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Clinical Coordinator - Practical Nurse Program

Company: Dorsey Schools
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY:

Coordinate student clinical placements for the Practical Nurse (PN) program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Identifies, recruits, and tours new clinical student sites.

Collaborates with agency staff to maintain contractual agreements.

Identifies potential adjunct clinical instructors for the Director of Nursing.

Maintains a list of approved adjunct clinical faculty by clinical specialty.

Identifies potential student learning experiences in clinical/practicum sites.

Interacts with clinical agencies to plan for and schedule student clinical.

Conducts site visits to clinical sites on regular basis.

Schedules and notifies students and clinical faculty regarding the clinical orientations for each student clinical group, each module.

Prepares orientation documents (if applicable) for all clinical sites.

Maintains clinical clearance records on students and clinical faculty and submits them to clinical agencies, including CPR verification, health clearances, background checks, and clinical training modules that may be required.

Distributes to clinical instructors the student and agency evaluation forms and clinical teaching forms needed.

Maintains all files related to clinical assignments.

Maintain ACEMAPP requirements and ensure clinical instructor and student information is updated in ACEMAPP.

Collaborates with site coordinator and clinical instructors 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 instructors.

In collaboration with the Director of Nursing, manages student clinical placement issues as appropriate.

Expected to teach a minimum of 20 hours per module

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS ABILITIES:

Must possess good problem solving skills, be resourceful, and take the initiative when needed.

Experience teaching in a higher learning environment desired.

Knowledge of the clinical and externship experience for PN students.

Must have a good understanding and knowledge of the requirements of the Practical Nurse program as well as the structure and functionality of the program.

Be able to work independently and organized in their work to ensure that tasks are completed in a timely manner.

Have excellent communication skills and be professional when dealing with all aspects of the program.

Must be knowledgeable in MSOffice Suite and computers; ability to handle multiple administrative tasks.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Travel to local campuses and clinical site visits.

May be required to work hours outside normal business hours to meet business needs; this includes working earlier or later than set hours, and weekends, as needed.

Mainly based inside a classroom/laboratory environment or Clinical sites at various locations, as well as an office setting with mild to moderate noise and lighting levels.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must hold Registered Nurse license

Bachelor of Science in Nursing required, Masters preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; and have sufficient hand, arm and finger dexterity to operate a phone, computer keyboard and other office equipment.

Able to actively demonstrate and participate in the skills laboratory and clinical activities without physical limitations.

ALL CANDIDATES MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES FOR THIS EMPLOYER. CANDIDATES MUST PROVIDE VALID PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE U.S.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee may be required to perform other duties as assigned by their Manager, in order to meet business demands. This is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise and employment with Dorsey Schools is at-will.

Keywords: Dorsey Schools, Saginaw , Clinical Coordinator - Practical Nurse Program, Other , Saginaw, Michigan

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