Part-Time Assistant II, Sonography Lab

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Dec 15, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time


Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning


The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-CyFair

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

Located in suburban northwest Houston in the heart of the CyFair Community, the college provides a full range of offerings including unique programs in fire science technology, logistics management and sonography. Since opening our award winning campus in 2003, the college has experienced record growth and supports an exciting learning environment that brings together state-of-the-art technology and active, collaborative learning.

Campus address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX 77433.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Part-time Assistant II, Sonography Lab is responsible for routine lab preparation duties and assisting students in lab. May be responsible for tracking laboratory equipment and supplies. Will assess and escalate lab issues as needed. Activities involve a variety of routine tasks and many non-routine tasks that require independent judgment to resolve issues.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Supports Sonography Director and faculty in preparation of lab stations
  2. Properly handles and disposes of laboratory wastes
  3. Provides routine lab support including all aspects of lab safety, cleaning, inspection and maintenance of lab classrooms including equipment and supplies needed for labs, assist with lab laundry
  4. Performs record keeping requiring accuracy and attention to detail, such as lab equipment inventory, supplies inventory, and student after hours lab sign-up sheet
  5. Works with faculty and students as needed, especially staffing Open Lab periods for student independent work; Ensures proper supplies and safety procedures during this time
  6. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned




KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of general or echocardiography protocols
  • Ability to operate all DMS lab/ultrasound equipment
  • Ability to assist students with sonography or echocardiography scanning skills
  • Must be computer literate
  • Safety record and safety consciousness
  • Flexible and creative to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of faculty and staff
  • Effective communication skills




PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.



WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:

  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office and/or laboratory environment with exposure to safety hazards typical in a laboratory (working with chemicals, moving equipment, etc.)
  • Safety protocol must be strictly followed at all times
  • Work schedule is flexible around student class schedule and includes evenings and Saturdays


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Completion of two semesters of course and clinical experiences within Sonography and/or Echocardiography programs


Salary

Hourly Pay Rate is $11.78

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.

Special Instructions

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How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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