Lab Technician (Nursing Dept.) - Roxbury Community College
Roxbury Community College
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 169026
Location: Boston, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Oct 20 2023 Job Description:
Title: Lab Technician (Nursing Dept.)
Reports To: Dean of Department of Nursing
Date: October 2023
The Lab Technician will provide Nursing skills laboratory assistance and supports the Nursing Department. The Lab Technician performs laboratory and administrative work and is responsible for setting up skills laboratory and related equipment/supplies; maintains inventory of laboratory equipment, materials and supplies; orders new/replacement materials; maintains/cares for laboratory equipment; assists the safety officer with compliance with state and federal guidelines; ensures the proper labeling and disposal of hazardous and biological laboratory wastes; performs general lab maintenance (i.e. cleanliness) and other pertinent duties as assigned.
Prepares materials for Nursing skills laboratory classes as needed; sets up laboratorydemonstrations and related equipment and supplies for these labs, and performs breakdown and cleanup of skills lab.
Must be able to operate all equipment and tools used by RNs at the bedside.
Consults with faculty regarding laboratory scheduling, supplies to be ordered, laboratory protocols and prep sheets.
Maintains inventory of laboratory equipment and supplies to ensure availability of adequate supplies.
Receives training on new procedures and equipment as needed.
Initiates orders for new/replacement materials; receives and processes ordered material; ensures proper documentation of orders.
Maintains professional knowledge in applicable areas and certifications.
Assists with in.-house and vendor servicing of lab equipment annually. Notifies proper personnel of needed repairs; and follows through ensuring completion of required repairs/maintenance.
Ensures laboratory safety. Maintains first aid kits, spill kits, laboratory safety equipment. Takes part in proper disposal of all hazardous wastes. Maintains disposal records.
Attend department meetings as needed.
Prepares lists, inventory reports, disposal records, service contracts, reports, forms, and general correspondence;
Communicates and coordinates with supervisor, employees, other departments, students, faculty members, suppliers and vendors
Maintains professional knowledge in applicable areas and certifications. Receives training on new procedures and equipment as needed.
Performs related duties as directed.
Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred) in Nursing.
Must possess and maintain a valid Massachusetts RN license.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent public relations and customer service skills.
Familiarity and experience working in a diverse environment
Higher education or industry experience is preferred.
Roxbury Community College offers competitive salaries according to the guidelines and procedures of the MCCC Collective Bargaining Agreement. The salary for this position is commensurate with the qualifications and years of related experience.
Effective Date: Fall 2023
Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.
Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act requires all institutes of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available at www.rcc.mass.edu/clery.
Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community including people of color, recent immigrants and nontraditional populations. The College mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL and community education.