Education Specialist (RN), Med/Surg

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Jan 08, 2022
Closes
Jan 26, 2022
Ref
R-018219
Function
Nurse
Industry
Education, Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire an experienced Education Specialist Registered Nurse for our Med Surg 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:
• Utilize evidence based guidelines in provision of care, protocol development, and staff education, as a subject matter expert in Medical Surgical Nursing.
• Facilitate the professional development and lifelong learning activities of Nurses to enhance their professional competence and role performance.
•Onboarding/Orientation of newly hired staff with focus on LPN and international nurses, and transition to new model of care delivery
•Ongoing assessment of competency and evaluation of performance
•Provision of continuing nursing education
•Identifies practice gaps and learning needs
•Develops an appropriate education plan based on professional practice gaps and learning needs
•Coordinate, facilitate and evaluate activities that promote professional role development

Qualifications include:
• BSN required, MSN preferred
• Valid Maryland RN license required
• Active American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
• 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

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

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!

To apply email resume to krobinso2@adventisthealthcare.com

Work Schedule:

Full Time

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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