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Instructional Support Specialist II, Health Science

This is a short-term position working 28 to 40 hours per week

$13.45 per hour

Yreka Campus


Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, support and assist instructors and students with technology and related equipment used for Health Sciences and Medical simulation education; maintain, update and organize technology, equipment and other resources. 

Conduct computer software maintenance on computer mannequins and other electronics; update and install software; scan for viruses; defragment hard drives; disinfect and troubleshoot issues and viruses.


Perform simulations and skills-building functions; set up and assist with the execution of simulation programs; apply and remove fluids, adhesives and moulages; set up and reset medication data inputs and loadings during simulations; take part in simulations as assigned.


Operate the simulation control room as assigned; run, record, playback and troubleshoot electronic devices as required; test systems and cameras; assist with audio-visual technical support; provide training to others regarding control center operations.


Perform a variety of duties regarding lab maintenance; assure cleanliness and organization; maintain and restock hospital room supplies, straighten beds, clean linens; assure availability of required medical equipment and supplies; wipe ledges and surfaces.


Conduct research of medical conditions, products, equipment, pricing, instructions, techniques and other information pertaining to medical simulation functions.


Order, receive and inspect materials and equipment; arrange for proper storage and handling of equipment; provide certain laboratory materials by procuring from local stores; inventory materials and assure adequate quantities are available for instructional use.


Maintain a variety of files and records regarding instructional materials, inventories, purchase orders and equipment repairs; prepare reports as required; perform general clerical duties as needed.


Use and operate a variety of medical and nursing equipment including catheter kits, IV tubing, vital signs monitors, human patient simulaters, lab supply kits and other assigned equipment.


Communicate with administrators, personnel and outside organizations to coordinate activities, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information.


Attend a variety of meetings as assigned.


Perform related duties as assigned.

Any combination equivalent to:  graduation from high school supplemented by college-level coursework in health sciences or related field.


Medical terminology.

Simulation and audio-visual system software.

Moulage and other design techniques.

Human anatomy.

Health and safety regulations.

Record keeping techniques.

Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.

Technical aspects of health science.

Oral and written communications skills.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Health science laboratory operation at the community college level.

Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.



Conduct computer software maintenance on computer mannequins and other electronics.

Perform simulations and skills-building functions.

Operate the simulation control room as assigned.

Perform a variety of duties regarding lab maintenance.Issue and receive equipment and supplies.

Plan and organize work.

Understand and follow oral and written directions.

Work independently with little direction.Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain effective working and cooperative relationships with others.

Meet schedules and time lines.Maintain records and prepare reports.

Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Indoor medical environment.
Constant interruptions.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
Seeing to observe condition of lab and behavior of students.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to set up lab demonstrations and to operate lab equipment.
Sitting and standing for extended periods of time.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling moderately heavy objects.
Utilization of hand and power tools.

Exposure to cleaning chemicals.
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