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RN NURSE EDUCATOR - NURSING STAFFING SYSTEMS

Job ID: 1064
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

Job Description

Description

Nurse Educator needed for Nursing Staffing Systems
Nursing Staffing Systems is responsible for various programs including Scheduling System, Workforce Management and Licensure Renewal Tracking. This office includes the Central Resource Office and Administrative Nursing Supervisors which is open 24 hours a day to cover staffing throughout the inpatient areas, coordinating a large group of float staff and any supplemental staff needed to enhance the workforce for the institution.
The Nurse Educator will be responsible for Nursing Staffing Systems educational needs to include but not limited to coordination of orientation and precepting, annual yearly competencies, and hospital-wide initiatives. This is an advanced level position in education, which is performed under minimal supervision. Coordinates staff development and education needs for nursing staff providing patient care.
The Nurse Educator will report to the Director of Nursing Staffing Systems and work in collaboration with the PSM IIIs, PSM IIs, Administrative Nursing Supervisors, and Clinical Staffing Supervisor.
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.
1. Acts as resource and role model in use of evidence based practice. Leads unit/service based clinical practice groups
2. Assists in orientation and placement of nursing students in clinical units. Serves as resource to faculty. Mentors graduate students
3. Assists nursing staff in design and implementation of clinical nursing research/performance improvement projects.
4. Assists nursing units with preceptor responsibilities to ensure that all new staff are oriented and meeting competency expectations
5. Conducts learning needs assessments to plan staff educational programs
6. Coordinates orientation, staff development and continuing education for nursing staff
7. Develops evidence-based standards of care, comprehensive nursing plans, clinical pathways for patients and families and facilitates implementation of same.
8. Develops, implements, and evaluates educational materials, self instructional programs, teaching protocols, and e-learning programs for nursing staff.
9. In conjunction with other subject matter experts, develops and evaluates patient family education materials.
10. Serves as a clinical resource and role model, provides clinical supervision to staff in developing clinical knowledge, skills and abilities

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Other Information

Other information:
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.
● For Home Health/Hospice: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
● For Home Health/Hospice: 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.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer:

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit:  

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: Not Applicable



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