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Coordinator, Clinical Lab - Nursing
Austin Community College District


Date Posted Jun. 7, 2021
Title Coordinator, Clinical Lab - Nursing
University Austin Community College District
Austin, TX, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Nursing - General
 
 

Job Number 2103030

Coordinator, Clinical Lab – Nursing

Closing Date: 06/18/2021

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Position Information

Location

Eastview Campus

Hours

Monday – Friday -8am – 5 pm, may include evenings and weekends.

Salary

Coordinator 3/120 ($40,494.00 – $57,849.00)

FLSA Status

Exempt

Reports To

Department Chair, Vocational Nursing

Criminal Background Check

Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC’s College Police department.

College Profile

Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriately applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

Reflects the diversity of our community.

Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.

Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.

Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.

Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.

Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.

Our Mission

The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.

For more information, see http://www.austincc.edu/about-acc/mission-statement.

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

As an open-access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. The College values and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout the College community.

General Statement of Job

To coordinate clinical learning lab facilities and services in the nursing program area.

Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Coordinates day to day activities and services of the nursing lab area including scheduling, lab set up, lab break down, and management of lab equipment and supplies; including the associate degree, Vocational Nursing Programs, and other health science departments. Coordinates management of lab equipment and supplies to nursing labs at other Austin Community College (ACC) locations.

Tutors or supervises students and/or coordinates the work of other personnel.

Provides assistance to instructors and/or students in a clinical lab setting.

Ensures that the lab/classroom is clean, safe, and organized; promotes safe lab practices.

Repairs or coordinates the repair of lab equipment as required.

Coordinates the ordering and re-supply of consumable lab equipment; conducts quarterly equipment inventories.

Researches, evaluate, and recommend new lab materials, equipment, and experiments.

Responds to inquiries inside and outside of ACC; may work with organizations outside of ACC in relation to providing lab services.

Implements simulation activities with the Simulation Liaison as required.

Acts as a liaison between lab personnel, the department chair, and the Safety Office.

Complies with the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) accreditation requirements.

Establishes and updates laboratory policies and procedures.

Prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports.

Updates the Nursing Skills Lab website.

Additional Job Specific Duties

Knowledge of lab facilities and services as well as lab equipment and supplies.
Knowledge of safety standards and practices used in lab/classroom settings.
Processes for maintaining and/or repairing lab equipment.
Required knowledge of medical skills, equipment, and technology used in the nursing area.

KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Knowledge of medical skills, equipment, and technology used in the nursing area.

Knowledge of lab facilities and services.

Knowledge of lab equipment and supplies.

Knowledge of safety standards and practices used in lab/classroom settings.

Processes for maintaining and/or repairing lab equipment.

Required knowledge of medical skills, equipment, and technology used in the nursing area.

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SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Prepare and/or process purchase orders.

Accountable for inventory/property management.

Maintaining an established work schedule including occasional evenings and weekends, and wearing a pager as required.

Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy, as well as working with diverse student and faculty populations.

Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.

Remaining calm and logical, and following established procedures in emergency situations.

Coordinating lab activities and services.

Providing assistance to students and instructors in a clinical/lab environment.

Promoting and ensuring safe lab practices.

Researching, evaluating and recommending new lab equipment and materials.

Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.

Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Technology Skills

Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.

Required Work Experience

Two years related work experience.

Preferred Work Experience

Three years work experience in acute care nursing

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in nursing. Experience cannot be substituted for education.

Preferred Education

Master’s degree in Nursing

Special RequirementsLicenses/Certifications; Other

Valid Texas Driver’s License and reliable transportation needed for local Austin area travel.

Physical Requirements

Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.

Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.

Occasional lifting of objects up to 30 pounds.

Safety

Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.

Disclaimer

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.


 
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