RN Nursing Educator Surgical Services FT at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/23/2020

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Location Address: 100 Hospital Drive Hendersonville NC 28792

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Hendersonville

  • Immediate Benefits
  • Join a family of caregivers who provide whole person care; body - mind - spirit, to people living I communities across Western North Carolina
  • AdventHealth Hendersonville offers the uncommon compassion of a hometown community hospital powered by the support of a national healthcare system enabling it to provide services, technologies, and facilities to meet the whole health needs of our communities.
  • Faith based organization that extends Christ's healing ministry to every person, every time.  
  • Co-workers who feel like family and together deliver on our Service Standards of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it.
  • As a part of the more than 1,100 team members who make up AdventHealth Hendersonville, you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth and leadership development.

Work Hours/Shift:

FT 40 hrs per week, Exempt

You Will Be Responsible For:

• Develops, reviews, and revises annual nursing staff competencies through the use of various educational activities.

• Provides educational support for changes in care delivery.

• Assists in the planning and implementation of new procedures and/or processes.

• Provides continuing education opportunities as indicated by staff needs and directors requests.

• Collaborates with directors and other managers with input on staff performance evaluations.

• Facilitates on-boarding of new staff members.

• Develops, reviews and revises new nursing departmental staff initial competencies.

• Develops and evaluates unit-based orientation programs.

• Supports preceptor development using a variety of educational activities.

• Supervises new nursing orientation progress and progression to independent practice.

• Develops educational curriculum for new processes/initiatives/equipment training.

• Evaluates the new processes/initiatives/equipment training results.

• Monitors compliance with new processes/initiatives/equipment changes as indicated.

• Identifies opportunities for care delivery improvement.

• Participates in teaching classes for continuing education for house-wide and nursing departmental initiatives.

• Coordinates and provides required certification courses (ACLS, PALS, BLS) for staff as needed.

• Participates in active communication with nursing staff, nursing leadership, other clinical departments and medical staff.

• Participates in or leads hospital meetings or committees as assigned.


What You Will Need:

Masters Degree in Nursing required

Experience with computers including word and PowerPoint preferred

Minimum of 5 years of recent nursing experience in critical care nursing preferred.

RN Surgery Circulator experience required.

1 year experience in a non Surgical Unit preferred

Computer fluent in Word

Current RN licensure in the state of North Carolina required.

Current BLS required

ACLS and PALS instructor certification required within the first year.

CNOR certification preferred

Job Summary  

The Nursing Educator functions as an educational and clinical resource for the Nursing department. The Nursing Educator is responsible for assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of educational activities (orientations and continuing education). The Nursing Educator facilitates skill development, competency, attainment of standards of care and professional growth for current and incoming nursing staff.

The Nursing Educator will collaborate with the Clinical Educator and Nursing Leadership to develop educational activities to support better patient outcomes and regulatory compliance. Evidence based practice and adult learning theory will be used to develop, implement and evaluate the educational activities.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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