MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: The coordinator has the administrative authority to accomplish the mission, goals, students’ learning outcomes, and Preceptor related outcomes; and provide effective leadership to the MSN concentrations in accordance with NTF/CCNE and the professional nursing standards.
•Hold active, unencumbered Advanced Practice Registered Nurse ('APRN') license in the state of Florida
•Nationally Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner or a Nurse Practitioner with a population focus (e.g. Adult,
Geriatric, Pediatrics, etc.)
•PhD or Doctor of Nursing Practice required
•Minimum of one year of clinical experience as a board-certified advanced registered nurse practitioner
•Teaching experience required
•Supervisory experience required
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Read, understand, and comply with the University’s mission, the catalog, the University’s policies and procedures, the Staff Handbook and Institutional Effectiveness process.
•Respond to communications (e-mail, voice mail) on a daily basis.
•Assure the effective operation of all Practicums by assuming the responsibility to organize, supervise and evaluate the different preceptorship sites, instructors, and students.
•Work in collaboration with the MSN/DON to hire and train FNP faculty for the Practicums.
•Oversees the quality of the FNP courses, clinical portion of the program, and all other practicums.
•Coordinates the clinical practicums for the students, preceptors and faculty.
•Develop and facilitate practicum preceptors and faculty professional development opportunities.
•Work collaboratively with administrative personnel on the program’s planning, evaluation, and implementation process to promote program effectiveness and growth.
•Address practicum students’ academic and discipline issues with the DON.
•Maintain oversight of professional nursing behaviors and actions of FNP students.
•Coordinate regular assessment of students and preceptors.
•Ensure efficient and effective student advising during preceptorship.
•Ensure that practicum courses’ syllabi are up-dated and copies administered to the Vice-President, DON and
•Ensure adequacy of evaluation tools and methods within the MSN program in order to determine consistency with practicum courses’ learning outcomes/objectives in lectures and clinical.
•Participate in Nursing Department committees related to the program and in the CCNE accreditation meetings.
•Implement practicum concentration professional policies, standards and procedures.
•Recommend MSN program policies and procedures to promote program growth, improvement, and compliance with CCNE accreditation.
•Participate in professional development and scholarly activities as well as accreditation workshops/seminars and committee meetings.
•Participate in FNU’s commencement events as well as nursing White Coat Ceremony.
•Participate in the self-studies and committees conducted by the University.
•Network and deal skillfully with health care practitioners to facilitate clinical placements for incoming and continuing students.
•Secure and coordinate clinical placement sites for incoming and continuing students.
•Facilitate the development of contracts with preceptors according to FNU established guidelines.
•Conduct site visits, orient preceptors, and students as required.
•Supervise and direct Faculty Evaluators.
•Identify and resolve problems skillfully.
•Ensures that Performance Improvement monitoring is completed in a timely manner and that plans for correction are implemented as needed.
•Teach the didactic or clinical portion of assigned course.
•Supervise students’ clinical performances for the duration of the program for each clinical course to assure achievement of course objectives.
•Support and participate in University Commencement Ceremonies.
•Perform administrative and other duties as assigned
•Perform any special project assigned by supervisor or by the President.