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.

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.

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.

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