Allied Health - Staff/Administrative, Medical School/Programs, Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
NATURE OF WORK:
This position will provide staff support to the Director, Coordinator, and lab faculty to assure the smooth operation of the Nursing Skills and Simulation Center. The Lab Assistant will set up and take down equipment related to skill development stations for nursing courses that occur simultaneously over the semester as well as nursing simulations, open labs, skills reviews, skill competencies and remediation sessions for all undergraduate nursing students. The Lab Assistant will maintain equipment in proper working order, order and maintain lab supplies, and assist students with schedules and documents. The lab assistant will also manage the Lab Director's procurement card and other payable forms.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Orders and stock supplies in the exam tables, bedside carts, and other designated areas on a regular basis
Maintains storage areas
Sets up rooms for simulations, labs, and events
Monitors the rooms during scheduled hours
Set-up simulations and turnover simulations during scheduled events
Cleans after labs, simulations, and events
Cleans equipment including task trainers, models, IV pumps, etc.
Prepares student packets, sign-up sheets and monitor student sign-ups
Assists the lab staff and faculty as needed
Assists with schedules, student preparation documents, etc.
Maintains secure environment, lock facilities, etc.
Generates timely monthly expense reports using Chrome River for Lab Director's procurement card, submits payable forms (such as requests for authorized payment, petty cash, etc.)
Schedules & reserves rooms using 25 Live
REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The successful candidate will have earned a high school diploma or GED. Certificate in the health field is preferred: LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) or PCT Patient Care Technician) with 3-5 years of related health field experience and or equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Knowledge of equipment and supplies used in the health field;
Ability to work with a diverse population;
Ability to work independently and as a team;
Self-motivated with the ability to plan, organize and execute projects with attention to detail;
Proficient oral and written communication skills;
Proficient in use of computers including Microsoft Office.
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Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.
Duquesne University, a private, Catholic institution, prides itself on being mission-centered and mission-driven. Our employees contribute to our culture of academic excellence and our mission of serving God by serving students. In turn, they enjoy a supportive working environment that values individual talents, encourages teamwork and rewards accomplishments.
A nationally ranked top-tier university, Duquesne has established a legacy of excellence in liberal and professional education. Our 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows our students to work closely with expert faculty. Duquesne has also won accolades and recognition among the nation’s top 20 small research schools for our research initiatives and faculty productivity.
Situated on a 50-acre campus within the city, Duquesne provides a small-town feel in an urban setting. The Pittsburgh region offers a variety of cultural, education and professional opportunities, as well as a safe and affordable lifestyle.
We strive to attract, recruit and retain a dynamic, diverse workforce. Our employees benefit from an array of campus resources that provide convenience and cost savings, including a variety of dining options, a full-ser...vice Starbucks, a retail bank and credit union, a fitness center and year-round wellness programs and onsite parking. Employees also may take advantage of the many educational, cultural and sporting events sponsored by the university.