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  • Clinical Placement Coordinator - NESA

    Job Locations US-MA-Worcester
    ID
    2018-3209
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Staff
  • Overview

    The Clinical Placement Coordinator - NESA (New England School of Acupuncture) reports to the Director of Clinical Education and provides administrative support for clinical education for all programs and sites.

    Responsibilities

    • Act as liaison to 65+ assistantship sites in community settings and manage list of approved sites, affiliation agreements, student placements, credentialing, and evaluations
    • Work with Clinical Director to coordinate student placements in treatment centers in Newton and Worcester for separate programs with different calendars
    • Support clinical internship placements at multiple allopathic facilities, collaborating with Clinical Director, site coordinators and faculty
    • Manage affiliation agreements with clinical internship sites, as well as student placements and evaluations
    • Attend planning meetings on both campuses and in satellite sites
    • Work with Clinical Director to determine number of student placements needed each term and what type of student experience is needed
    • Administer an effective program for placement of students
    • Prepare orientation documents and manuals for all students entering the clinical year
    • Assist Clinical Director with in-person orientation for new interns annually
    • Handle all credentialing, including CORI checks, CPR verification, and health clearance, prior to beginning of new placements
    • Communicate with students, faculty, and clinical affiliate staff
    • Maintain support for faculty and students in clinical settings
    • Track approved adjunct faculty and preceptors
    • Develop and maintain tracking databases
    • Maintain records of evaluations of clinical sites, faculty preceptors, and students
    • Assist in distribution of teaching and administrative materials to clinical faculty
    • Assist the campus administrative assistant with duties as assigned

    Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

     

    Once a candidate has been identified, employment will be handled through an agency.

     

    Qualifications

    Required:

     

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Strong organizational, administrative, and database skills
    • Ability to respond effectively and sensitively to inquiries and concerns
    • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with deadlines in team environment
    • Ability to be customer-focused
    • Ability to travel between the Worcester and Newton campuses as well as among clinical sites.

    Desired:

     

    • Prior experience in health care setting

    Apply

    Please attach a cover letter and a resume or curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.

     


     

    About Us

    MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public.  In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.

     

    Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.

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