Faculty/ Clinical Coordinator: Graduate Nursing/ FNP Program

South University in Texas

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 6, 2017
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The Nursing Clinical Coordinator assists the program director in the continuous review, planning, development and general effectiveness of the clinical experiences.  He/she has primary responsibility for the scheduling, coordinating and availability of clinical experiences and the incumbent communication between clinical facilities, preceptors, and the University.

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Key Job Elements:
The Nursing Clinical Coordinator is a full time clinical faculty member who:

  • Assists program director in the acquisition of clinical sites for educational experiences.
  • Serves as faculty (see Faculty Job Description for additional responsibilities).
  • Assists in on-going preceptor development.
  • Organizes plans and implements a methodology to evaluate clinical experiences.
  • Conducts or coordinates on-site evaluations with students to evaluate instructional quality.
  • Counsels or refers students with identified performance problems.
  • Conducts on-site evaluations with clinical preceptors to insure instructional quality is being maintained and clinical objectives met. 
  • Assists in maintaining student files.
  • Serves on or directs various committees as assigned.
  • Assists in providing community education about the nursing program.
  • Maintains the highest moral and ethical standards as an educator, as a nursing professional, and as a responsible member of the community

Note: Normally the Nursing Clinical Coordinator will receive a 25% reduction in teaching load to perform these duties. Accreditation, orientation, and other program activities may result in further course teaching reductions occasionally as approved by the Dean of Academic Affairs.

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Reports To:   Academic Department Director, Dean of Academic Affairs
Interacts With:  Academic affairs department, other school/campus functional areas, curriculum task force and other committees, other faculty, and students, community leaders, and affiliated agency staff.
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Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Knowledge:
    • Doctorate in Nursing; C-FNP
    • Zero to two years experience in instruction or formalized education process, preferably in a post-secondary or college institution.
    • Membership in a professional association tied to area of instruction preferred. 
    • Current knowledge in area of practice.
  • Skills: 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to build successful relationships with student populations.
    • Outstanding conflict resolution skills. 
    • Demonstrated time management and detail-oriented skills
    • Computer based skills (i.e., software, analytical, and report writing skills) 
    • Demonstrated clinical competency and professional standards of practice.
  • Abilities: 
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet frequently occurring deadlines. 
    • Ability to develop a professional rapport with diverse school/campus constituents.
    • Ability to develop and complete projects without continued direct supervision
    • Ability to learn from students’ participation, demonstrates fair and consistent behavior in all matters, and shows compassion without being ineffectual 
    • Ability to perform with legal and ethical boundaries.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at https://edmc.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=36067