The Clinical Nurse Educator, develops, plans and implements educational activities to foster the advancement of competency and professional development in nursing and therapy caregivers. Integral to the role, the educator must be competent in career development, education, and project management. According to the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, intertwined elements include educator/facilitator, educator/academic liaison, change agent/team member, researcher/consultant, leader/communicator, and collaborator/advisor/mentor.
Assesses associates' learning needs, develops, plans and presents education as orientation, in-service, and continuing education.
Utilizes evaluation data to revise education to achieve desired outcomes.
Documents education in accordance with policy and regulatory agencies.
Collaborates with peers, interdisciplinary colleagues and academic partners to achieve desired outcomes.
Actively participates in committees, task forces, projects and planning meetings.
Acts as a change agent to facilitate evidence based practice changes which promote positive outcomes.
Integrates research/evidenced based practice into nursing education opportunities.
Actively participates in initiatives that support the nursing goals and strategic plan.
Incorporates the Transformational Model into nursing education and appropriate initiatives.
Integrates ethical principals in all educational activities
Creates an effective learning environment for a diverse adult learner population.
Role models life long learning and supports professional development of other nurses .
* Current State of Michigan license as a Registered Nurse * Basic Life Support (BLS) * Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) * Certification in specialty area or nursing professional development preferred
*Minimum 5 years experience as an RN
* Bachelors degree in nursing * Master's of Science in Nursing preferred
Specialized Knowledge and Skills
*Competent use of MS Office products including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel *Interpersonal skills for effective communication. *Accountable for professional development and maintenance of competencies *Excellent attendance *Project and time management skills *Able to handle stressful situations and manage conflict.
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.