APN Educator Behavioral - Professional Practice - 14-0232
Category: Nursing/Patient Care
Department: 16917 - Professional Practice
Status: Full time
Schedule: Varying shifts - weekends as neededDescription: Reporting to the Director of Research and Professional Development, serves as a specialty area expert and consultant to the staff, patients, families and operational team who work in various clinical settings. Functions as an expert clinician, role model, consultant, researcher, and educator for patients, families, and staff. Acts as a change agent and case management consultant in the health care delivery system to improve the quality of care across the continuum. Utilizes the nursing process in the delivery of patient care including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient outcomes. Revises plans of care as indicated. This job description was developed in accordance with the Illinois Nurse Practice Act and the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice.
1. The completion of a Master’s Degree in Nursing.
2. Certification in Behavioral Health.
3. Licensure to practice Nursing in the state of Illinois and Advanced Practice Nursing license.