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Adjunct Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Instructor at Widener University

Adjunct Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Instructor

Widener University Chester, PA Full-Time
Job no: 492262

Work type: Adjunct, Part-time

Location: Chester

Categories: Adjunct

Widener University has established a COVID-19 vaccination policy that requires all faculty and staff who will be on our campuses to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Our goal is that all members of the Pride may safely experience Widener's hands on, inclusive, and personalized learning environment in person.

Widener University's School of Nursing (SON) has vacancies for Psych/Mental Health Adjunct Clinical Instructors. This is a position to support the growth of the undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. The Psych/Mental Health Adjunct Clinical Instructor will teach in the undergraduate program at a clinical site with 8 students with an emphasis on the care of a patient within the psychiatric patient population. Clinical instructors are expected to be available one shift per week for the semester. Clinical rotations can be day or evening, weekday or weekend.

Clinical Responsibilities of Adjunct Faculty

Complete facility orientation prior to the start of clinical.

Complete all clinical health requirements in Castlebranch

Create patient assignments prior to the start of the clinical day

Supervise students in all aspects of care of patients/clients

Review and provide feedback for all written clinical assignments

Submit grades for assignments as directed by course coordinator

Provide weekly feedback to students in the clinical area

Complete midterm/final clinical evaluations

Plan instructional activities for pre/post conferences

Communicate and issues at the clinical site with course coordinator and Clinical Program Manager

Responsible for all clinical hours assigned to the course.

Write letters of recommendations as requested by students.

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Required qualifications for an Adjunct Clinical Instructor include a Master of Science in Nursing or Master of Science with a major in nursing. Bachelor's degree in nursing is acceptable if currently enrolled in a Master's program. Completion of the Master's degree is required within 5 years of hire. Experience in the clinical area is required.

Also required for all candidates is licensure as a registered nurse in PA; licensure in NJ or DE is required if appropriate for the clinical site or the ability to obtain a license prior to the start of clinical. At least three years of recent clinical practice in the appropriate specialty is required.

Preference will be granted for candidates with Clinical Instructor experience. Should your professional history encompass more than one area of specialty, please apply to the alternative Adjunct Faculty job posting that encompasses your additional work history (i.e. Medical Surgical, Pediatric, Maternity, Population Health, and Mental Health). All adjuncts must complete criminal background checks, child abuse checks and clinical requirements prior to starting through an external company.

Advertised: 21 Nov 2018 Eastern Standard Time

Applications close:

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