Currently looking for experienced Cardiology or Telemetry RN to fill the Nurse Educator opening with Emory University Hospital in the Greater Atlanta area. Interested candidates must have 5 years of acute care nursing experience and a minimum of 2 years of progressive cardiology experience.
Responsibilities of the Nurse Educator, Cardiac Telemetry
- Regarded as clinical expert and role model in application of the nursing process and evidence-based practice to manage the complex care needs of the Cardiac Telemetry patient population.
- Serves as a resource person to physicians, nurses, patients, and family members.
- Applies principles of adult learning to plan and conduct educational sessions to promote staff development, student competence, and positive patient/family outcomes.
- Role models expert communication skills to colleagues through example.
- Demonstrates foresight regarding the impact of nursing care on patient outcomes based on intuition and experience.
- Is recognized as an expert clinician and a leader in Cardiac Telemetry.
- Completes employee conference, risk management and unit management reports within specified time frames.
- Identifies the need for revision and evaluates the effectiveness of operational forms.
- Provides and coordinates the resources needed within the unit to provide optimal patient outcomes.
- Role models time management skills through example.
- Ensures compliance and adherence with stated policies and procedures for the unit.
- Remains informed of innovative clinical trends through bench marking and evidence based practice.
- Demonstrates proficiency in teaching and precepting skills.
- Facilitates development of unit preceptors including effective delegation and interpersonal skills.
- Assists with the development of staff portfolios.
- Assists the CNS and Unit Director in conducting annual educational needs assessment.
- Based on needs assessments, assists CNS and Unit Director to provide assurance that staff have opportunities to acquire necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to fulfill role expectations.
- Coordinates unit based clinical orientation program for new staff, students and preceptors.
- Works with preceptors to individualizes unit orientation.
- Assists departmental or unit teams in the developing annual competency checklists.
- Under direction of the CNS and Unit Director, assists with meeting the education and training needs of staff.
- Assumes a staff level leadership and resource role with the interdisciplinary team.
- Contributes to evaluating the use of resources and to cost containment activities.
- Assists with the development of clinical leadership and critical thinking skills in others.
- Under direction of the CNS and UD, Integrates patient/family education activities into unit based staff development and continuing education programs.
- Collaborates with management and patient/family advisory council to develop standardized teaching materials for patient and family learning needs.
- Models effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families.
- Effectively elicits integrates cultural beliefs and values from of patients and integrates these into overall patient management and education.
- Utilizes patient and staff satisfaction feedback as a factor in designing refining and revising education programs.
- Respects and maintains confidential information.
- Meets all Clinical Nurse I Employee Commitments.
- Achieves points and contact hours as defined in the PLAN (clinical lattice) point system to maintain position.
Requirements of the Nurse Educator, Cardiac Telemetry
- Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia.
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required.
- 5 years of acute care nursing experience and a minimum of 2 years of progressive cardiology experience.
- Completion of formal preceptor training workshop.
This is a non-management position
This is a full-time position