Instructional Support, Practice Placement

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Diverse and open with spectacular views! Kamloops, in the heart of Southern British Columbia, lies in a spectacular natural setting of river valleys, semi-arid grasslands, pine and fir forests, lakes, and mountain peaks. It is also the traditional territory of the Secwépemc people. Friendly and welcoming, Kamloops offers a safe and supportive environment, affordability, four seasons of outdoor adventures, a wide range of sporting events and a rich cultural scene. The city is a convenient 3.5-hour drive or 45-minute flight from Vancouver.

TRU gives students the advantage of small class sizes, the availability of undergraduate research and a centrally located campus. More than 26,000 students study at TRU either on campus or online. They consist of 10 per cent Indigenous students and more than 30 per cent international students from around the globe. The School of Nursing offers BScN, MN, PN (Williams Lake only), and HCA programs.

TRU and the School of Nursing value equity, diversity, and inclusivity and are committed to the enactment of the national Truth and Reconciliation Commission calls to action. We are at an exciting stage of growth with a new Nursing and Population Health building that includes state of the art simulation labs.

The School of Nursing seeks applications for a Practice Placement Coordinator, in a 3 Year Limited Term Contract as an Instructional Support position within the Thompson Rivers University Faculty Association. The anticipated start date is May 1, 2022.



  • Coordinate and facilitate practice placements in the School of Nursing for the BScN program in Kamloops
  • Maintain a master practice placement plan
  • Collaborate with the BScN Year Leads and other Kamloops SON programs
  • Liaise and coordinate with Kamloops HCA
  • Provide leadership in practice placements by recruiting community and agency placements, and maintaining ongoing relationship with practice partners
  • Involvement in curricular and program evaluation
  • Maintain and utilize data systems related to clinical/practice placements
  • Develop and maintain Educational Affiliation Agreements with practice agencies





  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Nursing or related field
  • MN or MSN may be considered;
  • Holds a BCCNM RN practicing license;
  • Five years full time or equivalent hours nursing experience; and
  • Experience in student practice placements in a BScN program is an asset, along with proven community engagement with various agencies.



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