Union County College Clinical, Part-time in Cranford, New Jersey

Union County College is a public comprehensive community college providing quality, affordable, accessible educational programs that serve the greater Union County region. It is the oldest of New Jerseys 19 Associate Degree Colleges, serving both career-minded and transfer-oriented students since 1933.

The College enrolls almost 30,000 credit, non-credit and continuing education students and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many programs lead to the Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degrees.

Campus: Plainfield

General Description:

Clinical, Part-time responsibilities include the supervision and evaluation of clinical lab and/or patient care experiences as assigned by Program Director

Characteristics, Duties and Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with FT and PT faculty members to implement desired clinical instruction. • Demonstrate required psychomotor skills for students. • Prepare and post patient care assignments. • Supervise students’ skill practice and clinical patient care. • Communicate with personnel on clinical units, including pre- and post-care conferences. • Correct inaccurate or unsafe skill performance by students. • Evaluate critical skill performance. • Maintain a safe practice environment. • Report on student performance to full-time and Part-time faculty members or coordinator. • Demonstrate professional accountability by being punctual for class and obtaining coverage if necessary for absences. • Utilize principles of current nursing practice for clinical experiences. • Adhere to professional standards and legal guidelines of practice. • Attend scheduled departmental staff meetings.

Education Requirements:

• Master’s degree in nursing and current N.J. RN nursing license.


• Minimum of 3 years clinical nursing experience required.
• Teaching experience is preferred.

Competencies and Skills Required:

• Minimum of 3 years clinical nursing experience required.
• Teaching experience is preferred.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

• This position’s duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.

• Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

• No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

• Some travel required.

• Ability to stand and walk for extended period of time in clinical patient care setting.

Terms of Employment:

Flexible schedule to meet department needs. Some evening, weekends, and extended hours will be required. Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to all on and off- campus sites as needed by the college. Employee must establish primary residency in New Jersey within one year of appointment unless an exemption applies. Part-time hours not to exceed 25 per week.

Travel to the campus and health care agencies, and hours outside of the traditional weekday work schedule may be required, including evenings and weekends.

Union County College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, religion, age, disability, handicap or other legally protected status in its provision of employment, education, and activities, or other services. Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes twenty medical plans to choose from including PPO, HMO and HD plans offered by BC/BS and Aetna, three dental plans including two PPOs and one DMO offered by Delta Dental of NJ, and a pension plan with seven investment carriers. We also offer twenty vacation days, ten paid holidays, and a ten week summer work schedule which allows the college to close on Fridays. Other additional benefits include gym privileges, tuition remission for credit and non-credit courses at Union County College, and tuition reimbursement for an approved degree program at an accredited college or university.