FWS - Nursing, Simulation/Skills Lab Assistant 21-22

Responsibilities: 1. Obtain and prepare equipment for skills check-offs as directed by the skills lab instructor. Assist instructor with setting up items for simulation scenarios. 2. Assist skills lab instructor in the cleaning of equipment such as manikins and/or return of items to storage. 3. Monitor skills lab use by nursing students. Assist students with locating items needed for practice. 4. Maintain a log of equipment checked out for use outside of the skills/simulation laboratory. Assist with semi-annual/annual supplies inventory.

Preferred Skills: • Computer knowledge, i.e. Social Media, New Technology, & activating scenario transitions for simulators • Attention to detail • Strong active listening abilities • Willingness to learn new things

Work Schedule: The priority work schedule is our open hours and during special events. Work hours can be flexible to accommodate the students' class schedule: • Saturday & Sunday: Closed • Monday-Friday: Varies depending on workload

Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job: • Noise • Vibrations • Wetness • Electrical currents • Lots of technology (simulators, computers, patient monitors) Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: • Keyboarding • Reaching/handling • Stooping/kneeling • Crouching/crawling • Pushing up to 80 lbs. • Pulling up to 80 lbs. • Lifting up to 80 lbs. • Carrying up to 25 lbs. *

Note: The heaviest simulator weighs 80 lbs. In most cases, more than 1 person handles the simulators when moving them. Additional Comments: This would be a good position for a creative person who is enthusiastic about learning to work with technology and has at least some interest in health care.

Number of Positions: 3

Pay Rate:  $8.25

Supervisor:  Ashlie Newsome ashlienewsome@upike.edu 

To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume or complete and upload the document titled "Student Employment Application".

Application Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

Date Posted: 09/16/2021
Department: Nursing
Employment Type: Part-Time (20 hours)
Position Type: Federal Work Study
We are no longer taking applications for this position.