Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Nursing Resource Lab Assistant – Glendale Community College – Glendale, CA

This is a part-time, 20 hrs. per week position in the Nursing Resource Lab.

Assists nursing students with improving their knowledge of nursing skills through implementation of the nursing process, clinical assessment procedures, and care of patients across the spectrum of nursing. Schedules and monitors the use of equipment and laboratories. Assists students with documentation of clinical health requirements, class assignments, and portfolio tracking. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Supervision is provided by the Associate Dean of Health Sciences. Provides work direction to lower-level staff and student workers.

Examples of Duties:

Monitors and tracks the use of equipment, supplies and facilities in Nursing Resources Lab (NRL).*

Coordinates, maintains and secures supplies and equipment in the lab.*

Assists students with computer programs, audio-visual equipment, set up and disassemble simulators, and other educational tools for their skill development and remediation.*

Assists instructors with simulation practice in class .

Reviews and practices nursing procedures taught in class by instructors with students, including, but not limited to: ambulating patients; dressing wounds; taking blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and respiration readings; administering medications, including injections and intravenous medications; and caring for enteral feedings; tracheostomies, urinary catheters, and colostomies . *

Prepares supplies and equipment for demonstrations, simulations and student debriefing.*

Issues materials and equipment to students for use in laboratory assignments and keeps records of loaned resources.*

Maintains records of student health and program requirements.*

Assists students with the remediation process after referral from and consultation with faculty.*

Assists instructors with web-based assignments, medical equipment (usage and repair), anatomical models, and multi-media resources.*

Assists instructors with skills testing and may proctor makeup examinations as needed.*

Maintains, cleans and repairs lab equipment such as mannequins, beds and video equipment.*

Contacts vendors as needed to repair or replace equipment or supplies.*

Maintains and organizes storage and work areas.*

Maintains and updates catalog of books, resource material, web-based activities and software.*

Orders office supplies and maintains inventory.*

Maintains schedules of student workers or hourly lab assistants.

Maintains records or student attendance in the NRL.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of:

Current concepts, principles, and practices of nursing, clinical procedures associated with the treatment of all patients.

Basic anatomy and physiology.

Basic principles of microbiology, nutrition, health physics and pharmacology.

Medical terminology.

Specialized computer software used in the nursing and allied health professions.

Word processing, spreadsheet and database computer software.

Recordkeeping procedures.

Ability to :

Give clear, concise explanations and demonstrations of complex nursing concepts, practices and procedures to students.

Adhere to established Nursing Resources Lab guidelines from the student handbook.

Plan and organize work to meet schedules and timelines.

Follow complex instructions and procedures.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty and students.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Work with minimal supervision.

Maintain accurate records.

Operate and train students in the use of media equipment.

Set-up and disassemble patient simulator technologies; utilize and demonstrate applications and a variety of hospital equipment.

Operate a computer, utilizing word processing, spreadsheet and database software.

Provide work direction to others.

Minimum Qualifications :

Current licensure by the State of California as a registered nurse.

One year of direct patient care experience.

Additional Information:

Application Process

This position requires the following documents to be attached to your online application in order to be considered:

Current Resume

Transcripts showing required degree and coursework must be submitted. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted only during the application process. Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application.

Current State of California Registered Nurse License Please note: All required documentation must be attached to the online application by the applicant by the closing date. Additional documents not requested in the announcement, will not be reviewed. Those applicants deemed best qualified will be invited to the college for an interview. Your application and any required attachments must be submitted by Monday, February 24, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. Applications with incomplete information (i.e. statements such as - see resume) or missing documents will not be considered. If you have additional questions please call 818-240-1000 ext. 5921. Selection Process All completed applications and application materials will be screened to ensure that the minimum requirements stated in the job announcement are met. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to the college for an examination. All candidates will be notified by e-mail of their final disposition in the selection process.

About the College Glendale Community College (GCC) is nestled in the foothills of the San Rafael Mountains, centrally located at the intersection of three major freeways, just ten miles from downtown Los Angeles. Glendale is affectionately known as Jewel City, one of the fastest growing communities in the Southern California region. A vibrant hub of economic activity and cultural diversity; it is an exciting place to work and live! GCC is recognized throughout the state as a model of shared governance and collegiality. Known for excellence and rigor, we have one of the highest transfer rates to the UC system and other California four-year colleges. Additionally, the college offers a broad range of vocational programs and takes pride in providing outstanding student services and curriculum to help prepare students for success in the 21st Century. GCC is committed to maintaining an environment which provides opportunities to individuals with a wide variety of talents, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. We believe in the importance of diversity amongst our faculty, staff, and student population to better serve the college and surrounding communities. Equal Employment Opportunity Glendale Community College District provides all applicants for district employment with equal employment opportunities and provides present employees with training, compensation, promotion, and all other attributes of employment without regard to a person’s race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, veterans’ status, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, gender identity or disability. Accommodations Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for the application, testing or interviewing processes should contact the Human Resources Department at the time of application submission. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Glendale Community College. BOARD OF TRUSTEES Anita Quinonez Gabrielian, Dr. Armine G. Hacopian, Dr. Vahe Peroomian, Ann H. Ransford and Anthony P. Tartaglia CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES: THE WAY CALIFORNIA WORKS

Fringe benefits, which are subject to change pursuant to negotiations under Section 3500 of the California Government Code, are presently provided may include, depending on the position, family and domestic partner medical and dental, two-party vision plan, and employee life insurance.

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