Nursing Educator Job Description

Nursing Educator Job Description

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Nursing educator provides individualized goal directed nursing care to patients in the nursing unit, utilizing the nursing process and standards of nursing care.

Nursing Educator Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

As Diabetes Educator for Suburban Hospital, the incumbent provides individual consultations for diabetes education to inpatients on diabetes and pre-diabetes care management, insulin pump therapy
Participates as an expert educator in occasional institutional activities that enhance the overall quality of care in this specific area of nursing
The Diabetes Educator will oversee the discharge process, referral to NIH/Suburban Diabetes Clinic, and refer patients to outside community physicians (primary care doctors, endocrinologists or Endocrinology Mobile Med Clinic)
Meets with representatives from pharmaceutical companies and diabetes equipment manufacturers to remain up-to-date on products for diabetic patients
Maintains and makes minor adjustments to equipment, calibrating, and alignment
The Diabetes Educator will actively interact with the provider community institutionally, regionally, and nationally to contribute to the continuous advancement of diabetes care
Remains up-to-date on professional education in clinical diabetes
Partner with Human Resources to manage the orientation process ensuring effective delivery of required curriculum, create and update classroom materials
Participates in user groups as appropriate
Offers guidance and resolves physician issues

Nursing Educator Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Nursing Educator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, ACLS, PALS, CPR, AHA, BCLS, NRP, CNS, ARC

Education for Nursing Educator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the nursing 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, Graduate, Science, Health Care, Teaching, Healthcare, Allied Health, Nursing Education, Oncology

Skills for Nursing Educator

Desired skills for nursing educator include:

Nursing care trends
Practices and standards
PowerPoint and Outlook
Adult learning theory
Care continuum
Cultural diversity into role
Health care systems
Age-related changed in care planning

Desired experience for nursing educator includes:

Responds to physicians’ computer problems (hardware and software) as soon as possible, taking appropriates steps to resolve in a timely manner
Assists in preparing policies and procedures, training materials, and provides any necessary information to physicians (including downtime and recovery procedures)
Assists with pilot programs and any post implementation projects
Employs effective communication and collaborative pathways within the organization to support information systems activities and goals
Provides direct support to providers, working to educate, assess and address documentation needs
Uses nursing background to communicate efficiently and effectively with providers on changes to the system, and updates on documentation

Nursing Educator Examples


Nursing Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a nursing educator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for nursing educator
  • Knowledge of nursing practice, Joint Commission standards and Texas Board of Nursing rules and regulations
  • Masters of Science in Nursing preferred or completed within two years
  • Didactic instruction
  • Promote the vision and mission, works to meet the strategic plans, of the University, College of Health Professions, and The School of Nursing
  • Gathers data from a variety of sources (such as needs assessments, quality reports, ) to determine learning needs of staff on the unit, and identifies desired outcomes of learning activities
  • Teaches in both formal and informal settings using appropriate methodology and strategies
  • Serves as a role model to promote excellence and safety
  • Liaison to area schools of nursing
  • Coordinates and submits requisitions to IT/IS for nursing students network ID's at beginning of student rotations
  • Coordinate and manage affiliations with local colleges that use HMC for clinical experience
Qualifications for nursing educator
  • Minimum of 2-3 years acute care experience required
  • Generally requires a Bachelor's degree or appropriate skill level in related field with 2-3 years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities in the specialty of the clinical experience
  • Where a certification is available the clinical coordinator must be certified
  • In the case of nursing the clinical coordinator must be an RN
  • Promotes a Culture of Safety by adhering to policy, procedures and plans that are in place
  • BA Bachelors

Nursing Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a nursing educator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for nursing educator
  • Provides leadership and serves as a role model by engaging in professional development and obtaining certifications
  • Incorporates research and evidence based practice from a variety of disciplines into educational offerings and programs
  • Supports and guides scholarly activities
  • Maintains records compentencies and standards according to designated governing agency (i.e., American Heart Association, American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • Serves as BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP and/or any other specified Course Coordinator or Instructor as directed
  • Collaborates with Nurse Manager and staff to assess learning needs and competencies
  • Collaborates with Nurse Manager and Clinical Nurse Leader on orientation of new hires
  • Practices principles of Safety, Hope and Healing, including prevention, trauma-informed care, de-escalation and restraint/seclusion only when necessary to provide a safe environment
  • Responds to all behavioral and medical emergencies and initiates appropriate action, communicates with appropriate staff and prepares and maintains pertinent documentation
  • The Nursing Supervisor/Educator also serves as a role model for staff at all times by taking initiative in meeting patient needs, unit staffing needs, demonstrating professionalism and respect in all interactions and working collaboratively with all colleagues
Qualifications for nursing educator
  • RN Registered Nurse license in the state of Florida
  • 3 Years of clinical or teaching experience
  • Perioperative services
  • Experience in and understanding of health care delivery in an ambulatory setting required
  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills required
  • Must demonstrate exceptional customer service attitudes, including a "can do" approach

