Clinical Educator (RN)
The Clinical Educator is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating an organized program for clinical staff education directed toward the achievement of professional excellence. The Clinical Educator will serve as the primary contact person for nursing, professional, and support services staff education and will create professional education resources and instructional leadership for outreach programs directed to health care professionals. This position will be responsible for assessing daily staffing and the coordination of nursing service activities in conjunction with nursing leadership and over all clinical education in accordance with established philosophy, objectives, and policies of the hospital.
Experience, Knowledge and Skill
1. Previous Experience Required:
3 years of nursing experience required.
Preceptor/Facilitator experience preferred.
Recent nursing experience with clinical focus or staff development preferred.
2. Specialized or Technical Education Required:
Current RN licensure to practice in Louisiana.
Completion of an accredited nursing program.
3. Manual or Physical Skill Required:
Excellent people and communication skills, pleasing telephone voice, ability to react instantly, ability to handle more than one task efficiently, ability to meet and greet the public in a professional manner. Knowledge of computers is required.
4. Physical Effort Required:
Strength: Medium; Push: Occasionally; Pull: Occasionally
Carry: Occasionally; Lift: Occasionally; Sit: Frequently
Stand: Frequently; Walk: Frequently
Requires prolonged periods of walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling, pushing and pulling with hands, and using fingers repetitively.
Must be able to move about to all hospital departments.
Occasional lifting of computer equipment, report binding, ledgers, and file boxes.