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Creation Date: 2015/09/16 08:16:10
Ref. JB1001847516

Institute of Applied Technology

Nursing Lab Specialist for the Fatima College of Health Sciences
Institute of Applied Technology

Job Description

Minimum of 2 years full time clinical experience
Other requirements:
Hold a current license of practice nursing and/or midwifery in country or origin or current practice context
Meets the UAE requirements for registration and licensing of a registered nurse and/or midwife as defined in the UAE Ministry of Health PQR (Professional Qualifications Requirements) 2014

Master Degree in Nursing
Academic IELTS band 7 for Non Native English Speakers is a MUST
Manages day-to-day operations of assigned teaching laboratories, including equipment preparation and maintenance, safety standards/training compliance.
To provide and sustain an effective learning environment for every student via well prepared laboratory classes, relevant assignments, clear documentation regarding experiments, and support of academic initiatives.
Preparation of chemicals ensuring laboratory policies and procedures are adhered to;
Safe disposal of hazardous chemicals and biological waste;
Movement of equipment and materials between laboratories;
Decontamination and cleaning of laboratories.
Prepares and oversees equipment scheduled for use during laboratory teaching sessions.
Demonstrates care and use of equipment, according to health and safety standards and practices, to teaching staff and students.
Ensure that all equipment and operations are audited to ensure highest levels of adherence to health and safety protocols.
Trains teaching staff and students in application and use of new equipment.
Coordinates with Program Head to determine equipment/consumables purchase priorities based on budget allowances, condition of existing equipment, and scheduled laboratory activities.
Implement any changes as directed to the lab facilities necessary to improve science lab experiment.
Prepare and ensure appropriate signage of equipment/chemicals.
Maintain and update the list of consumable, spare parts, supplies to ensure smooth running through out the semester
Develop and update an equipment log for usage of each piece of equipment including history of malfunctions and usage
Ensure appropriate risk assessments are in place relevant to, equipment, consumables and experiments
Track all equipment between labs and program areas as approved by the Program Head.
Establish and maintain an inventory of all major equipment and lab furniture in the department.


Critical Thinking — using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Science — using scientific rules and methods to solve problems and familiarity with current nursing technology
Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, make improvements or take corrective action.
Ability to use and maintain a wide variety of laboratory test instruments.
Capability to undertake corrective actions as it happen and plan for alternative/corrective procedures when required



Job Details

  • Search by Location: UAE
  • Search by Industry: Education, Training, and Library
  • Requirements : Employer (Public Sector)
  • Job Role: Education/Training
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Manages Others: No
  • Number of Vacancies: 2

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Mid Career
  • Years of Experience : Min: 2
  • Residence Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Gender: Female
  • Degree: Master's degree

Company Profile

With state-of the-art facilities and excellent support services, the Institute of Applied Technology (IAT) offers career-based technical education at the secondary and tertiary levels. IAT’s aim is to meet the industrial and technical challenges and requirements that will allow UAE national students to move on to higher education and pursue their careers in the higher technologies. The IAT, with its campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Al Shahama, encompasses higher learning start-ups in aviation, logistics, nursing and vocational training.

The Institute is government funded, founded in 2005 through Royal decree of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, and Ruler of Abu Dhabi as a corporate body with full financial and administrative independence.

The teaching medium and mode of communication across the organization is English.

Salary and Benefits:
The IAT offers a competitive tax-free salary, housing allowance, air fare, relocation allowance (if deployed from overseas), medical insurance, gratuity and subsidized education for your children.