Director of Graduate Nursing Clinical Placement (AA22186)
Minnesota State University Mankato
Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Internal Number: 2168
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Employment Condition: Probationary
This position is accountable for promoting, facilitating, managing, and evaluating the placement of graduate nursing students into clinical settings within multiple health care systems in Minnesota. This position initiates and maintains clinical contracts, manages student requests through The Clinical Coordination Partnership (TCCP) for Advanced Practice Students, manages the onboarding of students into clinical settings, tracks students placed, manages graduate student progress through the Typhon Group Student Tracking System for Health Education, and develops new clinical sites to enable program growth.
Bachelor's degree in a health-related field plus two years of professional experience in a health related field.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze data, and make decisions.
Demonstrated effective professional human relations, verbal, and written communication skills (e.g., reports, email).
Excellent time management, prioritization, and organizational skills.
Functional knowledge of database software and management (e.g., FileMaker Pro), word processing, web maintenance, and student tracking processes.
Class D Driver's License.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Master's degree in a health-related field plus one year of professional experience in a health-related field.
Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students, agency administrators, and community practitioners from diverse backgrounds.
Familiarity with nursing clinical practice settings in Minnesota; understanding of primary, acute and tertiary health care settings.
Experience with on-campus and distance education.
Experience with project management software and cloud platforms for developing and managing databases and using this technology to evaluate or examine data.
Experience mentoring students or novice faculty.
Experience working in an academic or health care setting.
Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.
The person filling this position could work remotely with occasional travel to Edina where the graduate program is based. Travel to meetings at clinical sites may be required. A shared office in Edina could be provided. Must have a valid driver's license.
Based on the essential functions of this positions, MMB Policy #1422, and University policies relating to flexible work, this position is eligible for the following work modes:
Telework: A position with a work arrangement that allows an employee to perform work on a regular basis at a telework location that is not the employee' s permanent/principal work location. Up to 90% of the time.
Position requires physical mobility within clinical and academic environments and ability to travel to clinical locations. Needs to be able to work long hours at a computer.
Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: www.mnsu.edu
The salary range denoted above is the contractual range; however, salary upon hire is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Minnesota State University, Mankato is a member of the Minnesota State system. Minnesota State has established a strategic vision, Equity 2030, which aims to close the educational equity gaps across race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status, ability, and geographic location by the end of the decade at every Minnesota State college and university and to provide an opportunity for all Minnesotans to create a better future for themselves, for their families, and for their communities. The focus of the work includes:
· Enhancing access and student success.
· Providing Minnesota with the talent it needs.
· Anchoring the communities and regions we serve.
Equity 2030 seeks to bridge efforts occurring within divisions and institutions, creating an intentional statewide culture of equity-minded collaboration and resulting in equitable practice embedded throughout our institutions. The full Equity 2030 plan is linked here. https://www.minnstate.edu/Equity2030/index.html
Minnesota State University, Mankato has identified five broad themes as our basis for discussion in developing our next comprehensive strategic plan. The themes are Serving Students and Managing Enrollment, Focusing our Resources, Offering an Exceptional Student Experience, Caring for Health and Well-Being, and Ensuring a Welcoming, Equitable, and Inclusive University. We seek to attract teacher-scholars who will be culturally and academically diverse faculty members, and staff with a demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. Minnesota State University, Mankato, is student-centered and focuses on applied research that expands knowledge; improves learning; and serves the region, state, and nation.
Founded as a Normal School in 1868, Minnesota State University, Mankato is now the second largest university in Minnesota with a tradition of combining big-ideas with real-world thinking to find solutions for pressing problems in the state, region, and global society. Mankato, Minnesota, is a community of nearly 44,500 people, about 85 miles southwest of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The University acknowledges the land and the tribal nations upon this land whose work is being accomplished. We acknowledge that we are on Dakota land. We also take the opportunity to recognize that we live, work, and learn in the homeland of the Dakota people, whose language frames our name—Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Serving approximately 14,000 students annually, the University is an applied research institution, with more than 200 academic programs, from bachelor's through doctoral degrees. The University is a diverse and global campus with 18% students of color and 1,175 + international students from 95 countries, cutting-edge information technology solutions and extensive partnerships. With 1,600 faculty and staff, including 700 teaching faculty. The University has additional locations and a growing number of on-line programs to accelerate educational access and opportunity. These locations include partnerships in northern Minnesota's the iron range region. Fast facts about the university can be found here: https://mankato.mnsu.edu/about-the-university/fast-facts/
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Minnesota State University, Mankato is where tireless thought and innovative research bring real solutions to real needs. The University's environment of big ideas coupled with real-world thinking equip Minnesota State Mankato students to go well beyond expectations and into exciting, rewarding futures.A growing international reputation for breakthrough research distinguishes the University, as does the unique quality of life that marks the proud community of greater Mankato.