Staff Clinical Coordinator

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Apr 13, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

About Curry College:

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 135-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 20 undergraduate majors, as well as four graduate programs.

Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. 

 

Job Description:

Job Summary

Reporting to the School of Nursing Dean, the Staff Clinical Coordinator works collaboratively with the Chair, Associate Dean, and Faculty Clinical Coordinators to act as a liaison to clinical agencies and provide oversite of clinical and simulation experiences, adjunct faculty mentoring, and compliance with regulatory requirements. Requires availability to provide guidance to faculty teaching weekdays, evening hours, and weekend clinicals.

Essential Functions

1. Administrative 

  • In collaboration with Faculty Clinical Coordinators, selects and evaluates clinical sites and experiences to ensure learning outcomes;
  • Seeks suitable alternatives for clinical education in collaboration with Faculty Clinical Coordinators in response to internal and external factors as needed;
  • In collaboration with Faculty Clinical Coordinators ensures annual meetings with clinical agencies occur;
  • Maintains documentation of clinical agencies site visits, student site evaluations, and contract reviews;
  • Monitors and communicates changes in regulatory and agency requirements;
  • Follows up on any unusual occurrences with notification to faculty and Dean;
  • Reviews and updates clinical faculty training manuals, policies, or procedures at least annually. 

2. Adjunct Clinical and Simulation Oversight

  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and onboards adjunct clinical and simulation faculty;
  • In collaboration with the Chair, initiates adjunct clinical and simulation faculty contracts;
  • Maintains agency specific and annual training documentation for clinical and simulation faculty;
  • Orients clinical faculty to course objectives and role expectations;
  • Plans, coordinates, and attends clinical meetings with adjunct faculty and Faculty Clinical Coordinators at least twice a semester;
  • Provides formalized mentoring for new or BSN prepared adjunct clinical and simulation faculty;
  • In collaboration with Dean and Associate Dean, ensures review of student evaluations of clinical and simulation faculty;
  • Provides support to adjunct faculty for urgent issues that emerge including those during evening or weekend hours.

3. Student Support

  • Assigns students to clinical groups in collaboration with the Clinical Placement Administrator in consultation with Faculty Clinical Coordinator;
  • Facilitates alternative experiences for student who have had clinical absences based on plans created by the Faculty Clinical Coordinators.

Additional Functions

  • Participate in School of Nursing, clinical coordination, and simulation meetings;
  • Attend Centralized Clinical Placement and agency meetings;
  • Cross- train to provide coverage for Clinical Placement Administrator role;           
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned Master's Degree in Nursing;
  • 3 years teaching in clinical setting;
  • Experience with simulations;
  • Licensed as an RN in Massachusetts;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The desired qualifications for this job include previous administrative experience in a nursing program, certification as a nurse educator or nurse administrator, certification as a simulation educator.

 

 

Additional Information:

At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Curry College is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.

Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Rachel King at Rachel.king@curry.edu, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.

 

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.  

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