UnityPoint Health RN Clinical Educator in Waterloo, Iowa

Collaborates with nursing leadership and education professionals to organize, implement and evaluate education programs (orientation, in-services, competencies, classroom, etc.) at the unit level to facilitate skill development, competency and proficiency of standards of care for the staff.

Plan, organize, and facilitate ongoing education and competency for team members – will assess educational needs of each medical-surgical unit team, assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of in-services, educational offerings and competencies by using formal and informal teaching methods. Education and training regarding new equipment.

Collaborates with Professional Development colleagues to provide a Nurse Residency program for newly graduated nurses.

Assists unit leadership in facilitating clinical orientation for new team members – may provide limited at-the-elbow support as requested, or collaborate with unit-based preceptors and unit leadership to establish action plans for orientees who are struggling.

Mentors less experienced team members, guides professional behaviors while adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization, demonstrates the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

Collaborates with nursing leadership to support implementation of evidenced based practice into the department setting.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing or currently enrolled in RN to BSN program with completion within 2 years of hire date. Masters in Nursing preferred.

Minimum of 3 years’ RN experience. 5 years medical-surgical experience preferred.

Iowa RN license. Must obtain BLS Instructor status within 1 year of hire. Medical-surgical certification preferred.

Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

Basic computer knowledge using work processing, spreadsheet, email and web browser.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Self-motivated, able to work independently with little oversight.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Manage priorities and deadlines.

Requisition ID: 2018-54565

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Posting Minimum: USD $25.50/Hr.

Name: Nursing Admin-Medical- Logan

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: days

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org