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Nurse Education Specialist

Palomar Health Type Full time Posted 7/25/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 10/21/2014
CA - California (All) - San Diego Referral - n/a -    
  At Palomar Health, we are the largest public health system in Southern California serving San Diego’s inland North County communities for more than 50 years.

As the largest hospital district in Southern California, we are also one of the most diverse. From our state-of-the-art Cardiac Care and Rehabilitation Facilities and a busy Trauma center to Home Healthcare, we deliver a full spectrum of health services to meet the needs of every member in our community.

As one of the largest employers in North County San Diego, we believe in fostering a positive environment and celebrating individual skills and contributions. We're like a small community with resources of a large healthcare system. We believe keeping our employees happy is the key to success. With an eye for future, we offer state-of-the-art technology and great benefits.

We invite you to join us in our Mission to Heal, Comfort, and Promote Health in the Communities We Serve!

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Nurse Education Specialist
Current Location:Palomar Health Downtown (PHDC), Escondido, CA
Req Num:17055
Job Details:
Assumes accountability for the assessment of educational needs and develops, implements, evaluates and revises educational programs in area of expertise. Works in collaboration with Clinical Nurse Specialists and management team to create competency-based programs, mentorship, and life-long learning opportunities for staff. Facilitates orientation of new staff to clinical setting, serving as mentor to preceptors and staff. Provides input into the development and implementation of unit, department and divisional goals. Participates in the monitoring, maintenance and review of nursing practice in area of expertise. Communicates, collaborates, networks with and acts as a consultant to other members of the health care team regarding education curricula design and evaluation. Participates in quality/process improvement activities and utilizes research and evidence to advance the level of education provided. Evaluates, trials and poses critical questions related to the evaluation and use of current products / technology in the clinical setting, as appropriate to setting. Facilitates and supports the change process. Participates in Palomar Health committees and councils as member, leader or consultant as appropriate to expertise. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws, and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, values, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Preferred Education:Masters Degree in Nursing or Nursing Education
Minimum Experience:5 years clinical nursing experience within last seven years relevant to practice setting
Preferred Experience:2 - 5 years previous experience as CNS or clinical educator
Required Certification:American Heart Association recognized BLS - Healthcare Provider
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)
Preferred Certification:Certification in specialty area of practice or role approved by ANCC
Required License:Valid Driver's License
Current CA RN License
Preferred License:Not Applicable


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