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Lab Demonstrator Postings ‑ School of Health Sciences

Posted by School of Health Sciences on November 19, 2019 in Job Postings

POSTING DATE:  November 19, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  November 25, 2019

POSITION:       Student Lab Demonstrators (2) for HSCE 1010: Clinical Skills for Health Sciences
                      January 2020 - April 2020
                       Lab time is scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00pm – 3:30 pm
                      (with the exception of the Winter study break) throughout the term
                      Total hours:  3 hours per week @ 12 weeks (up to 36 hours total)

PAY RATE:     $:  $16.61 / hour (This position is not part of the CUPE bargaining unit)

WORK ASSIGNMENT:  Lab demonstrators will co-facilitate the lab component of this course.  They will be responsible for demonstrating, teaching and assessing students in the following patient care skills fundamental to all professional streams of the BHSc program:  communication methods, vital signs, patient interview, oxygen therapy, patient transfer and body mechanics, patient care support equipment, standard precautions, isolation and sterile techniques, drug administration and venipuncture. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:   Demonstrated proficiency in the above listed clinical skills is required (senior RSPT and NUMT students are encouraged to apply).  Successful applicants must be familiar with the BHSc curriculum, enjoy working with students and have good communication skills.  They should hold current certification of a Standard First Aid Course and CPR-C.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing, specifying the position and course name, with a current resume and three references by the application deadline to:

Fitzgerald, Administrative Manager
School of Health Sciences

All offers of employment as a part-time academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the courses and approval by the University.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.