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Adjunct Instructor-Reginal Clinical Coordinator

Samuel Merritt University
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 25, 2024

Job Details

Job Description Summary:To provide consultation in developing, managing, and supporting specific parts of the Program's clinical curriculum. This will be achieved by adhering to established norms of higher education, accreditation standards, and the University and Program's philosophy.
Duties and Responsibilities:

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
  • Act as a liaison and student advocate between the Program Clinical Coordinator, Site Clinical Coordinators, and the nurse anesthesia residents (NARs).

  • Collaborate with the Program Clinical Coordinator (PCC) to ensure that summative evaluations for all NARs (within the assigned geographic area) are completed by Site Clinical Coordinators after every rotation.

  • Acting upon the advisement of the PCC and/or a program administrator, manage issues that arise with a NAR at a clinical site within the assigned geographic area.

  • Where needed, act as a liaison and advocate between PCC and the designated manager for any housing facility leased by SMU for the ADNP.

  • Counsel students and clinical faculty as indicated.

  • Maintain communications with Program Clinical Coordinator, Associate Director, and administrative support staff as necessary.

  • Share responsibility with PCC for regular site visits to primary clinical facilities (within assigned geographic region) to observe student progress and compliance with accreditation standards and program policies.

  • Maintain effective professional relationships with CRNAs in the clinical agency and community and an appropriate level of clinical expertise commensurate with current clinical practice acute care setting.

Service to Program, College, University and professional community.
  • Participation in program, college and university committees.

  • Participation in new student orientation activities, program open

  • Houses, admissions, accreditation activities, exit interviews of

  • Graduates and special events.

  • Represents the program at the local, state and national meeting levels.

  • Maintains effective professional relationships within the program, the CRNA profession, in the clinical environment and the community.

  • Earned master’s in nursing or related field from a regionally accredited institution/program.

  • Pre-licensure master’s or doctoral degree with a Nurse Anesthesia major from a regionally accredited institution and nationally accredited nurse anesthesia program.

  • Three or more years of clinical experience in the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) role.

  • Current unrestricted license as an Advanced Practice Nurse.

  • Current CRNA certification by the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA).

  • Current BLS, ACLs and PALs certifications.

  • Experience as a faculty member in a nursing education program at the College/University level.

  • Experience with virtual/distance teaching platform experience.

  • Experience with simulation in education.

  • Evidence of scholarship leading to professional presentations, research, and/or publications.

  • Service in professional organizations (e.g. membership and / or committee involvement).

  • Demonstrated expertise in nurse anesthesia knowledge and clinical practice.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Demonstrated computer skills using web-based applications and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Competence in use of technology in teaching and distance learning.

  • Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning.

  • Must value continued scholarship and service to the school, university and community.

Employee Status:Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
Exemption Status:United States of America (Exempt)
Time Type:Part time
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Pay Range:

Samuel Merritt University currently provides base salary ranges for all positions-on job advertisements-in the United States based on local requirements. Individual compensation will ultimately be determined based on a variety of relevant factors including but-not limited to qualifications, geographic location, and other relevant skills.


Samuel Merritt University

Samuel Merritt University is a private university focused on health sciences with its main campus in Oakland, California, and other facilities in Sacramento, San Mateo and Fresno.

SMU is an integral part of patient care in Northern California. We’re one of the largest educators of registered nurses in California, and many of the physical and occupational therapists, physician assistants, and podiatric physicians who provide care in the region are graduates of our programs. 

SMU began as a credential nursing program with Oakland's Samuel Merritt Hospital. Today, more than 110 years later, it offers nursing programs and advanced degrees for occupational and physical therapists, physician assistants, and podiatric physicians.

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