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Clinical Instructor Nurse Educator


Posted: 10/30/2023 Employment Type: long term Healthcare Staffing: Nurse Educator Job Number: 34761

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Pay rate ranges from $76.95 to $83.36 based on experience. POSITION SUMMARYResponsible for developing, conducting and evaluating inservice programs, orientation and continuingeducation for nurses, students and other staff in a specified clinical area. Develops educational policies andprocedures. Serves as a resource person to staff and management. Participates in CQI performanceimprovement activities; serves on special committees as needed.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES? Develops and directs orientation programs, in-services and continuing education for the nursing andauxiliary staff in a designated clinical department.? Conducts classes and/or provides individual instruction.? Develops objectives for each in-service and evaluates presentation and teaching material throughstaff input and suggestions.? Interacts professionally with the nursing staff and nurse managers to determine specific educationalneeds and to coordinate educational programs to meet those needs.? Ability to develop instructional materials; set-up and demonstrate patient care equipment.? Interacts professionally with vendor/manufacturer sales representatives; coordinates equipmentdemonstrations.? Assigns in-service topics to staff members to develop and teach.? Supervises nurse preceptor program; supervises all students on the unit.? Assists with the coordination of performance improvement and continuous quality improvementactivities.? Responsible for developing a budget for educational programs; ability to write grant proposals ifnecessary? Assists the Education Department with organization-wide education projects.? Documents staff attendance at in-services; ensures educational requirements, organizationrequirements and standards are met on an annual basis by all staff members of the unit.? Evaluates and documents staff performance of clinical skills.? Orients new staff members; evaluates skill competencies during the 90-day probationary period;makes recommendations for firing, hiring and promotion.? Plans and coordinates conferences and seminars; uses community resources.? Assists nurse managers with the planning and implementation of staff development programs.? Videotapes seminars, classes and demonstrations for future use.? Ability to serve as a resource person, consultant to nursing and medical staff, students and ancillarystaff members.May perform clinical duties if needed.? Treats patients and families with respect and dignity; ensures patient confidentiality.? Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces thelikelihood of medical/health care errors.? Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.? Demonstrates the ability to be flexible and organized.? Studies current trends, new technology/development, teaching methodologies through professionaljournals, seminars/conferences, professional societies, etc.? Performs administrative duties as needed; management reports; maintains in-service, orientationrecords; plans a monthly calendar for education activities; orders supplies and equipment, etc.? Perform other duties as required.

Skills: Language Skills:? Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.? Additional languages preferred.Skills:? Basic computer knowledge.? Ability to operate equipment: projectors, audiovisual equipment, cameras, other equipment used ininstruction and patient care.? Excellent presentation skills.Physical Demands:? Involves standing, walking, sitting, talking, hearing and bending.? May include some repetitive motions.? Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform theessential functions of the position without compromising patient care




Education: Position Requirements? Current state Registered Nurse license.? Master's degree in Nursing.? Certification as an instructor in BCLS and/or ACLS where needed.



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Job Category: Clinical

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