Jan 16, 2019
**Position Overview:** **POSITION SUMMARY:** The Clinical Nurse Educator is responsible for educational and staff development activities to validate, develop and maintain nursing staff skills and competencies. This includes responsibility for nursing orientation, nursing competency programs, and other programs and in-services as needed to maintain or enhance staff competency. The Clinical Nurse Educator is a resource for input into the development/revision of SMF policies and procedures, and is responsible to maintain educational and competency records to meet IMQ standards. The Clinical Nurse Educator, Generalist's primary accountabilities are for the continuing development, coordination, presentations and evaluation of the generic Nursing Orientation program which includes baseline competency assessment of all new nursing employee hires, transfers and upgrades; preceptor programs, and for the advancement of clinical practice initiatives. The Nurse Educator maintains competence in applicable skills. The Clinical Nurse Educator will share accountability for the development and implementation of the RN Telephone Triage and prescription refill functions within SMF. The Clinical Nurse Educator will be called upon to prepare and teach small groups in new processes that emerge within the medical office setting. The Clinical Nurse Educator must obtain and utilize skill in the electronic health record in order to facilitate improvements in clinical practice. **Qualifications:** **MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:** **Education / Licensure:** + A two year college degree (Associate's) or greater in Nursing required. + Baccalaureate degree in Nursing or related healthcare field preferred. + Masters Degree in Nursing or Education desired. + CA RN required. + Basic Life Support Certification - BLS required. **Experience:** + A minimum of 2 years acute care nursing experience within the last 5 years required. + Documented teaching experience required. **Skills and Knowledge:** + Concepts of educations needs assessment, planning, curriculum development, training implementation and evaluation of training is required. + In-depth knowledge of clinical nursing practice for area(s) of assigned responsibility required. + Advanced professional nursing certification in area of specialty is preferred. + Knowledge of Epic or other electronic medical record system is preferred. + Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written, are required. + Dynamic and motivating teaching style in group teaching settings required. + Strong organizational and project development skills. + Self-motivated and proven ability to work both independently or effectively as a team with a variety of healthcare specialists. **Organization:** Sutter Medical Foundation - Central **Employee Status:** Regular **Employee Referral Bonus:** No **Benefits:** Yes **Position Status:** Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Day **Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday **Weekend Requirements:** None **Schedule:** Full Time **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Sutter Health Sacramento, CA Full time