Clinical Nurse Educator

University of Maryland Capital Region Health
Cheverly, MD
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time
Overview: The Clinical Nurse Educator serves in a clinical expert role to support optimal service outcomes by providing for the development of professional staff and other direct caregivers in a defined service specialty. The functional role of the CNE falls under five (5) categories: education, clinical, quality and research, administrative, and consulting. Expertise in OR and ED preferred. Responsibilities: The Clinical Nurse Educator participates in and is accountable for the continuous assessment of service needs, strategic planning, and process design and goal attainment. Provides in-service orientation, continuing education, and refresher training to clinical and non-clinical personnel. Provides instruction regarding a variety of topics to include policies, procedures etc. Participates in planning, development, coordination, and evaluation of educational programs. Requires current license in good standing as a Registered Nurse in Maryland or another compact state and typically a BSN degree. The CNE also functions on the interdepartmental level and acts on behalf of Dimensions Health System (DHS) as a resource to other health care institutions.THIS POSITION SUPPORTS OUR PSYCHIATRIC DEPARTMENT. Operating Room/Emergency Room experienceBSN mustCurrent licensure as a Registered Nurse.Minimum of five (5) years relevant clinical experience, and at least 2 years in specialty area, including age specific patient population.Graduate from an accredited School ofNursing. Masters of Science in Nursing preferably in Education or a Clinical Nurse Specialist specialty track, with National Board Certification.Requires detailed knowledge of nursing practice, research, and patient care in terms of theories and practices to serve as the consultant or educator to other practitioners in their area of expertise/patient population within the assigned area. This staff member must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of patients served. Daily contact with nursing personnel, nursing leadership and other health care workers including physicians to receive and/or provide information. Ability to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with all levels of staff and to function in a highly confidential environment.Ability to make decisions that are varied and in many cases develop solutions. Ability to work independently, appropriate interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills; tact and positive demeanor; professional dress and attitude. Understanding of and commitment to implement the philosophy and objective of nursing organization.Specialized skills: Intermediate statistics and algebra. Excellent communication, human relations skills and teaching ability.*CB

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