Coordinator II, Nursing Lab

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Lone Star College
Location
LSC-Tomball Health Science

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Job Details

Job Title: Coordinator II, Nursing Lab
Location: LSC-Tomball Health Science
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34962
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-Health Science Building

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.

The LSC-Tomball Health Science Building is a 60,000-square-feet three-story complex that houses the Surgical Technology, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Nursing and Pharmacy Technology programs. The facility provides numerous classrooms, a medical library, simulation labs, an operating room, a clean room, a sterile room and additional educational resources.

Campus address is 700 Graham Dr., Tomball, TX 77375.

Job Description PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Coordinator II will be responsible for creating and managing a multidimensional educational link between the nursing lectures and the nursing laboratory/practical experience that will enable students to connect the rationale and theory for the skills they learn in the clinical setting. Provide a high level of coordination of the program/functions across multiple nursing levels and other health occupations programs and direct the daily operations of the science teaching labs including creating laboratory schedules, maintaining inventory and quality assurance of lab items, tracking department budgets, directing and monitoring laboratory safety protocols, and hiring/training/ supervising lab assistants.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Create nursing laboratory schedules to include scheduled labs, remediation labs, health occupation labs, etc. and maintain communication with instructors & faculty regarding lab assignments and nursing lab utilization & set-upsAssist with utilization of high fidelity simulators during sim lab and troubleshoot high fidelity simulatorsKeep current with new technologies and safety regulations, direct and monitor laboratory safety protocols, conduct risk management assessments to proactively evaluate the physical environment of the nursing lab, and assist in maintaining compliance of all regulatory agencies of the college and nursing programsMaintain an accurate inventory and quality assurance of lab items, including media, videos, software, models, mannequins, equipment, and learning lab materialsOrient students and faculty to the nursing lab and provide mentoring to students in Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Transition Nursing Program and Vocational Nurse (VN) Nursing Programs. Assist with lab instruction as required by specific college nursing programs and within the guidelines of the Texas Board of Nurse ExaminersConduct annual District Wide Director Lab Coordinator Committee meetings; prepare all the paper work, communicate with the vendor and Follett Bookstore Managers, Nursing Directors and Nursing Lab Coordinators, and distribute minutes including lab pack ordering scheduleAttend and participate in the ADN Pinning Ceremony and serve as the Emergency Response Team MemberCollaborate on grant proposals to obtain additional funding to enhance nursing programsAssist with department/division budget preparation, track expenditures, monitor expenses versus budgets, and assure that discrepancies are resolvedCoordinate, facilitate, and manage various lab tours, events, conferences, and committeesDirect and monitor laboratory safety protocols such as OSHA Hazard Communication, OSHA Laboratory Standard, Tier II Chemical Reporting, Right to Know Stations (SDS), and ensure proper disposal of bio-hazardous materialsAnalyze and improve procedures/practices to ensure learning environment enhance students' intellectual and skills developmentResponsible 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 settingsMaintains Basic Life Support Certification for Health Care WorkersAbility to work independently without close supervision, broad knowledge of the nursing sciences, successful handling of day-to-day operations of the nursing labAbility to determine own approach to complete workAbility to organize work around broad organization and goalsAbility to work in a dynamic environment that requires incumbent to be sensitive to change and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needsAbility to perform professional-level work dealing with data, people, and technology that relates to administrative, technical, scientific, engineering, accounting, legal, or managerial skillsSkill to make decisions that govern the activities and behaviors of other staff membersSkill and ability to be held responsible for determining a problem and creating an individual solution to the issueSkill to prepare and/or process purchase ordersSkill to be held accountable for inventorySkill to make recommendations that impact the budgetSkill to manage the budget within the assigned department

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 equipmentInterface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the positionWork is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazardsSimMan patient simulation equipmentGeneral nursing skills lab equipmentWork 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 experienceRegistered Nurse (RN) with current license in TexasSalary

Hiring salary range is $43,070 - $62,450

Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

  1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
  2. If the position was full time or part time
  3. If the position was paid or unpaid
  4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree

Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

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 and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.

Special Instructions Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

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.

Company

Working at Lone Star College

Lone Star College continues to be a leader in higher education while experiencing unpreceded growth. Lone Star College is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation and is always seeking qualified and dedicated people to join our team. Our employees take advantage of state of the art learning and technology centers that focus on student success. It’s no wonder LSC continues to be recognized as a Top 10 degree producer by Community College Week.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Lone Star College. We’re redefining the community college experience for our students, and our community. LSC created the Honors College for high achieving students in 2013 to push beyond just offering a limited number of honors courses. The Center for Civic Engagement launched in 2015 to increase student civic responsibility and help make our community a better place to live. We continue to expand and refine our workforce education and career training programs in partnership with regional and global employers and a rigorous alignment to their needs. LSC leads statewide reverse transfer, student success and pathway projects to increase student completion rates and improve learning outcomes.

And we’re increasing our international focus to support the increasingly global nature of our workforce.

At Lone Star College, tomorrow starts today.  LSC is building the community college of tomorrow by taking action today.

Visit www.LoneStar.edu to learn more about how LSC is changing the way people think about community colleges.

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