The Nurse Educator will provide educational leadership to the community by creating a framework of educational services that promote the growth and development of its licensed and unlicensed staff. The educational model will reflect the Integrace Philosophy and Standards of Practice. The competence and strength of Integrace staff delivering care directly impacts the quality of care for residents and this individual has a pivotal responsibility in facilitating this process. Numerous opportunities for professional growth (a responsibility of this position to create) enhance Integrace staff satisfaction thus impacting recruitment and retention activities ensuring a diverse, clinically competent and enthusiastic staff.
Education: Formal Education A Registered Nurse, with a Bachelor's or Master's degree (preferred) in nursing, education or related field is highly preferred. In Lieu of a Registered Nurse: a Licensed Practical Nurse with at least 3-5 years experience in staff development/education in health care OR a non-nurse with a undergraduate or graduate degrees in a human services field (social work, education, etc.) and 3-5 years experience in adult education required.
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations: Current Nursing license in the state of Maryland (required), if the position is a Nurse.
Certified as an instructor in CPR and first aid by an appropriate nationally accredited organization (required - even if a non-nurse).
Certification by the American Nurse's Credentialing Center (ANCC) in nursing professional development (preferred) or other professional development organization if a non-nurse.
Experience: (Number of years of related work experience) Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years experience as a Nurse (preferred). (1) year of recent experience in staff development or staff education if a Registered Nurse required. 5 years experience if a LPN or Non-RN
Three (3) to five (5) years experience in the care of residents with dementia (preferred).
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