RN-Educator Job Description

RN-Educator Job Description

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Rn-educator provides care based in the nursing process and that is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act.

RN-Educator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Monitors unit and staff and ensures compliance with regulations of outside agencies, eg., OSHA, The Joint Commission, Board of Nursing, Texas Department of Health, and takes corrective actions as necessary
Present programs in an organized, effective and professional manner using adult learning principles
Conduct Department of Nursing Orientation
Perform nursing department clinical competency checks
Participates in various committees, such as preceptor committee and nursing task force meetings, department meetings to obtain further information that impacts staff educational activities
Meet the learning needs of Obstetrical Registered Nurses and Nursing support staff
Assess learning needs of staff in using a variety of methods in order to maintain or improve their competency
Plan, develop, provide/coordinate, and evaluate education intervention to meet learning needs and to improve patient outcomes
Facilitate the growth and development of the hospital staff
Plan and implement continuing education programs according to provider unit policies

RN-Educator Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for RN-Educator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, ACLS, PALS, NNCO, BONENT, CNN, NLN, PCCN, CVRN

Education for RN-Educator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the rn-educator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Nursing, Education, Graduate, Nursing Education, Healthcare, School of Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Science, Teaching, Associates

Skills for RN-Educator

Desired skills for rn-educator include:

BRN regulations
California Nurse Practice Act
Joint Commission
Title 22
Adult learning principles
Educational methodology and instructional design
Current healthcare trends and related legislative issues
Acute care organizations

Desired experience for rn-educator includes:

Coordinate and present the programs to comply with hospital and regulatory requirements
Assist with coordination and oversight of new employee's orientation period
Revise/update teaching material and methods based on program evaluations
Assist with the review and revision of Unit policies and procedures
Professional certification (CNOR, CPAN)
Strong Education experience in Psychiatric / Behavioral Health setting

RN-Educator Examples


RN-Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of rn-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 rn-educator
  • Apply basic time management and patient care coordination skills to effectively provide nursing and health care services
  • Ensures that departmental mission and objectives are maintained in the provision of clinical services in the Education Department and Nursing Departments
  • Provide education related to diabetes to members to include the etiology of the disease, how it is treated and how it is monitored
  • Create and implement an education program for members
  • Coordinate with member’s provider to include medication, nutritional counseling, foot care, glucose monitoring and prevention of complications
  • Visit members in their home to assess what stage they are at with their disease and perform educational process
  • Document assessments and educational strategies, care plans and provide on-going assessment as necessary
  • Communicate with Plan care team
  • Coordinate with community resources as needed
  • Acting as a mentor for the staff
Qualifications for rn-educator
  • 5+ years of experience working within an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) / Critical Care Unit (CCU)
  • Helping Nurses (RNs) them to the hospital and to the unit
  • Keeping staff up-to-date clinically and assisting in continuous education
  • 5+ years of Education experience in an Medical-Surgical setting
  • Requires excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and group facilitator process skills
  • Experience in Maternal Child Health education and/or Labor and Delivery

RN-Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of rn-educator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for rn-educator
  • Researches topics to be presented and facilitates various education activities, ., certification programs (BCLS, ACLS, ), in-services, unit clinical rotations, skills laboratories, This includes general competence courses a well as specific courses for service line area
  • In conjunction with department management, participates in the development of unit-specific policies, procedures, and patient care standards
  • Serves as HealthStream Administrator to assist with entering educational activity completion, tracking of educational activities and running reports
  • Maintains accountability for integrating the multidisciplinary process in assessment, problem identification, planning, designing
  • Prepares budgets and workshop cost analysis forms related to specific educational activities/programs for incorporation in the
  • Plans, organizes, implements and evaluates orientation for new employees Residency Program for Perinatal/Women’s Care departments
  • Helping Registered Nurses (RNs) acclimate to the hospital and to the Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Keeping the staff clinically up-to-date
  • Assisting in continuous education
  • Orients and provides direct clinical instruction to new Registered Nurses and Patient Care Technicians (as time allows) in basic dialysis clinical skills and procedures including but not limited to machine setup, patient assessment, and documentation skills
Qualifications for rn-educator
  • Oncology clinical experience
  • Previous education in ICU preferred
  • See addendum for additional requirements (GI LAB, OR, PACU, PPT, PREP RECOV)
  • Two years of staff development, academic teaching and /or project development coordination preferred
  • Knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Office products and e-learning platform
  • Acts as a change agent in support of house wide education initiatives

