RN Unit Educator Med/Surg

Apr 21, 2019
May 10, 2019
Education, Med / Surg, Other
Contract Type
Full Time
Welcome to Centura Health
Welcome to Centura Health - the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options and possibility where you can chart the direction and flow of your career. Welcome to the freedom to believe in what you believe, and welcome to a family guided by shared values and a commitment to extending the healing ministry of Christ. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams and overflowing community. And welcome to wholeness of mind, body and spirit. Welcome to Centura Health.

You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills - but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more. This is the heartbeat of our organization and your time will be spent in a supportive, team environment with resources to help you flourish and leaders who care about your success.

Flourishing Begins Here
The RN Unit Educator is a registered professional nurse who demonstrates expertise in a specific area of clinical nursing and is responsible for developing, implementing, & evaluating a program of education for an assigned population. Programming includes initial and ongoing staff competency (including a standardized department-based orientation), as well as continued education as identified by needs assessments and regulatory requirement initiatives. Applies policies, procedures, standards, and regulations as appropriate to their populations. The scope of the education will be determined through collaborative practice with department management, educators, and advanced practice nurses to enhance the quality and cost effectiveness of patient care; assumes the role of an educator, facilitator, consultant, researcher and change agent.

What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

  • Bachelor's in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited School of Nursing
  • Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN), Education, or other related graduate field of study preferred
  • Four years of recent nursing experience
  • Four years of experience in a clinical speciality preferred
  • Two years of staff development, academic teaching and /or project development coordination preferred
  • Requires advanced knowledge in nursing, evidence-based practice methods, and person-centered care concepts
  • Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty unitKnowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Office products and e-learning platform
  • Current Colorado RN license/ Current RN license from a participating state in National Licensure Compact
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association required
  • Additional certifications may be required (refer to facility addendum(s)
  • Professional certification preferred
  • Demonstrates progress in obtaining staff development certification within one year of meeting eligibilityrequirements
  • Minimum 3 yrs. of Med/Surg RN experience required

    Physical Requirement - Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly

    Your Connected Community
    When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health's connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality. Located in Westminster, Colorado, the St. Anthony North Health Campus offers inpatient and outpatient care with an emphasis on preventive health, wellness and health education for the flourishing communities of the Denver Metro North area. As the centerpiece of Centura Health's u201chealth neighborhood approachu201d we're proud to offer integrated primary and specialty physician clinics, a Level III trauma center, a women's center with labor/delivery suites, 100-inpatient beds and an outpatient diagnostic center with lab and imaging services

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