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Full-time (non-tenure) Director of Clinical Practice

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 17, 2024

Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.

Description

Description

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Clinical Practice, the Director of Clinical Practice will ensure strategic vision and leadership for practice and community engagement. S/he will work closely with the Associate Dean for Clinical Practice to ensure practice, education, and research integration. In collaboration with the Associate Dean for Clinical Practice and the Senior Clinical Project Placement Specialist, the Director of Clinical Practice will ensure the School of Nursing’s (SON) adherence to all state requirements for the delivery of online academic programs. In collaboration with the Associate Dean for Clinical Practice and the Clinical Placements Contracts and Compliance Manager, the Director of Clinical Practice will collaborate with faculty and Program Directors to identify academic projects that require an affiliation agreement and assist with the coordination of obtaining the educational affiliation agreements. The Director of Clinical Practice will support the Placement Team in identifying and securing preceptors for student clinical experiences. The position will support the advancement of a diverse faculty, on both tenure and non-tenure tracks, and promote a diverse, welcoming, and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff.

Responsibilities

Provide faculty guidance for the School’s clinical/practice partnerships.
  • Work collaboratively with Chief Nursing Officers (CNOs), and others within the Johns Hopkins Health System and other key clinical partners to advance the integration of high-quality evidence-based nursing practice, as well as to advance research, scholarship, and education initiatives in nursing and interprofessional education.
  • Foster interprofessional practice relationships and alliances, in the Baltimore/Washington area and nationally.
  • Represent the SON to CNOs and other senior managers with affiliates to foster the School’s mission.
  • Assist the Associate Dean for Clinical Practice in developing collaborations with university leaders, public and private partners, and policy and political agencies to advance the School’s practice/community engagement agenda.
  • In collaboration with the Associate Dean for Clinical Practice and the Placement Team; provide input into standard operating procedures (SOPs), clinical site contracts, agreements, placement requests, and confirmations of over 1200 placements per semester.
  • Responsible for the oversight of adherence to state higher education requirements and Board of Nursing authorizations for online clinical teaching across the U.S.
  • Assist with appropriate use of clinical placement software (Exxat) and clinical compliance software (CastleBranch) for students in clinical programs.
  • Maintain close relations with the Director of Alumni Relations and facilitate contact with alumni members who may serve as preceptors or site mentors for projects.
  • Collaborate with SON staff and General Counsel's Office in the management of new educational affiliation agreements with outside agencies. Ensures that all new contracts are acceptable to and in the best interests of JHU and ensures all new contracts are fully executed by both parties prior to the start of the student's project experience.
  • Assist with maintaining clinical records for accreditation and regulatory purposes.
  • Work collaboratively with the Associate Dean for Clinical Practice to achieve school and university goals.
Qualifications
  • Qualified candidates will have a terminal degree (PhD or DNP) and be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor.
  • Strong record of teaching, clinical practice leadership, implementation science, and service.
  • A strong and demonstrated commitment to integrating the clinical mission in the academy.
  • A distinguished record of interprofessional collaboration and scholarship.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment as a faculty member.
Application Instructions

Complete all feilds/requirements.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

Pre-Employment Information

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu .

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/ .

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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