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Service Line Clinical Nurse Educator - Level 1 Trauma Center Cardiac Division

Job ID: 672621
Charlotte, NC, United States
Date Posted: Dec 29, 2020

Overview

Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) is the flagship hospital of Atrium Health, which is distinguished throughout the Southeastern United States for its excellent patient care and medical expertise. CMC serves as the region’s only Level 1 Trauma center, is Magnet-designated, and also an approved transplant center for heart, kidney, pancreas and liver. We also serve as one of North Carolina’s five Academic Medical Center Teaching Hospitals, providing residency training for more than 200 physicians in 15 specialties and serve as a satellite for the medical school at UNC-Chapel Hill.

 

Job Summary
Masters prepared nurse who applies clinical expertise in evidence -based nursing practice within a specialty area and function in the following roles: clinical expert, educator, system thinker, change agent, and innovator.

Essential Functions

 

  • Develops a systematic education plan and evaluates overall nursing staff development programs in response to patient and healthcare trends, regulatory requirements, and strategic priorities of the organization.
  • Synthesizes literature and research findings to design interventions for selected problems or populations and promotes staffs knowledge and skill in research and evidence based process and the application of these findings in practice.
  • Supervises staff in unit educator role and participates in their annual performance review.
  • Provides educational consultation and services across the continuum in area of specialty.
  • Assesses as learning styles and creates educational programs and materials based on assessment of population to be educated.
  • Conducts annual education needs assessment utilizing multiple data sources. Analyzes and makes recommendations regarding priorities.
  • Coaches and mentors unit educators and staff in the development of education skills (curriculum development, adult learning principles, evaluation etc.)
  • Develops educational effectiveness measures for all programs and outcome measures for selected programs.
  • Participates in selection of preceptors. Coaches preceptors on skill development and provide continuing education. Provides ongoing feedback and gives input into annual performance evaluation.
  • Utilizes multiple education modalities and leverages use of technology in order to provide the most cost effective and efficient programs
  • Provides cost analysis for all education and manages related resource utilization.
  • Participates in facility wide 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. Masters in Nursing, Nursing Education or Health Care Administration required. RN candidates for external hire or internal promotion without master's degree must be enrolled in an MSN program within 1 year of Hire/Transfer date and must complete program within 5 years from hire date. 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 practice area 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.