Nurse Educator – Surgery – Multi-Campus at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    7/4/2019
  • Job ID:
    278895
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth East Orlando

Job Description



Nurse Educator – Surgery – East Orlando

AdventHealth East Orlando seeks to hire a Nurse Educator who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

AdventHealth East Orlando, a 293-bed full service community hospital that serves as one of AdventHealth’s seven satellite facilities, became part of the AdventHealth system in 1990. At AdventHealth East Orlando, we strive to improve our patients’ quality of life through a holistic approach to health care — mind, body and spirit — while remaining at the forefront of medical innovation. During the past ten years, we’ve invested more than %24122 million in facility improvements to serve the growing community. Among the recent additions and openings, we have an expanded emergency room, a center for Medical Simulation and Education, a Children’s Emergency Center, a Renovated Cancer Institute, and a new 40-bed inpatient nursing unit. The hospital is also home to the AdventHealth Orthopaedic Institute at East Orlando as well as a comprehensive urology program.



Department Profile:

The Inpatient Surgical Services department at AdvetnHealth East Orlando consists of several patient-focused units dedicated to different aspects of the surgery process. The entire department is team driven, with emphasis on the patient experience and efficiency of care. The ability to achieve both physician and patient satisfaction is an important goal here. Our units include a six-bed OR, pre-admission services, perianesthesia, 14-bed PACU, 12-bed endoscopy/pain management, and 22-bed outpatient same-day surgery.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Monday – Friday; 6:30am – 3:00pm



Job Summary:

The Nurse Educator is responsible for facilitating the development of clinical excellence in assigned areas through active participation in orientation, training/role transition, career development, continuing education/continued competence and academic partnerships. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Word, Power Point and Excel
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills
  • Self-direction, creativity, initiative to develop educational programs
  • Leadership ability and working knowledge of leadership principles and management skills
  • Microsoft Visio (Preferred)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSN) OR Master of Science (MSN) degree
  • Three-five years experience in the area of specialty applying for
  • Previous teaching experience in formal/informal settings
  • Master of Science degree (Preferred)
  • Prior experience as a nurse educator (Preferred)



Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current, valid Florida State of Nursing license as a registered professional nurse
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Certification
  • Advanced Life Support Provider Certification, per specialty
  • Certification as Nursing Professional Development Educator (Preferred)
  • Certification in clinical or educator specialty (Preferred)
  • Basic or advanced life support instructor, depending on specialty (Instructor certification overrides Provider certification) (Preferred)



Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Utilizes principles of education, adult learning and, for nurses, bases all activities on the professional growth pathway of the Novice to Expert continuum. Integrates current published research and literature into all learning activities. Maintains knowledge of national and local trends in nursing practice.
  • Orientation: Creates, plans, implements and coordinates orientation for individuals new to the nursing unit/department. Monitors and reports compliance with required documentation for orientation. Evaluates unit/department orientation process based on health care trends, learning needs and organizational goals.
  • Training/Role Transition: Creates, plans, implements and coordinates activities related to training of new graduate and experienced nurses new to the unit/department. Activities to include coaching of new nurse, performance evaluation and growth plans, in collaboration with management, if necessary. Monitors and reports compliance with required documentation for training. Evaluates training/role transition process based on health care trends, learning needs and organizational goals.
  • Leadership: Actively participates, communicates and serves as a positive change agent for all units’/departments’, campuses’ and system’s initiatives/goals and leadership activities. Participates as required in recruitment and interviewing of staff.
  • Career Development: Facilitates and evaluates activities related to career development and succession planning for assigned staff, in collaboration with unit/department leadership. Counsels assigned staff related to their career pathway.
  • Continuing Education/Continued Competency: Creates, plans, implements and coordinates activities related to systematic professional learning experiences, based on needs assessments, designed to augment the knowledge, skills and attitudes of assigned staff including continuing education, in-service education, continued competence based on unit/department needs, organization initiatives/goals and policy revisions. Monitors and reports compliance with required education.
  • Academic Partnership: Facilitates a supportive environment for academic partnership by ensuring appropriate student placement and a positive student experience within the unit/department.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Nurse Educator opportunity with AdventHealth East Orlando and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Nurse Educator, Surgery, East Orlando



Position Location:  East Orlando
Job:  Nursing
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  May 3, 2019, 6:36:48 AM

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