Under general supervision, an incumbent of this class supervises
and performs duties to assist faculty in the instructional,
clinical and simulation laboratories at Westchester Community
College. The incumbent is responsible for the operation and
maintenance of laboratory equipment; frequent use of automated
systems and peripherals; maintaining inventory control; performing
equipment repair and maintenance; and planning and coordinating
clinical laboratory experiences. The incumbent performs weekly
calibration and maintenance of respiratory, radiologic and nursing
equipment and provides technical assistance to administration,
faculty and students. The incumbent is also responsible for the use
of facilities and equipment to accommodate the instructional needs
of faculty and students. Responsibilities also include
troubleshooting laboratory equipment such as ventilators, x-ray
machines and simulation manikins. The incumbent will manage
appropriate disposal of biomedical waste material and maintain OSHA
and EPA records to document disposal of hypodermic needles,
dissection cadavers, and spent containers for gases and liquids. In
consultation with faculty and staff, the incumbent will create and
host special events such as the nursing pinning ceremony, health
fair, educational seminars and professional development events.
Working collaboratively with students and faculty is an essential
function of this position. Specific duties may vary depending upon
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A high school or equivalency
diploma and five years of experience is required. Familiarity
with campus and professional software also required.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to organize the
maintenance and procurement of equipment, and coordinate laboratory
schedules across disciplines required. The ability to maintain,
sanitize, and troubleshoot a large variety of equipment that is
used in hospitals is also required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ability to support
faculty in the use of new technology by assisting in programing
various health related scenarios into the system preferred.
The ability to work closely with IT to procure, install and
maintain specialized computer systems also preferred.
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $59,805 plus