Clinical Education - Clinical Site Development Representative

University of St. Augustine
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 05, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.


The Clinical Site Development Representativeworks directly with Clinical Education Staff and Faculty to identify, selectand secure new contractual clinical affiliate sites for the assigned programoffering. This position is also responsible for maintaining relationships withexisting affiliated sites and for clinical regional recruitment efforts thatsupport the overall clinical education strategic plan for the University. Theprimary goal of this position is to acquire additional student clinicalplacement slots that meet student academic objectives as well as accreditationrequirements.

To be successful in thisposition, the individual will have a thorough understanding of the assignedUniversity academic programs, clinical placement requirements and programmaticaccreditation requirements as they relate to clinical rotations.


  • Identifies potential new clinical sites through marketing,attending association conferences, database research, faculty and student leads
  • Initiates contact with potential new sites for clinicalrotations for all assigned programs
  • Qualifies sites based on University needs and requirements,and accrediting body requirements
  • Builds and supports relationships with contractual sitesthrough regular communication
  • Communicates with and visits current and future sites as ameans to gain preferred status with the sites
  • Works with clinical education faculty and academic programleadership to help prioritize sites and may serve as a liaison between clinicalsites and clinical education department
  • Prepares, analyzes and submits reports to the departmenthead
  • Represents the University and department by providinginformation about the University to clinical sites, attendingconferences/seminars and through various forms of communication
  • Develops an action plan and travel itinerary for eachtrimester
  • Coordinates with marketing for any possible joint activities
  • Coordinates with other clinical site developmentrepresentatives to plan appropriate and strategic site recruitment efforts forall USAHS degree programs
  • Meets regularly with department head and academic programleader for assigned program to strategize and provide updates
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as necessaryand assigned by department head and program leadership


May perform other duties and responsibilities thatmanagement may deem necessary from time to time.

Position in Organization Reports to: Director, Clinical Education and matrixed reporting relationship to academic program leader(s)

Positions Supervised: None


To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Bachelor’sdegree required; preferred in healthcare
  • Two yearsof experience in business, marketing, sales, or healthcare
  • 1-3 yearsof external sales or clinical development experience with the assigned programoffering area and/or geographic region
  • Familiaritywith medical terminology
  • Highlevel of professionalism and strong communication, presentation and negotiationskills
  • Self-motivatedand ability to perform with minimal direct supervision
  • Stronginterpersonal skills including effective verbal and written communicationskills
  • Abilityto multi-task and stay well-organized with attention to detail
  • Abilityto work well under pressure and be eager to succeed in a competitive, resultsoriented environment
  • Abilityto work collaboratively as part of a team, and to interact effectively withcolleagues, administrators and faculty members and students, as well asexternal constituencies
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other databasemanagement systems
  • Valid driver’s license for State of residence and at leastminimum liability insurance required by State.


Reliable transportation and ability to travel (50%) withinthe United States as necessary. Ability and willingness to work evening andweekends and to travel overnight


To perform the job successfully,an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Collaborates - Buildingpartnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

  • Being Resilient -Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

  • Instills Trust - Gainingthe confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

  • Drives Results - Consistentlyachieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Innovation - Creatingnew and better ways for the organization to be successful.

  • Customer Focus - Buildingstrong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involveexposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computerequipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associatedwith a traditional office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, andother physical functions as necessary.

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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