Clinical Coordinator, Nursing
Posted on May 18, 2019 by Utah State University
is seeking a full-time University Faculty
with a Masters in Nursing to serve as the NURSING PROGRAM CLINICAL COORDINATOR
Professional Practice Assistant Professor - Nursing Health Professions (NHP)
for USU Southwest Regional Campus in Cedar City
Salary is commensurate based on experience, plus excellent benefits
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Overview Utah State University seeks a dynamic individual to serve as a Nursing Program Clinical Coordinator and member of the faculty at the USU Southwest Regional Campus in Cedar City, UT. The Clinical Coordinator serves as an important interface between faculty, students, local healthcare facilities, and the Southwest Technical College Practical Nursing program. This is a non-tenure track, nine-month academic position beginning July 1, 2019 with the option of 1-month of compensated responsibilities during the summer. The primary duties are teaching, program leadership, and service. Teaching will be at the undergraduate level and is based on the expertise of the individual. Responsibilities Provide excellent instruction in the USU Nursing Program in didactic, laboratory, simulation, and/or clinical settings. Facilitate partnerships with local clinical facilities and communities of interest including Southwest Technical College. Set up and schedule all local clinical education arrangements for students. Review and track student files for completeness and compliance with clinical agency requirements. Coordinate the gathering of agency specific documentation necessary for student placement into clinical agencies. Establish and maintain positive working relationships with clinical agency management and staff. First contact for non-personnel faculty issues and issues limited to the regional campus. Manage resolution of student clinical issues with clinical faculty, nursing program director, and campus administrators. Assist with recruitment of local clinical adjunct faculty and vet them for approval with the nursing program director and department head. Provide oversight for orientation of new clinical faculty. Oversee local labs and simulation equipment. Work with program director on course scheduling and in assigning faculty to courses. Work with the Director of PN and AD Nursing Programs, other campus coordinators, and the department head on system-wide teaching assignments. Be the first contact for local student issues and concerns. Other duties as assigned by the Director of PN and AD Nursing Programs. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: A graduate degree in nursing. A record of excellent teaching, service, and leadership. Evidence of the ability to work with external constituencies, including health care partners. Ability to promote a positive and collaborative environment with faculty and staff. Demonstrated knowledge of current trends and issues in higher education, nursing education, health care and professional nursing. Licensed registered nurse in the state of Utah or eligible for licensure in the state. Record of leadership in the nursing field. Preferred Qualifications: A doctoral degree with a graduate degree in nursing. A minimum of three years of higher education experience. Experience with the nursing accreditation processes. Experience working within a multi campus system. Required Documents Along with the online application, please attach: 1) A cover letter 2) A curriculum vita to be uploaded to the applicant profile 3) Statement of teaching philosophy Please do not attach cover letter or teaching philosophy; You will be instructed to copy and paste your cover letter and teaching philosophy in the application.
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Job Classification: Non-Exempt College: E Eccles Jones College of Ed & Human Services Department: Nursing & Health Professions
University Highlights Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah's land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students) on the Logan main campus, four regional campuses, two USU Eastern campuses, and 28 centers throughout the state. USU offers 162 undergraduate majors, 153 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. The 2018 rankings from Washington Monthly ranked USU as one of the top 30 national Universities and the 5th best public national university in the nation. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Visit our university website for more information.
A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good. The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.
USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university's academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement.
USU is an AA/EO employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law.
USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program. Additional information can be found at our website regarding dual-career-assistance.
ADA Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. Advertised Salary Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits. College/Department Highlights The Department of Nursing and Health Professions (NHP) is in the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. Within NHP, the Practical Nursing certificate and Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing are offered at Regional Campus sites, while a Baccalaureate Nursing degree is offered on the Logan campus. The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services graduate programs are ranked #1 in all of Utah and #26 in the nation according to the U.S. News and World Report. We are ranked 6th in the nation in total research dollars. Our college has placement rates at or above 94% for certified graduates seeking employment in special education, elementary education, speech-language pathology, audiology, and 18 secondary education fields. Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Clinical Educator