The Critical Care Nurse Educator ensures that all critical care staff have the technical and operational knowledge and clinical skills necessary to provide high-quality patient care. The Critical Care Nurse Educator ensures that all unit staff demonstrate competency with the variety of specialized equipment and treatment procedures found in a critical care setting. Critical Care Nursing Service is looking for a Critical Care Nurse Educator. The successful applicant with have extensive experience in a variety of critical care areas, including SICU, MICU, CCU and Neruo ICU. Experience in procedural areas such as Cardiac Cath lab, Interventional Radiology, and Gastroenterology is also desired. Knowledge of current, evidence-based practice standards is necessary. The Critical Care Nurse Educator participates in workshop/continuing education programs designed for career advancement, as well as functions in classroom teaching environments, clinical arenas, and as a group facilitator during training and implementation of changes in nursing related computer applications. The incumbent works collaboratively with other Nurse Educators within the medical center in the development and implementation of Patient Care Service and facility-wide educational programs and initiatives. The Critical Care Nurse Educator will be instrumental in the orientation of new employees and evaluation of their progress in the orientation process, including developing and implementing a learning plan for improving identified deficiencies. They assist in the development and completion of annual staff competencies and responsible and accountable for the development and delivery of Critical Care education programs and nursing staff development. For additional information contact the Nurse Recruiter: Barbara O'Connor at Barbara.Oconnor@va.gov or (520) 629-1781. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM weekend, evenings nights rotation may be required depending on educational needs. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599107600
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