GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Laboratory Coordinator/Senior Technical Specialist collaborates with the Nurse Assistant (N.A.), Associate Degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) and the Practical Nursing (P.N.) Chair/Program Coordinators /faculty and /students to deliver the laboratory and technological components of the Nurse Education curriculums related to the instruction of clinical skills used by nurses to care for patients in the clinical setting. The Laboratory Coordinator/Senior Technical Specialist collaborates with the Nurse Education faculty of all nursing programs to ensure curriculum cohesiveness, communication relative to student performance and the implementation of laboratory policies and procedures. Additionally, coordinates activities pertaining to technological activities/computer assisted educational offerings required within these programs. This includes oversight of the simulated technology and nursing laboratories. Support is provided for both A.D.N. and PN Programs.
Work hours are day and occasional weekend.
Reports to the Dean of the School of Healthcare.
The full-time professional unit member exercises supervision over personnel assigned to him/her.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in the development and implementation of the Nurse Education (C.N.A., A.D.N. & P.N.) laboratory policies, procedures and student procedure manual.
Communicates with faculty in writing and or verbally regarding program curriculum and student performance.
Coordinates lab practice services relating to lab competencies, standardized testing/assessment throughout the Nursing Education (C.N.A., A.D.N. & P.N.) programs.
Maintains documentation of student attendance, practice and testing performance in the nursing practice laboratory and on-site clinical simulations.
Assists in planning, scheduling and implementation of on-site clinical simulation activities as scheduled and student practice and testing schedules.
Coordinates remedial support, tutor support, intervention programs for students at risk related to laboratory and/or clinical remediation.
Assists in planning and scheduling of the laboratory/simulation/tutor instructor work schedules and student practice, tutor and testing schedules.
Plans, conducts, or participates in related educational programs (i.e.: computer assisted learning modalities, simulated clinical offerings and additional required computerized technologies).
Ensures that practice equipment and instructional materials (computerized programs and mannequins, films, books and handouts) are reflective of current nursing practice, are recorded in an up-to-date inventory and are maintained at an operational level.
Performs administrative tasks associated with Nursing Education laboratory activities; (i.e.:maintain student files, contact logs which document student laboratory performance, conducts research, provides data on students and program components to assist chair/program coordinator with proposals and reports, prepares instructional materials, training manuals, statistical analyses, purchase orders, logs, reports, forms and general correspondence).
Serves as a member of the Nurse Education Library Committee, Nurse Education Technology/simulation committee, and Nurse Education Leadership meeting.
Provides on the job training to and supervises the activities of the laboratory instructors including providing input into the selection process and work performance evaluation.
Prepares reports as required.
Collects, organizes, and disseminates information as required.
Conducts program research as directed in compliance with Nurse Education Systematic Program Evaluation process.
Maintains professional knowledge in applicable areas; (i.e.:maintains a working knowledge of assigned area, researches new trends and advances in the profession, reads professional literature, attends workshops and training sessions)
Actively supports the teaching and learning process; practices honesty and integrity in and out of the classroom; strives to create and support a student-centered environment while fostering academic innovation and excellence.
Works actively with other areas of the College to ensure a spirit of college-wide collaboration, collegiality, civility, and teamwork
Embraces the ideals of diversity and inclusiveness, and supports the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences, including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
Provides flexible, responsive, and high quality customer services to all whom we serve, be they students, community or staff, and continually assesses processes and procedures to revise accordingly.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in Nursing with demonstrated commitment to the attainment of a Master’s degree within 5 years of hire.
Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse license in good standing.
Ability to demonstrate knowledge of current clinical practice.
Master’s Degree with a Major in Nursing
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience in scheduling.
Competent in use of various computer assisted learning technologies
Ability to use the computer to document student performance.
Experience in supervision.
Experience in managing projects.
Salary is commensurate with MCCC/MTA salary schedule and dependent upon such factors as education and experience. Minimum starting salary for Master's level candidate is $63,348. Full salary range is $63,348 to $66,000. Full benefits package.
Work hours are day and occasional weekend.
Visit our Web Site at www.QCC.edu/human-resources for information about our college. All applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume along with a separate written statement of philosophy of education including how that philosophy informs the teaching/learning process in a community college setting postmarked no later than November 1, 2020. As part of your online application, please include three (3) professional letters of recommendation. Successful applicants will be required to complete a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) request. Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply. Quinsigamond Community College is an equal opportunity affirmative action college supporting diversity.
Quinsigamond Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity and expression, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.