EDUCATION: Master of Science in Nursing required or must be enrolled in Master of Science in nursing program for at least one year with a 2 year graduation date.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current New Mexico registered nurse license required, ANCC certification in Nursing Continuing Education/Staff development preferred and required within 2 years. BLS certification required. BLS instructor certification required within 6 months of hire.
SKILLS: Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of clinical nursing education. Able to organize information. Working knowledge of teaching, counseling and evaluation principles and techniques. Basic leadership abilities; high degree of self-confidence; self-motivated; detail-oriented; effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work independently and as a team member, employ discretion and confidentiality in sensitive areas; read, interpret, and follow instructions; beginning computer, research and data management skills; basic understanding of regulatory body standards as well as New Mexico Board of Nursing and Continuing Education Board requirements. Working knowledge of software applications, including: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Healthstream.
EXPERIENCE: With a MSN: Two years teaching experience in nursing and three years of experience as an RN in an acute care setting. Without a MSN: Two years teaching experience in nursing and five years of experience in an acute care setting.
SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED: Teaching experience may be unit based or clinical ladder based, and does not necessarily include a teaching position only.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Manager, Clinical Education
- Bloodborne pathogen C:
In and/or near patient care setting 30%: general office or classroom setting 70%
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Intermittent physical effort such as walking, standing, sitting, lifting and those activities involved with moving educational equipment and supplies. Flexibility in scheduling required.