Clinical Nurse Educator
The Clinical Nurse Educator reports directly to the Chief Nursing Officer or VP of Clinical Operations. This position will collaborate with the Directors of Nursing/Clinical Operations, Nurse Managers, quality departments, and infection control team members. The clinical nurse educator is a proficient expert skilled in the clinical environment and is assigned the duty of guiding and mentoring nurses and ancillary clinical support staff.
- Provides leadership in creating and implementing education initiatives relating to organizational goals and values for nursing and clinical support staff.
- Responsible for developing, conducting and evaluating in-service programs, orientation and continuing education for nurses, students and other staff
- Provides orientation and training for new nursing and clinical support staff
- Develops and maintains clinical skills and competencies for nursing and clinical support staff
- Conducts in-service trainings at locations for skills development and compliance.
- Responsible for planning, developing, evaluating and implementing educational programs and training activities based on assessed learning needs of clinical teams.
- Leads the development and implementation of evidence-based, quality clinical education programs and activities which promote individual development, competency and delivery of high-quality clinical services.
- Develop, review and update departmental training manual, policies/procedures, related job aides and clinical pathways.
- Develops curricula for nurse educator programs. Will teach healthcare topics relative to ambulatory care medical assisting and nursing staff. Content includes not only didactic but also hands-on clinical experience and demonstration.
- Must have the ability to collaborate with other professionals to refine nursing program content.
- Evaluates and assesses the method and effectiveness of materials, tools and learning.
- Must be able to travel to sites within NYC region
- Functions as preceptor to students, new hire candidates and other clinical team members/ staff when needed
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
The above is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of the job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all the job functions
- Graduate of an accredited four-year nursing program
- Registered Nurse with minimum five years clinical experience and a current New York State license
- Bachelor�s Degree in Healthcare or related field, Masters preferred
- Minimum of 5 years� experience working with vulnerable populations
- Minimum of at least 3 years� experience in development of clinical guidelines and training of clinical staff (nurses and medical assistants) on clinical protocols
- Proficient in clinical skills such as venipuncture, therapeutic injections, clinical assessment
- EMR experience required
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.