Develops and implements effective nursing staff education using a variety of teaching techniques to enhance the quality of care delivered to designated patient populations. Essential duties include, Initiates and maintain positive relationships with patients, customers. Initiates and maintains positive relationships with co workers. Takes responsibility for self development and supports a learning environment. Displays commitment to the mission of the hospital and its values. Provides on going clinical education in patient care areas for individuals and groups of staff. Provides consultation for specific patient care population. Collaborates with clinical care leadership to facilitate performance improvement. Provides age appropriate care to patients and families. Meet qualifications of Advanced Clinical Nurse role with progressive clinical experience in nursing. Demonstrated ability to teach, instruct clinical patient care principles. Demonstrated ability to facilitate change. Demonstrates skills in human relations. Demonstrates excellence in clinical nursing. Uses a wide variety of technical equipment to meet patient needs and prescribed medical therapies.
Primary location: CMC
Travel: Must be flexible to travel to different UH hospitals as needed.
Shift/Hours: 24 hours/week; 3 8 hr. shifts, M-F mostly days shift with flexibility to work evenings and nights on occasion.
Preferred education: Master's in Nursing from an accredited program.
Required Credentials, Licensure or Certification (i.e. RN, RRT):
Certification in a specialty clinical area required. If not certified on hire, required within 1 year
BLS Required and ACLS & PALS preferred
Experience & Knowledge:
Minimum of three years of clinical experience
Experience with education, teaching in clinical setting
Knowledge of JC/CMS accreditation requirements
Working knowledge of the use of established clinical and preceptorship models in the development of clinical education programs
Advanced nursing skills and knowledge in area of specialty
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively at all levels in a collaborative team environment.
Strongly prefer Psych nursing experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity