Clinical Coordinator, Radiologic Science
Posted March 10, 2023
Radiologic Science Program, The University of Charleston
The clinical coordinator will be responsible for coordinating clinical education with didactic education responsibilities as assigned by the Program Chair. Clinical education effectiveness will be assured through a schedule of regular visits to all clinical education centers. The Clinical Coordinator will coordinate all clinical preceptors at all affiliates with the goal of maintaining a consistent and uniform clinical experience. The Clinical Coordinator will participate in didactic radiology classroom instruction. Further responsibilities include student assessment in the clinical setting and new faculty orientation and mentoring. This position reports to the Department Chair of the Radiologic Science program at the University of Charleston.
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- Coordinate clinical education for all clinical sites
- Develop clinical schedules for students
- Plan to visit clinical sites on a regular basis
- Work in conjunction with the clinical preceptors to assure standardization and consistency of rotation schedules, evaluations, policies, Trajecys utilization, and any other procedures pertaining to the student’s clinical education.
- Evaluate the competency based clinical system and recommend revisions as necessary
- Quantitatively evaluate the student instructor ratio and the effectiveness or lack of effectiveness based on outcomes; recommend action to the program director based on JRCERT requirements.
- Participate in didactic and clinical instruction.
- Prepare lesson plans, course syllabi, and course outlines for didactic and clinical courses.
- Review radiology clinical syllabi and outlines the radiology program Handbook annually to assure compliance to JRCERT accreditation requirements and recommends revisions, additions, or changes when necessary.
- Ensure accuracy of student clinical records, attendance, evaluations, etc.
- Ensure accuracy and determination of clinical grades.
- Review program curriculum regularly in relation to the University and Health Sciences Division criteria for degrees.
- Provide advising for students, based on clinical and didactic performance and progression in the program.
- Maintains record of overall clinical rotation schedule and attendance of students.
- Seek and possess proficiency in curriculum development, program supervision, classroom and clinical instruction, program and individual evaluation, and student counseling.
- Attend faculty, division, university and joint advisory committee meetings.
- Attend clinical educator’s workshops, seminars, and conferences to remain up to date in knowledge of imaging techniques, educational methodology, and JRCERT standards.
- Provide pertinent information to the program chair and clinical preceptors about instructional methodologies and ways to integrate didactic and clinical learning.
- Support the program director as needed to assure effective program operations.
- Participate in the accreditation and assessment process.
- Maintain current knowledge of program policies, procedures, and student progress.
- Schedule meetings with clinical preceptors, both individually and jointly.
- Assist the program director with overall program effectiveness.
- Serve on appointed committees within the department, division, and university as specified by the program director, dean (either of the division or of the faculty), or the faculty.
- Participate in continuing education and attend distract, state, and/or national professional organizational meetings.
- Assists instructors in lab simulations and lab testing.
- Exemplify high standards and the goals of the sponsoring institution and the profession.
- Strive consistently to set a positive example for the program, the sponsoring institution, the community, the students, and the graduates of the program.
- Participate in recruitment for the program.
The sponsoring institution, The University of Charleston, employs the Clinical Coordinator as a full-time faculty member to coordinate the clinical education for the program.
The minimum qualifications for the Clinical Coordinator are as follows:
- Baccalaureate degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
- Up to date with credentials and shall be in good standing in radiography by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
- Shall have a minimum of two years post certification experience as a professional radiographer.
- Shall have a minimum of one year experience as an instructor in an accredited radiography program.
- Shall be proficient in curriculum development, supervision, instruction, evaluation, and advising.
- Shall document evidence of continued professional development.
- Must maintain WV state licensure in radiology.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to:
Anita Angel, Administrative Assistant
The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer