School of Nursing and Health Sciences Clinical Coordinator (Full-time Faculty)
Clinical Coordinator (Full-time Faculty)
The School of Nursing and Health Sciences is seeking a full-time Radiologic Science Clinical Coordinator to join their faculty. The successful candidate must be willing to teach and serve in accordance to best practices, while advising students and maintaining an active program of clinical scholarship/research. All employees must understand the mission of Catholic higher education and be committed to the core values, mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University.
This role is responsible for coordinating, implementing, supervising and evaluating all aspects of the clinical education courses to ensure correlation with didactic instruction. The Coordinator supervises Clinical Instructors in the clinical education settings. The Clinical Coordinator will employ data from the Program’s Assessment Plan & Outcomes Assessment to annually evaluate the overall effectiveness of the clinical education system. Instructs didactic classes as arranged with the Program Director.
This is a full time, 12-month position. This position will start July 1, 2023. Must have potential for flexible scheduling to provide evening and weekend hours as necessary and required.
Responsibilities (not all inclusive)
- Provide students with appropriate and adequate clinical placement in a variety of settings to support students in completing clinical experience requirements.
- Verify student compliance with clinical site requirements and provide site with documentation as required.
- Evaluate student clinical performance (bi-semester) through direct observation as students participate in clinical assignments, meeting the requirements set forth by the JRCERT, ASRT, and ARRT.
- Provide appropriate supervision of the clinical preceptors at the various clinical education settings; oversee the development and implementation of all clinical education schedules/assignments, computation of clinical education grades, and maintenance of appropriate clinical education records.
- Chair the Clinical Education Committee; schedule and conduct meetings with Clinical Instructors (each semester or as needed), and solicit input from students as necessary.
- Prepare, distribute, and collect the Student Clinical Education Course Evaluation forms at the completion of each clinical education course. Compile data from the forms and submit a data report to the Program Director within two weeks of the course completion and provide data to clinical education committee members at the next scheduled meeting. Compile appropriate clinical education data by semester and annually for inclusion in the Program’s Outcomes Assessment.
- Collect and compile Competency Evaluation, Rotational Performance Evaluation, Professional Characteristics Clinical Performance Evaluation, Patient Care Competency Evaluation, and ARRT Clinical Competency Requirements data at the end of each semester and annually, and submit to Program Director for inclusion in the Program’s annual Outcomes Assessment.
- Function as the liaison between the Radiologic Science Program and the clinical education settings, insuring that Radiologic Science Program policies and procedures are applied with consistency in all clinical education settings for all students.
- Assist the Program Director in developing and executing a plan for increasing clinical/program capacity through securing additional clinical affiliations.
- Ensure that new and exisiting clinical affiliation agreements are current and in compliance with JRCERT for student placement.
- Oversee the Radiologic Science Program’s competency-based educational system; evaluating and documenting consistent use of the system by all Holy Family clinical instructors and staff clinical preceptors at all recognized clinical education settings. Arrange for in-servicing of new clinical preceptors to Program’s competency-based educational system as necessary and for annual inservicing of recognized clinical preceptors to ensure understanding of program policy and procedure.
- Participate in student recruitment and selection processes, curriculum and policy evaluations, program accreditation proceedings, and attend/provide clinical report at the Program’s Advisory Committee meetings, as outlined in the JRCERT “Standards.”
- Maintain appropriate levels of competency in image production and evaluation, instructional methodologies, and evaluative techniques through continuing education and active membership in professional organizations, keeping current with modifications in Radiologic Technology education.
- Plan and implement clinical orientation for incoming Radiologic Students prior to entering the clinical setting.
- Teach assigned didactic and/or laboratory classes as arranged with the Program Director; providing course syllabi and participating in annual review/revision of course content and materials, meeting the requirements set forth by the University and JRCERT.
- At least two years of experience working in the professional discipline and at least one year of experience as an instructor in a JRCERT accredited program
- Proficient in curriculum development, supervision, instruction, evaluation, and counseling.
- Graduate of an accredited program in Radiologic Technology and holds, at minimum, a baccalaureate degree. Master’s degree preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of and ability to follow university policies and procedures.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the campus community.
- Strong interpersonal skills; effective style of communication; potential to lead collegially; adaptability and ability to manage an academic program; attention to detail; ability to collect, interpret and use data in planning.
- Must have the ability to travel to clinical sites and to manage the handling of radiologic equipment.
- Registered and in compliance with CE credits with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in the discipline of Radiography (R) hold current certification in CPR. Additional post-primary certification may be required depending on Program needs.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement about teaching and research interest, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.