The Clinical Coordinator participates in the implementation and evaluation of the clinical education program and works directly with the Program Director to plan and integrate didactic classroom instruction with clinical experience. The clinical coordinator acts as a liaison between the students, instructors, staff and the clinical affiliates. This position reports to the Academic Dean of Nursing and Health Professions. The employee is expected to work in a multi-cultural, diverse working environment.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION: Minimum equivalent of Associate Degree in Applied Science or Bachelor's degree.
EXPERIENCE: The equivalent of 5 years full-time professional experience as a general sonographer.
Experience as a clinical instructor or didactic instructor in general sonography desired.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Proficiency in curriculum development, teaching methodology, supervision, instruction, evaluation, and guidance
Credentialed (AB, OB-GYN) in good standing by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. Vascular skills desired
Skill in verbal and written communication
Knowledge of computer software applications
This description is intended to indicate the types of duties and responsibilities requested of the employee assigned this title. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that may be required.
1. Participates in the development and implementation of program goals, clinical objectives, and clinical evaluation system.
2. Evaluates and assures clinical education effectiveness through a schedule of continuous site visits to the clinical education sites.
3. Facilitates appropriate supervision and instruction of students in the clinical setting, and evaluates the clinical competence of each student.
4. Exhibits a positive professional attitude toward students and the teaching process and utilizes positive interpersonal communication skills.
5. Participates in continuing education and maintains professional competence.
6. Establishes a standard method for image evaluation, and regularly scheduled sessions in scanning techniques to provide the student with program consistency and effectiveness.
7. Supports the Program Director to help assure effective program operations, in accordance with the JRCDMS Standards.
8. Participates in the assessment process, in accordance with OCC requirements and JRCDMS Standards.
9. Meets regularly with the Program Director to provide up-to-date student clinical progress reports.
10. Coordinates and maintains student clinical records including, but not limited to: attendance, competency evaluations, progress reports, mid-term and final evaluations.
11. Participates in scheduled student conferences each semester to discuss and assess student progress or more often if necessary.
12. Participates in the student selection process for entry into the program and participates in scheduled information sessions for prospective students.
13. Participates in Advisory Committee Meetings, Clinical Instructor meetings and on committees consistent with serving the goals of the program.
14. Schedules student rotations in the clinical settings to achieve program objectives.
15. Coordinates with the Program Director in periodic review and revision of clinical course materials.
16. Performs other duties as assigned.
To be considered all applicants must complete and submit an on-line application and upload a cover letter, current resume, list of three references with contact information and copies of transcripts for all conferred degrees earned.
NOTE: All information requested must be submitted to evaluate your qualifications. Transcripts must show required degrees were conferred prior to the closing date of the job posting. Failure to submit all required documentation as listed on the job posting will eliminate an applicant from further consideration.