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Hackensack Meridian Health Clinical Nurse Educator - Labor and Delivery - F/T Days in Edison, New Jersey

Clinical Nurse Educator - Labor and Delivery - F/T Days

Job ID
2022-107130

Department
Labor And Delivery

Site
JFK Medical Center

Job Location
US-NJ-Edison

Position Type
Full Time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week
40

Shift
Day

Shift Hours
Varied

Weekend Work
No Weekends Required

On Call Work
No On-Call Required

Holiday Work
No Holidays Required

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.
The Clinical Nurse Educator is responsible for the orientation, continuing education, and staff development of the nursing staff.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Clinical Nurse Educator at Hackensack Meridian includes:
Performs needs assessments, analyzes results and identifies training opportunities based on those results.
Develops and designs educational offerings based on needs assessments and organizational/departmental requirements.
Delivers educational offerings and in services and documents objectives, evaluations, and attendance.
Evaluates the effectiveness of educational offerings to ensure that knowledge and/or skills learned are being applied on the job and having an impact on staff performance in meeting departmental/organizational goals.
Participates in annual review and revision of staff orientation.
Coordinates a comprehensive, unit-specific program, inclusive of core competencies for staff in assigned areas.
Monitors completion of tests and validation of skills and records/files appropriately.
Communicates progress and clinical performance to the nurse manager as appropriate.
Assists in an annual review of mandatory education and core competencies based upon requirements of NJDOH, JCAHO, and JFK Medical Center.
Promotes the professional development of staff. Plans and implements in-services based upon identified learning needs of staff and patients.
Initiates nursing practice changes based on the latest evidence and research.
Participates in the coordination of education programs generated by the department.
Collaborates with departmental specialists, advanced practice nurses, and nurse managers to enhance educational support in assigned areas.
Acts as a mentor for selected students of professional nursing, as appropriate.
Evaluates, with input from preceptors, the clinical performance of new staff.
Lifts a minimum of 5 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 10 lbs. and stands a minimum of 6 hours a day.
Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).
Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in nursing required
MSN or Master's in health related field preferred
NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification
Neonatal Resuscitation Program

Prior education experience preferred
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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Meridian Health is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action and will not discriminate in the recruitment or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status and any other category protected by federal or state law.

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