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Clinical Educator - CPSU

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Job ID: 91919
Location: Rocky Mount, NC
Facility/Division: Nash UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

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:
The Clinical Educator facilitates the professional development of licensed and unlicensed employees to enhance professional competency including, but not limited to, educational assessment, planning and outcome evaluation. Coordinates staff development and educational needs of patient care nursing staff, patients and families. This position in clinical education is performed under minimal supervision. Assignments are characterized as those requiring collaboration to address staff educational needs within a specialty practice area and/or service and/or across the hospital. Serves as subject matter expert in a lead capacity for house-wide initiatives, including those in conjunction with hospital accreditation. Work may be performed corroboratively for multiple disciplines across the continuum of care or for a specific patient population or service area.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordination: Independently plans and delivers an array of educational programs to hospital employees in clinical, department and hospital wide groups with a primary focus on nursing staff. Develops, coordinates, administers, facilitates, conducts and evaluates Nursing Orientation programs and supports the Nurse Residency program.
  • Competence: Participates in the identification of essential competencies for clinical areas/service lines. Develops educational programs to maintain or develop the identified competencies. Works with and through preceptors and nursing unit leadership to develop knowledge and skills of nursing staff.
  • Coordination: Develops educational programs designed to augment the knowledge, skills and attitudes of nursing staff. Assist in the development of Charge Nurses educational skills to plan, develop and present continuing education content/programs. Evaluates the outcomes of all educational programs. Participates in point of care research.
  • Competence: Evaluates current research to maintain knowledge of practice trends. Guides the development and revision of standards, policies and procedures for the Department of Nursing. Facilitates the dissemination of practice changes through the Shared Governance Councils. Develops and maintains relationships with faculty and students from nursing and other clinical disciplines.
  • Collaboration: Provides consultation to nursing leadership for program development. Partners with committees, councils and other departments in the identification and development of educational programs, training for new products, and development of competence assessment.
  • Competence: Develops evidence-based standards of care and comprehensive nursing plans for patients and families and facilitates implementation of the same.
  • Serves as a clinical resource and role model, provides clinical supervision to staff in developing clinical knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for own professional growth and development. Obtains and/or maintains current certification in clinical specialty or Nursing Professional Development.
  • Supports the Nurse Liaison in orientation and placement of nursing students in clinical units. Serves as resource to faculty.

Other information:

  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Master's Degree in Nursing or Education  preferred
  • License to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina
  • BCLS certification
  • ACLS certification
  • Certification in clinical specialty or Nursing Professional Development within 2 years of hire
  • 3 years of Healthcare/Medical - Registered Nurse in clinical specialty experience
  • Experience in hospital setting or academic setting. preferred.

Job Details

Legal Employer: Nash Hospitals

Entity: Nash UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: NGH Organizational Learning

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: NASH HC

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


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