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Clinical Preceptor Coordinator

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Pacific Lutheran University

Job Summary

Part Time
Posted on
September 12, 2019
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, Washington
Years of Experiences
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education Level
Master's Degree
$36.06 per hour + excellent benefits package

About Pacific Lutheran University

Located on a 156-acre woodland campus, six miles south of Tacoma, in suburban Parkland, Washington, PLU is a private university dedicated to doing things differently since 1890. More than 800 employees at PLU hold positions as faculty members, administrators, academic and administrative staff, including trades and support services. With a tradition of rigorous liberal arts and professional programs, we are committed to developing ethical and educated individuals who are prepared for a lifetime of success—both in their careers and in service to others. The faculty, staff, and administrators of PLU are similarly devoted to service. Working on a university campus requires a commitment to caring for our students, colleagues, campus, and community. Whether staff are preparing meals in the dining hall, processing payments in the Business Office, maintaining our trees and grounds, or teaching a class, all positions are critical to the success of PLU, our students, and staff.

Contact name
Human Resources

Job description

Work Schedule:

Grant funded position through approximately June 2023 with possibility of continuation. PT; 20 hours per week; Monday-Friday; some evenings and weekends may be required. This position requires travel to clinical sites (up to 25%).

General Description:     

The Clinical Preceptor Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support and management of PLU School of Nursing (SoN) graduate clinical preceptors. This position also maintains preceptor records/evaluations and works closely with the Clinical Placement Coordinator in support of student clinical placement. Reports to the HRSA Grant Program Coordinator.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:            

• Identify potential preceptors.

• Plan and execute lunch and learn outreach activities.

• Coordinate ongoing communication with all current and potential preceptors.

• Coordinate meetings of the preceptorship working group.

• Establish and maintain tracking mechanisms necessary for reporting grant activities.

• Responsible for continuing education development, data collection, and data analysis to ensure compliance with continuing education guidelines.

• Work with SoN administration, Continuing Education personnel, ANEW Grant personnel, faculty and administrative support staff to coordinate and implement grant-related activities.

• Perform other duties as assigned. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:              

• Proficient knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Strong organizational skills.

• Ability to multitask and prioritize frequently changing needs.

• Ability to work well under pressure and resolve problems in a timely and professional manner.

• Knowledge of and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

• Ability to demonstrate good judgment and discretion as well as working with people at all levels.

Required Qualifications:             

1. Master’s degree in Nursing.

2. Experience with evaluation metrics, data collection, and data analysis.

3. Ability to drive to clinical sites.

4. Finalist applicants must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.

Preferred Qualifications:            

• Experience in nursing education.

• Experience in continuing education.

• APRN preferred.

Work Conditions:           

• Office setting.

• Frequent interruptions.

• Long periods of sitting and keyboarding required.         

Other Information:        

PLU offers an excellent benefits package including tuition remission for employees and their dependents, retirement plan, medical, dental, paid vacation, major holidays off, and many other great university benefits.