Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Respiratory Therapy Program

Rowan University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 28, 2023

Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Respiratory Therapy Program

Rowan University is accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Clinical Instructor in the Respiratory Therapy Program. Adjunct Clinical Instructors are responsible for the supervision and evaluation of student clinical experiences in collaboration with the Director of Clinical Education.

Offering entry-level and degree-advancement programs leading to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy, the Rowan University Respiratory Therapy program is located in the new Health Sciences Center on the campus of Rowan College of Jersey in Sewell, NJ. The entry-level and degree-advancement baccalaureate programs hold provisional accreditation by the Council on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) and will enroll students beginning in the Fall 2023 term.

Clinical instructors for the program will lead groups of 6 junior respiratory therapy students in various clinical settings with the overall goal of developing and strengthening each student’s cognitive, psychomotor, and affective clinical skills. Clinical instructors will be responsible for signing off procedural competencies, and evaluation of overall affective clinical performance in a variety of settings.

RU-BSRT clinical instructors will pioneer a new model for clinical preceptors as they function in the role of mentor, instructor, advisor, and clinical expert. The overall goal for the instructor is to work with students to coordinate the daily assignments with the RT department to maximize delivery of safe and effective patient care during each clinical rotation. The instructor will remain a solid and involved resource and continue to direct the student's growth for the entire clinical experience.

Position Requirements:
  • B.S. degree in respiratory therapy or similar allied health-related field
  • License/Certification:
  • RRT (Required)
  • RCP License (State of current practice) (Required)
  • Positive attitude in relation to the profession of respiratory care and their role within the organization
  • Must hold an active Registered Respiratory Therapist credential with a current license in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Delaware
  • Desire to assist and instruct students in clinical settings
  • Commitment to being available during agreed-upon clinical dates
  • Experience with adult and pediatric patients in a variety of floor, emergency and critical care settings.
  • Ability to work well and communicate effectively with students, staff, faculty, administration, and colleagues and clinical partners in large and small settings
  • Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of students, faculty, and staff and a commitment to a student-centered environment.
  • BS in Respiratory Therapy
  • ACLS
  • Critical care experience: 3 years
  • Additional specialty credentials (ACCS, NPS) demonstrating additional expertise in specialty areas
  • Previous clinical instructor/preceptor experience
  • 8-hour shifts, various days (1-2 days/week)
COVID-19 considerations:

All employees will adhere to the facility COVID regulations such as screening, vaccinations, and required PPE use.

Supplemental Information:

The physical demands described below are representative of those necessary to fulfill the essential functions of the job. Instruction in use of equipment and activities associated with patient care replicates the clinical setting and requires physical capacity comparable to that of a practicing respiratory therapist based on the O*NET summary of work activities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:
  • Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating objects
  • Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials
  • Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles)
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applications must contain a letter of interest that includes a clear description of experience and qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references. All applications must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system.

Advertised: 4/28/2023
Applications close: open until filled
Start Date for Position: September 1st, 2023

About Rowan University

A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University offers bachelor’s through doctoral and professional programs in person and online to 23,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford, and five others. Rowan University is home to 16 individual colleges.

Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science, and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitment to high-quality, affordable education; and developing public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the fourth fastest-growing public research university for three consecutive years as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The application must be submitted through our online application system. To apply, submit a cover letter and a detailed resume including a statement of teaching interests and experience, names/contact information of two references and a copy of your unofficial/official transcript of your highest degree. Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see:

NOTE: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.

Advertised: Apr 27 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

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