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Nursing Educator
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University Hospitals
UH Operating Room
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Position summary

Nursing Educator (Job Opening 433213) - Scope of Position: The Nursing Educator position in the Operating Room is responsible for providing personalized education by designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating classroom and clinical instruction to support the orientation, ongoing educational needs, and student/resident experiences in the Operating Room. The Perioperative Educator provides support, education, guidance, direction and assistance to the patient care team in order to attain/maintain quality and safe care to patients in designated clinical areas. The Perioperative Educator functions as an educational consultant within the Operating Rooms, working with teams to cultivate collaboration, enthusiasm, and mutual respect. The educator provides patient care and supportive services directed towards achievement of personalized nursing care with a focus on positive patient care outcomes and the patient's involvement in his/her own plan of care. Patients and their families will experience the benefits of patient focused care, through the integrated skills of all care team members. Position Summary: The Nursing Educator is a master's prepared nurse who demonstrates expertise in staff education, nursing practice, nursing care delivery, evidence-based practice and research, and collaborates with other disciplines in professional development activities. The Nursing Educator incorporates knowledge and skill in clinical nursing theory and practice, adult learning principles and best practice educational standards. The Nursing Educator is responsible for facilitating the provision of direct and indirect care of patients and families through educational activities. The Nursing Educator is capable of analyzing complex, patient care situations, and consulting and collaborating with all members of the health care team. The Nursing Educator serves as a role model and resource for all staff development including charge nurses, supervisors, students, within the unit/department/organization. This posi

Education and experience

Master's degree in Nursing required. Current clinical Operating Room experience (minimum of 3 years) or clinical instruction experience. Strong leadership skills, effective communication, problem-solving, and strong organizational skills. Interest in learning and teaching new skills. Recent teaching experience through employment or community activities. Experience with, commitment to, and competence in dealing with diverse adult populations. Strong facilitation and presentation skills.