Clinical Placement Administrator
CLINICAL PLACEMENT ADMINISTRATOR
About Curry College:
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 22 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.
The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship with a global perspective. We are an inclusive community of diverse learners and educators, committed to continuing our legacy of developing effective communicators with reflective and critical thinking skills. We mentor and empower our students, building meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their ambitions.
Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs to undergraduate and graduate students, and our rich blend of liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that we do.
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry College.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.
The Clinical Placement Administrator is responsible for facilitating a positive clinical experience for Curry College School of Nursing students in the undergraduate, graduate and certificate nursing programs while ensuring students successfully meet clinical requirements and compliance. Additionally, working in collaboration with the Director of Nursing Clinical Education, the Clinical Placement Administrator is responsible for assisting in cultivating and maintaining relationships between Curry College School of Nursing students, clinical sites, and healthcare agency staff to advance clinical education among the undergraduate, graduate, and certificate nursing programs.
1. Coordination of Clinical Placements and Sites:
- Coordinate the identification, development, implementation and evaluation of clinical placement sites and placement policies;
- Maintain communication with Dean, Associate Dean, Chair of School of Nursing, MSN Director, Program Coordinators, Faculty Clinical Coordinators and Director of Nursing Clinical Education regarding clinical site preferences, availability and experiential practice needs of nursing students;
- Assist in the development of clinical placement technology platform tools related to clinical education and clinical placements;
- Maintain database with all required clinical agency documentation for student groups and preceptor placements;
- Collaborate with Chair, Director of Nursing Clinical Education and Faculty Clinical Coordinators to coordinate appropriate clinical site placements for students across the curricula for all programs;
- Prepare quarterly evaluation summary of clinical agencies and preceptors;
- Attend internal clinical coordination meetings as appropriate and agency meetings for clinical placement administrators;
- Correspond with clinical agencies regarding the list of student assigned to each site and provides attestation/agency required documentation for clinical assignments across programs;
- Provide conflict resolution in situations where there are discrepancies between the goals/objectives of the clinical placement site and the School of Nursing;
- Assist in the gathering and maintenance of outcome data for state and national report submission;
- Provide oversight of clinical placement data-bases including centralized clinical placement (CCP) and/or other online credentialing systems;
- Responsible for submission of all requests for all programs with adherence to CCP deadlines;
- Maintain compliance with the Massachusetts Centralized Clinical Placement database for Curry College School of Nursing;
- Distribute all clinical requirements for placements, preceptorships and practicums across all programs to individual students;
- Update clinical requirements as posted by all agencies in CCP and those not in CCP;
- Maintain and track clinical student compliance throughout all programs with regard to agency requirements to ensure deadlines set by agencies for submission are met;
- Track student compliance throughout all programs while maintaining records of all immunizations that are in alignment with protocols as they are updated by each agency;
- Notify students and Faculty Clinical Coordinators when students are out of compliance regarding immunizations or completion of clinical agency onboarding material;
- Complete all spreadsheets and collect all documentation to submit to agencies;
- Maintain contact with agency liaisons to ensure connections with getting clinical accounts set up for students;
- Answer student inquiries related to clinical onboarding requirements and immunizations;
- Maintain communication and administration over electronic database for clinical compliance tracking (ie. Complio);
- Maintain records and work with the Division of Continuing Education and Graduate Studies office to distribute tuition vouchers to clinical affiliate agencies as appropriate.
2. Faculty Support:
- Provide a visible and accessible point of contact for faculty, preceptors and clinical agencies;
- Interact as the intermediary between faculty and clinical agency placement staff to establish and maintain rapport and to communicate program related information;
- Serve as a liaison between clinical agencies and School of Nursing faculty/administration;
- Assist with the implementation of course, preceptor and agency evaluation processes;
- Establish quality improvement measures to ensure positive clinical experience outcomes for students in collaboration with faculty and faculty clinical coordinators.
- Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy;
- Perform other related duties as assigned by the School of Nursing Chair, Associate Dean, and Dean.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
- A minimum of three years' office administration experience.
- Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively deal with a variety of individuals. Must be able to work collaboratively with faculty and students.
- Proficiency with computing skills and efficiency utilizing complex computing applications on the systems and programs of College's choice; currently by way of example, Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to follow-up, follow-through, set priorities and adhere to deadlines.
- Knowledge of the greater Boston health care community preferred (familiar with the area's nursing facilities and contacts in the field).
- Experience working in an academic environment or with nursing students.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Curry College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Rachel King at Rachel.email@example.com, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.
Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the following:
- a cover letter;
- a resume; and;
- a list of three professional references, one of which must be a former or current supervisor, including complete contact information and professional titles.