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Adjunct, Lab Assistant, School of Nursing - HARRISBURG CAMPUS

Apply now Job no: 492627
Work type: Adjunct
Location: Harrisburg
Categories: Faculty (Adjunct)


Widener University is currently seeking an Adjunct Lab assistant for the Harrisburg Campus. This role reports to the Assistant Dean of the Harrisburg Campus and provides support to the Undergraduate Nursing Program by managing lab supplies as well as lab set up.

Our school is committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity and equity throughout our programs, our nursing practice, and in our workplace. The School of Nursing’s unique, powerhouse programs serve the needs of diverse students at all stages of their careers. Students and faculty have opportunities to learn and practice in our nurse-managed clinics where we provide primary care to the underserved in the Chester community. Individuals who bring diversity of thought, experience and practice to the mission of the University and the School of Nursing at Widener are encouraged to apply.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

 Essential duties:

  • Assist the Assistant Dean of the Harrisburg campus and Director for the Center of Simulation to manage the lab supplies and set up on the Harrisburg Campus. .
  • Ensure simulation laboratories are properly prepared (stocked and cleaned) for faculty and student utilization in a timely manner.
  • Set-up and maintain equipment, able to troubleshoot and ensure that equipment is working properly.
  • Monitor inventory and order for simulations and labs.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or directed.

Secondary responsibilities:

  • Willingness to assist with other duties related to assuring excellent laboratory experiences

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education/training and experience required):


  • Healthcare background.
  • Experience as a medical assistant, certified nursing assistant, licensed practical nurse (LPN)
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have strong organizational skills, flexible, and superior interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with students, support and professional staff, and faculty.
  • Technical ability to utilize a supply inventory system, electronic health record and troubleshoot simulation equipment


    • Previous experience in a simulation lab


  •  Standing/sitting at computer desk
  • Typing
  • Lifting boxes of supplies
  • Bending
  • Sorting and stocking supplies

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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