NURSE EDUCATOR Women's Services


  • Location: Bozeman, MT
  • Posted: Nov 15, 2019

Job Description


In collaboration with the System Director, Education & Development and the System Manager, Clinical Education, the Clinical Nurse Educator develops, plans, organizes, promotes, implements, and/or oversees, evaluates, and revises nursing education and professional development activities and programs including but not limited to: orientation, simulations , precepting, continuing education offerings, competency development and validation, and computer-based learning. Promotes, supports and models evidence-based practice; serves as a contributor to Lippinicott Nursing Procedures. Collaborates with managers, supervisors and other nurse educators to standardize processes of nursing professional development throughout the organization. Serves as a nurse planner for Bozeman Health MNA Approved Provider Unit for continuing nursing education. Applies knowledge of electronic, audio-visual, and teleconference communication technologies to provide educational activities across the organization. Promotes quality and effectiveness of own practice through self-appraisal and professional development. Serves as a leader and educational expert with colleagues and other organizations. Displays nursing professionalism through active participation in organizational and state nursing and education initiatives. The Nursing Professional Development Specialist contributes to the overall operations of the Center for Education and Development, MNA Approved Provider Unit for Continuing Nursing Education and Nursing Excellence programs.

REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

Required:

Bachelor's degree in Nursing

Preferred:

Master's degree in nursing and/or education

LICENSURE and CERTIFICATION

Required:

Current, Active Montana Nursing License

Preferred:

Instructor certification in any discipline of AHA course, TNCC, ENPC, NRP, STABLE, TeamSTEPPS. Certification in Nursing Professional Development and or area of specialty.

EXPERIENCE

Required:

Minimum 3 years clinical nursing experience and/or equivalent health teaching experience.
Education/training in administrative, management, and leadership principles and practices.

Preferred:

1 year in clinical nurse educator or staff development role

KNOWLEDGE OF, SKILLS IN, ABILITY TO, COMPLEXITY AND DIFFICULY:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Personal computers, hardware and basic software programs including e-mail, Outlook, word processing and spreadsheets.
Adult learning principles and educational design

SKILLS IN:

Advanced oral and written communication skills
Computer literacy essential for communication (email, text messaging, video conferencing, social media, SharePoint), recordkeeping databases (Excel spreadsheets), development of presentation materials (Power Point) and search engines (literature searches and evidence based practice).
Leadership, collaboration, consultation, and change management.
Interpersonal skills: flexible/adaptable, innovative/creative, resourceful, self-directed/motivated, enthusiastic, tactful, professional.
Conduct a thorough learning needs assessment.

ABILITY TO:

Refer to policy manual for specific instructions/guidelines. Follow established policies and Procedures for Bozeman Health and Education department.
Adhere to the standards of the job description and overall philosophy of Bozeman Health.
Maintain flexibility to adapt to a variety of workload assignments and frequent interruptions.
Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with all levels of staff inside the organization and the community.
Apply critical thinking to a variety of situations.
Work independently with a minimum of supervision.

COMPLEXITY AND DIFFICULTY:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
50% Time Spent - Using sound educational processes and ogoing collaboration with the Director of Education and other relevant staff develops, organizes, promotes, implements, evaluates, and revises nursing professional development activities: orientation, precepting, transition to practice program, simulations, competency validation, computer-based learning, and continuing education courses throughout the organization.
20% Time Spent - Serves as a nurse planner for Bozeman Health's Montana Nurses Association Approved Provider Continuing Nursing Education Unit according to MNA and ANCC criteria.
20% Time Spent - Promotes and supports evidence-based practice; serves as a program administrator of Lippincott Nursing Procedures.

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Those job functions that may be performed periodically or more infrequently. % of time spent on this category on average = 10%

- Serves as resource house-wide for educational audiovisual and video conferencing equipment use and maintenance.

- Assists in enrollment of employees in AHA and other courses to maintain certifications.

- Teaches certification courses as appropriate to instructor certification status.

- Other duties as assigned.

Employment Type


  • Full Time

Bozeman Health

915 Highland Blvd
Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone: (406) 414-5421

Web: http://www.bozemanhealth.org

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