Simulation and Clinical Practice Center - School of Nursing

Buffalo, NY

General Statement of Duties:

The School of Nursing Simulation and Clinical Practice Center Staff will primarily

support the Simulation and Clinical Practice Center Coordinator and faculty

teaching nursing laboratory courses in the School of Nursing. This individual will

work under the guidance and instruction of the Coordinator and the ultimate

supervision of the Director of Nursing Simulation and Clinical Practice who will

mentor the individual and assist in training, scheduling and prioritizing the required


Distinguishing Features of the Position:

  • Understanding of the operation of and maintain the instruments used in lab
  • Maintenance and simple repairs to instruments as needed
  • Preparation of materials needed for lab classes, practices and testing
  • Monitoring of needed supplies, submit order requests to coordinator or director
  • Having the capability to move and lift manikins or other equipment
  • Ability to operate simulation manikins, including low and mid fidelity
  • Receiving, unpacking and stocking of received shipments
  • Weekly/daily setting up of supplies for courses utilizing the simulation and clinical practice centers
  • Weekly/daily restocking of supplies
  • Knowledge of equipment to assist students with clinical practice
  • Ability to communicate with students and faculty via email throughout the day
  • Routine inventorying of supplies
  • Biannual washing of simulation manikins
  • Changing bed linens as necessary
  • Disposal of medical equipment appropriately (for example but not limited to sharps)
  • Collecting and sending laundry out to be laundered
  • Preparing bags filled with supplies for nursing students
  • Creation of labels for stock medications

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with faculty and staff to design and develop student learning activities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Expert clinical practice skills
  • Commitment to maintaining currency in the field of nursing education in order to provide appropriate education to students
  • Ability to work independently

Educational Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing required; masters preferred
  • Minimum two-years experience in professional nursing practice preferred
  • NYS licensure as a Professional Registered Nurse
  • Current CPR