The Corporate NursingClinical Coordinator is responsible for the establishment and retention ofpositive relationships with healthcare organizations and other program partnerswithin the communities of each campus. Primary responsibilities includedeveloping and maintaining current clinical affiliation agreements anddocumentation, organizing clinical rotations, and ensuring the delivery ofquality clinical experiences through coordination of and implementation ofacademic policies, academic resources and faculty support. The CorporateNursing Clinical Coordinator collaborates with Nursing Program Directors ateach campus to orient, coach and evaluate nursing instructors in clinicalsettings. In collaboration with the Corporate Director of Nursing, theCorporate Nursing Clinical Coordinator manages all nursing clinical activitiesin compliance with all federal, state, accrediting agency and Board of Nursingregulations.
Participatein community activities to improve community relations and establish newclinical partnerships for all campuses.
Developand maintain currency of all affiliation agreements with external clinicalagencies.
Maintainall clinical documentation, as required, for all clinical faculty, staff andstudents.
Coordinateall clinical rotations atvarious healthcare facilities throughout the campus communities.
Attendclinical orientations at hospitals as needed.
Arrangeclinical orientation activities for instructors and students before eachclinical rotation.
Organizecoverage for clinical rotations, as needed, to ensure all rotations are beingheld as scheduled.
Collaboratewith Nursing Program Directors to address clinical faculty, clinical site andstudent issues.
Solicitcommunity sources for the recruitment and hiring of qualified faculty toachieve program goals.
Facilitateclinical instructor orientation and ongoing faculty development related toclinical experiences.
Support facultyimplementation of college and department policies and procedures.
Provide guidance andinstructional support in the use of academic resources for faculty in clinicalsettings.
Collaborate with the NursingProgram Directors to conduct clinical instructor performance evaluations andobservations in clinical settings.
Participate in thedevelopment and implementation of coaching plans for clinical instructors.
Collaborate with theCorporate Director of Nursing to ensure compliance with academic, regulatoryand professional accreditation requirements.
Participatein the development of nursing policies and procedures, student handbooks andother program information.
Participate inthe review and revision of curricula as well as other program evaluationactivities.
Recruit program specificOccupational Advisory Committee participants.
Update campus-based CareerServices regularly on industry trends, job openings, and placements.
Adheres to all collegepolicies and procedures.
Travel is required
Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Currentlylicensed or have privileges to practice as a registered nurse in both the Stateof New Mexico and Texas
BSN required; MSNpreferred
Three years of nursingexperience
Two years of teachingexperience
KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Ability to evaluate, design, and implement curriculum, testing, and/or teaching methodologies.
- Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
- Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Knowledge of teaching methods, curriculum, and education programs.
- Teaching and facilitation skills.
- Ability to teach and control the behavior of students.
- Knowledge of academic and/or vocational education curricula.
- Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant current education methodologies and techniques.
- Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.