Clinical Placement Coordinator (SON Graduate Program)

Anderson University and the School of Nursing invite applications for a full-time, 12-month position. Position is located in the University Center in Greenville, SC. Anderson University is a comprehensive, liberal arts institution affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The university seeks candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning.

Primary Purpose

The Clinical Placement Coordinator (Graduate Program) is responsible for duties related to the efficient operations between AU’s School of Nursing graduate programs and its established clinical partners, as well as potential community placement sites. Serving in this role requires a broad understanding of the clinical placement process, regulatory and compliance requirements, data collection needs and other related administrative duties.

Essential Functions

  • Identifies, recruits, and tours new clinical/practicum agency student placement sites before students are approved for placement at the site.
  • Secures new clinical agreements based upon clinical placements secured by students, process the agreements through the appropriate College of Health Professions personnel
  • Coordinates renewal of clinical agreements with College of Health Professions personnel
  • Maintains a list of the approved adjunct clinical faculty and preceptors by clinical specialty including the process for application for clinical sites and preceptors
  • Ensures that all clinical faculty in the graduate program have an active license, certification, and CV on file and that appropriate records are up to date
  • Conducts site visits to clinical sites as needed to ensure sites meet the programs needs
  • Manages orientation documents for all students entering the clinical year (including managing drug screens and background check verifications online)
  • Collaborates with faculty and Typhon administrator to maintain clinical clearance records on students and clinical faculty and submits them to clinical agencies as needed, including CPR verification, health clearances, background checks, resumes,  and clinical training modules that may be required
  • Vets all clinical preceptors to ensure license and certification are active and unencumbered before clinical placement
  • Provides input into the evaluation process of clinical adjunct instructors/preceptors
  • In collaboration with the Directors, manages student clinical placement issues as appropriate
  • Maintains master list of clinical agreements including expiration dates of agreements, agreement requirements, clinical site contact information
  • Request and submit Certificate of Insurance for clinical sites when required
  • Maintains spreadsheet of current and future clinical placements
  • Collects all clinical documentation and uploads clinical documentation into Typhon for the preceptor and clinical site
  • Prepares and sends preceptor certificates of appreciation, thank you letters and preceptor forms verifying clinical hours for certification at the end of each semester
  • Sends Preceptor Surveys at the end of each semester and shares results with Graduate Program Chair
  • Maintain and send surveys after on-campus intensives, upon student graduation, 1 year alumni point and run reports for Chair
  • Other maintenance of CCNE accreditation data as requested by Chair

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelors of Science degree in health related field
  • Working knowledge of Qualtrex, WORD, and Excel                                                                                               

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. To ensure full consideration, a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three personal references and a completed Anderson University Staff application should be sent to:

esnyder@andersonuniversity.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.

Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 231-2026, ldking@andersonuniversity.edu. or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at ocr@ed.gov.