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Clinical Coordinator- LPN Nursing Program

Employer
Goodwin University
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 15, 2024

Job Details



The mission of Goodwin University is to educate a diverse student population in a dynamic environment that aligns education, commerce, and community. Our innovative programs of study prepare students for professional careers while promoting lifelong learning and civic responsibility. As a nurturing university community, we challenge students, faculty, staff, and administration to fully realize their highest academic, professional, and personal potential.

Position Description Summary/Purpose:

Goodwin University is seeking a full-time candidate for the position of Clinical Coordinator for the LPN Nursing Program. This individual will be responsible for planning and organizing the clinical placements, including securing clinical sites and facilities, coordinating part-time clinical faculty assignments and facility-based orientation. In addition, the Clinical Coordinator will be responsible for securing clinical sites and faculty for each clinical group for the LPN Program.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Three Components: Placement Coordinator, Student Health and Requirement Record Management, and clinical/lab instructor as needed.

Placement Coordinator Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate with the Program Directors at the institution and the clinical sites to determine and secure adequate number of clinical placements needed to accommodate the student’s level, and type of experience every semester.
  • Maintain clinical affiliation agreements between Goodwin University and clinical agencies or institutions.
  • Supporting clinical faculty in maintaining relationships with preceptors and the clinical sites, including administrative paperwork.
Student and Faculty Health Requirement:
  • Ensure that students health records and other required documents are current on the secure database system
  • Ensure all demographic clinical placement data is current and up to date in the secure clinical software
  • Submit health records and other required documents of nursing students and faculty to nurse educator at clinical site in a timely manner.
  • Determines clinical placement and schedules for nursing students each semester in coordination with program director
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Ability & Skill:
  • Demonstrated commitment to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and work in an environment in which all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity
  • Excellent organizational and computer-based skills with Microsoft Suite
  • Ability to develop and maintain appropriate working relationships with clinical educators in multiple clinical settings through active and consistent networking
  • Ability to maintain up-to-date records, attend to details and respond quickly to changes
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with stakeholders, clinical partners, faculty and students
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize tasks efficiently and effectively to meet requirements of clinical sites

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in nursing preferred, or in process of obtaining Master’s degree within 4 years
  • Valid CT RN license
  • Two (2) years of experience in teaching or working with nursing clinical students, or a combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements of this position.
Special Requirements :
  • Valid Driver’s license and insured vehicle
Physical and Mental Requirements :

Work Environment None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Outdoor Weather Conditions X
Work with fumes or airborne particles X
Work near moving mechanical parts X
Risk of electrical shock X
Vibration X

Physical Activity None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Standing X
Walking X
Sitting X
Talking & Hearing X
Using hands/fingers to handle/feel X
Climbing or balancing X
Bending, pulling, pushing X
Driving X

Lifting Requirements None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Up to 10 pounds X
Up to 25 pounds X
Up to 50 pounds X
Up to 75 pounds X
Up to 100 pounds X
Over 100 pounds X

Vision Requirements:

X Close vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 inches or less)

X Distance vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 feet or more)

X Color vision (i.e. ability to identify and distinguish colors)

X Peripheral vision (i.e. ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or

left and right while the eyes are fixed on a given point)

X Depth perception (i.e. three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and

spatial relationships)

___ No special vision requirements

Full-Time Employee Benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k employer match
  • Employee & dependent life insurance
  • Great tuition benefits for employee, spouse & dependents
  • PTO program
  • Flexible work schedules
(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between Goodwin University and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the University as the needs of the University and requirements of the job change.)

Company

Goodwin University

Goodwin University, a private university in East Hartford, CT, is an innovative learning community that empowers hard-working students to become sought-after employees.

We tailor our programs to address the needs of employers, and we shape them to fit the lives of students. Classes are conveniently offered year-round — days, evenings, weekends, and online. Degrees may be flexibly layered across certificate, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s programs in a variety of in-demand fields.

Better still, we surround our students with the personal support and the professional guidance they need — not just to earn degrees, but to change lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.

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