AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire Nurse Educator who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.
Orlando Nursing Education Department comprises of both Nurse Educators and Clinical Nurse Specialists. Working together we facilitate recruitment, orientation, and professional development of our nursing teams. Our main job responsibilities include learning and teaching evidence based practice, empowering our staff as advocates for their patients and facilitate process changes, supporting professional achievements at both the individual and unit level, and to grow and fully develop our new employees.
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
The Nurse Educator is responsible for facilitating the development of clinical excellence in assigned areas through active participation in orientation, training/role transition, career development, continuing education/continued competence and academic partnerships. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Word, Power Point and Excel
Effective oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills
Self-direction, creativity, initiative to develop educational programs
Leadership ability and working knowledge of leadership principles and management skills
Bachelor of Science (BSN) OR Master of Science (MSN) degree
Three-five years experience in the area of specialty applying for
Previous teaching experience in formal/informal settings
Prior experience as a nurse educator (preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Current, valid Florida State of Nursing license as a registered professional nurse
Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Certification
Advanced Life Support Provider Certification, per specialty
Certification as Nursing Professional Development Educator (preferred)
Certification in clinical or educator specialty (preferred)
Basic or advanced life support instructor, depending on specialty (Instructor certification overrides Provider certification) (preferred)
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth's Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Utilizes principles of education, adult learning and, for nurses, bases all activities on the professional growth pathway of the Novice to Expert continuum. Integrates current published research and literature into all learning activities. Maintains knowledge of national and local trends in nursing practice.
Orientation: Creates, plans, implements and coordinates orientation for individuals new to the nursing unit/department. Monitors and reports compliance with required documentation for orientation. Evaluates unit/department orientation process based on health care trends, learning needs and organizational goals.
Training/Role Transition: Creates, plans, implements and coordinates activities related to training of new graduate and experienced nurses new to the unit/department. Activities to include coaching of new nurse, performance evaluation and growth plans, in collaboration with management, if necessary. Monitors and reports compliance with required documentation for training. Evaluates training/role transition process based on health care trends, learning needs and organizational goals.
Leadership: Actively participates, communicates and serves as a positive change agent for all units'/departments', campuses' and system's initiatives/goals and leadership activities. Participates as required in recruitment and interviewing of staff.
Career Development: Facilitates and evaluates activities related to career development and succession planning for assigned staff, in collaboration with unit/department leadership. Counsels assigned staff related to their career pathway.
Continuing Education/Continued Competency: Creates, plans, implements and coordinates activities related to systematic professional learning experiences, based on needs assessments, designed to augment the knowledge, skills and attitudes of assigned staff including continuing education, in-service education, continued competence based on unit/department needs, organization initiatives/goals and policy revisions. Monitors and reports compliance with required education.
Academic Partnership: Facilitates a supportive environment for academic partnership by ensuring appropriate student placement and a positive student experience within the unit/department.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Nurse Educator opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.
We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.