Clinical Coordinator; Assistant Professor of Nursing

Employer
American International College
Location
Springfield, MA

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Job Details

Category:: Faculty
Department:: Nursing
Locations:: Springfield, MA
Posted:: Jul 21, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 2827
Position ID:: 133982

About American International College:


American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has approximately 3200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.


AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.



Job Description:


  • Coordinate clinical agreements with affiliating clinical agencies.

  • Collaborate with Director and faculty to identify future developments in health care that will impact clinical, simulations, and learning laboratory experiences.

  • Collaborate with course coordinators and learning resource lab coordinator in developing course content and related laboratory and simulation needs and experiences.

  • Develop and schedule clinical experiences with affiliating clinical agencies.

  • Maintain Centralized Clinical Placement Grid (CCP) and represent college at all CCP meetings and communications.

  • Coordinate required student clinical compliance documentation with CCP requirements.

  • Assist with annual review and evaluation of clinical sites and program evaluation related to clinical experiences.

  • Attend scheduled general faculty, school faculty, and Department of Nursing faculty meetings.

  • Teach course content related to clinical education including mentoring and advising in preparation for clinical experiences and other nursing content areas as assigned by program director.

  • Participate, in accordance with Departmental and College need, in the ongoing design and continuous implementation of assessment of student learning outcomes and academic program improvement activities in the areas of General Education and the academic major; attend AIC assessment workshops.

  • Assist with the establishment and monitoring of procedures for use of simulation equipment and conducting simulation experiences both virtual and face-to-face.

  • Hold at least four office hours weekly, scheduled to meet needs of students, and be available to meet with students as needed at other times.

  • Participate in professional development activities related to one's faculty role including maintain up-to-date knowledge of evidence-based practice in area of clinical expertise and specialized clinical credentials.

  • Other duties as assigned by chair/director or dean.



Requirements:


  • Required Degree(s): Master's degree in nursing

  • Preferred Degree(s): Doctorate

  • Required Field of Expertise: at least 3 years of professional practice experience as a registered nurse

  • Required Licensure(s): Licensed or eligible to be licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Massachusetts


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities


  • Strong commitment to high quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds

  • Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in an interprofessional setting

  • Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students, faculty, and staff within a diverse environment

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite; experience with health care equipment and technology, experience with or willingness to learn use of educational technology



Additional Information:


Work Schedule


This is a full-time, 10-month (mid-August through mid-June), exempt level, benefit eligible position. Normal office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, flexible to the needs of the department. Occasional nights and weekends required as needed.



AIC reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.


AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


With limited exceptions, all AIC employees are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. See the complete vaccination policy here.



Application Instructions:


Qualified applicants should save and submit the following documents with the online application.


  • Brief cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor)

Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.


Company

American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Graduate and Adult Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

AIC is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification; Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education; the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

American International College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Business, Arts and Sciences; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Graduate and Adult Education.

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