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Clinical Coordinator, School of Nursing
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted May 14, 2024
Title Clinical Coordinator, School of Nursing
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department School of Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Nursing - General

Position Summary

The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for identifying, scheduling, and managing undergraduate and graduate clinical placements within the University at Buffalo School of Nursing (UB SON). Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Identify appropriate clinical sites in hospitals, clinics, community centers, libraries, schools, and other places where registered nurses and/or advanced practice nurses are working.
  • Place students in clinical settings that the faculty have determined appropriate to the students’ learning needs and course objectives.
  • Coordinate verification and communication of credentialing requirements to clinical partners (e.g., HIPAA training, immunizations, CPR, TB, annual health clearance, influenza immunization, etc.).
  • Create clinical rotation schedules.
  • Initiate and maintain affiliation agreements with the support of the Director of Academic Operations.
  • Attend meetings at clinical affiliation agencies as required and distribute necessary information to students and faculty.
  • Maintain and update tracking software with accurate listing of all preceptors, clinical sites, and current board certification.
  • Assist in the evaluation of clinical sites.
  • Assist with coordination of lab and simulation scheduling.
  • Prepare orientation documents in BrightSpace for all students enrolled in clinical courses and track student completion.
  • Participate in student, adjunct faculty, and preceptor orientations.
  • Assist faculty with scheduling makeup clinicals for students who are absent.
  • Serve as a first point of contact for issues with student placements. Triage appropriately to supervising faculty and program coordinators.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefit packages.

About UB School of Nursing
Founded in 1936, the UB School of Nursing is a leader in high-quality nursing education and research in a dynamic university setting. Our mission is to foster an inclusive and diverse environment of academic and scholarly excellence that develops nurse leaders who will improve the health and wellness of local, national, and global communities. Our undergraduate programs prepare nurses for expanded professional roles in an increasingly complex and evolving health care environment ranking in the top 10% nationally. Our graduate and advanced certificate DNP programs are also ranked in the top 10% nationally, and prepare clinicians, researchers, educators, and leaders to provide complex care across settings, educate the next generation of nurses, and advance nursing and health care knowledge. Visit our website to learn more about the UB School of Nursing.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing.
  • Licensed as a registered nurse (RN) in NYS.
  • 2 years of experience working as an registered nurse (RN).
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Excellent professional communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideal candidate has healthcare contacts throughout WNY and has familiarity with local inpatient and community health agencies.
  • Experience with BrightSpace (learning management software) and Typhon (student tracking software).
  • Preceptor training or experience.
  • Experience with clinical DEU model.
  • Experience with new graduate residency training.

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