Human Resources

Student & Instructor/Faculty Registration

Welcome to the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH) Registration page for clinical opportunities. Educating healthcare professionals is an integral part of the TJUH mission. Our goal is to provide exemplary clinical settings for health care professionals in training. We thank you for the opportunity to work towards this goal together.

Clinical placements are assigned to meet your course objectives and provide safe, optimum patient care. From this homepage you can link to the registration pages for clinical observational experiences, clinical university group placements, single student placements, student shadow requests and new faculty clinical rotations. On these sites you will be able to submit a request and upload required documents.

This site offers registration for Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, and Jefferson Methodist Hospital as well as outpatient/ambulatory locations surrounding these 3 hospitals.

Thomas Jefferson University Students, College of Nursing:

  •  Graduate/NP - Single Student Clinical Placement:
  • Student/Extern Shadow Nurse Experience Requests are available for Jefferson College of Nursing students or a Jefferson Health Extern wanting to spend short amounts of time observing on a Unit in the hospital. These observation requests are considered on an individual basis. You must be a Jefferson University student, Or a Jefferson Health Extern:

Non-Jefferson University Students:

Individual Student Clinical Placements - Types of Individual opportunities:

Students must find their own preceptor prior to completing this registration and should be ready to supply the preceptor information into this registration form in order to proceed.

Non-Jefferson student requests will go through a Jefferson Enterprise approval process once your registration is submitted. Approval is contingent upon site/preceptor availability and is at the discretion of the Jefferson Enterprise approval committee.


Nursing Observational Experience Requests are considered on an individual basis for those wanting to spend short amounts of time observing on a unit in the hospital. This request must be made at least 4 weeks prior to requested observation date. You must be a Non-Jefferson student currently enrolled in a healthcare program Or be a Non-Jefferson healthcare professional from an affiliated institution.

  • If you are a student, you should have already completed at least 1 clinical rotation prior to this observation.

*You will be required to complete compliance forms which include immunizations, background check and child abuse clearance (blank compliance forms will be emailed to you after completing the registration form).


School Student Groups (for School Liaison use only) Requests for these undergraduate clinical group rotations are to be made by a school’s clinical coordinator/liaison. This placement requires an affiliation agreement between the school and TJUH. Maximum number of students per group is 8 students. Placement requests must be completed by:

March 15th for SUMMER placements
May 15th
 for FALL placements
October 15th
 for WINTER/SPRING placements


Clinical Instructor/Volunteer Faculty Registration will allow licensed professionals the opportunity to become instructors for undergraduate clinical rotations. You are required to upload your current PA Nursing License at the end of the registration.


Any questions, please email student.nurse@jefferson.edu