The University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) College of Nursing invites applications for a Part- Time Graduate Residency Placement Coordinator.
UMSL is a premier public metropolitan university that attracts and encourages outstanding students and faculty to collaborate in learning and scholarship. The College of Nursing supports a growing research and scholarship enterprise that provides excellent opportunities for faculty and students to contribute to the advancement of nursing and health care. Collaboration with healthcare organizations and community partners support the generation, translation, dissemination, and application of knowledge to improve health outcomes. Our educational programs prepare future leaders for roles as clinicians, educators, and scientists. We are committed to faculty development that supports academic, professional and personal success.
Responsibilities of the Position:
The Graduate Residency Placement Coordinator will be responsible for the day to day coordination of
residency placement for students in the DNP program. This individual will work with the DNP Program
Director and the emphasis area coordinators in establishing residency placements for DNP and PGC
Essential Functions: The essential functions of this position are listed below:
Work collaboratively to ensure students have appropriate residency placements and maintain corresponding documentation.
Identify potential residency sites and preceptors.
Verify preceptor credentials and manage preceptor files.
Coordinate development and tracking of preceptor agreements.
Work with CON Compliance Coordinator to establish and maintain any agency contracts.
Develop annual plan for residency placements needs for each new cohort of students in coordination with the emphasis area coordinators.
Coordinate with Emphasis Area Coordinators and other residency faculty to assign students to identified preceptors.
Communicates in writing with students about assigned preceptors and sites ideally at least 6 weeks before residency begins.
Track residency placements to ensure an array of clinical placements needed to meet certification requirements.
Maintain a residency placement database.
Responsible for residency documentation for students and preceptors.
Act as administrator for Typhon.
Enter new students in to the Typhon residency tracking system.
Work with CON Compliance Coordinator to verify student compliance with health background, and other requirements prior to start of clinical experience and provide documentation to site if needed.
Distributes end of the semester documentation of total number of student supervision hours to each preceptor.
Ensures preceptor/clinical site evaluations have been distributed and reviewed.
Maintains database of preceptor/clinical site evaluations in Typhon.
QUALIFICATIONS OF THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Licensure as a registered nurse in Missouri prior to employment.
Three or more years of experience as a registered nurse.
Strong interpersonal skills and cultural competence.
Ability to work with a diverse group of students, colleagues and community members.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to work independently and within a team.
Experience in ambulatory care settings.
Experience as a nurse practitioner.
UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
The University of Missouri?St. Louis (UMSL, commonly pronounced ""uhm-suhl"") is one of four universities in the University of Missouri System. Established in 1963, it is the newest university in the UM System, it is the largest university by enrollment in the St. Louis area with 16,809 students. UMSL's campus is located on the former grounds of the Bellerive Country Club in Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States, within the municipalities of Bellerive, Bel-Nor and Normandy. Additional facilities are located at the former site of Marillac College. UMSL is proud of its motivated, active student body, which consists of over 13,000 undergraduates and 3,500 graduate and professional degree seeing students. UMSL is home to 1,447 faculty members who deliver 54 bachelor's degree programs, 37 master's degree programs, 15 doctoral degree programs and the only professional degree in optometry in Missouri. UMSL provides 24 graduate certificate programs and two education specialist programs. Express Scripts, is the largest corporation in the country, has its headquarters located on a college campus. Express Scripts has 2,500 employees working on the UMSL campus.