SMU-2116338-Clinical Practice Coordinator-Family Nurse Practitioner Program (Oakland Campus)

Employer
Samuel Merritt University
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary:

Coordinates the clinical placement activities of the post-licensure FNP programs within the School of Nursing for online programs. Develops, coordinates, assigns, and maintains practice site relationships. Program-specific duties will be collaborative with the appropriate director.

Job Duties and Accountabilities:An Asterisk (*) denotes an “essential job function” for ADA purposes.

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1. Has the primary responsibility of assuring adequate clinical practice experiences (sites, personnel, hours) are available and utilized and communicating effectively with all relevant individuals and groups regarding clinical courses

  • Ensures that all students in the Family Nurse Practitioner program have the appropriate rotations to fulfill the respective program requirements and that affiliation agreements are current. 
  • Verifies complete accuracy of Clinical Contract Request forms before submission to the SMU Contract Specialist.
  • Assigns FNP students each semester to clinical groups.
  • Works with online faculty to monitor hour logging/tracking each semester for all programs. 
  • Works with the graduate AA to maintain preceptor files with updated CVs and precepted hour documentation. 
  • Confirms student evaluations are completed at the end of each rotation.
  • Receives and channels phone calls from preceptors and students. Refers students and preceptors to appropriate administrators, faculty, and staff.
  • Ensures that Canvas is updated with current syllabi, clinical documents and policies and procedures.
  • Insures appropriate clinical requirements are submitted to the clinical sites.

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2. Supervises the preceptor and collaborates with practice mentors in post licensure programs.

FNP:

  • Recruits new preceptors/mentors. 
  • Ensures currency of clinical contracts.
  • Works with the AA to purchase and distribute preceptor gifts.
  • Tracks hours for ANCC & AANP preceptor re-accreditation.
  • Sends preceptor thank you cards at the end of each semester.
  • Institutes and maintains affiliate faculty status for preceptors.
  • Coordinates scheduling and managing of oral examinations for students in their final semester.

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3. Maintains accuracy and currency of Typhon databases

  • Maintains student database. Enters FNP students into the Typhon system.
  • Reviews student databases and ensures that they are up to date – student profiles, immunizations, health records, other clinical requirements (BBP, HIPAA, etc), collecting, filing student clinical paperwork, creation of student photo roster for each class.
  • Works with clinical instructors to ensure that the student’s documents are up to date.
  • Provides a Typhon Training Orientation to upcoming 1st Clinical Semester Students.
  • Requires occasional travel to Sacramento Regional Learning Center during the weekend or off hours.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer experience and ability to use Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with database or statistical programs such as Access, SPSS, or Filemaker Pro.
  • Ability to handle privileged information in a confidential manner.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and complete work with attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates good judgment and creative thinking to solve daily problems.
  • Ability to read and carry out written instructions.
  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal instructions.
  • Interpersonal skills that support optimal public relations for the School of Nursing.
  • Effective navigation of the Internet as a resource and research tool.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Excellent concentration and attention to details required for extended periods of time in order to produce reports.
  • Communication skills required to quickly organize and communicate thoughts.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience in health care 
  • Experience in contract management
  • Progressive experience in providing administrative support for programs
The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence.

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