Staff Educator Job Description

Staff Educator Job Description

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Staff educator provides training on nursing services competencies, documentation requirements, facility protocols and procedures, and CMS/Joint Commission standards and assists in the preparation for accreditation surveys and other regulatory and Departmental reviews.

Staff Educator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintain knowledge of current developments and regulations relative to D.P.H., H.E.W., J.C.A.H.O
Act as a clinical coach for all new Hospice and Palliative Care professional staff
Function as a resource and mentor for new staff
Play a key role in the clinical orientation and training, home care, and nursing of the staff
Ensuring compliance with NYS DOH and CMS regulations through development of auditing tools, specifically validating all data collected
Analyzing collected audit data, identifying trends for staff re-training and implementing corrective action plans in collaboration with Clinical management staff
Providing support to Directors, Managers and Supervisors to insure that all documentation and reporting requirements are prepared and maintained in a professional and well-coordinated manner
Reviewing, collecting and preparing evidence packets for all scheduled fairs
The Staff Educator functions as an educational and clinical resource for Surgical Services personnel
Educational services include the development, coordination, and/or instruction of educational programs designed to meet the needs of the professional and non-professional personnel and which are in accordance with the goals and objectives of the hospital and the Surgical Services Department

Staff Educator Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Staff Educator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CNA, CPR, BLS, ACLS, PALS, NLN, PCCN, CVRN, CCRN, ALS

Education for Staff Educator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the staff 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, School of Nursing, Science, Nursing Program, Healthcare, Nursing Education, Department of Education, Health

Skills for Staff Educator

Desired skills for staff educator include:

Current developments and regulations relative to D.P.H
Audio visual equipment
Regulatory/accreditation agency standards
Scope of nursing as designated by the MA Nurse Practice Act
Joint Commission Standards
Regulatory standards

Desired experience for staff educator includes:

The educator will function as an informal consultant to facilitate holistic nursing care of patients and their families/significant other
He/she will also be actively involved as planner
Overall processes related to a field visit
All aspects of care in the home setting
Documentation and navigation of the electronic records
Clearance of Nurses (RNs) in the field and clinical topics commonly seen in the Home Health setting

Staff Educator Examples


Staff Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a staff 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 staff educator
  • Provide the continuing education of all nursing personnel
  • Act as advisor to other Department Heads in the promotion of in-service education in their respective departments
  • Plan, organize, coordinate and conduct approved continuing education programs
  • Conduct both formal and informal training programs to teach new or review existing techniques and procedures
  • Act as a resource person regarding the particular educational needs of each facility
  • Recommend, guide and assist in programs for proper recruitment and selection of qualified personnel
  • Plan and implement orientation programs for new staff members and ensure thorough orientation of each new employee
  • Develop, design and coordinate programs to keep nursing staff abreast of new and expanding nursing care programs, new techniques, equipment, facilities and concepts of care
  • Ensure that the in-service program is planned, scheduled, documented and held on a continuing basis
  • Provide an adequate library of professional books and current periodicals, making them available to staff
Qualifications for staff educator
  • Conduct and/or arrange for technical and professional seminars, utilizing Regional personnel expertise as indicated
  • Assist nursing personnel with resident teaching through literature, equipment and other programs
  • Recommend budget and equipment needs to the Administrator and the Vice President
  • Develop and maintain current reports and records as necessary
  • 1 year of Certified Home Care experience a must
  • Provides assessment, consultation, and education & training of PMI employees in all ambulatory practice settings

Staff Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a staff educator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for staff educator
  • Maintains a customer-oriented focus in all aspects of training, ensuring that employees are properly trained and determined to be competent to perform job functions
  • Ensures feedback to managers and directors regarding any training needs of employees
  • Supervise the nursing staff and inform them of new policies and procedures
  • Assist in the recruitment, retention and training of nurses
  • Provide and or arrange for facility wide orientation and ongoing training programs/in-service education/competencies
  • The Educator functions as an educational and clinical resource for Operating Room personnel
  • Responsible for program development
  • Development of relationships in facilities and improvement of hospice offerings that contribute to increased growth of the program
  • Improving nursing practices and performance through mentoring and education
  • Supports staff development with educational activities to include remediation, certification, mentoring, disease specific education requirements, Joint Commission education requirements, competency assessment, product roll-outs
Qualifications for staff educator
  • Minimum of four (4) years clinical nursing experience including three (3) years of demonstrated leadership and teaching skills in Nursing
  • Completion of an accredited registered nurse program required
  • Current State of Michigan licensure as a Registered Nurse required
  • Minimum of two years of experience in assigned clinical discipline required
  • Previous experience in clinical instruction highly preferred
  • Must be willing to obtain National Certification within 2 years of hire

