Clinical Placement Administrator
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About Curry College:
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 24 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs.
Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.
Under the direction of the Chair, the Clinical Placement Administrator coordinates all clinical placements and required documentation; collaborates with faculty to review and assess needs for all clinical placements and site contracts; attends all clinical sites coordination meetings. This is a full-time, Monday-Friday position working an 8:30 am- 4:30 pm shift.
Coordination of Clinical Placements and Sites:
- Plans, secures and coordinates all undergraduate, as well as peri-operative certificate program, clinical sites and placements in accordance with agency and college requirements.
- Participates in Centralized Clinical Placement System (CCP) for securing clinical sites for undergraduate, peri-operative certificate, accelerated, and Master (MSN) students for summer, fall and spring semesters, provides information to CCP for the School’s need for instructor searches and attending regularly scheduled CCP meetings.
- Prepare the hospital-required documentation with student information and other required forms prior to students starting clinicals.
- Inform students of their clinicals and monitor and collect hospital required orientation.
- Inform instructors of orientation for hospitals and of students in clinical rotations.
- Inform peri-operative certificate program students of necessary documentation prior to clinical placement.
- Inform peri-operative certificate program coordinator when students have completed all pre-clinical requirements.
- Maintains appropriate and accurate student and regarding clinical site and requirements for: Administrator for Criminal Background Checks, CPR, Immunizations collecting and tracking, and Drug Screenings.
- Works with faculty in each clinical course to identify future needs.
- Maintains open communication with faculty and chair about contracts, student issues, etc.
- Meets with each clinical course coordinator regularly to evaluate current placements. Works to maintain those deemed positive and replace any not meeting our standards.
- Develops and maintains positive relationships with key contacts at each agency, represents the Division of Nursing at appropriate agency meetings. Attends agency meetings as necessary.
- Working with the Course coordinator manages preceptored clinicals for the undergraduate program courses, securing sites, securing preceptors, developing relationships with new sites, distributing the information packet for preceptors.
Posts clinical information to the School of Nursing Web page, portal and Blackboard.
- Respects and maintains confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols and individual privacy.
- Perform other related duties as assigned by the School of Nursing Chair.
- An Associate's degree is required.
- A minimum of three years' office experience.
- Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively deal with a variety of individuals. Must be able to work collaboratively with faculty and students.
- Demonstrable computing skills and efficiency utilizing complex computing applications on the systems and programs of the College's choice; currently by way of example, Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to follow -up, follow-through, set priorities and adhere to deadlines.
- Valid driver's license required. If an RN, has an unrestricted Mass license.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
- Knowledge of the greater Boston health care community preferred (familiar with the area's nursing facilities and contracts in the field).
- Past experience working in an academic environment or with nursing students a plus.
At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
Please apply online at: http://www.curry.edu/about-curry/employment/job-opportunities.html for consideration. Interested Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.