Job: Clinical Operations Coordinator

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Grand Canyon University’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is seeking a Clinical Operations Coordinator. This position is responsible for handling all administrative activities, duties and tasks pertaining to the pre-licensure clinical rotations including identifying and certifying qualified clinical experiences, and quantifying number of rotations per level required for student population. The Clinical Operations Coordinator works with Director of Clinical Operations to ensure all experiences meet all regulatory standards.


  • Participates in Bi-Yearly Resolutions process with the Board of Nursing and AZ Hospital Administrators to negotiate and obtain clinical spaces for each GCU pre-licensure student.
  • Acts as University direct contact to create and maintain partnerships with AZ Hospital Administrators and community agencies to meet clinical placement needs.
  • Finalizes clinical schedules and communicates with faculty services to build approved rotations for faculty scheduling.
  • Populates and maintains the myClinicalExchange(mCE) system for all approved clinical rotations, clinical faculty and students within the program.
  • Ensures all clinical sites are approved and put into scheduling database for assignment.
  • Works closely with the Office of Field Experience to ensure clinical rotations are being scheduled appropriately for students within the program.
  • Works closely with the Office of Field Experience to ensure all students are meeting agency deadlines for compliance.
  • Acts as University direct contact with AZ Hospital Administrators and completes/delivers all Clinical Experience Requirements Forms (CERF’s) to each clinical site by state approved deadlines.
  • Coordinates and oversees clinical field placement rotations and takes steps to streamline and improve processes where needed.
  • Serves as the focal resource person for faculty and students in any matters relating to the clinical rotations.
  • Perform related duties as assigned and needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from a CCNE/NLNAC or ACEN accredited program.
  • Must have active unencumbered RN license.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of all specialties in nursing patient care practice.
  • Highly knowledgeable of nursing processes and procedures as related to patient care.
  • Proficient with computer software including MS Office Suite.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree (MSN)
  • Work experience which involved administrative or coordination of activities related to accreditation, licensing and regulations.


GCU’s Christian worldview has shaped the university’s mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

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