Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 06-26462
School Name School of Nursing
Org Biobehavioral and Health Sciences
Posted to the Web 08/01/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 028
Employment Type Exempt
Hours 40.00
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8-5
Months 12
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Science is dedicated to changing the world through leadership in the science of nursing since 1886. We were the first to offer an Ivy League nursing education for all three professional nursing degrees – baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral. The research we conduct defines the course of healthcare practice around the globe. Our students learn from the foremost leaders in nursing science.
Why study nursing at one of the top research institutions in the world? To join the ranks of Penn Nursing experts and leaders who have been advancing science and delivering solutions, shaping policy and practice, and engaging communities to promote health for over a century. These will be your collaborators, your mentors, your friends, leading to a healthier future. We offer a unique work environment for our employees who are inspired to be part of an organization that ‘Cares to Change the World’. Join us to become part of a vibrant community of outstanding scholars, highly talented staff and the best and the brightest students.


The primary function of this position is to disseminate evidence-based practices developed by members of the NewCourtland Center with a major focus on the Transitional Care Model (TCM), through participating in the following initiatives: providing clinical expertise to support current and future research initiatives; offering synchronous and asynchronous web-based educational seminars and other customized educational activities; and providing expert consultations for diverse teams or organizations interested in implementing a transitional care program.

The Clinical Education Coordinator also will participate in efforts to promote awareness of and use of the research contributions of Center members in clinical practice settings via the Penn Nursing website and relevant social media, and traditional marketing and publishing of study findings, interviews, presentations and by preparing reports and other required documentation for external and internal partners.

  • Master’s degree in clinical nursing with and at least 5-7 years of clinically relevant experience is or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

    Active NP certification required.

    Experience working with older adults and family caregivers, interdisciplinary teams and quality assurance measures is required.

    * Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills with an ability to work independently as well as part of a large multidisciplinary research team including multiple, diverse practice sites are required. Knowledge of acute care facilities and other health care settings is essential; familiarity with home care and discharge planning processes preferred.
    * Experience with organizational methods, protocols and process implementation are essential skills. Proficiency with MS Office programs, and database skills are required. Experience with web-based learning tools and social media is preferred.
    * Familiarity with the greater Philadelphia area, and experience within a community and academic research setting also is highly desired.
    * Must be able to travel by car throughout the greater Philadelphia area. Valid driver’s license, vehicle, and car insurance are required for daily local travel.
    * Flexible hours are required.
Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
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