Registered Nurse Clinical Education Specialist- Rehab at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Patient Care
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


"Registered Nurse Clinical Education Specialist- Rehab " AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates curriculum for organizational initiatives and programs.

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates targeted educational offerings in response to trends identified via quality reporters, and based on identified educational needs and staff/leadership requests.

  • Analyzes the assessment data to determine the target audience and the learner needs.

  • Analyzes content of educational materials for best-practice or evidence-based practice. 

  • Identifies the general purpose and educational objectives for each learning activity as evidenced by clearly defined objectives and purpose for the learning activity. Identifies expected outcomes that incorporate scientific evidence and are achievable through implementation of evidence-based practices.

  • Participates in and uses evidence-based research to identify strategies for improving professional development activities, nursing practice and patient outcomes

  • Participates in research activities appropriate to level of education and experience.

  • Identifies and collaborates with content experts to develop activities to facilitate learners’ achievement of the educational objectives. Leads a team or committee in the development of an evidence-based protocol or program, either within area of specialty or organization wide.

  • Ensures that the planned educational activities are achieved as evidenced by development of course outlines and curriculum.

  • Conducts unit level in-services to meet to needs of bedside nurses.

  • Conducts an annual educational survey and uses information to plan programs requested by staff.

•         Conducts a comprehensive evaluation of the education/program activity.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of activity and makes appropriate changes to ensure objectives are achieved.

  • Uses the results of evaluation analysis to make or recommend process or structural changes, including policy, procedure, protocols, or documentation.

  • Facilitates unit based or organizational competency validation, specific to cultural/spiritual needs, by developing skill content to be tested or acts as content expert and validates competency.

  • Develops creative educational offering for staff, focused on cultural diversity and sensitivity and participates in the implementation

  • Supports the safe practice of clinical staff by providing expertise in the review and revision or writing of new policy /procedure/protocol.

  • Attends continuing education program with focus on safe practice of nursing.

  • Presents an educational program or in-service with focus on safe practice of nursing.

  • Oversees the orientation program which includes staff, students and volunteers.

  • Promotes staff retention by assisting staff with competency, development and involvement/engagement.

  • Acts as part of the clinical leadership team; engages physicians, clinicians and outside sources in educational activities.

  • Participates in organizational committees/councils.

  • Engages with patients and families to identify and assist with educational needs.

  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team in order to identify learning opportunities.

  • Collaborates with department team members

  • Oversees Adventist Learning Network as well as CE Direct.


What You Will Need:


  • Knowledge of program development, educational assessment, planning, and evaluation. 

  • Knowledge of Joint Commission standards.

  • Knowledge of evidence-based practice and the adult learner.

  • MSN or other health- related field

  • Three years of acute experience

  • Membership in professional organization

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Florida, or licensure from another state with verification of application and eligibility for Florida licensure by endorsement.

  • ACLS Certification

  • BLS Certification

  • PALS & NRP (only for pediatrics and women’s health)

  • Certification in specialty area (CCRN, PCCN, etc.)


Job Summary:

The Clinical Education Specialist plans, teaches, and evaluates programs for all clinical staff. Responsible for orientation development, implementation, and evaluation. Participates in organizational teams and committees that plan, evaluate and implement educational offerings and programs that promote increased skill, knowledge, and professional development. Provides expertise in the development of educational offerings and implementation of educational programs. Acts as liaison to local schools of nursing and provides input for student clinical experiences. Participates in and uses evidence-based practice and research to promote professional development. Works with clinical managers and interdisciplinary professionals to identify education need. Implements programs to meet clinical staff educational needs.  Promotes staff development and advancement of professional practice.

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

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