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PT Clinical Instructor- LPN

Goodwin University
East Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 17, 2024

Job Details

The mission of Goodwin University is to educate a diverse student population in a dynamic environment that aligns education, commerce, and community. Our innovative programs of study prepare students for professional careers while promoting lifelong learning and civic responsibility. As a nurturing university community, we challenge students, faculty, staff, and administration to fully realize their highest academic, professional, and personal potential.

Position Description Summary/Purpose :

The Department of Nursing at Goodwin University is seeking an MSN prepared individual to serve as an adjunct clinical faculty. Clinical rotations will take place in a variety of health care settings (hospital, long-term care facility, clinic, etc.). The PT clinical instructor would be responsible for overseeing LPN students during their clinical rotation as well as evaluating their associated written clinical packet and other assignments.

We are looking for candidates for both our East Hartford, CT AND Bridgeport, CT location. The candidate would be a Goodwin employee expected to work from their preferred location, not both.

This program will run in the evenings this Summer 2024.

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Facilitate the clinical experience in acute care, long-term care or clinic settings
  • Facilitate the clinical experience in the laboratory
  • Review and provide weekly feedback to students on clinical packets
  • Complete a midterm and final evaluation for each student
  • Attend professional development activities to remain informed of current trends and new approaches to instruction/clinical practice
  • Provide a meaningful pre- and post-clinical conference to enhance student’s clinical learning/experience
  • Become thoroughly familiar with all university policies and procedures and comply with all university policies and procedures
  • Attend at least one departmental meeting per semester
  • Support a multicultural environment and embrace the university's rich diversity
  • Maintain a professional appearance
  • Demonstrate professional attitude, philosophy, compassion, and commitment that promotes student growth and learning
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Program Director (LPN)
  • Conducts all work in a safe manner and all work safety practices are followed
Other Functions :
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.
  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.
  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort.
Knowledge, Ability and Skill :
  • Demonstrated commitment to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and work in an environment in which all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clinical partners, colleagues and students.
  • Ability to exercise individual initiative, independent action, and sound judgment
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work collegially in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
  • Ability to work evenings & weekends


Minimum Required Qualifications :

Education, Training and Experience :
  • Master’s degree in nursing
  • Current and active RN License in the state of Connecticut (or eligible)
  • 3-5 years of nursing experience
  • Clinical expertise in current evidence-based practice
  • Teaching experience with nursing students is preferred
  • Ability to exercise individual initiative, independent action, and sound judgment
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work collegially in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between Goodwin University and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)


Goodwin University

Goodwin University, a private university in East Hartford, CT, is an innovative learning community that empowers hard-working students to become sought-after employees.

We tailor our programs to address the needs of employers, and we shape them to fit the lives of students. Classes are conveniently offered year-round — days, evenings, weekends, and online. Degrees may be flexibly layered across certificate, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s programs in a variety of in-demand fields.

Better still, we surround our students with the personal support and the professional guidance they need — not just to earn degrees, but to change lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.

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