Nursing Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a nursing educator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for nursing educator
  • Evaluates the quality and effectiveness of education and development programs for staff and leadership
  • Collaborates with patient care unit leadership to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies as pertains to staff education and competencies
  • Supports and participate in evidence-based practice and application of nursing research findings in the clinical setting
  • Facilitates development and implementation of education programs in response to needs identified through continuous quality improvement findings throughout the Departments of Nursing
  • Participates in quality and performance improvement activities of the Department of Nursing Education
  • Participates in nursing department and hospital committees and projects as requested
  • Maintains education and clinical competency by participation in continuing education, professional organizations and related activities
  • Promotes self-assessment and peer assessment to identify learning and development needs throughout the Departments of Nursing
  • Ensures that educationprograms areexecuted according toestablished processes,guidelines and standards ofaccrediting agenciessuch as the AmericanNurses CredentialingCenter (ANCC) and theState NursesAssociation
  • Utilizes current literature, research, and evidence-based findings in the design, implementation and evaluation of education programs and activities for staff learning and development
Qualifications for nursing educator
  • Must be able to independently problem-solve and develop creative solutions
  • Must be a champion for innovation and change
  • Master's Degree Master's Degree in Nursing, HealthCare, Education and/or other relevant field
  • National Certification in Specialty, BLS Licensure
  • Three years progressive experience in Nursing/Clinical Specialty and in Nursing/Clinical Education (Oncology experience)
  • Certification in specialty (e.g., Staff Development, Med Surg, ) (Preferred)

Nursing Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a nursing educator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for nursing educator
  • Facilitates a learning environment that supports all levels of nursing personnel and promotes evidence-based practice
  • Role models NYUMC Service Standards in actions and communications with all others
  • Participates inselection anddevelopment ofleadership, nurseeducators and othersas requestedaccording toestablished standards
  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness and cost in planning, and implementing education and professional development activities
  • Establishes collaborative relationships with nursing and all other staff and leadership throughout the medical center
  • Works collaboratively with clinical leadership to identify learning needs and provide learning opportunities and educational resources for staff in clinical area of responsibility
  • Develops educational goals that are congruent with the organization and the nursing departments mission, philosophy and strategic direction
  • Demonstrates respect for the values of professional nursing, the conceptual framework in which it is practiced, and the values espoused by the NYUHC Departments of Nursing, the hospital, and the medical center
  • Provides education and resources that facilitate age-appropriate, culturally sensitive, and ethical care for patients
  • Plans educational activities that incorporate the nursing process, are based on current evidence and support excellence in nursing practice
Qualifications for nursing educator
  • 3 years of RN clinical experience required
  • Assists with the design, development and testing of various phases of the automated clinical product
  • Electronic health record platform background and knowledge in PCC (Point Click Care) preferred
  • Ergonomic stressors such as (lifting, positioning, pushing, and/ or transferring of patients)
  • Must participate in Safe Patient Handling Initiatives
  • Considerable mental and visual demands

Nursing Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a nursing educator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for nursing educator
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of Patient Care & Nursing Standards in specialty area
  • RN license in the State of North Carolina
  • ACLS and PALS instructor certification
  • Minimum of 5 years of recent experience in the Emergency Department
  • Minimum of 5 years of recent experience in Behavioral Health
  • Minimum of 5 years of recent experience in Med/Surg, Tele, or ICU
  • Functions as an expert resource and facilitator in perioperative education including OR RN Residency Program based on AORN guidelines
  • BLS, ACLS education/renewals for perioperative staff
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission
  • Creating, implementing and maintaining education using evidence based practice to support patient and staff
Qualifications for nursing educator
  • Five years experience as a Registered Nurse Required
  • Recent behavioral health experience preferred
  • Presents programs utilizing a variety of methods and techniques, specific to the audience
  • Demonstrates awareness of and adherence to safety and legal requirements established at the hospital and the department levels
  • 2 years of nursing experience required.Experience in adult learning preferred
  • A valid NYS RN license with 3-5 Years related experience in a long term care facility as staff development coordinator

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