Nurse Educator Job Description

Nurse Educator Job Description

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Nurse educator provides and appropriate climate for learning, and facilitate the adult learning process by developing, planning, and presenting education activities and directly or indirectly fostering the development of competence in the nursing staff.

Nurse Educator Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective nurse educator job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included nurse educator job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Returns course/clinical paperwork to students and instructors in a timely manner with professional, constructive comments
Evaluates student performance related to course/clinical objectives in a manner that accurately reflects students' abilities and knowledge without grade inflation
Maintains open communication with clinical site personnel and incorporates their feedback into clinical experiences
Completes assigned projects within the Office of Academic Affairs to enhance quality of student experiences and other related activities
Coordinate and facilitate the connection between patients and program approved, patient based resources
Provide educational training to patients on specific disease states, and assigned medication
Develop local Patient Advocacy opportunities by creating and/or supporting existing community networks and educational forums
Support patient and provider educational speaker programs
Provide patient-focused education to promote behavioral change for the empowerment of patients to improve specific treatment compliance
Foster appropriate dialogue between patient and health care provider

Nurse Educator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Nurse Educator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, ACLS, PALS, AHA, NRP, NNCO, BONENT, CNN, ENPC

Education for Nurse Educator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the nurse educator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Education, Science, Graduate, Nursing Education, Department of Education, Healthcare, School of Nursing, Health Care, Health

Skills for Nurse Educator

Desired skills for nurse educator include:

Research process
Clinical data and pharmacology
National and local trends in nursing practice
Word
Leadership principles and management skills
Power Point and Excel
Excel
Program development and adult learning methodologies
Men’s and women’s health
Nursing education standards and practices

Desired experience for nurse educator includes:

Work requires at least two years of full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse Candidate must meet the North Carolina Board of Nursing administrative requirement for faculty regarding preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation as cited in the Administrative Code of the Board Nursing within one year of hire
Cognitive, effective and psycho motor skills necessary to provide clinical instruction and supervision
Clinical and pharmaceutical knowledge
Previous experience as Nurse Educator in Home Health, Hospice or Hospital setting highly preferred
One (1) year of Nurse Educator experience is preferred
Assesses clinical performance in relation to established performance standards

