The Nursing Clinical Educator I (NCE I) / (Labor & Delivery collaborates with the departmental director, nurse managers and district nursing education to assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate educational activities for the assigned service/units. The NCE I assists district nursing education in planning, developing, providing, and evaluating district nursing education programs including nursing orientation, competency validation, internships, and staff development. The NCE I works closely with the nurse managers and director of the department/units and assists in creating and maintaining an environment that cultivates excellent patient care at the department level. The NCE I supports professional nursing practice and supports nurses in the provision of safe, effective, compassionate, and efficient nursing care in collaboration with all health care disciplines. The NCE I assists with continuous quality improvement for the service/units assigned. The NCE I participates in the development, implementation, evaluation, and revision of service/unit plans, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures. The NCE I facilitates compliance with standards established by professional nursing organizations, national, state, and local regulatory agencies, and institutional policies and procedures. The NCE I upholds high standards of integrity and ethical behavior, mentors others, role models professionalism and participation in activities such as nursing organizations, nursing research, and the community.Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a bachelors degree in nursing required.
Certification in clinical specialty is to be completed within two (2) years, if not held at the time of appointment.
Current License or valid permit to practice professional nursing in Texas.
Three (3) years of work experience in Labor and Delivery clinical area of practice.
Related education/leadership experience is preferred.