Organization: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Category: Nurse Educator
Location: Columbus, OH
Date Job Posted: November 14, 2023
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The Nurse Educator is responsible to assess, plan, organize, develop, implement and evaluate education programs and learning activities designed to assist nursing personnel to acquire knowledge and skills to meet job requirements and regulatory standards. The Nurse Educator demonstrates expertise in staff education, nursing practice, nursing care delivery, and evidence-based practice. The Nurse Educator collaborates effectively with nursing and with other disciplines to meet organizational and team expectations and to assure that staff can perform safely and independently for their assigned role functions. Responsibilities include: staff orientation, class development, instructor/faculty for courses, new product and equipment in-service, unit based in-service, educational needs assessment and ongoing competency of staff. The Nurse Educator incorporates current evidence based knowledge and skill in clinical nursing theory, adult learning principles, and clinical, educational, and professional standards of nursing practice. The Nurse Educator collaborates with all members of the health care team and serves as a role model and resource for patient care staff within the unit/department/institution and community.
Minimum Education Required
Master's Level Degree
For Hire: Master's Degree in Nursing or related field required; current Ohio RN license or interim permit; previous clinical nursing experience; progressive experience in leadership, clinical, or educational role; experience in staff development practice desired. On going: Demonstrates competence in technical, interpersonal, educational, and cognitive skills required to meet essential job functions; maintains current Ohio RN license and meets mandatory educational and health requirements; maintains and seeks new knowledge related to patient care issues, quality improvement and cost reduction, current policies, procedures and protocols.