School of Nursing- Skills Lab Assistant Job at University of Alaska Fairbanks, Anchorage, AK

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Anchorage, AK

Job Description

Are you looking to advance your career in Healthcare? The School of Nursing is seeking applications for a Skills Lab Assistant. This position requires a dynamic, organized and focused individual to work closely with the School of Nursing Staff, Faculty, and Students to ensure the Nursing Skills Lab operates efficiently and successfully.

As the School of Nursing Lab Skills Assistant, you will be responsible for scheduling, coordinating and the set up/clean-up of the Nursing Skills Lab activities. Under supervision from the Lab Skills Manager you will assist with the development, implementation and integration of laboratory experience for nursing students. Daily, you will maintain documentation of supplies and equipment needed for each lab course as well as tracking inventory, and ordering supplies when needed. The Lab Skills Assistant offers guidance and training to student workers and new staff or faculty. Additional duties include maintaining student computers and instructional software and other various tasks as assigned by Instructors and Coordinators.

To thrive in this role, candidates should possess excellent organizational skills with the ability to multitask, as well as have a healthy understanding of Microsoft Office Programs, Google Drive, and other basic computer functions. Knowledge of Nursing or the Healthcare Field is a must, as is familiarity with medical equipment/supplies, and experience working with laboratory terminology, testing protocol and procedures. A candidate that is able to meet the demands associated with a busy laboratory environment and has a passion for healthcare and assisting in educating the next generation of Nurses in Alaska will be a fantastic addition to the School of Nursing Lab Skills team.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree in related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Minimum of six months in a healthcare setting or healthcare certification preferred (CNA, CMA, LPN, etc.).

Position Details:

This position is located on the Anchorage campus. This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position, complete with both a competitive salary and  full employee benefits package . UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the  UA Staff Salary Schedule , Grade 77, based on education and experience.

Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:  .

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Carla Hagen at

* Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA : (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online:  . Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or / 907-786-1214 or . 

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online:  . Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or .

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online:  . Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing .

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Immediate start, Visa sponsorship,

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