Academic Clinical Liaison

Academic Clinical Liaison

Dorsey Schools | Madison Heights, MI, 48071, US
Salary Range:$42,000 – $83,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 20 days ago

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Description

SUMMARY:

Work with multiple campuses, as well as clinical sites to coordinate student clinical placements for the Nursing program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Identifies, recruits, and tours new clinical agency student clinical sites
* Collaborates with agency staff to maintain contractual agreements
* Identifies potential adjunct clinical instructors
* Maintains a list of the 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 an annual basis
* Work closely with the Director of Career Services for identifying externship-to-hire sites
* 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
* Distributes to clinical instructors the student and agency evaluation forms and clinical teaching forms needed
* 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 Clinical Operations at each campus, manages student clinical issues and academic status as appropriate
* May be required to teach on a modular basis if needed

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS ABILITIES:

* Must possess good problem solving skills, be resourceful, and take the initiative when needed
* Experience teaching in a higher learning environment required
* 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

REQUIRED:

* 1 year clinical placement/coordinator experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

* Must hold an unencumbered Michigan Registered Nurse
* . Master of Science in Nursing degree required.
* Must demonstrate a history of effective leadership through teamwork and organization
* Teaching experience required

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.