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The Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) across the entities of Duke Medicine by providing staff development expertise as an educator, consultant, facilitator, change agent, leaders and researcher. Each supports the development of the bedside nurse, and fosters empowerment through knowledge to achieve excellence through the delivery of evidenced based nursing practice. This occurs through the facilitation of the educational process through assessment, development, planning, implementation and evaluation of competency assessment, continuing education and leadership development. In addition, as a role model of professional behavior, the CNE is instrumental in creating a professional nursing climate within Duke Medicine to meet the needs of the diverse units within DUHS and the global needs of Duke Medicine. Must be able to withstand physical activity which includes the ability to move or lift at least 50 pounds. Travel may be required to facilitate collaboration with entities across Duke Medicine.
Responsible for coordination, education and teaching for the Heart Center CSU and cardiac monitoring through the Clinical Education and Professional Development Department through onboarding, orientation and staff development of experienced and new employees.
Coverage includes inpatient and outpatient areas of the health system, Intermediate Cardiology and Cardiothroacic units and system wide cardiac monitoring initiatives.
Shared departmental teaching responsibilities include AHA basic life support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support and core education.
Also, responsible for coordination with unit management and clinical nurse specialists to meet specific unit and institutional goals for regulatory requirements and clinical needs.
Institutional responsibilities include consultant to house wide clinical practice council for educational needs and roll outs.
Conducts needs assessments using a variety of strategic tools
Assists learners in the assessment of needs and identification of outcomes
Incorporates principles of adult learning in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of education programs
Coordinates orientation of new staff to the organization
Develops/coordinates education plans related to initial and ongoing competency validation
Develops/coordinates core education to address patient population specific nursing care
Develops/coordinates core education for the development of beside leaders
Plans, prepares and maintains materials for use in educational programs for accuracy and relevance to the target audience
Identifies and evaluates instructional materials in all types of media and formats
Adjusts content and teaching strategies appropriate learner needs
Provides educational opportunities that benefit nurses at all stages of their career development
Delivers competence based programs for nursing staff with a focus upon improvement of skills and retention of knowledge
Develops evidence-based educational materials
Supports staff development with educational activities (which include remediation, certification, mentoring, life support, JCAHO requirements, product roll-outs, etc)
Evaluates the effectiveness of educational programming
Prepares short and long term planning and programs to address identified needs
Teaches content as needed and/or assigned within clinical expertise to facilitate orientation, staff development and/or safe practice
Serves as an educational consultant to facilities, task forces, committees, and projects relating to policy, procedure and program development
Responses to regulatory mandates for research and management of sentinel events
Responds to identified needs of Duke Medicine to promote quality patient care and safety
Collaborates with Duke Medicine to recommend educational strategies for the implementation clinical standards
Consults with staff regarding individual learning needs
Supports the integration of research into practice
Provides information to document effectiveness of role as a staff development educator
Incorporates current educational evidence into individual practice as a staff development expert
Conducts and/or contributes to nursing research - Interprets, communicates, and incorporates research findings into program planning
Facilitates the adult learning process, creating a climate which supports learning across the health system
Identifies and recruits internal and external resources (nurse, doctor, other specialists) for educational activities
Coordinates educational activities (includes continuing education credit, clinical affiliations, nurse residency, etc) across Duke Medicine
Participates in committees, task forces, projects for areas of coverage and Duke Medicine
Facilitates teambuilding and leadership development for areas of coverage and Duke Medicine
Participates in review of activities or processes for area of coverage and department
Responds to changes in nursing practice and develops programs to support those changes
Ensures that educational programs are congruent with organizational missions, values, and goals
Maintains flexibility when managing multiple roles and responsibilities
Interprets and communicates across multiple disciplines
Promotes a safe and healthy work environment
Serves as a role model to promote excellence and safety
Seek opportunities to develop staff in various roles
Integrates ethical principles in all aspects of practice
Serves as a role model for education and professional nursing practice
Role models and promotes the concept of life long learning
Leads committees, work groups and/or projects related to the implementation of educational activities
Performs related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Basic Computer Skills in Microsoft office Knowledge of Audiovisual equipment set up an advantage
Minimum Qualifications Education
BSN required, MSN preferred.
5 years of nursing, clinical educator, or nursing instructor experience required. A Master's Degree in Nursing may substituted for 2 years of required experience.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina required. BLS required. BLS, ACLS, PALS, and/or NRP Instructor level certification is preferred.
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