Lab Assistant I – Nursing
Benefits: Generous benefits include paid time off
including holidays and vacation, retirement match, and tuition remission for employee and dependents. Details at www.duq.edu/benefits
Position Status: Full-time (35 hours
work per week)
Position Number: 036108/30-391
This position will provide staff support to the Assistant Dean for
Clinical Skills and Simulation Education, Coordinator, and lab faculty to assure the smooth operation of the Learning 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
undergraduate and graduate nursing students. The Lab Assistant will maintain equipment in proper working order, order and maintain
inventory, and assist students with schedules and documents. The Lab Assistant will also manage the Assistant Dean’s procurement card and
other payable forms.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Orders and stocks 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
Monitors the rooms during scheduled hours
Sets up simulations and turnover simulations during scheduled
Cleans up after labs, simulations and events
Cleans equipment including task trainers, models, IV pumps,
Prepares student packets, sign-up sheets and monitor student sign-ups
Assists the lab staff and faculty as
Assists with inventory, schedules, student preparation documents, etc.
Generates timely monthly expense reports using
Chrome River for Assistant Dean’s procurement card, submits payable forms such as request for authorized payment.
reserves rooms using 25 Live
Maintains secure environment, lock facilities, etc.
Completes other duties as assigned.
Work requires a high school diploma or GED
use of technology including computer, Microsoft Office and internet
health field preferred: LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), CNA(Certified Nursing Assistant), or PCT (Patient Care Technician)
of experience in health field preferred
Alternately, the successful candidate may possess any 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 health field
Ability to work with a diverse
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
Commitment to the University’s values of diversity,
equity and inclusion, and recognition of the importance of treating each individual with dignity and respect consistent with the
University’s Mission. Demonstrated experience with, and understanding of, the broad diversity of the University community (students,
faculty, staff and others).
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community.
Ability and willingness to contribute actively to the mission of the University and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of
Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual
values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.
Applicants are asked to
submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.
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 was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne
University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity
both as an educational institution and as an employer.
Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.