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Part-Time Coordinator II, Nursing Lab

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Conroe, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 22, 2024


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, 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 three areas: Shared Governance; Faculty Experience; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Montgomery

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 80,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2023 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Lone Star College-Montgomery, the premiere student-centered educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands and Conroe communities. LSC-Montgomery provides a relaxing and conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology.

Location address is 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe, TX 77384.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Coordinator II, Nursing Lab will be responsible for creating and managing a multidimensional educational link between the nursing courses and the nursing laboratory/practical experience that will enable students to connect the rationale and theory for the skills they will perform in the clinical setting.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Collaborates with faculty to create nursing laboratory schedules
  2. Maintains communication with faculty regarding lab assignments and nursing lab utilization & set-ups
  3. Assists with utilization and troubleshooting of simulators
  4. Keeps current with new technologies and safety regulations, directs and monitor laboratory safety protocols, conducts risk management assessments to proactively evaluate the physical environment of the nursing lab, and assists in maintaining compliance of all regulatory agencies of the college and nursing programs
  5. Maintains an accurate inventory and quality assurance of laboratory equipment and learning resources
  6. Orients students and faculty to the nursing lab and provides mentoring to students in Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Transition Nursing Program and Vocational Nurse (VN) Nursing Programs
  7. Participates in all System-Wide Nursing Lab Coordinator Committee meetings
  8. Coordinates with bookstore to order laboratory packs for students
  9. Collaborates on grant proposals to obtain additional funding to enhance nursing programs
  10. Assists with department budget preparation, tracks expenditures, and assures that discrepancies are resolved
  11. Coordinates, facilitates, and manages lab tours and events
  12. Analyzes and improves procedures/practices to ensure learning environment enhances students¿ intellectual and skills development
  13. Provides supervision and direction for part-time student workers
  14. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Experience, which demonstrates abilities in nursing practice, ability to mentor students in the lab settings
  • Maintains Basic Life Support Certification for Health Care Workers
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision, broad knowledge of the nursing sciences, successful handling of day-to-day operations of the nursing lab
  • Ability to determine own approach to complete work
  • Ability to organize work around broad organization and goals
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment that requires incumbent to be sensitive to change and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs
  • Ability to perform professional-level work dealing with data, people, and technology that relates to administrative, technical, scientific, engineering, accounting, legal, or managerial skills
  • Skill to make decisions that govern the activities and behaviors of other staff members
  • Skill and ability to be held responsible for determining a problem and creating an individual solution to the issue
  • Skill to prepare and/or process purchase orders
  • Skill to be held accountable for inventory
  • Skill to make recommendations that impact the budget
  • Skill to manage the budget within the assigned department
PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; or recurring lifting of moderately heavy items, such as typewriters and record boxes. The work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities, such as above average agility and dexterity.

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
  • High fidelity and low fidelity simulation equipment
  • Nursing skills lab equipment
  • Work in a safe and secure work/lab environment that may periodically have unpredicted requirements or demands
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Associate's Degree and at least 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Current Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Texas or current privilege to practice in the State of Texas as an LVN or RN
Salary

Hourly Pay Rate is $18.93

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.

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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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