Acute Care Clinical Placement Coordinator

Amherst, MA
Sep 21, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Acute Care Clinical Placement Coordinator
College of Nursing
University of Massachusetts Amherst

The College of Nursing is seeking a part-time (18 hours per week) Acute Care Clinical Placement Coordinator as a nursing faculty member. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for coordination and clinical placement of nursing students. The anticipated start date is November 15, 2017.

• Communicate via email, phone and/or in person with nurse educators and/or placement coordinators in acute care sites to develop clinical placements.
• Coordinate with Assistant Dean to determine the numbers of student placements needed at each semester, level, and type of experience needed.
• Identify facility requirements at each clinical placement location, such as orientation and EHR training, and communicate these clinical entry requirements to instructors and student groups in a timely manner. Keep a record of these facility requirements, updating them as required when the facility changes their expectations.
• Utilize the CCP system to put in requests for groups of students and for precepted positions as to meet facility deadlines
• Confirm placements with nurse educators and/or placement coordinators in clinical sites by timely follow up communications.
• Communicate confirmed or changed clinical placement agreements with Assistant Dean, instructors, campus program coordinators and students for all undergraduate placements in the UG Major, ASB and RN-BS curricula.
• Attend meetings for Placement Coordinators and/or CCP meetings when they occur.
• Receive list of potential part time faculty for each placement from Assistant Dean.
• Ensure that the contract with the facility is current by communicating with Clinical Placement Administrator.
• Perform other related duties as needed.

• Minimum BS in Nursing and eligibility for Massachusetts RN license by the time of appointment.

Application Instructions:
To apply, please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references to:

Review of applications will begin October 23, 2017, and will continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.
UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, sits on nearly 1,450 acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.