Employment Opportunities

Position:
Clinical Coordinator
Department:
Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Education
Date Posted:
05/25/2021
Closing Date:
Open Until filled

Description

The Hampton University Department of Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Education invites nominations and applications for the Clinical Coordinator position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 23, 2021.

Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically black university (HBCU) located on the Virginia Peninsula in the City of Hampton.  It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution.  The Department of (talk about area and degrees offered)

The Clinical Coordinator for the Hampton University School of Nursing reports to the Dean, Chairs and Coordinators of programs. The Clinical Coordinator will work with multiple clinical sites to coordinate student clinical placements and preceptorships. The Clinical Coordinator position requires teaching, service, and coordination responsibilities. The position is a full-time 9-month nursing faculty appointment with administrative duties. The Clinical Coordinator is a registered nurse with strong marketing, recruitment, and administrative skills and a teaching background in an institution of higher learning or equivalent experience. Responsibilities include the coordination and management of clinical and preceptor sites in the undergraduate and graduate programs, service on committees, and participation in official activities of the School and University. Teaching in the classroom and clinical settings is required. The Clinical Coordinator receives up to a 50% reduction in teaching load, in recognition of the responsibilities associated with the position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assures that required clinical and preceptor hours are met
  • Keep current with clinical requirements for individual placement sites
  • Identifies, recruits, and tours new clinical/practicum agency student placement sites
  • Maintains and updates clinical contracts, Certificate of Insurance and student credentials, and serves as a liaison for the School of Nursing during clinical and preceptor site visits.
  • Collaborates with agency staff as well as HU administration and staff to maintain currency in all contractual agreements
  • Identifies potential clinical adjunct professors for the dean and chairs
  • Maintains a data of the approved adjunct clinical faculty and preceptors by clinical specialty
  • Identifies potential student learning experiences in clinical/practicum sites
  • Interacts with clinical agencies to plan for and schedule student group clinical or individual precepted rotations
  • Evaluates and files the clinical logs of students who have individual preceptorships
  • Conducts site visits to clinical sites on an annual basis
  • Conducts un-announced visits to  clinical sites on a weekly basis
  • Attends required meetings at clinical affiliation agencies
  • Attends community professional meetings and recruitment job fairs
  • Schedules and notifies students and clinical faculty regarding the clinical orientations for each student clinical group each semester
  • Prepares orientation documents for all students entering clinical and practicum
  • Ensures clinical clearance records (Electronic monitoring system) on students and clinical faculty are up-to-date and submits them to clinical agencies, including CPR verification, health clearances, background checks, resumes, fit mask testing, and clinical training modules that may be required
  • Prepares clinical clearance permission letters for students and their advisors
  • Distributes to clinical professors and preceptors the student and agency evaluation forms and clinical teaching forms needed
  • Maintains all files related to clinical assignments
  • Collaborates with site coordinator and clinical professors to evaluate clinical sites
  • Schedules make-up clinical rotations for students
  • Schedules orientation sessions and meetings with and serves as a resource and support person for clinical adjunct professors
  • Provides input into the evaluation process of clinical adjunct instructors/preceptors
  • In collaboration with the Directors, manages student clinical placement issues as appropriate
  • Maintain currency of electronic clinical information folder
  • Point of contact for all clinical, practicum, preceptorship rotations.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or higher
  • Master’s Degree with a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
  • RN license in Virginia or compact license incumbent
  • Minimum of three years of clinical experience as a registered nurse
  • Current knowledge of nursing practice at the registered nurse level
  • Minimum of two years of teaching in an institution of higher learning or equivalent experience
  • Commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service that is consistent with the College’s priorities for the School and the mission of the University
  • Ability to contribute to a positive work environment in the School, and University
  • Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology into work product
  • Commitment to professional service within the University and beyond
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Commitment to recruitment, advisement, retention, and mentoring qualified

How to Apply

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a Hampton University Application for Employment for faculty, a letter outlining the candidate's commitment to teaching, professional and scholarly work; curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation on company letterhead. Applications may be submitted electronically to Shevellanie.lott@hamptonu.edu  or mailed to:


Dr. Shevellanie Lott

200 William R. Harvey Way

William Freeman Hall

Hampton, VA  23668

(757) 727-5654

 

*Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer.

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