Staff Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a staff educator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for staff educator
  • The RN Educator functions as an educational and clinical resource for Patient Services personnel
  • Investigates complaints by patients and others regarding such matters as methods of treatment, room assignments, , and attempts to resolve such complaints to promote patient safety and satisfaction
  • Supervises and provides leadership to nursing staff by utilizing professional standards of practice to ensure that patients receive appropriate care and treatment
  • Plans and assigns nursing duties according to the nature of the activity to be accomplished utilizing the principles and practices of supervision by evaluating the capabilities of subordinates (and available resources) to provide a safe and therapeutic environment
  • Evaluates the capabilities of subordinates to provide a safe and therapeutic environment, provides assistance to staff in improving their skills and abilities
  • Evaluates nursing activities by reviewing patient medical records, observing nursing care, and visiting patients to ensure that nursing care is carried out as directed, and that treatments and medications are administered in accordance with physician orders
  • Participates in team building to ensure total patient care needs are met, and to establish good working relationships
  • Actively supports the goals and mission of the organization and assigned unit by discussing strategies for achieving these goals with the Nurse Manager, and serving as a role model for coworkers, promoting the psychiatric rehabilitation model of treatment, and actively participating organizational committees
  • Actively participates in the identification, planning and implementation of hospital wide and unit based performance improvement and team building activities
  • Ensures safe staffing levels across shifts
Qualifications for staff educator
  • Ability to work efficiently and maintain flexibility in an environment subject to numerous interruptions, , multiple demands, inquiries, special project requirements, requiring critical deadlines
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school required
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts required
  • Two (2) years experience in direct patient care role and two (2) years teaching experience required
  • Must have experience with conducting simulation training for Critical Events Team Training (CETT)
  • Previous teaching or training experience in a long-term care setting is preferred

Staff Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a staff 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 staff educator
  • Functioning as a resource and mentor for new staff
  • Playing a key role in their clinical orientation and training
  • Researches, recommends, and collaboratively develops course materials, learning strategies, and common methods to support Care Link staff development and education initiatives including instructional tools, audiovisual materials, and dynamic exercises for initiatives
  • Engages staff in developmental and educational activities
  • Plan, organizes, and coordinates Care Link Services orientation for all staff
  • Serves as a resource to Care Link staff, providing education on care management
  • Builds trusting relationships with internal and external customers, , physicians, nurses, patients and their families, vendors, payers
  • The RN Staff Educator functions as an educational and clinical resource for Patient Services personnel
  • Conduct facility orientation for all staff
  • Provide position specific orientation for clinical staff, RN, LPN, NAC, and HUC
Qualifications for staff educator
  • Previous experience in a education role preferred
  • Requires an active Michigan or Wisconsin RN nursing license
  • Previous experience in a home health care setting preferred
  • Previous work with multiple computer applications and the ability to operate a personal computer
  • Is able to travel between Wisconsin and Michigan
  • Possesses a valid Driver's License required

Staff Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of staff educator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for staff educator
  • Assist in assessment of orientee’s learning needs and ensures learning opportunities to meet these needs
  • Monitor individual orientation and facilitates additional training if necessary
  • Validate generalist nursing skills during the orientation process
  • Our 27-bed unit is open 24/7 days a week
  • Unit provides care to patients with end stage renal disease, vascular disorders, abdominal aortic aneurysm, kidney & pancreas transplants, and an Ear, Nose, & Throat population specific to head and neck cancers
  • Dedicated to high quality care, patient outcomes, safety, and teamwork is a standard of the staff
  • Nurses handle 3-5 patients on this unit based on acuity level
  • Participates in the CHHA training classes
  • Provide nursing unit leadership, including the development and implementation of a Primary Care Service model
  • Maintain budgets, staffing levels and quality management programs to implement the resident-directed model
Qualifications for staff educator
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing - Bachelor of Sicence in Nursing (BSN) is required
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse with the State of Texas
  • BLS (CPR), ACLS & PALS certified through the American Heart Association
  • Must obtain nursing specialty certification within 6 months of hire date
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 2-4 years nursing experience with 2 years nursing supervisor or nursing educator experience
  • Prefer candidate to have autoclaving and sterile processing experience or be willing to obtain training within 90 days of hire date

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