LOCATION : Cone Health, Greensboro
JOB DETAILS :
FTE: 1.0 (40 hours/week)
Schedule: 8 hr days
On Call: No
JOB SUMMARY :
The Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) supports the Triple Aim goals of Cone Health by providing educational support to care givers. Working collaboratively with staff in all areas of the System, the CNE identifies educational needs and plans and implements programs using a variety of teaching/learning strategies. These educational offerings range from patient population-specific curricula to one-on-one teaching sessions with individual nursing staff members. In all endeavors, the CNE promotes evidence-based practice and the Magnet culture by serving as a change agent, teacher, mentor, and coach.
Graduate of an RN Educational Program; Baccalaureate in Nursing required; Master's degree in Nursing,
nursing education or nursing specialty required.
Minimum three years RN clinical practice required.
RN - Registered Nurse licensed in North Carolina or a Compact state.
BLS (CPR) - AHA Health Care Provider BLS
Certification is required in a clinical specialty as defined by National Certification requirements.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES :
Provide educational programs in collaboration with Department Directors and Clinical Nurse Specialists: Plans programs based on results of needs assessments, nursing department goals and objectives, and strategic planning. Implements programs in a cost efficient manner that meet the needs of employees working a variety of shifts. Uses a variety of ways to provide education, including lecturing, audiovisual materials, poster presentations and computer-based learning. Evaluates program outcomes data and collaborates with Department Directors and Clinical Nurse Specialists, providing feedback on employee participation, knowledge and skill acquisition and revision of programs accordingly. Coaches learners on methods to share new skills/knowledge with peers and implementation of new knowledge/skills into practice. Mentors and coaches new nurses, ensuring educational activities congruent with department and staff needs. 20 %
Applies theoretical approaches to teaching and learning appropriate for the clinical practice setting. Implements teaching and learning strategies that reflect adult learning theories. Implements teaching and learning strategies that reflect cognitive, psychomotor and affective domains of learning. Implements teaching and learning strategies that reflect Benner's novice to expert framework for the development of clinical expertise. Implements a variety of instructional techniques that promote the integration of theory and practice through critical thinking skills and reflective practice. 20 %
Demonstrates knowledge and skills in the clinical areas of responsibility. Acts as a role model in critical thinking application, interpersonal relationships and technical skills. Evaluates and assists with implementation of new technology, equipment and new technology. Acquires and maintains current certification in nursing specialty. 20 %
Promotes research and evidence-based practice through education and utilization. Disseminates information and research findings through formal and informal presentations within and outside of the health system. Identifies opportunities for nursing research initiatives and facilitates staff involvement. Participates in and uses evidence based research to identify strategies to improve outcomes of education. 20 %
Leadership. Serves as a change agent by demonstrating ability to embrace change and facilitate change through education. Role models leader behaviors that include open and supportive communication, risk taking, conflict resolution, and taking responsibility for actions. Provides leadership for and personally demonstrates Cone Health values of Service Excellence: integrity, outstanding services, innovative climate, caring spirit and financial viability. Serves as coach and mentor to staff and peers. Promotes, encourages, and facilitates nurses seeking specialty certification. 20 %
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
* Annual flu shot
* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)
* Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly CBL)-Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job)
ABOUT CONE HEALTH :
Cone Health is a state of the art network of facilities providing patients access to the latest developments in medical care from their first moments of life through later years. Our network offers the most breakthrough treatments and technology available in healthcare today. As a teaching hospital, we offer employees the opportunity to become leaders in the industry and continued growth from their first day on. Extraordinary patient care is about being "high-touch" as well as "high-tech". Community service and superior patient care are the cornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that is demonstrated by each and every one of our valued team members. We are proud to be the largest private, not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont, NC area community. Additionally, as one of the region's largest and most comprehensive health networks, Cone Health has more than 100 locations, including six hospitals, three ambulatory care centers, three outpatient surgery centers, four urgent care centers, a retirement community, and more than 100 physician practice sites. Our tagline - "The Network for Exceptional Care" - highlights our commitment to excellence, which is shared by our more than 11,000 employees, 1,300 physicians and 1,200 volunteers.
Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer. If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation.