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Clinical Simulation Learning Centre Monitor, Department of Clinical Simulation & Learning, Faculty of Nursing

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Job ID: 14240

Updated: December 7, 2017

Location: Main Campus

Position Overview

The Department of Clinical Simulation & Learning in the Faculty of Nursing is currently seeking a Recurring Part-time Clinical Simulation Learning Centre Monitor.

The CSLC is a busy environment operating 6 days per week to meet the demands of the Faculty of Nursing's year round programs. The CSLC Monitor is responsible for the delivery of specific services and works with minimal supervision and direction.  Working conditions can be moderately stressful given the requirement to work alone and carry out duties independently, with minimal supervision. Duties often change in accordance with the needs of the lab. This position will support students, CSLC staff, and faculty in the use of medical supplies/equipment and simulation technology. The incumbent is responsible for preparing for learning activities which occur within the Centre that are integral to the curricula of the Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Programs within the Faculty of Nursing. Responsibilities include: inventory control of medical supplies; preparation of medical supplies and equipment; technical and physical maintenance, preparation (including artistic moulage) and dismantling of simulation equipment and suites.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

Onsite Clinical Practice Preparation Duties:

  • Coordinates the preparation of required supplies, equipment, and teaching resources in support of onsite clinical practice and simulation activities
  • Sets up and dismantle equipment, supplies and displays used for simulation activities
  • Movement of mannequins, changing beds, transporting equipment to classrooms and other tasks as assigned
  • Ensuring that the CSLC is an organized and clean learning environment
  • Performs minor repairs to CSLC equipment as able or arranges for repairs to be completed by appropriate university department or vendor
  • Communicates with CSLC technical support specialist to ensure technical issues which arise with CSLC equipment and manikins are addressed
  • Assists with artistic moulage of classroom and simulation suites in preparation for learning activities or clinical simulations
  • Communicates with CSLC team members when assistance with lifting or classroom preparation is required
  • Assists with the preparation and display of teaching materials utilized during onsite clinical practice

Inventory Control:

  • Works collaboratively with the CSLC Team to ensure supplies, equipment and learning resources are available as needed for onsite clinical practice
  • Monitors inventory and orders medical supplies from Alberta Health Services and other vendors as required
  • Utilizes PeopleSoft Supply Chain Management systems and maintains a strong understanding of the supply chain management systems used within the University
  • Arranges services related to inventory through internal and external contractors

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Some post-secondary education combined with 1 - 3 years of work experience in a healthcare/nursing environment (equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered)
  • Related experience and/or a familiarity with healthcare/nursing/medical terminology, supplies and equipment would be an asset
  • Must have physical stamina and the ability to lift up to 55 lbs as well as sustain long periods of standing, walking, squatting and kneeling
  • High degree of flexibility and the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities in an effective manner
  • Strong organizational skills that facilitate multi-tasking
  • Must be able to carry out duties independently and with minimal supervision. Must be comfortable working alone and following University of Calgary Working Alone guidelines
  • Proven ability to work within a team environment is required
  • Must understand operating protocols for maintenance and care of task trainers and mannequins
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate in a pleasant and professional manner is required
  • Strong technical skills with experience in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel), calendar systems, email applications and web-based systems is required
  • Must have awareness and understanding of FOIP

Application Deadline:  November 16, 2017

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the General Job Family, Phase III.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Nursing, visit Careers in the Faculty of Nursing.

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