Faculty, Nursing and Contract and Clinical Placement Coordinator

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Nursing Instruction

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Faculty, Nursing and Contract and Clinical Placement Coordinator




College of Nursing

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Atlanta, GA

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Mercer University, College of Nursing, located in Atlanta, Georgia invites applications for a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track faculty Contract and Clinical Placement Coordinator position to begin no later than July 1, 2021.  This is a non-tenure track appointment.  The Contract and Clinical Placement Coordinator facilitates selection and securement of clinical facilities and agencies, not limited to: hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes, and community health agencies for clinical placements as well as experiential learning activities primarily for traditional undergraduate students in the College of Nursing.  Rank and salary are commensurate with professional qualifications and experience. 

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Coordinates and facilitates faculty requests for clinical placements.
  2. Facilitates faculty orientation to new facilities.
  3. Ensures that all correspondence with clinical agencies is completed each semester including but not limited to letters of agreement. Responsible for rescheduling students when clinical sites change and/or warrant reorganization.
  4. Responsible for ensuring all students are current, including, but not limited to immunizations, CPR certification, Basic Life Support, agency orientations.
  5. Ensure agency contracts are up to date.
  6. Seek new placements and opportunities as needed.
  7. Troubleshoot placement issues.
  8. Ensure that all required student documentation is current and accessible, evidence of health insurance, evidence of completion of HIPAA course.
  9. Assist with clinical orientation of new faculty.
  10. Ensure that all required clinical evaluations, clinical site evaluations, preceptor evaluations and other end of semester evaluation paperwork is complete and filed each semester.
  11. Review clinical site evaluations and make recommendations based on data.
  12. Attend meetings as required for college and university.
  13. Attend clinical agency meetings as appropriate.
  14. Assist with completion of required reports such as Board of Nursing, CCNE.
  15. May teach didactic or lab sections in the undergraduate program, as needed.
  16. May direct oversight for clinical groups and/or conduct clinical site visits as needed.
  17. Perform other duties as required.


  • Master’s degree from an accredited college/university in Nursing at the time of employment
  • Unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Georgia
  • Knowledge of metro Atlanta area agencies
  • Strong organizational skills, excellent written and oral communication skills; Strong computer skills


• Undergraduate academic (University) teaching experience strongly preferred
• Evidence experience with CCNE accreditation standards

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy Statement, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching, and the names and full contact information of three references.

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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