Nurse Educator, MSN, (FT) Medical Specialties

Employer
Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Location
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Posted
Jan 12, 2021
Closes
Jan 15, 2021
Ref
bdf31a4dcf4f
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Description
Nurse Educator - Medical Specialties The mission of the Nursing Education Center(NEC) is to promote and support the overarching nursing strategic plan andinitiatives originated by the CNO and the Center for Nursing Excellence. Weaccomplish this through the development and implementation of programs based onadult learning theories and best practice for nursing education. Our workincludes initial onboarding, clinical area orientation, competence assessment(initial and ongoing), preceptor excellence program, and ongoing professionaldevelopment for nurses throughout their career journey at D-H. The centralized department structure willfacilitate the development of skills in critical thinking, clinical reasoning,effective communication, and interdisciplinary collaboration for D-H nurses. Wecollaborate with subject matter experts and ancillary departments in creatingeducational programs and annual competence plans to meet the needs of practicesettings for ambulatory, emergency, inpatient, perioperative, and procedural.We utilize evidence-based concepts and programs related to patient safety andquality process improvement throughout our nursing education programs. We support the successful transition toprofessional practice for nurses through a nurse residency program. We fostertransition to clinical practice in desired specialty areas with experientiallearning activities including simulation education. We facilitate in thedevelopment of nurses as preceptors through evidence-based curriculum Responsibilities: * Designs and develops centralized orientation programs, and identifies anddevelops adjunct faculty to deliver content. * Responsible for staff development and competency in application of thenursing process and performance of critical thinking and clinical skills forthat population. * Engages regularly with professional team huddles, interdisciplinaryrounds, and other forums to facilitate assessment and identification ofeducational needs. * Performs needs assessment, develops, designs, implements and evaluatesevidenced based educational materials utilizing principles of instructionaldesign for adult learners. * Facilitates ongoing educational initiatives including nursingorientation, preceptor education and other unit level and organizationallearning initiatives. * Consultant to the Nursing Education enterprise including but not limitedto the development, implementation and evaluation of organizationalcompetencies and regulatory practice requirements. * Promotes understanding of best practices in education among clinicalnurses, clinical supervisors and other leaders to empower these individuals tobecome education champions and engage nurses in supporting each other'slearning and clinical practice. * Consults to regional and system initiatives as needed. Minimum Qualifications: * Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required. * Master's degree in Nursing (MSN) required. * Certified in specialty or completed within the first 18 months of hire. * 2 years of education or professional development preferred. * 3 years of clinical experience in identified specialty. * Excellent informatics, verbal and written communications skills desired Required Licensure/Certification Skills: * Licensed Registered Nurse in New Hampshire required.