Nursing Clinical Placement Coordinator
Towson University

Towson, Maryland

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Nursing Clinical Placement Coordinator - (210000OY)

Job Summary
Towson University (TU) is one of the nation's top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls over 22,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.

Towson University is currently accepting applications for a Nursing Clinical Placement Coordinator. The incumbent coordinates administrative activities pertaining to clinical education, including but not limited to clinical placements, practica and precepted assignments. Manages clinical site coordination documentation, student records, accreditation compliance, and provides programmatic support. Collaborates with Office of General Counsel and clinical agency staff and liaisons to develop clinical site placement affiliation agreements. Other duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.

Responsibilities and Duties
Responsible for coordination and scheduling of clinical placements for students; ensure affiliation agreements are current; work with program faculty and faculty clinical/course coordinators to identify, secure, document and track student clinical education placements. Ensures all mandatory clinical requirements are communicated with students and tracks compliance prior to placement. Works with faculty to ensure sufficient numbers of placements are available for clinical education. Maintains confidential faculty and student compliance files and program-based documentation for clinical education; supports electronic record keeping and utilizes various software platforms to manage and report data (e.g. CAHS Clinical Request System, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Excel, CastleBranch, etc.). Initiates and manages detailed communications with clinical agencies to confirm placements and assignments. May provide website support as part of the communication plan. Compiles, updates, maintains, and prepares records related to clinical placements. Prepares emergency contact spreadsheet for Dean's Office. Prepares files for annual reporting, national accreditation compliance and MD Board of Nursing approval as needed. Participates in new student orientation and clinical orientation to ensure student knowledge of clinical education mandatories and system documentation requirements. Collaborates with Chair and Assistant Chair to develop and implement student communication plan. Troubleshoots issues of non-compliance and reports outcomes to leadership and faculty. May need to resolve student non-compliance and potential conflict. Additional program and clinical education support duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills

Bachelor's degree; three years of related work experience. Ability to design and maintain spreadsheets and databases as required. Ability to understand clinical contracting process and assume responsibilities for managing compliance and meeting deadlines. Working knowledge of variety of software platforms and standard office equipment.

Baccalaureate-prepared Registered Nurse (RN), licensed or eligible for licensure as a RN by the Maryland Board of Nursing. Will consider applicants with Bachelor's degrees in other health sciences, health administration, human resources or business with three years' experience managing health or education related projects. Previous experience in higher education or nursing program support in clinical education and/or student placements.

Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application.

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days.

The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The University System of Maryland (USM) has recently determined that mandating a COVID vaccine for all faculty, staff and students at all schools in the USM is both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety. As a prospective hire at TU, proof of your full COVID19 vaccination must be demonstrated before you begin employment with the University.

To view and apply to current job openings please visit

Office of Human Resources
8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland

Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to:

Towson University is a smoke-free campus.

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