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Practical Training Technician

Faculty of Health Sciences - School of Nursing

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Job Type: Temporary Assignment or Contract

Open Positions: 0

Posting Date: October 31, 2013

Closing Date: November 10, 2013

Union affiliation: SSUO

Job Reports To: Clinical Simulation Laboratory Coordinator

Salary (Grade: 09)

Hiring salary range

Position Purpose

Plays a key role in the School of Nursing practical training stream. Manages and supervises day to day operations of nursing laboratories. Sets policies and ensures that specialized learning material is available for students. Is present for all laboratory sessions to ensure that experiments run optimally. Assists the coordinator in managing simulation centre support staff files and replaces her when she is absent.

Essential Qualifications

Knowledge of health sciences normally acquired through postsecondary studies in nursing
Knowledge or experience relating to work organization in the health care area
Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Knowledge and experience relating to staff supervision
Knowledge of procurement and inventory practices (an asset)
Experience planning and supervising laboratory activities using computer systems
Experience in client service as a resource person
Experience using computer systems and software such as word processors, databases, PowerPoint, spreadsheets and the Internet

Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa

Planning : Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to realise an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.

Initiative : Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Is proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible.

Client Service Orientation : Help or serve others to meet their needs. This implies anticipating and identifying the needs of internal and external clients and finding solutions on how to meet them.

Teamwork and Cooperation : Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal(s). Accept and give constructive feedback. Able to adjust own behaviour to reach the goals of the team.

Other competencies

Excellent interpersonal relations and communication skills
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Organizational skills and ability to prioritize
Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
Bilingualism ó English/French (spoken and written)


Temporary assignment or contract of three months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring

Applications from employees holding regular positions part of the bargaining unit SSUO will be considered first. The University also accepts external applications; they will be considered in second place.
To obtain a temporary assignment, internal candidates must receive approval from their immediate supervisor.

Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week.

CODL certificates can be considered an asset. Donít forget to add them to your resume.

We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration.

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