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Nurse Practice Educator

Company: Bassett Healthcare
Location: Cooperstown
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Location: US:NY:Cooperstown Work Type: FULL TIME Grade: 73 Job Summary: The Nurse Practice Educator is a Registered Professional Nurse who provides clinical leadership and staff development and education for defined inpatient unit(s). The Nurse Practice Educator requires advanced clinical knowledge and skills as well as the ability to teach others and promote professional growth, nursing expertise and progressive nursing practice. The Nurse Practice Educator possesses excellent written and oral communication skills and assists with clinical program development and implementation, with a focus on quality patient outcomes and unit performance improvement initiatives. Minimum Requirements: Education/Qualifications:Bachelor of Science in Nursing or other related science field required.Graduation from a Master's degree program in Professional Nursing, with a concentration in a clinical specialty is desired.Experience:A minimum of 5 years of relevant clinical experience is required.Previous educational, clinical specialty or leadership experience is desirable.Licensure/Certificates:Current NYS licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse is required.Current BLSACLS (desired for applicable units)Certification in relevant clinical fields is desired.Skills:Knowledge and application of staff development and adult learning principles.Expert interpersonal skills.Ability to communicate effectively regarding sensitive or complex issues.Ability to define and solve problems and deal with complex variables in situations where limited standardization exists.Demonstrates proficiency in required nursing skills relevant to area of practice.Physical Requirements:Ability to lift and position patients required.Category I risk exposure as defined by OSHA.Busy inpatient setting providing care 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.On feet much of day with considerable lifting.Moving of heavy, awkward equipment.Must be able identify and differentiate colors. Bassett Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Bassett Healthcare, Albany , Nurse Practice Educator, Healthcare , Cooperstown, New York

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