Trinity Health Registered Nurse - Educator - Rehab/Skilled - PRN(As Needed) in Dubuque, Iowa
Under general supervision of the Clinical Director, (in collaboration with the Director of Clinical and Professional Development and the Area Coordinating Team) and consistent with the Scope and Standards of Practice for Nursing Professional Development (2010), the Clinical Educator is a member of the Mercy Medical Center education team and is accountable for advancing and maintaining nurse competence, enhancing professional nursing practice, and supporting achievement of career goals, building on the educational and experiential bases of nurses across the novice to expert continuum for the ultimate objective of ensuring delivery of efficient, effective, safe, quality, and compassionate patient care. He/she cultivates an environment that promotes an appetite for lifelong learning by supporting the development of effective, quality, innovative, creative, and fun continuing education activities, implementing evidence-based practice innovations, and continuously evaluating further learning needs and/or practice changes. He/she supports a shared leadership philosophy and advances the professional practice model for patient care services.
The Clinical Educator must hold an active license to practice nursing in the state of Iowa and maintain continuing education units per state licensure requirements. A BSN or BS/BA and a minimum of two years of clinical experience are required. Experience as a nursing preceptor or in nursing/patient education is preferred. Certification by a nationally recognized nursing organization in staff development and/or an appropriate specialty area is recommended, as is membership in an appropriate professional nursing organization. Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) will be required within 30 days of hire and every 2 years thereafter. Child and Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter Training is required within 6 months of hire.
Job Number: 00121499
Location: Dubuque, IA
Organization Name: Mercy Medical Center - Dubuque
Facility: MMCIA - Mercy Medical Center - Dubuque
Employment Type: Part time
Shift: Rotating Shift