Education Specialist, Registered Nurse (RN), Day Shift, Med Surg

Rockville, MD
May 24, 2023
Jun 15, 2023
Education, Healthcare
Full Time
Shady Grove Medical Center seeks to hire an experienced Education Specialist for our Medical Surgical Unit who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As an Education Specialist, you will:

•Conduct clinical orientation, competency assessment, and ongoing education
of Medical Surgical Nursing staff.
•Utilize evidence based guidelines in provision of care, protocol development,
and staff education, as a subject matter expert in Medical Surgical Nursing.
•Report directly to the Director of Professional Development and Practice.
•Facilitate the professional development and lifelong learning activities of
Nurses to enhance their professional competence and role performance.
•Manage overall professional development programs, provide relevant
education to Nurses, maintain and enhance clinical competence, foster a
positive outlook on lifelong learning, direct the development of educational
activities, and plan programs that increase breadth and depth of Nurses'
•Demonstrate professionalism at all times and will be an integral part of the
Nursing leadership team, representing their department at all levels of the

Qualifications include:

• BSN required, MSN preferred
• Valid Maryland RN license required
• Active American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
• Two years of Med Surg experience
• Two years of Nursing education preferred
• One year in leadership role preferred (includes Charge Nurse, Preceptor)
• Certification in Med Surg or Nursing professional development preferred

Work Schedule:

Full-time days; 36 hours per week

This position is 36 hours/week - 4 days 1 week and 5 days the next week. Applicant is expected to flex hours to meet the needs of the staff.

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you.

We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through nonrotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Free Employee parking
  • Benefits Eligible Positions:
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans [including health, employer-paid disability and life insurance, PTO]
    • Employer retirement contribution and match after 1-year of eligible employment with 3 year vesting
    • Ancillary benefits such as flexible spending, legal and pet insurance to meet the needs of employees and their eligible family members
    • Subsidized childcare at participating childcare centers

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today, apply now to be considered!

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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