Healthcare Skills Lab Manager

Posted: 04/14/2022

Benefits:

LTC offers a Retirement plan through the Wisconsin Retirement System as well as other supplemental retirement 403b and 457 plans. In addition, LTC has the option to contribute to the Wisconsin EdVest 529 Education Savings Plan.

Looking for time off? We offer prorated PAID leave for vacation, personal time, sick leave (we call this paid leave of absence) and holidays. We have Friday's off in the summer and a Holiday break from Christmas through New Year's to give you a break from the busy semester!

There are many additional benefits we offer including tuition reimbursement, professional development, a free on-site wellness/fitness center and an on-site childcare center. There are also employee discounts on plans with US Cellular, Sprint, Sports Core, and more. For additional information on all of our vast array of benefits, check out our benefits guide by clicking HERE.

Shift:

Flexibility required to include day/evening/weekend hours, based upon the needs of the college

Location:

Lakeshore Technical College – Cleveland, Wisconsin

Position Overview:

The Healthcare Skills Lab Manager works in collaboration with instructional staff and assists in the management, coordination, oversight, operations and maintenance of the Clinical Skills Lab and the Nursing Simulation Lab. Maintain/order equipment and supplies for the Associate Degree Nursing, Practical Nursing, Medical Assistants, Nursing Assistants, Radiography and other allied health programs. Promote a learning atmosphere in the labs, maximize the operation of the labs, develop and maintain skills to operate human simulators. Provide an exceptional customer service experience to both internal and external customers throughout every interaction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

90% Healthcare Skills Lab

  • Collaborate and work with instructional and department staff on the lab activities, needs and equipment; organize and schedule labs accordingly.
  • Prepare equipment and supplies, computer charting, set up and run simulations for instructor demonstrations and student practice sessions.
  • Assist students in the practice and reinforcement of technical skills in the skills and simulation lab.
  • Collaborate with instructors and vendors to maintain and update equipment and simulators in the simulation lab.
  • Research, recommend, order, store, control and prepare appropriate supplies and equipment; work in conjunction with the Associate Dean of Nursing on the development of the budget for supplies and capital equipment needs.
  • Provide basic troubleshooting and repair of all simulation lab equipment; schedule regular maintenance and repair services with minimal disruption to instructors and students when necessary.
  • Provide guidance to staff, prospective students, community partners, and other educational institutions on the clinical and simulation labs.
  • Ensure a safe and healthy work environment, comply with college health and safety policies, practice, and programs in keeping with occupational health and safety legislation and regulation.
  • Assign staff and monitor hours according to budget and coordinate coverage of absent staff in the labs.
  • Provide tours for potential students and other special interest groups in the clinical skills lab.
  • Assess the needs and facilitate the repairs of major equipment with LTC purchasing staff.
  • Plan expenses in collaboration with Dean, Associate Dean and Academic Program Chairs.
  • Maintain organization and cleaning schedule for the labs.
  • Collaborate with Dean and Associate Dean on grant projects and management of grant dollars allocated to equipment and supplies for the lab.

10% Manager Essential Responsibilities
Supervision is provided to the Clinical Skills Lab and Nursing Simulation Lab. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these staff. Responsibilities include design position responsibilities, interview, hire, and train employees; plan, assign, and direct work; supervise, mentor, and develop staff through the Employee Management System; reward and discipline employees. Carry out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws to include: develop plan(s) and budget for department; address staff and student issues in an effective and timely manner; be an active advocate for LTC in the community; be active in the college by serving on committees; and teach classes, as requested, based on course-identified qualifications.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education, Experience and/or Certificates, Licenses, Registration:
Bachelor Degree in Nursing or Education with a minimum of two years’ recent related nursing experience is required. 
Two to four years’ recent related occupational experience is preferred. Expert technical skills, computer experience required. Must meet requirements of appropriate accrediting agencies, have or be able to obtain Wisconsin Nursing licensure,

Note: If educational/certification requirements are not met, candidates may be considered, however the expectation would be that they be met within 5 years of employment.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Ability to work non-standard hours including mornings, evening, and weekend hours. Experience with computer assisted instruction and software. Working knowledge of PC software in a Windows environment. Must be innovative and able to collaborate with other staff. Must be well motivated and have a strong interest in contributing to the success of the college. Positive human relations and effective written and oral communication skills essential. Exemplify college values in all staff and student interactions, as well as services delivered. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and relate successfully with staff, students, and people of diverse cultural, social, or educational backgrounds. An individual fluent in more than language is beneficial.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Ability to encourage critical thinking.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

The above duties describe the chief functions of the job and are not to be considered a detailed description of every duty of the job.

Condition of Employment:

  • Employment is conditional on compliance with state statute regarding the completion of a Caregiver Background Information Disclosure and the results acceptable to the clinical agencies accessed in the curriculum.

Type of Position: Full Time Position

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