Nurse Educator Examples

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Nurse Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of nurse educator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for nurse educator
  • Utilize, update, enhance and support the existing EndoSite consulting business tools and consulting reports
  • Assist in the Development, Implementation and teaching of educational program nationally based on customer needs and update educational material and presentations at least once yearly with the most current information and best practice recommendations
  • Provide training and support to sales team on clinical services and reprocessing along with hands on training on reprocessing of endoscopes so reps are knowledgeable on the steps required to train customers ensure the endoscope is safe for patient use
  • Provide requested sales support and customer support related to sales evaluations and post sales in service, customer inquiries and or requests for additional information
  • Provide post sales customer training in service for OER PRO automated endoscope reprocessor
  • Work closely with Director of Clinical Support to facilitate the internal programs and systems designed to achieve the management and delivery of all EndoSite consulting and educational program objectives
  • Attend and speak at industry symposiums and professional conferences, as needed and appropriate
  • Interact with sales and marketing personnel on a regular basis as appropriate to help build a strong working relationship and network
  • Achieve and maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction when teaching educational programs or providing consulting services or onsite support
  • Communicate effectively with all internal and external customers
Qualifications for nurse educator
  • Enjoys collaborating with a team and has a love for teaching
  • Serve as disease and product expert to sales training
  • Serve as a member of Commercial Brand Planning
  • Be the key driver in strategic customer and sales planning process
  • Dedicated home workspace
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Master's preferred
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Nurse Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a nurse educator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for nurse educator
  • Serves as an expert resource on Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) issues and protocols to TC, instructors and staff
  • Conducts instructor and provider courses for TC while adhering to AHA guidelines
  • Acts as a change agent to facilitate transitions in the ECC Program
  • Supports the chain of survival initiatives in the community
  • Oversees program quality assurance and adherence to TC requirements
  • Collects appropriate data and generates reports on course participation statistics
  • Collaborates with TC Coordinator, Director of the Center for Nursing Professional Development and ACLS Coordinator to ensure adherence to AHA standards and facilitation of quality educational offerings
  • Monitors instructors teaching abilities and completes required documentation
  • Cultivates and mentors TC Instructors, new instructors, and potential candidates for future Instructor/TCF positions
  • Coordinates PALS and PEARS classes
Qualifications for nurse educator
  • Current expert knowledge of the specialty area in which this position is located
  • OCN or AOCN preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Surgical Operating Room Endoscopy, hospital management and/or Ambulatory Care Centre or Office Based Endoscopy development or Multi-specialty experience required
  • Bilingual (French and English) is preferred
  • Strong current medical surgical, OR clinical and or management background is necessary
  • Previous medical industry experience with clinical, sales support or marketing role at a leading health care company or provider is preferred
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of nurse educator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for nurse educator
  • Assists and coordinates annual competencies
  • Serves as a clinical resource for critical care and neuroscience
  • Submits informational data to Director of Specialty Programs monthly and as needed, based on educational and quality improvement activities
  • Coordinates annual competency sessions to ensure professional staff remain in compliance with safety, licensure, TB testing
  • Involves other departments in planning and implementation
  • Develops, implements and evaluates orientation and continuing education programs based on learning needs, clinical priorities, and organizational resources
  • Participates in professional and community organizations
  • Provide clinical support to transition patients from hospitals in Cleveland and Akron to the home
  • Ensure appropriate assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of ongoing departmental nursing education needs
  • Develop and maintains department policies and procedures to meet Title XXII and regulatory requirements
Qualifications for nurse educator
  • Strong report writing, communication and presentation skills are highly preferred
  • Potential for additional managerial responsibilities
  • Strong problem solving experience and organizational skills are preferred
  • Must be able to travel as necessary, domestically and internationally, up to 40%
  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing with National Nursing Accreditation
  • Current Colorado and/or Montana RN license in good standing
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of nurse educator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for nurse educator
  • Ensure high level of customer insights to meet customer needs and expectations in line with regional account strategy specifically and overall strategy
  • Ensure to be updated on latest scientific information concerning Sanofi Genzyme’s products, competitors and disease areas to provide high standards of customer service (on demand)
  • Provide input in patient and healthcare professionals focused projects
  • Collaborate with COMPASS, patients, healthcare providers, and other involved parties to drive efficient processes related to coverage reviews, financial support, shipment coordination, and other barriers that may delay treatment
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to clinical assessments, venipuncture, IV starts, medication administration, EKG, and centrifuging of specimens
  • Planning, preparing and maintaining materials for use in educational programs for accuracy and relevance to the target audience
  • Communicating effectively with staff and management regarding educational needs and offerings
  • Assessing, planning and implementing programs for staff development to upgrade and maintain competency skills
  • Developing and sustaining relationships and presence within local colleges and universities offering nursing degrees to identify and recruit nurses into the Program
  • Promote and support nursing research,foster communication and collaborative practice with members of the healthcare team
Qualifications for nurse educator
  • Two years perioperative and/or operating room nursing
  • Graduate from a National League of Nursing (NLN) accredited school of nursing
  • Requires experience with teaching and modeling self management skills, concepts, resources and tools related to health, lifestyle change and behavior modification to class participants
  • Possess a positive attitude with changing conditions
  • Possesses strong communication and professionalism when consulting with appropriate health care professionals, support staff and interacting with patients/families
  • Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills a plus
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Nurse Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a nurse educator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for nurse educator
  • Mentor by role modeling professional practice behavior and providing educational support to all staff
  • Develop comprehensive education for the nurses based on results of needs assessments / level of competency and on LTC regulations/standards
  • Conduct clinical rounds
  • Identify the individual and collective learning needs of staff
  • Foster collaboration and independent thinking and promote best clinical practices
  • Regularly evaluate staff competencies
  • Provide clinical mentorship and career guidance, as needed
  • Performs assessment of staff learning needs
  • Functions as a clinical resource, role model, and educator for clinical staff
  • Effectively guides all new nursing staff through core orientation to transition to new job/role responsibilities
Qualifications for nurse educator
  • Minimum of 3-5 years combined experience in healthcare industry
  • BSN Degree at minimum
  • Proven ability to evaluate and assess subject’s suitability for inclusion into studies, obtain informed consent, determine patient eligibility and coordinate patient enrollment
  • Oncology Certification required
  • 2-3 years of nursing education experience required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification through the American Heart Association (AHA) or able to attain

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