Employment Opportunities

Date PostedOctober 8, 2013
Closing DateOngoing
Job Requisition Number102099
Position TitleClinical Lab Assistant, Nursing
Position TypeIS PT
DepartmentNursing AS
Pay Benefits and Work Schedule
$27.60 hourly

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Responsibilities
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
Resume and transcripts showing applicants name and date degree was conferred (copies accepted) must be uploaded and attached to the online employment application to be considered. This also applies to Seminole State College employees.


DESCRIPTION:
Assist small groups of students with nursing skills practice in laboratory setting. Prepares lab for instruction, orients students to lab, maintains equipment and inventory, monitors lab utilization, and performs other related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Coordinates activities to support the implementation of specified instructional labs.
2. Assists with lab exercises and optional student practice sessions.
3. Prepares lab for instruction and tidies lab upon completion of instruction.
4. Assists with practice of nursing clinical skills, utilizing SSC accepted skills procedures, in a small group setting.
5. Assists with simulation learning activities in the nursing skills lab.
6. Maintains documentation of student competence in clinical skills.
7. Complies with all regulatory requirements for completion of certification by designated state agencies, following established safe lab practices.
8. Responsible for ensuring student and instructor safety by complying with assigned instructions and regulations as defined by state certifying agencies.
9. Maintains inventory and appropriate storage of supplies and equipment, reorders supplies when necessary.
10. Performs other site and position specific responsibilities as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Associates degree in Nursing.
2. Minimum of three years of acute care nursing experience.
3. Active Florida RN License.

NOTE: Lab Assistants are non-instructional, staff positions.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in nursing desired.
2. Previous teaching experience desired.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS:
1. Knowledge of the disciplines assigned.
2. Knowledge of the rules, regulations and procedures of the area of assignment.
3. Demonstrated knowledge in the effective use of laboratory technology and equipment.
4. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
5. Ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and supervisors.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
1. Works in a laboratory environment
Conditions of Employment
Finalists and individuals recommended for employment at Seminole State College may be subject to background investigations and fingerprinting in compliance with Florida Statute 1001.64; and Seminole State College Policy 1.020; 2.020. Criminal background checks and fingerprinting will be conducted for all new employees, and for rehired employees who have had a break in service for one year or more. The Office of Human Resources will determine which background checks shall be conducted for each position, based upon its review of job descriptions and the responsibilities of the position. These include, but are not limited to, positions that have access to money, master keys, security-sensitive areas and confidential information; positions that have the capability to create, delete, and alter records; and positions that are responsible for the care and instruction of children. The College will conduct various types of background checks which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background, credit check, driver's license check, previous employment and references.
How to Apply
All applicants including employees of Seminole State College must scan, upload and attach "Required" documents to their electronic application to be considered.

NOTE: CERTAIN FUNCTIONS OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORK BEST IN INTERNET EXPLORER.

TO ATTACH DOCUMENTS: On the Careers Home page select the "Cover Letters and Attachments" link, then "Add Attachments" to attach documents. Applicants must include work history even if attaching a resume.

For positions requiring a degree, scan, upload and attach copies of your transcripts showing your name and the date your degree was conferred to be considered for the position (unofficial copies accepted). This applies to internal and external applicants.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Seminole State College is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discriminatory employment actions against and treatment of employees and applicants for employment based on actual or perceived race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable Federal, State or local law.
Other Information
VETERANS' PREFERENCE

Seminole State College of Florida adheres to Florida’s Veteran’s Preference laws by providing preference in hiring to covered job applicants. Moreover, in recognition of the valuable contributions made by veterans, the College also considers any applicant’s military service background when filling job positions not covered by Veteran’s Preference laws.

To claim Veteran's Preference for eligible positions, a copy of your DD-214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded and attached to your application to claim Veterans' Preference.

HOLDERS OF DEGREES FROM INSTITUTIONS OUTSIDE THE USA:

Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States are required to obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts and degrees. Foreign transcripts should be evaluated by one of the organizations approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.

This evaluation must be submitted at the time of application. We recommend World Education Services at P.O. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station, New York, NY 10274-5087, telephone (212) 966-6311 or email address www.wes.org. The interview process may be delayed until such a review has been completed.

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