Bachelor of Science, Nursing
Registered Nurse (RN) License
3 to 5 Years of Experience Required
Reporting to the Director of Critical Care Nursing/Nursing Practice, the Nurse Educator is responsible for the educational needs of the acute care nursing team. This includes planning and implementing didactic and clinical training programs for newly hired Acute Care RNs (new graduates and those with experience). In cooperation with the management team and the clinical nurse specialists, the education specialist is also responsible for the day to day assessment of the educational needs and maintenance of competencies of the nursing staff. This includes a focus on national patient safety goals, new treatment modalities, equipment and technologies, and educational follow up in areas identified as needing improvement.
Education: MSN preferred. BSN required.
Required Licenses & Certifications: Current California RN license, BLS, PALS preferred.
Experience: 3-5 years Acute Care experience. Previous proven experience and expertise in teaching.
Skills & Abilities: Basic proficiency with computer systems (word processing, spreadsheets, data base). Effective verbal and written communication skills. Excellent teaching and interpersonal skills.
Sit: Up to 6 hours/day
Stand/Walk: Up to 6 hours
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours
Reach: Up to 6 hours
Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 6 hrs
Lift/Push/Pull: 25 lbs, over 25# with assistance or equipment
This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.