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Clinical Nurse Educator, Simulation Service Line

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 114754
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 21061010544008-Medical Education - Simulation Center


Job Summary: Master’s prepared nurse who applies clinical expertise in evidence -based nursing practice within simulation education in the following roles: clinical expert, educator, system thinker, change agent, and innovator. This position will support a mobile simulation unit requiring travel to various locations around the Charlotte area.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops a systematic education plan for simulation implementation and evaluates overall simulation programs in response to patient and healthcare trends, regulatory requirements, and strategic priorities of the organization.
  • Synthesizes simulation literature and research findings to design educational interventions for selected user groups and promotes staffs’ knowledge and skill in research and evidence-based process and the application of these findings in practice.
  • Provides educational consultation and services across the continuum in simulation for a variety of learner groups
  • Assesses as learning styles and creates educational programs and materials based on assessment of population to be educated.
  • Conducts annual simulation education needs assessment utilizing multiple data sources. Analyzes and makes recommendations regarding priorities.
  • Coaches and mentors unit educators/ facilitators/content experts and staff in the development of education skills (curriculum development, adult learning principles, evaluation etc.)
  • Develops simulation educational effectiveness measures for all programs and outcome measures for selected programs.
  • Participates in selection of facilitators and content experts. Coaches facilitators/ content experts on skill development and provide continuing education. Provides ongoing feedback and gives input into annual performance evaluation.
  • Utilizes multiple simulation education modalities and leverages use of technology to provide the most cost effective and efficient programs
  • Provides cost analysis for all education and manages related resource utilization.
  • Participates in facility wide simulation program development

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent moderate lifting, pulling, pushing and carrying. 
  • Frequent walking, standing, stooping and reaching. 
  • Must be able to travel throughout hospital campuses and offsite properties. 
  • General hospital office environment with exposure to chemicals, pathogens and patient body fluids. 
  • Environment is climate controlled. 
  • Subject to long and irregular hours.

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse by the N.C. Board of Nursing. 
  • Master’s in nursing, Nursing Education or Health Care Administration required. 
  • Two years of teaching experience preferred. 
  • Must show evidence of job-specific competencies. 
  • Minimum three years clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in a practice area. 
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles, curriculum and program development, program evaluation, self-learning modules. 
  • Proficient at Microsoft Office programs and use of AV equipment. 
  • Certification in simulation preferred and must be achieved within two years of hire date. 
  • Life Support Instructor Certification may be required based on the needs of the patient population served.