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Clinical & Classroom Teaching Positions

Available Positions

Part-time Clinical Instructors

We are currently interviewing for undergraduate clinical faculty. NURS2450: Nursing of Young & Middle-Aged Adults is a junior year-equivalent, adult clinical course with clinical experiences in the acute care setting. The course runs 1/11-3/1. Students are immersed in didactic, clinical, and simulation weekly during this 7-week course. We are interviewing PA RN licensed, MSN-prepared clinical instructor candidates to staff a Thursday 6:30am-7pm clinical group on med/surg units at HUP and Presby.

If anyone is interested in discussing the position further, please contact:

Maria White namowicz@nursing.upenn.edu

Aleaha Peoples bentzale@nursing.upenn.edu

Part-time Clinical Instructors

Ranked as the best nursing school in the world the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing advances the entire profession, from research & education to practice & policy. The Department of Family and Community Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing invites MSN prepared individuals to apply for a part-time Clinical Instructor position.

The responsibilities of the Clinical Instructors includes:

  • Understand the course and clinical objectives of the course to which they are assigned and be familiar with the overall curriculum of the College of Nursing
  • Plan clinical experiences for each student in the clinical group consistent with course and clinical objectives

  • Provide supervision of students in providing safe, quality patient care

  • Assist the students to accomplish the clinical objectives of the course

  • Assist the student to learn clinical decision-making and clinical judgment skills, develop competency in the execution of clinical skills and foster good communication and psychomotor skills with patients, families, and other members of the health care team

  • Validate students’ understanding of theoretical, scientific, and evidence-based practice to support safe and effective care

  • Evaluate students’ clinical practice and provide feedback to students on their accomplishment of clinical objectives

  • Guide students in their growth in the nursing profession

Qualifications

  • Master’s in nursing; licensure or eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Pennsylvania; experience in clinical specialty area

Part-time Nurse Midwifery Program Site Coordinator

The Department of Family and Community Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing invites MSN prepared individuals to apply for a PT position as the Site Coordinator for the Nurse Midwifery program.

The role of the Site Coordinator includes:

  • Locating, vetting and evaluating clinical sites for students in the Nurse Midwifery programs
  • Visiting clinical sites to create community partnerships and support student learning experiences
  • Coordinating with the site coordinator of the Women’s Health and Gender Affirming Care Program.
  • The incumbent will work with administrative support staff, faculty, and students to ensure compliance with onboarding, and will maintain the Clinical Education Platform system ensuring clinical and licensure requirements are current for preceptors and students.
  • Maintaining ongoing professional communication with Nurse Midwifery faculty, students, and preceptors to ensure seamless communication for the clinical experience.
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with experience and knowledge of perinatal health
  • Clinical and professional experience in women’s health, gender related nursing care preferred

Application Instructions: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV to Dr. Susan Renz @ srenz@nursing.upenn.edu AND Dr. Abby Howe-Heyman @ ahheyman@nursing.upenn.edu

Women’s Health and Nurse-Midwifery

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has an immediate opening for a full time Site Coordinator for Women’s Health and Nurse-Midwifery. The candidate will be responsible for complex communication and problem solving to maintain positive working relationships with a variety of clinical contacts focused on Women’s Health and Midwifery courses and programs. Master’s degree in Nursing is essential. Candidates should have a strong background in practice and strong record of coordinating placements for undergraduate and/or graduate-level programs in nursing.

Family or Pediatric Advanced Practice Nurses
Family or Pediatric Advanced Practice Nurses interested in a part-time clinical teaching opportunity at the junior level in the BSN/MSN program. This seven-week course is offered in October, November, March, and April and focuses on the nursing care of children with acute and chronic health problems and their families. Clinical teachers usually work 12 hours per week and most sections meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, although other days or evenings may be negotiated. Previous work experience at CHOP preferred.

Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurses
Psychiatric Mental-Health Advanced Practice Nurses interested in a part-time clinical teaching opportunity at the senior level in the BSN/MSN program. This seven-week clinical course focuses on the application of theories and principles to persons with psychiatric disorders and their families. Student clinical experiences occur primarily in acute care settings with optional experiences in a variety of primary care, acute, and long-term care settings. In the fall semester (September-October) clinical teachers usually work 16 hours per week and most sections meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, although other days or evenings may be negotiated.

Adult or Family Advance Practice Nurses
Adult or Family Advance Practice Nurses with primary care, home care, or general community health nursing experience interested in a part-time clinical teaching opportunity at the senior level in the BSN/MSN program. This seven-week clinical course focuses on the synthesis of community health nursing theory through provision of nursing care to clients in community settings. Implementation and evaluation of nursing care is emphasized for clients in the community with common functional and physiological problems. In the fall semester (November-December) clinical teachers usually work 16 hours per week and most sections meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, although other days or evenings may be negotiated.

How to Apply

If interested, you may submit your current CV via e-mail. In order to expedite our consideration, please complete the requested information within the e-mail message body .

Apply by Mail

Requests can also be made via the U.S. Postal Service.
Please mail your current CV and a completed Candidate Routing Sheet .

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