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University of Utah Graduate Clinical Placement Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 02/04/2021

Requisition Number PRN25235B

Job Title Coordinator, Administrative Program

Working Title Graduate Clinical Placement Coordinator

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00985 - CON ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $34,000 to $45,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This is a support position within Academic Programs in the College of Nursing ( CON ). This individual will work collaboratively with the Assistant Dean for Masters and Doctor of Nursing Practice ( DNP ) programs, the Executive Director of Nurse Practitioner Education, and the Program Manager for Contracts and Clinical Placement to secure clinical placement sites for graduate nursing students. This position will assist in other areas of departmental support.

This position is considered Category IIA : Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Agreement.

Responsibilities

1. Coordinates and schedules clinical experiences for the Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master of Science students in the College of Nursing under the direction of the Program Manager for Contracts and Clinical Placements.

2. Coordinates and maintains strong relationships with clinical partners, preceptors, clinical course faculty, and specialty track directors.

3. Utilizes professional advising and guidance skills to assess diverse needs of students and provides appropriate advice related to planning and progression of advanced nursing practice clinical experiences leading to graduation.

4. Assists the Program Manager for Contracts and Clinical Placements with other programmatic activities, as needed.

5. Interacts closely with Information Technology team and software support team (e.g. Exxat) for preceptor-student-faculty coordination.

6. Contributes to and maintains databases of clinical rotation sites, student schedules, and preceptor information.

7. Communicates regularly with specialty track directors, faculty, preceptors, and students.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus one year directly related experience or equivalency required (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions related to program content. Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

1. Prior work in an academic and/or healthcare setting

2. Experience with software and cloud platforms for managing databases

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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