Lab Coordinator - Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University! One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning.
Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a rapidly growing educational service company that has long been an industry leader in providing educational, operational and technological support services to the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still works closely with GCU to benefit thousands of students, families and the local inner-city community. We put people first, drive innovation, and do good in the community that we live and work in.
Are you looking to shape the nurses of the future? Have you always thought about teaching but didn't know where to start? Are you prepared to pass on your knowledge to the next generation of Nurses and Healthcare professionals? We may have the opportunity you have been looking for.
We currently have an immediate opening for a Lab/SIM Coordinator at our site in Las Vegas, NV. This position is integral to delivery of partner university lab and simulation experiences for nursing students. The individual will have responsibility for stocking par level quantities of skill lab supplies; and, operating and maintaining all equipment: manikins, task trainers, and technology used in laboratory settings at partner sites. The candidate will possess an exceptional customer service orientation including the ability to express technical information effectively to non-technical persons. Finally, demonstrated knowledge and documented experience with clinical training equipment and simulation lab operations is essential. This position will report to the Director of Nursing Academic Services (DNS).
What you will do:
Provide simulation onboarding activities for lab/Sim equipment to all faculty/instructors working in the lab
Verify competency in lab/Sim equipment operations for all individuals using the equipment annually
Serve as resource for all instructors for troubleshooting all technical problems
Maintain policy and procedure manual keeping current with equipment/mannequin information and instructions
Manage lab supplies by monitoring par levels, submitting regular supply orders, and maintaining inventory in conjunction with DNS
Collaborate on capital budget recommendations for lab/Sim equipment
Document all cleaning and maintenance activities of lab/Sim equipment by required dates
Create and maintain life-cycle maintenance in collaboration with vendors for the simulators, software, hardware and audiovisual equipment
Actively participate in professional organizations related to healthcare simulation
What you need:
Minimum 2 years of experience in healthcare field
Certified Healthcare Simulation Operation Specialist (CHSOS) or Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) preferred
Two or more years of experience working with simulation in an educational institution or equivalent setting preferred
Must be able to work a varied schedule to meet the needs of internal clients
Ability to influence within the context of having accountability but not authority
Data-driven/evidence-based decision-making skills
Self-directed with the ability to adapt to changing needs and priorities
Commitment to excellence in quality simulation experience
Travel will be required for training/educational purposes
Why work at GCU:
Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan
We also offer full-time employees an Education Tuition Discount Program of up to 100% of tuition costs
Generous holiday and paid time off package - we aren’t kidding, it’s good!
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