The Clinical Supervisor I or II is a part-time staff position with responsibility for clinical teaching and/or supervision of students in a clinical setting according to the policies and procedures of the clinical site, the Department of Nursing, and the Berman School of Nursing and Health Professions. Duties include, but are not limited to, competency evaluation, planning for and assigning clinical duties to students, arranging orientation to clinical site for self and students, conducting post clinical conferences with student group(s), providing written clinical evaluation of student performance at mid-term and final periods in the semester, grading clinical written assignments, and working with SU faculty and staff to resolve issues with clinical sites and/or students. Responsibilities may also include involvement in off-campus, evening and/or weekend duties, participation in course meetings and required site orientation.
B.S. degree in Nursing is required for Clinical Supervisor I; M.S. degree or higher in Nursing is required for Clinical Supervisor II; must be a registered nurse licensed in Maryland or another Compact State with recent experience in the relevant specialized field of practice; College level teaching experience is preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proficiency as a practicing Registered Nurse
Demonstrated current knowledge of a relevant specialized field of nursing practice
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to plan, organize, and evaluate clinical education experiences
Effective interpersonal skills
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and enhancement of student academic achievement
Familiarity with educational assessment practices
Ability to work effectively with students from diverse backgrounds and with various learning styles
Proficiency in Microsoft applications, including PowerPoint, Word and Excel
Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed
Engage in clinical supervision activity totaling no more than the equivalent of seven clinical groups per calendar year.
Provide supervision and instruction to students in a clinical and/or skills laboratory setting.
Collaborate with the course coordinator and/or instructor to facilitate student learning in the clinical setting based on theoretical concepts taught in the classroom including planning clinical time and patient assignments to reinforce specific learning objectives.
Coach students and/or demonstrate nursing care in a variety of clinical situations, including hospitals, out-patient clinics, the home care setting, etc.
Evaluate student performance of clinical skills, including the demonstration of the role of caregiver.
Evaluate written and oral assignments.
Meet with students to discuss their performance of clinical skills and patient care, including performance issues and methods for improvement as needed.
Participate in course meetings, required orientation per clinical setting, and student meetings.
Submit written reports of progress on each student to the clinical course coordinator and/or instructor as requested.
Participate in the Clinical Supervisors' Development Workshop in each semester in which one or more clinical groups are supervised.
Collegiality, as well as professional and ethical conduct, enhances teaching, learning and the general reputation of all persons in the academy. Therefore, all faculty members are expected to serve in a collegial fashion and in accordance with professional and ethical principles when dealing with other faculty members, students, administrators, and members of the public.
As Maryland's third-largest independent university, Stevenson serves more than 4,400 students pursuing bachelor's, master's, and adult undergraduate degrees in the classroom and online. Founded in 1947 as Villa Julie College, the University is committed to providing a career-focused education and to offering programs that ensure our students' success in an increasingly dynamic job market.The University imbues its emphasis on career throughout the educational experience, from coursework to experiential learning. In addition to providing students with a quality liberal arts education, the University also stays true to its tagline, "Imagine Your Future. Design Your Career." Stevenson graduates gain the knowledge and skills that they can apply to not just their first job or graduate course but also carry with them throughout their lives. This promise is made explicit through the Career ArchitectureSM model, which carefully mentors students through a process of learning who they are within a framework of theory, practice, and mentoring. Stevenson has historically high job and graduate school placement rates for its students, helping them find success by starting their careers or by ente...ring graduate school for continuing their education. In 2013, the Maryland Career Development Association (MCDA) recognized the impact of the Career Architecture process by awarding Stevenson with its annual MCDA Organizational Career Planning Award. This award recognizes an institution that has developed an excellent program for career development within the organization.