Functioning within the Health System’s mission, vision, values, policies and procedures, the Clinical Education Nurse is a Registered Nurse with a solid knowledge base of nursing theory and practice as well as advanced clinical and communication skills. The Clinical Education Nurse assesses, evaluates, and assists in providing direct patient care and education of patients as well as clinical instruction in collaboration with the nursing students. S/he collaborates and assists nursing personnel, medical staff, the education coordinator, and ancillary departments to provide optimum care to the critical and medical surgical inpatient population. The Clinical Education Nurse also assists in the formal and informal education of critical care/med-surgical associates as needed; assists managers with ongoing case review, quality measures, and performance improvement activities. The Clinical Education Nurse promotes development of new technologies and policies in nursing based on current research and best practice standards, and represents nursing on appropriate hospital and Schools of nursing committees as assigned. Functions within the philosophy, objectives, and standards of nursing practice and policies and procedures of the department of Nursing.
Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing, with BSN required.
Licensure/Certification: Valid unrestricted license with the Ohio Board of Nursing. BLS required. ACLS instructor required or obtain within six (6) months of hire. TNCC, PALS certifications preferred.
Experience: A minimum of five (5) years recent critical care and/or med/surg experience required. Experience with educational preparations and presentations required. Clinical Instructor experience preferred.
Skills: Must demonstrate the ability to make sound judgments based upon advanced scientific knowledge, critical thinking and advanced clinical skills. Must have positive communication and leadership skills, be motivated and self-directed, and have the ability to integrate numerous job responsibilities. Must also demonstrate the ability to teach, mentor and instruct those receiving education and clinical experiences.
12 hour shifts