Nurse Educator

  • Mission Health System
  • Highlands, NC 28741, USA
  • Aug 15, 2019

Job Description

Role Summary: A professional educator who collaborates with Mission Nursing employees and managers in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating orientation, continuing education and education programs at the individual and organizational level. Assists staff and organizational leaders in providing for patient, family and community education as required. Provides and/or education experiences that facilitate competent nursing practice and quality patient care delivery, facilitating new nurse enculturation and providing support for staff in unit based orientation efforts. Responsibilities include centralized nursing orientation, in-service education, and staff development. Maintains active communication among members of the interdisciplinary team. Provides support in review and development of nursing policies and procedures. Uses advanced skills to engage staff in learning, including, but not limited to group activities, simulation, and online or computer-based methods.

Required Education: Effective 3/1/18 Bachelor of Science in Nursing OR enroll in a BSN or advanced degree program within 6 months AND obtain a BSN within 4 years of hire date into RN position. Previous signed BSN commitment letter OR grandfathering will be accepted between departments and Mission Health entities. Exemptions may be approved with CNO System Council approval.

Preferred Education: Master's in NursingRequired License/

Certifications: Must have and maintain current licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. eNLC (Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact) license may apply, licensee should confirm with NCBON.Certificate: BLS Healthcare Provider, BLS InstructorPreferred License/


Certification: Certification in specialty area of practice or Nursing Professional Development.Certificate: ACLS, ACLS Instructor, PALS, PALS Instructor, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP), and NRP Instructor as necessary for clinical areas served.

Required Experience: At least three years of experience in clinical nursing in the last five years.

Preferred Experience: Five years or more of clinical nursing experience. Two years teaching experience in a classroom or clinical setting, with experience in staff development or adult instruction; computer skills in word processing and presentation software required; Skill in managing databases for education recordkeeping is necessary. Proven ability to work autonomously and in collaboration with other health care.