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Graduate Nursing Clinical Site Coordinator

Location: Baltimore County, MD
Company: Johns Hopkins University
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General Summary/Purpose
Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Clinical Practice, the Graduate Nursing Clinical Site Coordinator provides the day-to-day communication necessary to recruit clinical sites and preceptors required for nurse practitioner and post-masters certificate students' clinical rotations locally and nationally. In partnership with specialty track coordinators, faculty advisors, students and the Clinical Placement Specialist provides input for monitoring and improving the Exxat clinical placement system to assign students to preceptors. Works collaboratively with clinical and community agencies as well as individual preceptors to optimize student learning and foster positive relationships with clinical partners to ensure resources and agreements are in place for appropriate clinical and preceptor placements for graduate nursing students. Assists in general duties related to streamlining clinical placements to optimize faculty expertise and minimize their administrative burden. Promotes and maintains a positive image for the School of Nursing in the greater Baltimore region and nationally for online programs.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Collaborate with agencies and preceptors to procure and maintain adequate clinical practice sites to precept current graduate students, obtaining and maintaining the required documentation in accordance with JHSON and agency policies to identify educational requirements for clinical experiences of nursing students. Act as liaison to maximize (1) the utilization of available preceptors; (2) the placement of students with the appropriate preceptors and clinical sites based on their specific needs; (3) prepare for the review and approval by the associate dean for clinical practice of all written correspondence, materials, and clinical documents such as orientation manuals, preceptor handbooks, protocols, evaluations of preceptors and students, letters or appreciation/recognition, and (4) oversee all processes in the Exxat program to continuously monitor clinical placement sites.
- Research, identify, establish, and promote positive relationships with agency representatives to maximize the utilization of clinical resources
- Develop a semester preceptor schedule based on anticipated student enrollment in clinical courses
- Work with the Clinical Placement Specialist to initiate affiliation agreements between the college and clinical practice sites
- Network with clinical agencies to ensure clinical placement sites are available for all clinical courses and appropriate for student experience
- Confirm clinical schedules with sites & create clinical roster, confirm preceptor-student clinical schedules
- Evaluate preceptor and clinical site/agency (communication with nurse manager on student clinical objectives)
- Continuously monitor preceptor credentials and certifications and ensure compliance with university and school of nursing requirements.
- Maintain clinical site contact roster & compliance paperwork required for preceptorship confirmation
- Maintain a spreadsheet of state board of nursing requirements for securing approval or updating existing approval for teaching selected online programs in each state.
- Work with Executive Vice Dean to prepare and submit applications for state board of nursing approval for selected online programs
- Establish and maintain accurate databases of active, inactive, and ineligible clinical sites and preceptors; monitor agency and preceptor evaluation records; regularly communicate updated status of the data to the supervisor, associate dean of clinical practice and specialty track directors.
- Maintain an inventory of potential clinical placement sites; record relevant data specific to site and preceptor that provides a diary of the history of each for future reference/decision making.
- Miscellaneous office and administrative tasks, such as identifying and disseminating information to faculty and staff, copying, filing, etc.
Minimum Qualifications (Required *)
Bachelor's degree
Five (5) years of related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the * JHU Equivalency Formula : 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience..For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Preferred Qualifications :
Master's degree, ideally in a field of study related to nursing.
Prior experience working in an academic (college or university) health setting, medical, service, or hospitality background.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with the Associate Dean for Clinical Practice; the Clinical Placement Specialists, the DNP Projects Coordinator, specialty track coordinators, students and advisors to assign graduate students to clinical sites and preceptors.
- This individual will work closely with local and national clinical and community agencies as well as individual preceptors to optimize student learning and foster positive relationships with clinical partners.
- This collaboration requires excellent customer relations, strong organizational skills and immediate follow-through to promote and maintain a positive image for the JHSON nationally and in the greater Baltimore, Maryland region.
Classified Title: Sr. Program Coordinator
Working Title : Graduate Nursing Clinical Site Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
Starting Salary Range: $52,495 - $72,210 / Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 37.50 hrs per week
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location : 06-MD:School of Nursing
Department name: 10001255-Academic Affairs
Personnel area: School of Nursing
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 . 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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Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
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