Niagara University
  • Niagara University, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

OUTSTANDING BENEFITS UNLIKE ANY OTHER. Low-cost health benefits, 8% 403b contribution, free tuition at Niagara University for you and eligible immediate family members, tuition exchange at other designated universities for eligible dependent children, generous holidays (20 days annually), PTO, and ½ day Fridays throughout the summer. Campus life is vibrant and offers free parking, on-site dining options, and fresh coffee at Tim Horton's and Starbucks, all in a beautiful park-like setting.


Niagara University is a liberal arts university, steeped in the Vincentian and Catholic traditions, with a total enrollment of nearly 4,300 students. Located just a few miles away from one of the world's premier tourism destinations, Niagara Falls, the university occupies a lovely campus overlooking the Niagara River gorge. Its close proximity to major cultural and business centers in Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Toronto as well as the award-winning Niagara Wine Trail and several nearby cultural destinations make Niagara University an ideal place to work and live. If you'd like to know more, be sure to check out all of the NU Facts.



JOB SUMMARY:


The Niagara University College of Nursing is seeking an outstanding diverse Clinical Coordinator candidate for the Traditional 4-year Undergraduate and Post-Baccalaureate Accelerated Nursing Programs. The Clinical Coordinator position is full-time. The successful candidate will be possessed the ability to build strong, collaborative and inclusive relationships with contracted agencies, faculty, students, and members of the Niagara University community and community at large. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in managing multiple nursing clinical schedules for multiple clinical sites and be possessed of strong organizational and communication skills. Prior academic nursing experience is a plus.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES:


  • Work closely and communicate with local contracted healthcare agencies to secure, monitor, and develop appropriate clinical schedules for pre-licensure student experiences

  • Assist with Niagara University personnel to ensure adherence to agency contractual requirements

  • Assign students to clinical agencies and verify clinical clearance for students prior to each clinical course

  • Participate in student orientations with clinical faculty as requested

  • Assist with data collection related to state and national accreditation requirements as they pertain to clinical experiences for students

  • Collaborate with Nursing Program faculty to maintain current and meaningful clinical experiences based on curriculum content

  • Maintain records for clinical incidents including but not limited to incidents, near misses, injuries, and other unanticipated events occurring in the clinical setting

  • Possess a flexible schedule that coincides with the clinical assignments of students which can include late afternoon, early evening, and variable days of the week

  • Actively collaborate with Clinical Instructors, faculty, and other members of the academic community. Travel between the Niagara University campus and clinical sites may be required as public health regulations and clinical partner visitation requirements permit

  • Participate in scheduled Niagara University, College of Nursing and clinical partner meetings as an integral member of the team

  • Other administrative duties as assigned




REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:


  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication
  • Experience with securing clinical placements, coordinating clinical for nursing or health-related programs, and experience adhering to accreditation or regulatory requirements of academic programs preferred
  • Knowledge of the College of Nursing's undergraduate curriculum
  • Ability to work with the professional community and identify new and innovative clinical opportunities for learners which align with program requirements and the needs of the community
  • Willingness to engage in professional development opportunities to remain up-to-date regarding clinical placements for nursing students
  • Aptitude to read and comprehend various forms, documentation, files, and information within the college
  • Ability to drive a personal or university vehicle for the purpose of university business



QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:


  1. Bachelor's degree
  2. A minimum of two years of experience performing similar coordination tasks is preferred
  3. Prior work experience in an academic setting is preferred
  4. A valid driver's license is required. The license must meet insurance company rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience with securing clinical placements, coordinating clinicals for nursing or health-related programs, and experience adhering to accreditation or regulatory requirements of academic programs preferred.


Niagara University affirms its commitment to equal opportunity and non-discrimination and recognizes its responsibility to provide for all employees an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment based on sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, pregnancy-related condition, ex-offender status, military status, veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law.

The university also does not tolerate any actual or attempted reprisals or retaliation against an employee who raises a sincere and valid concern regarding harassment, and/or retaliation is, therefore, strictly prohibited. This statement protects and covers the conduct of all employees without regard to job title or status.


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