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90371 - The experienced Clinical Nurse Educator with a background in hospital education is a strong candidate for this position as the Clinical Educator in the adult Cardiac Intensive Care Unit of this Northern California hospital where severely ill heart patients with congenital or acquired heart disease receive specialized care. The Clinical Educator in the adult Cardiac ICU is a leader and clinical expert who assesses clinical educational needs and requirements of professional nurses in the CICU. Utilizing the principles of adult learning, they are an educator and mentor who develops and delivers educational programs for patients, families and staff while promoting an environment of continuous learning within the organization.
Provide clinical and educational leadership in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Evaluate current programs and educational offerings
Identify the clinical educational needs and requirements of the hospital Intensive Care nursing staff to ensure that education and training are current and patient outcome goals are met
Design and implement nursing education curriculum and programs to ensure the delivery of quality patient care
Evaluate the effectiveness of education programs on quality outcomes, educational needs and current nursing practice
Consult with other health care teams regarding their educational programs
MSN from an accredited school of nursing, required
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California, required
Three years of adult cardiac intensive care nursing experience, required
Current BLS certification, required
Current ACLS and pediatric ALS certifications, preferred
Knowledge and application of adult learning theory, required
Demonstrated competence in adult education and the teaching/learning process
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, required
Strong education background and experience, required
This 327 bed general medical and surgical teaching hospital, a member of a major health care system, is located in a beautiful area of the Western United States. The hospital is known for providing safe, high quality and cost effective health care, having achieved High Performing status in cardiology and cancer treatment in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals for 2016-17. Their nurses are encouraged to own their careers and professional development while promoting a healing environment that treats the whole patient in mind, body and spirit.
For more information please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland at Jill@melnic.com or 800-886-7906. Thank you.