Nurse Educator - Emergency Dept
Company: Renown Health
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Position Purpose This position is responsible for staff
development, which includes the application of adult education
principles, as well as patient and family education. The incumbent
performs an outcome evaluation relative to clinical practice,
provides consultation to other health care providers and is an
Nature and Scope The position is accountable for advanced knowledge
in the specialty area and applies theories and concepts derived
from the biological and behavioral sciences. The incumbent is also
accountable for integrating adult learning theory into the nursing
The position requires advanced leadership skills. These leadership
skills include role modeling, coaching and monitoring to develop
the nursing staff. The incumbent also has consultation skills to
collaborate with nursing management, other departments and
professionals within the hospital as well as in the community.
The position requires advanced clinical practice skills. These
include assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of a
patient population whose age is determined by the particular
educator's specialty. The incumbent also assists with legal and
regulatory standards to maintain quality care.
The incumbent also has advanced adult education skills. The major
challenge is to develop the staff using a variety of adult learning
principles including didactic, self-directed and clinical
modalities. The position requires outcome evaluation of these
teaching and learning strategies.
The incumbent must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary
to provide care based on physical, motor/sensor, psychosocial, and
safety appropriate to the age of the patient served and meets
standards of quality as measured by the department Competence with
Special Populations competency standards.
Evidence based nursing practice, along with critical thinking
skills are required to provide optimally safe patient care when
interacting with internal and external contacts and exercising
judgment and making decisions.
Professional nursing practice is congruent with the American Nurses
Association Code of Ethics.
This position may fill in for other positions, such as charge nurse
or floor nurse on an as needed basis. Disclaimer The foregoing
description is not intended and should not be construed to be an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work
conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an
accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
Minimum Qualifications Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
Name Description Education: Must have working-level knowledge of
the English language, including reading, writing and speaking
English. Bachelor's degree in Nursing or other healthcare related
field required. Master's degree preferred in nursing or other
healthcare related field. Experience: Two years clinical experience
in the specialty area preferred. License(s): Ability to obtain and
maintain a State of Nevada Registered Nurse license.
Certification(s): Requires current BLS certification by the
American Heart Association standards. Computer / Typing: Must
possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days,
the computers skills necessary to complete online learning
requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and
policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , Nurse Educator - Emergency Dept, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada
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