Nursing Lab Assistant

  • Eastern Washington University
  • Cheney, WA 99004, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description

Eastern Washington University School of Nursing
Nursing Lab Assistant

The Instruction and Classroom Technician 3 reports to the Simulation Manager. This individual has primary responsibility for assisting faculty and clinical instructors who teach in the skills laboratory and simulation suites. Assistance provided includes skills demonstrations, acting as a simulated patient, and general maintenance and operation of the nursing laboratory and simulation areas.


Faculty Assistance
Assist faculty and clinical instructors to implement the skills laboratory curriculum
Set up, take down, and assist with skills labs, open lab practice sessions, and simulations
Perform skills demonstrations and assist with supervision of student practice
Operate audiovisual and simulation technology
Instruct faculty in the operation of audiovisual and simulation technology
Collaborate to develop and maintain laboratory materials and manuals
Schedule and implement clinical remediation plans for students

Laboratory Maintenance and Safety
Assist the lab manager to develop safe laboratory procedures
Monitor the laboratories for compliance with safety policies and procedures
Orient faculty and students on safety policies and procedures
Assure safe management of sharps disposal and simulated medications
Ensure all equipment is maintained within manufacturer recommendations
Monitor inventory of laboratory supplies and equipment
Collaborate with the Simulation Manager to make recommendations for the purchase of instructional equipment, materials, and supplies

Clerical Duties
Assist with creating and managing lab and simulation schedules
Keep records of student attendance in scheduled laboratory and simulation labs
Assist manager to maintain records of laboratory and simulation suite usage


Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree
Unencumbered Washington Registered Nurse license, or eligible for licensure
At least three years recent clinical experience
Current healthcare provider CPR certification
Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and identities


Five years recent clinical experience
One year experience in a nursing skills and simulation lab
Strong computer skills, including use of MS Office, Google Suite, and Canvas or other learning management system


$30 per hours
30 – 40 hours per week
Employee may become eligible for PEBB insurance benefits after 6 months of employment.


Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter stating their qualifications for the position to Dr. Donna Bachand at

This position will start as soon as possible and continue through mid-May.

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