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Critical Care Technician

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 09/26/2017
Working Title Critical Care Technician
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Research
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The McGowan Center for Preclinical Studies (CPCS) is seeking energetic individuals, such as nursing students, interested in developing applied skills in a 24-hour critical care medicine and gain exposure to medical devices in the research setting.

Job Requirements

This Position:
• On the Job Training will be provided to perform duties including, but not limited to, nursing support of research animas and medical device monitoring; administration of medications; monitoring post-surgical patients; central line management (arterial- venous), IVF management; collection of laboratory specimens; assisting with monitoring procedures; opportunities to gain experience in the surgical/operating room a very strong potential.
• 2nd year Nursing Student minimum
• Duties are performed in a laboratory setting and require attention to details and very strong documentation and communication skills;
• Observe and operate under Quality Management Systems within a regulated environment. This includes the following of written standard operating procedures, protocols and general standards of practice;
• Flexibility to “casually” work shifts up to 4-8hrs that will include, weekdays, evenings, weekends; ability to commit to shift schedules weeks and when possible months in advance desired;
• Maintain a safe and healthy work environment that complies with all safety policies and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.
• Perform all other related duties as assigned
• Successful applicants must clear a DEA background check.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $12.50
Anticipated Number of Openings 10-15
Anticipated Hours per Week 20
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Will vary on project needs

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 3025 E. Carson Street
Posting Number S-05644-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Have you successfully completed your 1st year as a nursing student and are currently in your 2nd year or later?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter