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RN Nurse Educator - Home Health

Job ID: 90633
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Have you considered a Nursing career with UNC Health? UNC Home Health has an exciting opportunity as a Nurse Educator.

Why UNC Health? 

UNC Health is a not-for-profit integrated health care system owned by the state of North Carolina. With nearly 40,000 diverse employees across the state, our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve -- from the mountains to the coast! Headquartered in Chapel Hill and affiliated with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, UNC Health currently comprises of 14 hospitals, 20 hospital campuses, and more than 900 clinics statewide. UNC Health is committed to supporting teammates from recruitment to retirement. Our UNC Health for Me framework includes ways that we welcome, engage, develop, care for, include, and value our teammates. Employment at UNC Health is so much more than just a job - we're focused on your health, your wealth, and your career. UNC Health Perks Include: • Commitment Incentives • Academic Reimbursement Program • Paid Parental Leave • Well-being Programs • Employee Assistance Program • PTO Donation. 

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve

Summary:
Coordinates staff development and educational needs of patient care nursing staff, patients, and families. This is an advanced level position in education, which is performed under minimal supervision. Assignments may be characterized as those requiring collaboration to address staff educational needs within a specialty practice area and/or service. Serves in a lead capacity over others as it relates to special projects or subject matter expertise. Work maybe performed collaboratively for multiple disciplines across the continuum of care or for a specific patient population or service area.

Responsibilities:

  • Acts as resource and role model in use of evidence based practice. Leads unit/service based clinical practice groups
  • Assists in orientation and placement of nursing students in clinical units. Serves as resource to faculty. Mentors graduate students
  • Assists nursing staff in design and implementation of clinical nursing research/performance improvement projects.
  • Assists nursing units with preceptor responsibilities to ensure that all new staff are oriented and meeting competency expectations
  • Conducts learning needs assessments to plan staff educational programs
  • Coordinates orientation, staff development and continuing education for nursing staff
  • Develops evidence-based standards of care, comprehensive nursing plans, clinical pathways for patients and families and facilitates implementation of same.
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates educational materials, self instructional programs, teaching protocols, and e-learning programs for nursing staff.
  • In conjunction with other subject matter experts, develops and evaluates patient family education materials.
  • Serves as a clinical resource and role model, provides clinical supervision to staff in developing clinical knowledge, skills and abilities

Qualifications

Education Requirements:
● Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) from a state-accredited school of professional nursing.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.
● Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
● Valid NC Driver's License
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Three (3) years of experience in tertiary care with two (2) years clinical experience in the assigned specialty.

Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: UNCH Home Health Administration

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC: Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

Hiring Range: $34.65 – $49.81 per hour. Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity. 

This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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