Director of Clinical Placement and Compliance

George Washington University
Ashburn, Virginia
Apr 19, 2024
Apr 24, 2024
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Job Description Summary:

The GW School of Nursing (GW Nursing) prepares nurse leaders, providers, and scholars to improve the health of all people by leveraging our presence in the nation's capital. The Clinical Placement and Compliance Director provides leadership for clinical placement as it relates to undergraduate and graduate nursing education, along with regulatory compliance. The Director Clinical Placement and Compliance will work in collaboration with the GW Nursing Program Associate Deans and Program Track Directors to ensure students are provided with adequate clinical placements. The position will report to the Vice Dean and manage the Clinical Placement team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides leadership and oversight for the GW Nursing clinical placement team to ensure timely and efficient undergraduate and graduate student placements.
  • Directly leads and supervises clinical placement office staff, makes hiring decisions, provides coaching, training, and mentoring, manages performance, and determines future staffing needs.
  • Maintains an effective electronic student tracking system across all clinical nursing programs.
  • Serves as the School of Nursing's point of contact for issues concerning regulatory compliance as it relates to undergraduate and graduate nursing education programs.
  • Collaborates with the academic program leadership and faculty/staff to achieve and ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Ensures that clinical and preceptor experiences meet the requirements of applicable local, state, and national professional and accrediting bodies, and the state authorization regulations (NC-SARA).
  • Maintains currency of State Board of Nursing regulations/requirements as they relate to nursing education programs; completes required BON reports.
  • Collaborates with program leadership to plan and implement assessment and evaluation methodologies related to group and preceptor clinical experiences.
  • Collaborates with the Associate Dean for Community Engagement and Clinical Practice, course clinical coordinators, and clinical placement team to identify clinical preceptors and sites.
  • Collaborates with program directors to ensure that adjunct clinical faculty and preceptors are prepared with appropriate educational materials (e.g., orientation and educational materials, course syllabi, and contact information) regarding their roles and responsibilities.
  • Collaborates with program directors in the development and implementation of a comprehensive process for student evaluation of clinical sites, clinical faculty, and preceptors.

Perform all other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 6 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study plus 4 years of relevant professional experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Leadership experience in higher education.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to work with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and prioritization skills. Project management experience preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel and Access. Should be proficient in database management.
  • Nursing degree is preferred.

Typical Hiring Range
$75,044.98 - $108,882.10 How is pay for new employees determined at GW?


Campus Location:
Ashburn, Virginia
School of Nursing
Academic Affairs
Program Administration
Level 2
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Work Schedule:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
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Employee Onsite Status
Required Background Check:
Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

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Background Screening
Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.