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Graduate Nursing Coordinator

Posted: 09/12/2022

Department: Division of Health Sciences

Reports to: Dean of Health Sciences

The Clinical Coordinator for Nursing will provide site development and coordination of all aspects of student clinical placements with clinical facility partners for the pre-licensure BSN and MSN - MAGELIN programs in the School of Health Sciences Department of Nursing.

Duties:

The specific responsibilities of the Clinical Coordinator in the Department of Nursing include the following:

Provide support to administration and faculty in clinical placement planning and assignment management for the designated program (BSN or MSN - MAGELIN).

Serve as the liaison between the clinical facilities, clinical adjunct instructors and/or staff, University nursing faculty, and prelicensure nursing students for all clinical placement requirements and contractual obligations for the designated program (BSN or MSN - MAGELIN).

Serve as a Mount St. Joseph University Department of Nursing representative for the Centralized Clinical Placement System (CCPS).

Request clinical placements for the prelicensure BSN and MSN - MAGELIN program as designated. Coordinate all aspects of clinical placement with the clinical facilities’ designee and Nursing Program Directors/Assistant Dean and/or Course Leaders.

Participate in the development and maintenance of Microsoft Word and Excel databases needed for accreditation and departmental recordkeeping purposes.

Procure required clinical contracts with desired potential clinical facility partners and secure contract renewals as needed.

Participate in the assessment and evaluation of clinical courses, clinical placements, and preceptors for the designated program (BSN or MSN - MAGELIN).

Assist Nursing Program Directors/Assistant Dean in the acquisition, orientation, and evaluation of adjunct clinical faculty as appropriate.

Demonstrate knowledge of current trends in healthcare, nursing, and nursing education.

Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; helping others accomplish related job results when needed and as appropriate.

Develop and maintain health requirement databases for all designated prelicensure nursing students and adjunct clinical faculty as necessary to ensure compliance.

Assist the Program Directors/Assistant Dean and/or Course Leaders in the orientation of all prelicensure nursing students to the health and preclinical requirements for participation in nursing clinical experiences for the designated program (BSN or MSN - MAGELIN).

Serve in a faculty role during high service demand times as necessary and appropriate.

Assist with other duties as assigned.

Primary Contacts: Clinical contacts in the community, students, Department of Nursing faculty and staff, and other members of the University community.

Supervision Received: Works under general direction toward broadly defined objectives; refers specific problems to the Dean/Assistant Dean when clarification or interpretation of organizational policies is involved.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree required.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of previous nursing practice required; experience with PC software (Microsoft Office preferred).  A demonstrated ability and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Specialized Training: Must have current license to practice in Ohio as a registered nurse without restrictions; commitment to collaborating with colleagues in other health science disciplines and multiple healthcare facilities/agencies; serves as a professional role model for colleagues, students, and the professional community.

 

Skills/Attributes

 

Customer Service:

  • Exhibit a "customer first" orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions demonstrating versatility in handling people and situations
  • Adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities, responsibilities, and students' (or other customers) needs and expectations; anticipate and identify students'  (or other customers) needs
  • Demonstrate an ability to facilitate transition and counsel students towards the realization of full educational potential (can be personalized for position)
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize, appreciate and serve culturally diverse populations, special needs, and others
  • Available to rotate through multiple time frames of service operations
  • Demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to duties and a commitment to liberal arts education  (if applicable)

Teamwork:

  • Collaborate well with others for a cohesive group
  • Communicate, cooperate and collaborate well with others to achieve common office, department or University goals
  • Willingly assists in various responsibilities as appropriate within the department and other areas of the university as appropriate as required during high service demand times

Communication:

  • Develop and nurture an effective, productive and respectful rapport and working relationship with students, faculty and staff co-workers, and various campus and community constituencies maintaining an appropriate level of professionalism
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills, a sense of humor, flexibility, and creativity
  • Demonstrate strong written, telephone, and electronic (email and internet) communication skills and strengths in public speaking (if applicable)
  • Communicate information clearly and concisely and listen well to others

Attention to Detail:

  • Maintain a high level of accuracy, consistently reviewing work to detect errors, oversights or omissions

Initiative:

  • Take immediate and independent action when necessary assuming initiative for creative problem solving
  • Demonstrate creativity and high energy
  • Accomplish tasks with follow through to completion

Technical:

  • Must possess an aptitude for technological development and its implications for appropriate automation of office; proficient in Microsoft Office

Work Environment, Physical Demands:

  • Multiple service hours; computer data input; multiple concurrent tasks with service interruptions; extensive customer contact; strict confidentiality; detailed work.

Work Environment/ Physical Work Demands: Standing or sitting in one position for long periods. Multiple service hours; computer data input; multiple concurrent tasks with constant service interruptions; faculty and student contact; strict confidentiality; detailed work.

To apply, please upload the cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via Paycom.
A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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