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Date:  April 22, 2022

Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled

Position Title: Nursing Lab Assistant

FLSA:  Non-Exempt

Job Type:  Regular/Part-Time (30 hours per week

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience



The Nursing Lab Assistant is a part-time staff position within the Associate Degree Nursing program responsible for assisting the nursing faculty in accomplishing duties related to the nursing simulation and skills labs.


  • Operate high fidelity simulation and debriefing computers for nursing clinical simulations.
  • Set-up and tear-down of the simulation laboratory in preparation for nursing clinical simulations.
  • Set up and install clinical simulation programs as directed by the Nursing Faculty.
  • Update and trouble-shoot computer software used for clinical simulation.
  • Maintain nursing simulation and skills labs computer software programs.
  • Schedule and perform high fidelity simulation maintenance visits with company technicians.
  • Orient faculty to the mannequins and nursing skills labs supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Set-up and tear-down of the nursing skills laboratory in preparation for classes and open lab practice sessions in collaboration with nursing faculty.
  • Maintain organization and neatness of the nursing skills labs and storage areas.
  • Ensure adequate stocking of supplies in the nursing simulation and skills labs on a weekly basis or as needed.
  • Clean and maintain high fidelity simulation mannequins, skills labs mannequins, and other lab equipment once per semester or as needed.
  • Conduct an inventory of nursing laboratory supplies and equipment once per semester or as needed.
  • Maintain an up-to-date inventory and vendor file of nursing lab supplies and equipment.
  • Generate and track purchase orders for nursing lab supplies and equipment under the direction of the Nursing Faculty.
  • Receive, inventory, and stock new supplies and equipment for the nursing skills lab under the direction of the Nursing Faculty.
  • Perform duties related to laundering, folding, and stocking of nursing lab linens.
  • Perform other duties pertinent to assisting the Nursing Lab Simulation Coordinator in fulfillment of responsibilities related to the simulation and skills labs.
  • Assist faculty teaching the nurse aide, EMT, and CPR courses with lab related activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Experience operating computer software.
  • Two years of experience in nursing or healthcare related field
  • Knowledge of nursing practice, techniques, and skills


  • Experience working in higher education setting.
  • Completion of 30 credit hours in Nursing Program or LPN License.


  • Potential candidates should exhibit initiative and the ability to be self-directed in completion of duties.
  • Experience operating computer software.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to work well with all levels of management, students, faculty, and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.
  • Sensitivity to confidential matters is required.


  • Repetitive hand motions and prolonged use of computer.
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.


  • Work is normally performed in a nursing skills lab environment.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.

 APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  A complete application must include:  1) a letter of interest, 2) resume, 3) copies of unofficial transcripts conferring required and/or preferred degree, and 4) names, addresses, and phone numbers of (3) three professional references.

Candidates who are invited for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts.

References will be contacted in conjunction with interviews.

Required application materials should be sent to:  humanresources@nnmc.edu.


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