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Lab Assistant, Nursing and Allied Health

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 5, 2023
Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Information

Position Title

Lab Assistant, Nursing and Allied Health

Position Type






Union/Non Union


Full Time or Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range


Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

Responsible for all phases of laboratory preparations including preparing and organizing equipment, materials and supplies for the Nursing and Allied Health laboratories. Prepares laboratory materials, supplies, and equipment in advance of need and supports the Nursing and Allied Health laboratory courses as directed. Tracks inventory, follows all safety protocols and completes other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.
  • Three years of job-related experience
  • Knowledge of Nursing and Allied Health professions preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate proper laboratory safety techniques and ensure that good laboratory practices are being followed.
  • Ability to operate computer using various software packages
  • Ability to safely move equipment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Demonstrate ability to meet deadlines
  • Proven interpersonal, communication (oral and written), and customer service skills

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. A Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

  • Prepares, organizes and sets up laboratory materials, supplies and equipment in accordance with the laboratory schedule and syllabi.
  • Assists with maintaining clean linen supply.
  • Prepares for delivery and pickup of supplies, equipment and materials.
  • Reports broken equipment in need of repair or replacement.
  • Reports lab maintenance issues.
  • Receives, stocks and record supplies, materials, equipment.
  • Organizes and restocks the laboratories.
  • Assists with updating and maintaining the inventory of laboratory equipment and supplies in the department inventory database.
  • Follows all laboratory safety protocols, including cleaning of equipment and securing hazardous waste.
  • Communicates regularly with the supervisor, staff, and instructors to ensure laboratory sessions are proceeding according to the syllabus.
  • Observes the College’s policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Job Requirements

Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of lab and office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, hospital bed, exam table, EKG machine, IV pumps/accessories, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. Significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions.

  • Able to lift, bend, and stoop.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  • As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  • A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview
Is Background Check Required?


Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school Diploma or an equivalent State/Local education or certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have three years of job related and/or professional/educational experience.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you now or in the future require visa sponsorship to continue working in the United States? As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, candidates must present acceptable documentation showing that they are a U.S. Citizen or a resident authorized to work in the U.S.
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts

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