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Clinical Placement Specialist

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Surgery, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Cooperative & Experiential Education, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

University Code 35221 University Title Student Services Specialist 1 University Job Family Student Services ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Clinical Placement Specialist Position Number 583190 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department School of Nursing Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities
VCU School of Nursing is seeking a Clinical Placement Specialist to assist the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in meeting clinical placement needs of the Academic Programs.

The Clinical Placement Specialist serves as a liaison between School of Nursing faculty, clinical agencies, students, and preceptors to facilitate clinical learning. Works closely with program director/s. Responsible for obtaining, coordinating student placements for undergraduate and/or graduate clinical experiences. However, this position focuses mainly on undergraduate clinical placements. Coordination includes contacting agencies/preceptors, matching student clinical placement with agency/preceptors, sending confirmation letters to agencies/preceptors, managing the clinical placement databases, notifying students of their placements and other related duties as relevant, occasional collaborative meetings at the School of Nursing. Facilitates students’ clinical onboarding paperwork. Position requires occasional travel within the State to various clinical sites. Facilitates strong relationship between the School of Nursing, preceptors, and clinical agencies. Prepares and processes clinical affiliation agreements and prepares paperwork for Affiliate Faculty appointments. Minimum Hiring Standards
Must be detail-oriented and highly organized with excellent communication skills. Excellent customer service skills, ability to engage in effective problem solving, function independently and demonstrate initiative and work as an effective team member. Must have the ability to work in a diverse environment. Proficiency with technology and software such as Word and Excel is required. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU . Preferred Hiring Standards
Highly Preferred: Master’s degree with several years of experience; successful work history demonstrating either effective project management or management of multiple tasks. Proficiency with Google docs preferred; experience with REDCap and the Typhon system is a plus. Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $48,000 - $58,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday/8:30 am - 5:00pm Job Open Date 08/27/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Accounting/ Management/ Professional Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your work experience, education, and training that is directly related to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe an instance where you applied decision making and problem solving skills.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience with supporting others and your philosophy of customer service.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * This position requires travel to various clinical sites within VA and will also require your own transportation, good driving record, and a valid state inspection. Do you meet these requirements?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a Masters degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * If so, please tell us in what field you've earned your Master's degree.

    (Open Ended Question)

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