RN-Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of rn-educator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for rn-educator
  • Keeping the staff up-to-date clinically
  • Acting as a role model by demonstrating and educating on current healthcare trends
  • May provide health related counseling on the prevention of communicable diseases
  • May administer a variety of pre-examination tests including skin tests, blood tests, and other tests used in determining communicable disease
  • Keep accurate patient records
  • Advise patients on available and appropriate medical and social services available
  • Compile and submit necessary medical/statistical reports and data in a timely fashion
  • Implementation of staff development programs to enhance professional growth of personnel in collaboration with the education director
  • In collaboration with the Director of Education, coordinates the required educational programs for all levels of staff to facilitate staff competency
  • Collaborates with Care Link leadership, other system leaders, staff, and subject matter experts to achieve goals
Qualifications for rn-educator
  • Acts as a member of the education support team for management of quality and regulatory initiatives and projects
  • Advances healthcare practice by developing and integrating policies, procedures and standards by being familiar with company-wide policies and procedures
  • Identifies educational needs and opportunities using data from the organization such as regulatory requirements survey information employee and customer evaluation data
  • Collaborates with staff and management in differentiating between educational versus performance/compliance issues in order to design an effective plan of action
  • Seeks out continuous learning opportunities and continuing education in areas of staff development and clinical expertise
  • Demonstrates competent in the use of technology

RN-Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of rn-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 rn-educator
  • Responsible for establishing support program activities for orientation of new nursing employees
  • Curriculum Development.Develops educational programs and curriculum that promote quality health care, employee or patient growth, and personal wellness
  • Evaluates and documents the effectiveness of educational offerings by developing, monitoring and assessing competencies
  • Provides Education to all staff
  • Tracks Competencies
  • Continuous Focus on Process Improvement
  • Participate in Committee and Special Projects, as assigned
  • Implements the strategic plan of the department aligning Corporate, Division and Facility Goals
  • Ensures Department Compliance with TJC Standards and all other accrediting agencies
  • Develops and coordinates department/hospital education based on the needs of the staff and hospital
Qualifications for rn-educator
  • Plans and facilitates education initiatives/classes/events that benefit the staff in collaboration with department specific leadership, to include but not limited to the annual competency validation, staff orientation, residency training program, specialty practice training classes, preceptor class, and outside committee participation
  • Evaluates the quality of programs and services offered, including class evaluations and incorporation of feedback into program improvement
  • Responsible to track course statistics and maintain documentation of educational activities including, but not limited to, evaluation data, attendance numbers and types, completion or success scores
  • Identifies and evaluates appropriate products, programs, and services, based upon needs assessment for populations served
  • Presents education programs/continuing education activities as needed
  • Participates in organizational clinical competency committee meetings as appropriate

RN-Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of rn-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 rn-educator
  • Participate in emergency department nursing residency program as education lead and mentor for ED nurse residents
  • Ensures that all staff and agency personnel completes mandatory compliance training, education, licensure, and certifications according to facility deadlines
  • Facilitates all aspects of the preceptor program in coordination with Versant Manager and PPH's Educator
  • Serves as a primary resource person to hospital staff
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of educational trends and best practices
  • Oversees the development of patient education tools in coordination with other departments as needed
  • Maintains updated department policies and procedures
  • Coordinating and conducting new employee orientation ongoing training for staff
  • Organizing and presenting instruction in a manner which meets the needs of the adult learner
  • Developing and implementing staff development plans
Qualifications for rn-educator
  • Provides feedback to RN department focused educators who participate in unit, hospital, system committee/task force to maintain and improve the delivery of patient care
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates programs to address deficiencies identified in the documentation audits
  • Plans, evaluates, and implements program changes to maximize organizational resources and demonstrate best return on investment for the organization
  • Responsible to work collaboratively with management/leadership, educators, and advanced practice nurses to enhance the quality and cost effectiveness of patient care
  • Utilizes principles of communication and change theory in providing health care consultation to other departments and staff
  • Functions as a role model for excellence in care by assisting associates with decision making in clinical situations

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