Physician Assistant Skills Laboratory Manager

Job Title Physician Assistant Skills Laboratory Manager
Job ID 996798
Location Medical Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
STAFF- Supoort Non- Exempt (SNE)
$19.22 - $24.02
School of Medicine
Reports To
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Non- Exempt Hourly - Eligible for Overtime Pay
Second Review Date

October 17, 2017

Job Summary

The Physician Assistant Skills Laboratory Manager plays a key role in the training of the Physician Assistant students, by being responsible for the operations of the Skills Lab on the Medical Campus and supplying the needs of faculty members as needed, collaborating with other Medical Campus programs to ensure appropriate lab utilization across disciplines, and developing innovative educational courses using human patient simulators and audiovisual equipment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinates schedule of activities among programs that share space in the Skills Laboratory
  • Recommends to faculty members, and/or Department Chair operational changes to enhance the effectiveness of the Skills Lab in serving students and faculty members
  • Participates with faculty to ensure supervision of use of the laboratory
  • Maintains inventory of equipment and supplies, oversees maintenance and repair of equipment and obtains request for new supplies and equipment
  • Assures routine cleaning of physical space and equipment
  • Orders and maintains linen and supplies needed for student use
  • Interfaces with sales representatives, suppliers of equipment and supplies, and biomedical technicians
  • Maintains budget for supplies with supervision of the Educational Coordinator and assures receipt of ordered supplies and equipment
  • Schedules tours of laboratory upon request
  • Provides guidance to student assistants, tutors, custodial personnel or others assigned to assist in the laboratory
  • Provides appropriate OSHA postings, brochures, and equipment and supplies
  • Assures disposal of industrial waste according to College and OSHA standards
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a Health related field and three (3) years of relevant work experience in healthcare setting or education
  • Ability to use instructional technology
  • Possess excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Demonstrates effective management skills
  • Skill in word processing, spread sheet, and data bases using Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships with students, faculty, and administration
  • Ability to supervise students in performing basic skills
  • Possess efficient organizational skills to maintain laboratory
  • Openness to learning the use of new instructional technologies such as high-fidelity human patient simulators
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with faculty, students, and staff