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CLINICAL NURSE EDUCATOR - Surgical Services - BONUS eligible!

Company: Elliot Health System
Location: Manchester
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY - Clinical Nurse Educator - Surgical Services SIGN-ON BONUS ELIGIBLE- $10,000! We are seeking a nurse educator with operating room experience! The Clinical Nurse Educator, Surgical Services, is a member of the Clinical Education and Professional Development team and a nurse leader within the Surgical Services team. The incumbent will develop, implement, and evaluate learning experiences including in-services, competencies, and the PeriOp 101: A Core Curriculum --- program. Surgical Services consists of 11 operating room suites, 5 block bays, 13 PACU bays, and 4 pediatric bays. Services range from elective and non-elective procedures including neuro, vascular, thoracic, bariatric, general robotics, OB-GYN, urology, orthopedic (trauma, joint), ENT, and dental. KEY RESPONSIBILITIESThe Clinical Nurse Educator demonstrates expertise in a specialty area, through the provision of education and support, to guide quality patient care, professional growth, and competence of the nursing staff.Implements an assessment process to determine learning needs; utilize strategies that incorporate principles of adult learning to strengthen critical thinking and problem-solving abilities of the learner.Creates and oversees the implementation of educational activities including in-services, competencies, orientation, and continuing education materials.Responsible for teaching the PeriOp program to nurses that are new to the Operating Room.Evaluates outcomes of learning, identifying strategies for modification as appropriate.Supports lifelong learning by advising/mentoring nurses and nursing students as they pursue education and professional nursing advancement.Incorporates evidence-based learning into educational activities and practice.Facilitates optimal patient outcomes through education & consultation at the bedside.Collaborates with nursing leadership and other health team members when responding to clinical practice issues.Participates in new product evaluation; recommends and evaluates new products designed to improve patient outcomes.Uses effective communication skills, supporting departmental and organizational goals and influencing change processes.Demonstrates leadership on a professional level, maintaining appropriate competencies and involvement in activities internal and external to the organization.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLSAbility to work independently and take initiative, good judgment and problem-solving skills.Ability to apply principles of adult learning.Ability to search for, interpret, and utilize evidence.Model skilled communication, true collaboration, effective decision-making, meaningful recognition, and authentic leadership, as described in "Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environments," AACN, 2005.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSUREEducation: Bachelor of Science in Nursing required. Master's degree or current enrollment in master's degree program, preferably in nursing education, required.Experience: Five (5) years of operating room experience required; teaching experience strongly preferred. Certification/Licensure: Current license in the State of New Hampshire as a Registered Nurse required. Certification in area of specialty required within 24 months from date of hire.Software/Hardware: Experience in Microsoft Office required. Experience with Electronic Medical Records preferred.

Keywords: Elliot Health System, Manchester , CLINICAL NURSE EDUCATOR - Surgical Services - BONUS eligible!, Healthcare , Manchester, New Hampshire

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