Nursing Specialty Coordinator - (Mental Health & Medical/Surgical)(Full-Time)

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Nursing Specialty Coordinator - (Mental Health & Medical/Surgical)(Full-Time)

Location: Baker College of Owosso
Compensation: Compensation based on education and existing rates for similar positions within Baker College Professional Services, Inc.
Start Date: TBD

Reports To: Program Director
Work Schedule: Standard-Academic Contract, evening and weekend hours will be required
Application Deadline: January 25, 2021

Available To: All Applicants

Baker College Professional Services, Inc. seeks to hire individuals to be assigned to the positions of NURSING SPECIALITY COORDINATOR - (MENTAL HEALTH & MEDICAL/SURGICAL) (FULL-TIME) for the benefit of and to be located at Baker College of Owosso.

General Statement of Duties:

The Nursing Specialty Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of a core nursing content area and the associated clinical practicum experience associated with that course. This coordinator will focus on promoting achievement of student learning outcomes for the assigned course and will also work closely with adjunct clinical faculty in regards to their orientation and preparation for the clinical experience. This coordinator will also be responsible for evaluation of all clinical adjunct faculty assigned to that course and for recruitment and hiring of clinical faculty for the assigned specialty course.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
  • Master of Science degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university required
  • Current Michigan Registered Nurse License
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in the specialty core course area
  • Ability to perform and evaluate a complete physical assessment
  • Ability to evaluate Nursing students performing a complete physical assessment in the assigned specialty area
  • Ability to supervise Nursing students performing comprehensive nursing care in the assigned specialty core area
  • Must be knowledgeable in Canvas, Nursing specific software, and online supporting textbook resources such as Evolve/Elsevier resources
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps
  • Must have effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to lift and maneuver independently up to 25 lbs
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides leadership and lead instruction for assigned specialty course(s) and other supplemental courses as needed
  • Assigns and schedules students for course work in these areas
  • Provides laboratory and clinical instruction in core specialty areas and other areas as needed
  • Assists the Director with curriculum planning, textbook recommendations, ongoing assessment and evaluation, and revisions for the assigned core specialty courses
  • Assists with hiring adjunct clinical faculty for core specialty areas
  • Provides orientation and mentoring of clinical faculty in core specialty courses
  • Regularly meets with and evaluates bi-annually adjunct clinical instructors in core specialty courses
  • Advises and counsels pre-nursing and nursing students privately as well as during orientation and registration sessions
  • Assists with student tutoring when indicated
  • Assists in administration and proctoring of standardized admission testing for nursing applicants and for core specialty courses
  • Participates in department, division, and program meetings
  • Participates in professional development and/or clinical experience (real world work) to maintain current knowledge in nursing and educational methodologies
  • Maintains standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional nursing faculty position
  • Other projects mutually agreed upon with his/her Dean and/or Director of Nursing
  • Other duties as assigned
Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter and resume via email by January 25, 2021 in care of:

Baker College Professional Services, Inc.
Human Resource Department
E-mail: [email protected]


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Job No:
Posted: 1/11/2021
Application Due: 4/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time