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Requisition Number 18-0042
Post Date 7/2/2018
Title Clinical Lab Supervisor
City Frederick
State MD

Under the general direction of the Director of BSN Programs, the full-time Clinical Lab Supervisor coordinates the development of clinical experiences for students in both the BSN Pre-licensure and BSN Completion programs. This individual will develop student clinical placement/rotations with preceptors, implement and evaluate all clinical activities, manage nursing laboratory functions, work with nursing faculty and the program director to establish laboratory/clinical schedules, advise students, tutor, order supplies/equipment and maintain inventory control for the nursing department. Site visits are included with responsibilities. Small portion of workload may involve teaching as appropriate.


Clinical (70%)

  • Coordinate all clinical rotations with clinical affiliates and required clinical instruction prior to clinical rotations to include student/instructor orientation documentation, computer access, security codes and other requirements set by clinical affiliates.
  • Ensure support for students and staff during nursing laboratory sessions.
  • Assist in the development, supervision, and safety procedures for the laboratory including biohazard communication and blood borne pathogen standards.
  • Research new products. Provide an update of new products and materials to faculty.
  • Research best value/cost of all products to be purchased.
  • Teaching responsibilities, as needed.

Administrative (30%)

  • Prepare clinical schedules for student rotations and distribute to the clinical affiliates in a timely manner and communicate with clinical affiliates regarding placements needs.
  • Recruit, screen, recommend clinical faculty and preceptors to the program director.
  • Organize laboratory inventory system, audit for needed supplies, monitor expiration dates on products. This includes ordering supplies, organizing and label storage, contracting with local laundry service and creating laundry service tracking. Develop and maintain procedures for cleaning, storing and maintaining lab equipment.
  • Serve as departmental liaison to clinical facilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be detail-oriented and well organized. Computing skills required; proficiency in word-processing, spreadsheet, and database applications are essential; specifically Microsoft Office and Google applications. Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills are essential. Must be capable of working independently in order to negotiate appropriate clinical placements with partners that represent multiple clinical agencies within and outside of the greater Frederick community. Familiarity with Clinical Assignments for Healthcare Students (CAHS) preferred.

Education and/or Experience

Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with a minimum of a Bachelors Science degree in Nursing, Master’s Degree preferred. Must hold a current unencumbered Maryland Registered Nursing license. The equivalent of two years of full time, current clinical nursing experience is required. Previous experience with simulated manikins or interest in professional development to increase knowledge of computerized simulation in the lab preferred.

Language Skills

Strong written and oral command of the English language essential. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in the English language with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation and grammar. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from faculty, staff, students, clients, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with and apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, statistics, and algebra to laboratory and classroom situations timely and accurately, either manually or by using a calculator. Ability to calculate and prepare medications in the clinical area or solutions for laboratory use. Familiar with calibration of standard laboratory equipment.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to hypothesize, draw conclusions, and support conclusions. Ability to work in theoretical arena and apply logic as appropriate.

To Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires submission of a cover letter, résumé and three professional references. When saving documents, all document titles related to your application should include your name and the job requisition number. (i.e. c.smith, 18-0042).

The electronic application is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, "Apply On-line". If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit

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