• Clinical Coordination Specialist

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Job ID
    2019-106485
    Institution
    Chamberlain College of Nursing
    Department
    Clinical
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    U.S. - Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    At Chamberlain College of Nursing, we believe if we take extraordinary care of our students, we will graduate extraordinary nurses who can have a significant and positive impact on healthcare around the world. We call this concept Chamberlain Care™.

     

    A nursing student's clinical experience is an extremely important piece of their education that helps build not only nursing skills but confidence in the clinical setting. The Clinical Administrative Coordinator role supports our students with the utmost Chamberlain Care by coordinating all student clinical experiences and by assisting deans, assistant deans, program/course coordinators and faculty in identifying clinical partners to successfully complete evidence-based learning opportunities. In addition, they display the mission and philosophy of Chamberlain and represent the college to clinical agencies, students and the community through clinical scheduling and business development efforts. This positions reports to the Associate Dean of Academic Operations.

    Responsibilities

    • Develops and manages relationships with hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and other clinical agency sites for nursing students to complete clinical rotations and presents sites to program coordinator for approval
    • Obtains signatures and renewing and/or terminating contracts between Chamberlain and clinical sites, based on alignment with clinical objectives.
    • Manages relationships with existing clinical agency partners to ensure student and clinical site satisfaction as well as successful clinical experiences for nursing students. Responsible for the identification and assessment of concerns related to clinical experiences; facilitates appropriate intervention with faculty and program coordinators.
    • Coordinates and attends healthcare-related events such as annual clinical coordination meetings; creates and delivers presentations to key hospital leaders.
    • Develops innovative partnerships with hospital educators and leadership to provide educational services and cultivates relationships to source potential full and part-time faculty.
    • Works with National Clinical Coordination Office, Clinical Compliance, Marketing, IT, and Admissions to reach potential students and effectively market clinical strengths of nursing programs
    • Maintains complete knowledge and understanding of Chamberlain’s curriculum and programs and clearly explain to clinical partners.
    • Participates in academic planning and scheduling for students by securing adequate clinical placement inventory for registration choices for students and faculty.
    • Facilitates recruitment and selection of clinical preceptors utilized in assigned student clinical experiences with appropriate nursing faculty.
    • Plans and attends clinical coordination forums, pre-clinical summit events, career fairs, student forums, and conferences as appropriate to prepare and assess clinical program effectiveness.
    • Completes work in a timely manner, including preparing, documenting, and tracking clinical assignments.
    • Coordinates with Clinical Compliance Specialist to ensure students and faculty are compliant with and are prevented from entering clinical agency sites if they are not.
    • Serves as role model for faculty, staff, and students in the areas of customer service, collaboration, communication, excellence, attendance, and general professionalism.
    • Utilizes relationship skills in situations requiring group problem solving, consensus building, and win-win negotiation.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
    • Candidate must be a highly motivated self-starter who can be a team player and desires to share creative solutions and best practices. 
    • Requirements include problem-solving and critical thinking skills;
    • Excellent organizational and the ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously. 
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Inside sales and/or sales support skills helpful-- ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of successful demonstration of business development and/or sales competencies.
    • Solid knowledge or experience working in healthcare field, directly with or for providers is preferred. 
    • Ability to make presentations to healthcare leaders and educators and be comfortable developing relationships via phone and in person.
    • Attention to detail and mental concentration are necessary for accurately performing tasks--ability to tolerate frequent interruptions.

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    Chamberlain University’s mission is to educate, empower and embolden diverse healthcare professionals who advance the health of people, families, communities and nations. Chamberlain University is comprised of the College of Nursing, which offers a three-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and flexible post-licensure programs such as the RN to BSN option, Master of Science in Nursing degree program, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program and graduate certificates, and the College of Health Professions, which offers a Master in Public Health degree program. Chamberlain University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, www.hlcommission.org). For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation.

     

    Chamberlain University continues to raise the standard of nursing and healthcare education as well as advance healthcare outcomes in communities across the country and around the world. Chamberlain University is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States.

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