The Clinical Nurse Educator provides staff development by educating, coaching, and mentoring staff. The Clinical Nurse Educator is responsbile for orientation, competency completion of all assigned unit staff.
Education and/or experience: Registered Professional Nurse currently licensed in Tennessee or a compact state. BSN and/or specialty certification required with 3 or more year’s clinical healthcare experience in an acute care facility, and preferably 1 year teaching experience. National certification in area of clinical expertise preferred. Certification as BLS, AC LS, and PALS Instructor preferred.
Knowledge: Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, license practical nurse and nursing assistants. Knowledge of and appropriate application of nursing process. Knowledge of infection control procedures, safety precautions, techniques involved in administering routine medications and / or treatments to patients. Knowledge of adult learning principles
Skills: Excellent communication, customer service, active listening skills; Proficient in computer skills, like Microsoft Office
Abilities: Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others. Ability to demonstrate emotional maturity by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively. Ability to conduct needs assessment using a variety of strategic tools. Ability to incorporate principles of adult learning in the planning, implementation and evaluation of education programs. Ability to develop and coordinate education plans to address patient population specific nursing care. Ability to use computer and learn new software programs. Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation tools. Ability to think critically and problem solve while remaining focused and organized in a stressful and fast paced environment. Ability to work flexible hours and days to meet facility needs.
About this company
Blount Memorial Hospital is more than just a hospital. It is a not-for-profit organization that includes a 304-bed acute care hospital on its main campus, but also features a growing physicians group with specialty clinics, inpatient and outpatient diagnostic services, fitness facilities and a senior living facility campus. With a strong emphasis on community, Blount Memorial’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of the entire community.
Location/Region: Maryville, TN (US)