Position Title: Clinical Coordinator - Nursing

Classification: PRO Staff III

Department: Division of Health Sciences

Reports to: Dean of Health Sciences

The Clinical Coordinator for Nursing will provide site development and coordination of all aspects of student clinical placements with clinical facility partners for the pre-licensure BSN and MSN - MAGELIN programs in the School of Health Sciences Department of Nursing. 


The specific responsibilities of the Clinical Coordinator in the Department of Nursing include the following:

  • Provide support to administration and faculty in clinical placement planning and assignment management for the designated program (BSN or MSN - MAGELIN).
  • Serve as the liaison between the clinical facilities, clinical adjunct instructors and/or staff, University nursing faculty and prelicensure nursing students for all clinical placement requirements and contractual obligations for the designated program (BSN or MSN - MAGELIN).
  • Serve as a Mount St. Joseph University Department of Nursing representative for the Centralized Clinical Placement System (CCPS).
  • Request clinical placements for the prelicensure BSN and MSN - MAGELIN program as designated. Coordinate all aspects of clinical placement with the clinical facilities’ designee and Nursing Program Directors/Assistant Dean and/or Course Leaders.
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of Microsoft Word and Excel databases needed for accreditation and departmental recordkeeping purposes.
  • Procure required clinical contracts with desired potential clinical facility partners and secure contract renewals as needed.
  • Participate in the assessment and evaluation of clinical courses, clinical placements and preceptors for the designated program (BSN or MSN - MAGELIN).
  • Assist Nursing Program Directors/Assistant Dean in the acquisition, orientation and evaluation of adjunct clinical faculty as appropriate. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current trends in healthcare, nursing and nursing education.
  • Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; helping others accomplish related job results when needed and as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain health requirement databases for all designated prelicensure nursing students and adjunct clinical faculty as necessary to ensure compliance.
  • Assist the Program Directors/Assistant Dean and/or Course Leaders in the orientation of all prelicensure nursing students to the health and preclinical requirements for participation in nursing clinical experiences for the designated program (BSN or MSN - MAGELIN).
  • Serve in a faculty role during high service demand times as necessary and appropriate.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.

Primary Contacts: Clinical contacts in the community, students, Department of Nursing faculty and staff, and other members of the University community.

Supervision Exercised: None

Supervision Received: Works under general direction toward broadly defined objectives; refers specific problems to the Dean/Assistant Dean when clarification or interpretation of organizational policies is involved.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree required. 

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of previous nursing practice required; experience with PC software (Microsoft Office preferred).

Specialized Training: Must have current license to practice in Ohio as a registered nurse without restrictions; commitment to collaborating with colleagues in other health science disciplines and multiple health care facilities/agencies; serves as a professional role model for colleagues, students and the professional community.

Work Environment/ Physical Work Demands: Standing or sitting in one position for long periods. Multiple service hours; computer data input; multiple concurrent tasks with constant service interruptions; faculty and student contact; strict confidentiality; detailed work.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references to Human.Resources@msj.edu. Please include “Attn: Clinical Coordinator – Nursing Search” in the subject line. A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To send requests for a complete job description, email Human.Resources@msj.edu


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