School of Nursing:
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Occupational Summary :
The Manager of Clinical Instruction Services (MCIS) c ontributes to the achievement of the schools mission through the development and leadership of activities that enhance operational and clinical success throughout the ABSN program by monitoring of instructional staffing needs, training and compliance requirements, and strategies to enhance instructional service.
The MCIS is responsible for the development, support and operational aspects of recruiting, interviewing, recommending and formalization of hiring of clinical instructors for the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program in the School of Nursing. Utilizing a service orientation, the coordinator will work extensively with program administration, faculty and clinical agencies to insure clinical experiences are optimized through the placement of well-suited clinical instructional faculty. The MCIS will consolidate the organizational structure and internal process systems related to the hiring of instructors, ensuring that all hiring, safety, Board of Nursing, and clinical agency requirements are met each semester.
Essential Duties :
Collaborates with ABSN faculty and Program Director to identify, request, confirm and evaluate clinical placements for the ABSN program. Submits requests to clinical sites in a timely, organized manner considering course/clinical objectives, unit census, qualifications and specializations of available clinical instructional faculty in submitting requests.
Provides high level customer service in the coordination of ABSN clinical placements. Communicates effectively and in a timely manner and demonstrates independent problem solving in coordinating clinical placements for the ABSN program.
Liaison between faculty course coordinators and Compliance Office for facilitation and verification of completion and documentation of site-specific orientation and training requirements, immunizations, and security issues for students in order to ensure on-time start of clinical rotations.
Liaison between clinical instructors and agency-specific Clinical Coordinators for healthcare organizations, with established and new student placement agreements, to ensure clinical instructional faculty meet facility orientation, credentialing requirements, training on electronic medical records systems, OSHA requirements, and all documentation is on record prior to the start of the clinical semester. Monitor annual re-certification, in-service and continuing education requirements to insure appropriate practice status at all time.
Ensure all relevant data on issues of clinical instruction is strategically maintained for coordination of annual reports as required by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
II. Clinical Instructor Recruitment, Hiring, Monitoring, & Evaluation
Proactively monitor current and future needs for clinical instructors in the ABSN program. Ensuring recruitment efforts are ongoing and accurate; provide new and updated materials to DUSON-based web recruitment as necessary; and work with the DUSON Marketing Director to develop and strategically distribute new recruitment materials on a regular basis.
Evaluate all applications received for Clinical Instructor positions for minimal requirements and forward to appropriate course faculty in a timely manner. Maintain current files on all potential instructors.
Oversee recruitment, hiring and assigning of clinical instructors, coordinating with faculty course coordinators in identifying variations in course size, staffing pattern requirements of clinical agencies, clinical and instructional expertise of instructors.
Provide regular reports to the ABSN Program Director on anticipated/confirmed clinical staffing levels, potential variance in staff size or unanticipated budgetary issues.
Organize, coordinate and manage the orientation and follow-up activities associated with hiring; to include verification of licensure, health clearance, preparation of request for validation to teaching packet as required by North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON), OSHA and HIPAA requirements, Duke University and Duke Hospital orientation completion, and agency-specific orientation requirements.
Evaluate clinical instructors for compliance with North Carolina Board of Nursing Administrative Code 318 (21 NC 26.0318). Track RULE 318 compliance among clinical instructors, working with individuals to identify resources and opportunities for completion of the advanced clinical education requirements. Notify Program Director and appropriate course faculty of non-compliance issues.
Coordinate with Director of the Institute for Education Excellence to conduct clinical instructor development activities including, but not limited to, the Clinical Instructor Intensive.
Facilitate processes and procedures to allow for annual evaluation of clinical instructors.
Manager of Clinical Instruction Services must meet the minimum requirements of the Clinical Nurse Educator position; and be able to serve as a clinical instructor in the ABSN program.
Graduation from an accredited Master of Science in Nursing program,
Licensure as a registered nurse in North Carolina with BCLS certification required,
At least two years of full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse.
Candidates must meet the North Carolina Board of Nursing administrative requirement for faculty regarding preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation and evaluation as cited in the Administrative Code of the Board of Nursing within three years of hire.
excellent communication, collaborative skills, as well as strong analytical skills.
demonstrated organizational and planning skills; ability to effectively manage numerous projects simultaneously; attention to detail and accuracy.
ability to manage competing priorities and needs of diverse internal and external stakeholders.
computer competency with database management and spreadsheet software.
Work requires graduation from an accredited Master of Science in Nursing program.
Licensure as a registered nurse in North Carolina and BCLS certification are required.
Work requires a least two years of full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse.
Candidate must meet the North Carolina Board of Nursing administrative requirement for faculty regarding preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation as cited in the Administrative Code of the Board of Nursing within one year of hire.
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