Establish and maintain a well-organized,
clean and orderly simulation lab, including equipment, supplies, and the lab
Manage inventory, ordering, and restocking
of supplies to support simulation education activities.
Maintain simulation lab equipment
including cleaning, quality assurance checks, updating software, and submitting
Prepare/dismantle the simulation lab for
educational activities including low-, mid-, and high-fidelity learning
Operate simulation technology during
teaching/learning activities under the supervision of qualified faculty.
Assist students with scheduling and during
skills/simulation lab practice sessions as assigned by designated faculty.
Utilize as a reference for this position
the Texas Board of Nursing 3.8.4.a. Education Guideline – Utilizing
Clinical Teaching Assistants and Skills Lab Instructors.
There are no supervisor
COMPETENCIES: This is your opportunity to demonstrate how your education
and/or experience in your current or previous job relates to each function of
Interview decisions are partially based on this
On a separate sheet of paper, write a paragraph for each competency
listed below describing your background and qualifications in each area.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should
demonstrate the following competencies.
Problem Solving - Identifies and
resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information
skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving
situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Cooperation - Establishes and
maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration; offers
assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations;
works actively to resolve conflicts.
Performance Coaching - Defines
responsibilities and expectations; sets goals and objectives; provide skill
validation with students following pre-set lab procedures; motivates for
increased results; recognizes contributions; encourages training and
Conflict Resolution - Encourages open
communications; confronts difficult situations with the assistance of
responsible supervisor; maintains objectivity; keeps emotions under control;
uses negotiation skills to resolve conflicts.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and
plans work activities under the supervision of the Clinical/Simulation Coordinator and
Certified Simulation Educator; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources;
sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks;
develops realistic action plans. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and
thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback
to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (Language, Mathematical, Reasoning and Computer Skills):
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as
safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak
effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide
in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve
practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations
where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of
instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have
knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; Payroll systems;
Order processing systems; Internet software and Contact Management systems
Must have a bachelor’s degree in nursing
from an accredited school of nursing.
Three or more years’ experience in
medical-surgical nursing is preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
None are required for this position at this time.
The physical demands
described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties of this Job, the
employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel;
reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally
required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50
pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral
vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties
of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne
particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate.
position may be filled either as a Part-Time/No Benefits, Non-Exempt/Hourly position
which typically requires 20 – 29 hours per week. Or it may be filled as a Full
Time Non-Exempt Staff position with a regular 40 hour a week work schedule.
Non-Exempt/Hourly employees who work beyond 40 hours during a
single work week will be compensated at time and a half, per FLSA guidelines.
Must be able to
drive to complete work assignments on, as needed.
travel may be required on occasion in order to attend training.
Must have an
maintain a valid Class C Driver’s License and maintain a clear driving record
to be insurable under the university liability policy.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: For more information concerning benefits offered to HSU employees, see the HSU Benefits Summary on the HSU website.