropriately and meets various University and OSHA guidelines. Additional information about the department and program offerings can be found online athttps://health.utahtech.edu/nursing/

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate schedule of activities among the different semesters that share space in the Nursing Skills Laboratory.
  • Recommend to Department Chair, Nursing Faculty, and/or Dean operational changes to enhance the effectiveness of the Nursing Skills Lab in serving students and faculty members.
  • Develop and maintain a computerized inventory of equipment and supplies. Oversee maintenance and repair of equipment and obtain requests for new supplies and equipment when appropriate.
  • Order and maintain linens and supplies needed for student use.
  • Interface with sales representatives, suppliers of equipment and supplies, and biomedical technicians.
  • Maintain budget for supplies with supervision and assure receipt of ordered supplies and equipment.
  • Supervise the Nursing Skills Lab Assistant to ensure routine cleaning of physical space and equipment, and to provide an efficient and consistent organizational flow of the day-to-day operations.
  • Provide appropriate OSHA postings, brochures, equipment, and supplies.
  • Ensure disposal of industrial waste according to University and OSHA standards.
  • Participate with faculty to ensure supervision of laboratory use, teaching/training of faculty on laboratory equipment use, and assist faculty in the use of high-fidelity human patient simulators.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

Physical Requirements:
  • Exposure to hazards related to working in medical waste/sharps environment.
  • Potential for exposure to contaminated blood and/or body fluids.
  • Frequent lifting of objects up to 30 pounds.
  • Subject to walking, sitting, standing, bending, reaching, kneeling, and stooping.
Work Experience:
  • Critical Care Technician, Advanced EMT, Paramedic, or LPN licensure with three years of relevant work experience in healthcare setting or education.
  • Two or more years of recent clinic experience.
General Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and understanding of University organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures.
  • Ability to keep abreast in the use and training of new instructional technology.
  • Openness and ability to learn uses of the new instructional technologies, such as high-fidelity human patient simulators.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced ever-changing environment.
  • Ability to assist faculty for instructional purposes, as needed.
  • Ability to positively interact with staff, students, and faculty in a multi-ethnic and multicultural environment.
  • Ability to provide detailed reports and efficient organizational skills to maintain laboratory.
  • Possess good communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Effective management and organizational skills to maintain laboratory.
  • Skill in word processing, spreadsheets, and databases using Microsoft Office software.
  • Work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments, based on class scheduling.
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:Part-time hourly staff (overtime-eligible) position, working an average of 20 hours per week, with some weeks up to 29 hours depending on laboratory class use. Hourly rate of $18.00 - $20.00/hr, depending on qualifications and experience. Free access to Employee Assistance Program thru Blomquist-Hale and HPC Fitness Center/Recreation facilities; no other benefits. Desired start date of July/August 2022.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:Submit an application online (https://humanresources.utahtech.edu/part-time-application/) , and email a cover letter, resume, and contact information (including email) for three professional resources to Dr. Judy Scott (Associate Professor and Department Chair of Nursing) at Judy.Scott@utahtech.edu If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to submit your application materials for this position, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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 with its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. The nearest metropolitan area is Las Vegas, NV (120 miles), with amenities such as an international airport and professional sporting teams.

Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 230 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 and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment. 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: For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://titleix.utahtech.edu/ or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,ocr@ed.gov, 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office,ocr.denver@ed.gov, 303-844-5695.
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.

Benefits

Free access to Employee Assistance Program thru Blomquist-Hale and HPC Fitness Center/Recreation facilities; no other benefits offered for this position.
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