Job Description – Clinical Supervisor

Under the direction and supervision of the Assistant Director of Nursing and/or Director of Nursing, the Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the continuing review, improvement and development of Angeles Institute healthcare programs.  In addition, the Clinical Supervisor is responsible for development of activities within Angeles Institute.  The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for clinical development and clinical faculty development.  The Clinical Supervisor is also responsible for carrying out the clinical instructional programs and implementing the educational and professional objectives of Angeles Institute by working directly with administration, faculty, staff, and students to develop excellence in teaching, and professional experience. The Clinical Supervisor also administers the scheduling and supervision of clinical satellites, observational experiences and preceptorships.

Clinical Supervisor Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Associate Degree or above.
  • Completed a teaching course approved by the Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Vocational Nurse in California.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and ability to apply basic principles of nursing care.
  • Experience and/or education in the care of the aged and chronically ill.
  • Three or more years experience in direct patient care in a long term care facility or nursing facility.
  • One year or more experience in teaching or clinical supervision.

Clinical Supervisor Personal Requirements

  • Good emotional and physical health.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships.
  • Demonstrates evidence of interest in continuous professional growth.
  • Possesses a genuine interest and ability to work with geriatric persons, acute/chronically ill persons and disabled persons.
  • Demonstrate a willingness and ability to work under supervision and to supervise faculty and students.
  • Possesses initiative, dependability and skill in educating faculty/students.
  • Possesses ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Possesses resourcefulness in emergency situations.
  • Possesses genuine respect for others and acceptance of their individual social and cultural traits.

 Clinical Supervisor Responsibilities – Clinical Supervision

  • To schedule (with the clinical instructor) Pre-Planning Conference with the clinical facility.
  • To plan and organize the clinical learning.
  • To develop clinical rotations, distribute them to students, and post them in appropriate areas of the school.
  • Schedule orientation with the clinical instructor at the facility.
  • Monitor clinical sites effectiveness.
  • Monitor clinical instructor effectiveness.
  • Obtain new clinical sites as needed.
  • Coordinate special clinical activities as they occur.
  • To utilize expertise to promote professional growth of faculty/students in the clinical setting.
  • To evaluate the faculty/student’s clinical written materials.
  • To evaluate faculty/student performance in the clinical setting as evidenced:
    • A. By making clinical visits and speaking to on facility staff and
    • B. By verifying documentation and adherence to regulations (Angeles
    • C. By attending a sample of pre/post conference sessions.
  • To adhere to the philosophy, objectives, policies, and standards of the institute and clinical facilities.
  • To establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff personnel in clinical facilities.
  • To attend all faculty meetings.
  • To contact the Director of Nursing or Assistant Director of Nursing, in areas such as student attendance, clinical incidence, student progress or faculty issues.
  • Assist as necessary the Clinical Instructor to notify the student via verbal and written notification of misconduct or anticipated non-completion of objectives (clinical failure) before the end of the semester whenever possible.
  • To maintain professional role as a Clinical Supervisor and refrain from personal and social involvement with students.
  •  The Clinical Supervisor is responsible to assist in the review, and evaluation of both short and long-range goals, objectives, programs, and curricula for Angeles Institute. administrators. Institute, State and Facility).
  • The Clinical Supervisor works closely with administration to share information, deal with academic/clinical concerns, and to assist in developing effective policies.

Job Description – Term One Theory-Clinical Instructor

Under the director and supervision of the Academic/Clinical Supervisor, Assistant Director of Nursing and/or Director of Nursing, the Term One Theory-Clinical. Instructor is responsible for the supervision and training of nursing students in the classroom and at the clinical site. The Term One Theory-Clinical Instructor will supervise the care given to assigned Residents/Patients as well as monitor treatments, medications, observational experiences and charting.

Term One Theory-Clinical Instructor Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Associate Degree or above; Associate Degree applicant must apply for California designated subjects teaching credential.
  • Completed a teaching course approved by the Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Vocational Nursing in California.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and ability to apply basic principles of nursing care.
  • Experience and/or education in the care of the aged and chronically ill.
  • Two or more years experience in direct patient care in a long term care facility or nursing facility.

Term One Theory-Clinical Instructor Personal Requirements

  • Good emotional and physical health.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships.
  • Demonstrates evidence of interest in continuous professional growth.
  • Possesses a genuine interest and ability to work with geriatric persons, acute/chronically ill persons and disabled persons.
  • Demonstrate a willingness and ability to work under supervision and to supervise students assisting in Resident and Patient care.
  • Possesses initiative, dependability and skill in educating students.
  • Possesses ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Possesses resourcefulness in emergency situations.
  • Possesses genuine respect for others and acceptance of their individual social and cultural traits.

Term One Theory-Clinical Instructor Responsibilities – Classroom

  • To demonstrate expertise in specific area or course content.
  • To assist in the orientation of the new faculty.
  • To attend all faculty meetings. 
  • To present proposed need for content or curriculum changes to administration.
  • To issue classroom orientation materials and classroom protocols to the students on the first day of class.
  • To establish testing procedures for the classroom, to maintain a record of grades and to submit ongoing records to administration.
  • To monitor, record and submit classroom attendance.
  • To issue written Warnings or recommend Probations for students in theory class.
  • To preview and select appropriate audiovisual aides.
  • To develop instructional materials including information sheets, modules, and testing materials at an appropriate level for the semester.
  • To act as liaison between students and nursing administration.
  • To adhere to all the Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician regulations.
  • Maintain professional role as instructor. Refrain from personal, social involvement with students.
  • To conduct the theory presentation in an organized format based on curriculum.
  • To arrive prior to scheduled class time in order to organize activities.
  • To conduct NCLEX mock testing at the end of each component.

Term One Theory-Clinical Instructor Responsibilities – Clinical

  • To schedule and attend a Pre-Planning Conference with the clinical facility.
  • To plan and organize the clinical learning experience and select appropriate related instructional devices, procedures, or materials for the achievement of student learning
  • To develop clinical rotations, distribute them to students, and post them in appropriate areas of the clinical facilities.
  • To distribute and post course objectives in specified units.
  • To orient the students to the clinical facility.
  • To utilize expertise to promote professional growth of students in the clinical setting.
  • To evaluate the student’s clinical written materials.
  • To evaluate student performance in the clinical setting utilizing the clinical objectives as evidenced:

    A. By making rounds with each student and discussing nursing care

    B. By verifying student documentation of vital signs, intake and output,

    C. By utilizing post conference to verify learning by promoting objectives for each patient for that day. Treatments, narrative charting, flow charting, and medications. Discussions of objectives that were met during the clinical day (e.g., NCLEX review sessions, medication administration, laboratory tests, assessments, diagnostic studies, etc.)
  • To adhere to the philosophy, objectives, policies, and standards of the institute and clinical facilities.
  • To establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff personnel in clinical facilities.
  • To attend all faculty meetings.
  • To contact the Clinical Supervisor at least bi-weekly, or more frequently if need arises, in areas such as student attendance, clinical incidence, or student progress.
  • To notify the student via verbal and written notification of misconduct or anticipated non-completion of objectives (clinical failure) before the end of the semester whenever possible.
  • To adhere to all the Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician regulations.
  • To arrive prior to student arrival in order to post-assignments and organize the days activities.
  • To maintain professional role as an instructor refrain from personal and social involvement with students.
  • To call attendance to administration daily and send written attendance sheets in weekly.

    It is the policy of Angeles Institute that no faculty or student shall leave the clinical site during scheduled hours (i.e., leaving the facility for lunch) unless approved by the Director of Nursing.

 To be considered for employment please email your resume to: veronika@angelesinstitute.edu.