APN Program Placement Coordinator
Johns Hopkins University
We are seeking an APN Program Placement Coordinator. Under the direction of the Assistant Dean for Clinical Practice and or the Director of Clinical Placements and Relationships, the APN Program Placement Coordinator provides the day-to-day communication necessary to recruit clinical sites and preceptors required for nurse practitioner and post-masters certificate students’ clinical rotations locally and nationally. In partnership with specialty track coordinators, faculty advisors, students and the APN Program Placement Coordinator provides input for monitoring and improving the electronic clinical placement system to assign students to preceptors. Ensure that data that is entered into the electronic clinical placement system is accurate and complete. Works collaboratively with clinical and community agencies as well as individual preceptors to optimize student learning and foster positive relationships with clinical partners to ensure resources and agreements are in place for appropriate clinical and preceptor placements for graduate nursing students. Assists in general duties related to streamlining clinical placements to optimize faculty expertise and minimize their administrative burden. Promotes and maintains a positive image for the School of Nursing in the greater Baltimore region and nationally for online programs.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Collaborate with agencies and preceptors to procure and maintain adequate clinical practice sites to precept current graduate students, obtaining and maintaining the required documentation in accordance with JHSON and agency policies to identify educational requirements for clinical experiences of nursing students.
Perform regular onsite visits and online meetings with clinical liaisons to maintain relationships.
Act as liaison to maximize,
The utilization of available preceptors.
The placement of students with the appropriate preceptors and clinical sites based on their specific needs.
Prepare for the review and approval by the assistant dean for clinical practice of all written correspondence, materials, and clinical documents such as orientation manuals, preceptor handbooks, protocols, evaluations of preceptors and students, letters or appreciation/recognition, and
Oversee all processes in the electronic clinical placement program to continuously monitor clinical placement sites.
Updates the computerized dashboard report at least weekly to showcase placements and placement opportunities.
Works with Track Co-coordinators to ensure that all students place requests in electronic placement program on set schedules.
Research, identify, establish, and promote positive relationships with agency representatives to maximize the utilization of clinical resources.
Work with the Clinical Placement Specialist to initiate affiliation agreements between the college and clinical practice sites
Network with clinical agencies to ensure clinical placement sites are available for all clinical courses and appropriate for student experience
Continuously monitor preceptor credentials and certifications and ensure compliance with university and school of nursing requirements.
Establish and maintain accurate databases of active, inactive, and ineligible clinical sites and preceptors, monitor agency and preceptor evaluation records, regularly communicate updated status of the data to the supervisor, assistant dean of clinical practice and specialty track directors.
Maintain an inventory of potential clinical placement sites, record relevant data specific to site and preceptor that provides a diary of the history of each for future reference/decision making in the electronic placement record.
Miscellaneous office and administrative tasks, such as identifying and disseminating information to faculty and staff, copying, filing, etc.
Maintain assigned data that is on the placement website including answering the placement emails within 24 hours.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Proficiency in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing required.
Computer competency including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Qualtrics, Microsoft Teams,
Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.
Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with multiple audiences and various stakeholders.
Effective interpersonal skills: must be a self-starter who can comfortably and professionally work with faculty, high level administrators, external funders, Fellows, students and staff.
Excellent time management skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Prior experience with project management
Prefer candidate who has experience working with students and/or nurses.
High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.
Five years progressively responsible related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Three years related experience in program management, managing complex projects and/or research studies/activities.
Familiarity and previous work experience in higher education and/or accreditation.
Knowledge and experience of Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Provider education and training programs.
Classified Title: Program Coordinator
Working Title: APN Program Placement Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/03/OF
Starting Salary Range: Min $21.00 – Max $36.50 HRLY ($56,063 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5:00
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Hybrid/School of Nursing
Department name: Academic Affairs
Personnel area: School of Nursing
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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