Staff Educator, RN - Ortho Surgical Unit

Norfolk, VA
Apr 20, 2018
May 21, 2018
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking a Staff Educator, Registered Nurse to oversee Education for Registered Nurses and Nursing Care Partners for the Orthopedic Units.

Educator will work Monday through Friday mostly days, but will have an occasional evening, night, or weekend rotation as needed.

Assumes operational responsibility for the development of patient and staff education within designated center(s) population(s). Promotes the application of nursing clinical expertise in a specified patient population. Accountable for defined aspects of staff development, continuing education and professional development of all nursing staff to improve quality and patient safety. Supports system and hospital projects and initiatives. Functions as an educator, facilitator, change agent, consultant, researcher, and leader.

Education Level
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree

Required: Clinical - 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Basic Life Support, Registered Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Instructing, Learning Strategies, Service Orientation, Speaking, Technology/Computer, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Teaching experience preferred. Specialty professional nursing certification preferred. ACLS required as defined by specific specialty.

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