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Adjunct, Population Health Clinical Instructor- Chester Campus

Apply now Job no: 492513
Work type: Adjunct
Location: Chester
Categories: Faculty (Adjunct)

Widener University's School of Nursing (SON) Chester Campus has vacancies for Population Health Adjunct Clinical Instructors. This is a position to support the growth of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. The Population 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 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.

For further information about the School of Nursing, please visit our website at

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. Must have population health clinical experience which may include home care, community clinics, school nursing or other health promotion related experiences. 

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.

Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world. As a leading metropolitan university, Widener strives to embody the values that are inherent in our mission: civic engagement, access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation and leadership.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive university, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law Schools located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the university, please visit our website at


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