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UT Health Graduate Clinical Coordinator- SON-Nursing Graduate Studies in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Graduate Clinical Coordinator- SON-Nursing Graduate Studies

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Administrative/Office Support

Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth

Requisition #: 2100030B

Position Summary:

The Graduate Clinical Coordinator is responsible for assisting with coordination of MSN and DNP student clinical placement experiences. Responsibilities include assisting faculty and students to identify available and appropriate clinical sites as needed, overseeing the onboarding process for clinical placements, and working with institutional liaisons and partner institutions to develop and maintain affiliations.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Communicate and collaborate with the MSN and DNP Program Directors and track coordinators regarding clinical placement needs.

  2. Utilize Typhon to identify potential clinical sites to meet the needs of tracks and students including inactive and underutilized (contract in place) sites.

  3. Establish ongoing communication with potential and current clinical sites to determine feasibility of accepting student placements.

  4. Initiate, coordinate, and secure approval for clinical agreements with outside agencies.

  5. Establish and maintain positive working relationship with clinical agency management and staff.

  6. Maintain a current list of agencies with potential availability for clinical placements.

  7. Assist faculty and students with placement needs as warranted.

  8. Maintain an updated list of onboarding requirements for clinical sites and institutions.

  9. Inform faculty and students of current onboarding requirements for clinical agencies.

  10. Track onboarding process of individual students at clinical agencies.

  11. Collaborate with track coordinators and Student Affairs personnel who verify student health requirements and any other onboarding requirements

  12. Serve as program liaison with the contact personnel and site coordinators at all institutions.

  13. Collaborate with the Cizik School of Nursing contracts coordinator in determining that current contracts are in place and that students have cleared agency requirements for placement.

  14. Track student clinical site placements each semester in collaboration with program track coordinators.

  15. Performs other duties as assigned.


Excellent written and verbal skills. Basic computer skills; knowledge of Office and Excel programs. Interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with students, health care providers/agencies, and faculty.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience in lieu of education

Minimum Experience:

Three years of related experience

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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