Clinical Placement Coordinator
University of South Carolina Upstate
Spartanburg, SC

The Clinical Placement Coordinator (CPC) is a full-time 12 month staff position in the Mary Black College of Nursing. The CPC is responsible for the acquisition of clinical sites and preceptors for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. The position ensures student compliance with health and other clinical agency data requirements. Serving both Spartanburg and Greenville campus locations. The Clinical Placement Coordinator reports to the Dean or Dean’s designee. This position requires travel to campus and clinical sites in the Spartanburg/Greenville and surrounding counties as needed.

  • Collaborates with the Associate Dean(s), Program Director(s), Clinical Coordinator(s), and Dean to identify and acquire clinical sites and preceptors for undergraduate and graduate students that meet educational requirements.
  • Assigns faculty/students to clinical practicum sites that meet course objectives.
  • Maintains up-to-date student health records ensuring they are current and in compliance with the nursing program and clinical agency.
  • Communicates health care agency requirements (i.e. orientations, charting, parking rules/regulations) to faculty.
  • Monitors, reports, and submits appropriate forms to clinical agencies that may include but are not limited to criminal background checks, CPR certification, drug screen, health and immunization requirements.
  • Serves as the liaison between the Mary Black College of Nursing and health care agencies.
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with clinical/practicum sites and preceptors.
  • Conducts clinical site visits annually and as needed to assess appropriateness of clinical sites.
  • Conducts preceptor and clinical site evaluations each semester obtaining faculty and student feedback that is reported to the Dean or Dean’s designee.
  • Works within various program software used for clinical management (i.e. Microsoft Office, My Clinical Exchange)

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, or high school diploma and 4 years work experience that is directly related to the area of employment; or equivalency. Successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Health Care experience preferred. Associate Degree or higher preferred

Salary: $29,061 – $36,951; Salary commensurate with education and experience.

For more information and/or to apply, go to https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/131532

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.


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About University of South Carolina Upstate

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked USC Upstate No. 1 among Top Public Regional Colleges in the South. USC Upstate has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. In addition, students and faculty from over 25 nations reflect the university’s international character. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country, the campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 6000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing diversity.