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Nursing Educator Behavioral Health in Hendersonville, NC at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Hendersonville

Job Description

AdventHealth Hendersonville/Park Ridge Health
100 Hospital Drive Hendersonville, NC  28792
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Hendersonville/Park Ridge Health:
Community involvement
Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina
Great benefits
Co-workers who feel like family
Faith based environment

Work Hours/Shifts

FT / Days, 40 hrs per week 
You Will be Responsible For:
  • Develops, reviews, and revises annual nursing staff competencies through the use of various educational activities.
  • Provides educational support for changes in care delivery.
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of new procedures and/or processes.
  • Provides continuing education opportunities as indicated by staff needs and director’s requests.
  • Collaborates with directors and other managers with input on staff performance evaluations.
  • Facilitates on-boarding of new staff members.
  • Develops, reviews and revises new nursing departmental staff initial competencies.
  • Develops and evaluates unit-based orientation programs.
  • Supports preceptor development using a variety of educational activities. 
  • Supervises new nursing orientation progress and progression to independent practice. 
  • Develops educational curriculum for new processes/initiatives/equipment training.
  • Evaluates the new processes/initiatives/equipment training results.
  • Monitors compliance with new processes/initiatives/equipment changes as indicated.
  • Identifies opportunities for care delivery improvement.
  • Participates in teaching classes for continuing education for house-wide and nursing departmental initiatives.
  • Coordinates and provides required certification courses (ACLS, PALS, BLS) for staff as needed. 
  • Participates in active communication with nursing staff, nursing leadership, other clinical departments and medical staff.  
  • Participates in or leads hospital meetings or committees as assigned.

What you will need:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required 
  • RN license in the State of North Carolina required 
  • AHA BCLS certification required
  • ACLS and PALS instructor certification required within the first year.
  • CCRN, CEN, or CPAM certification preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of recent experience in Behavioral Health  
  • Experience with computers including word and Power Point Required
  • Able to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing required
  • Additional languages preferred

Job Summary:

The Nursing Educator functions as an educational and clinical resource for the Nursing department. The Nursing Educator is responsible for assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of educational activities (orientations and continuing education). The Nursing Educator facilitates skill development, competency, attainment of standards of care and professional growth for current and incoming nursing staff.

The Nursing Educator will collaborate with the Clinical Educator and Nursing Leadership to develop educational activities to support better patient outcomes and regulatory compliance. Evidence based practice and adult learning theory will be used to develop, implement and evaluate the educational activities.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.


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