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Practical Nursing Program Clinical Adjunct

Reading Area Community College
Reading, PA

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Send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references, to

Please indicate the job code ADJ-PN in the subject line of your email.

After sending in your documents, please fill out the online Job Applicant Identifier form. RACC is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with government regulations we are required to record numbers of job applicants by sex and ethnic category. We ask that you indicate your race or national origin and sex, but you are not required to provide this information. This information will not be kept with your application and will be used only in accordance with state and federal regulations.

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Job Details Title:Practical Nursing Program Clinical Adjunct Announce date:10/09/2020Apply by date:Until filledApplication status:Accepting ApplicationsPosition type: Part-time Salary:$975 per credit hour

Why join our Team?
  • Contribute to the education of future nursing professionals.
  • Collaborate with a dynamic team of nurse educators to support student success.
  • Prepare entry level nursing professionals to support future community health care needs.
About the Practical Nursing Program:

Students are enrolled in a 12-month certificate practical nursing program. Students are admitted in January of each year. The program encompasses clinical, simulation and lecture. Students are exposed to a variety of clinical settings which reflect the role of a practical nurse. These clinical experiences allow students to apply knowledge and provide exposure to potential future employment opportunities.

Position Summary:

This position is for a part-time adjunct clinical faculty member in the Practical Nursing Program. Adjunct faculty facilitate/provide clinical instruction to students enrolled in the Practical Nursing Program for Spring (January- May).

Position Responsibilities:
  • Understand the course and clinical objectives of the course and become familiar with the overall practical nursing curriculum.
  • Plan clinical experiences for each student in the clinical group consistent with course and clinical objectives.
  • Utilize a learning management system to communicate evaluative processes.
  • 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.
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Nursing; Master’s degree in Nursing preferred (MSN). Must have recent clinical experience (within 2 years) in long- term care, home health, or acute care.

Certificates, Licenses, Registration:

Current and unencumbered nursing licensure to practice in Pennsylvania is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

College level teaching experience; PN level preferred. Experience in clinical and simulation education.


Working at Reading Area Community College

Reading Area Community College (RACC) is a mid-size comprehensive community college located in historic Berks County, Pennsylvania in the City of Reading.  The College serves not only Berks County but draws students from the surrounding area.  Located less than 60 miles from Philadelphia and 50 miles from Harrisburg, Reading and its suburbs offers a quality-of-life, as well as access to major cultural, urban environments.               

The institution is committed to a philosophy of student success with an experienced, dedicated faculty and staff.  The academic portfolio includes 40-plus programs ranging from liberal arts to engineering, as well as a unique center devoted to cutting edge technologies supporting local businesses and industries.  The College has incorporated a strong commitment to technology and is adding each year to its online course offerings as well as blended, hybrid courses enabling the community year round access to quality education.  The College is also designated the only Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in Pennsylvania.

The College is looking to attract individuals who are interested in helping Reading Area Community College continue its evolution as a standard for opportunity, excellence, and hope for students. RACC is devoted to enabling students to fulfill their academic goals.   We particularly welcome applications from energetic, enthusiastic individuals who wish to be a part of a growing, thriving community college and who share this commitment.

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