Nurse Educator - Critical Care
Posted on: May 15, 2022
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 excellent clinician.
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 specialty.
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.
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.
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.
Two years clinical experience in the specialty area preferred.
Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Registered Nurse
Requires current BLS certification by the American Heart
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.
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