Clinical Coordinator - Basic Nursing Assistant (BNA) Program - Part Time
CLINICAL COORDINATOR - BASIC NURSING ASSISTANT (B.N.A.) PROGRAM - PART TIME
MALCOLM X COLLEGE
Malcolm X College is currently seeking a Clinical Coordinator - BNA Program - Part Time. This role reports directly to the Associate Dean of Nursing and performs program and administrative management duties in the selection of clinical sites, the scheduling of instructors and students; and the evaluation of clinical experiences for the students. Performs related duties as required.
This Basic Nursing Assistant (B.N.A.) program is an eight to ten -week program. Basic principles and procedures of patient care are obtained through lecture and laboratory on campus and supervised clinical experiences at an offsite healthcare facility. The program prepares students to give personal care to patients by helping them meet basic human needs. The nurse assistant works under the supervision of a registered nurse and/or licensed practical nurse.
The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the following core values: accountability, community, diversity, empowerment, learning, and respect.
- Maintains links with clinical instructors, health care institutions, and other agencies involved in the clinical phase of the program.
- Assures the availability of remedial instruction for struggling students.
- Reviews syllabi and lesson plans, in conjunction with the faculty, and ensures all are appropriately mapped to curriculum, and meet IDPH standards.
- Orients instructors to ensure student learning outcomes and expected educational competencies are communicated to instructors and scheduled for students.
- Monitors supervised clinical practice experiences to ensure instructors are fulfilling student learning outcomes and recommends modifications as necessary to ensure student learning outcomes are met by each student b program completion.
- Works with clinical instructors to ensure documentation of student demonstration of defined professional behaviors and that student assessments, evaluations, various documentations and grades are properly obtained, completed, accurate and reported.
- Accountable for program’s compliance with the standards of accrediting body, Illinois Department of Public Health, and the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB). Disseminates state wide regulatory program changes and updates to the instructors. Monitors and informs program managers of mandatory compliance issues and program changes. Directs staff activities in preparing for ICCB program reviews.
- Establishes the clinical rotation schedule for the term and assigns clinical students using the established network of clinical sites.
- Assigns instructors to clinical sessions; selects the books for the term and helps select student supplies.
- Meets with representatives of potential clinical sites and develops new/additional sites for the program.
- Performs clinical site evaluations as part of the contract renewal process and writes qualitative evaluations of the site. Updates and/or renews contracts as required.
- Defines and maintains consistent and effective processes for the initial and ongoing evaluation of all sites used for students’ clinical practice experiences, using comparable evaluation processes for clinical sites regardless of geographic location.
- Ensures and documents that each clinical site provides the student access to physical facilities, patient populations and supervision necessary to fulfill the program’s expectation of the clinical experience.
- Participates in the application review process, College and program Open House activities, and new student orientation.
- Submits all State test applications for program completers. Coordinates the development of an electronic standardized Midterm and Final examination and proposes recommendations for modifications.
- A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Nursing from an accredited college or university
- Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Illinois.
- Two years or more of work experience in clinical nursing
- Moderate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
For the second time in three years, Malcolm X College was selected as a Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner! The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.
MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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