Nurse Educator (RN)- Med/Surg
Inova - Falls Church, VA

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Responsibilities: Integrates theoretical knowledge, evidence-based practice principles, and clinical nursing expertise into educational experiences for both new employees and experienced staff. Designs programs to orient new staff to patient care and outcome standards, such as core measures, NDNQI standards, and patient satisfaction. Develops strategies and tools to assess competence of new nursing staff members, focusing on quality of care and patient safety goals. Shares responsibility for the quality and safety of patient care. Contributes to quality and safety initiatives across the organization. Seeks opportunities for departmental improvement. Consistently applies Lean thinking to departmental operations to enhance services. Demonstrates an orientation toward achievement and professional growth of self and others. Prepares annual self-development plan, sets professional goals, and seeks opportunities for achieving them.
Job Requirements: Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Registered Nurse. Three years progressive experience in Nursing/Clinical Specialty and in Nursing/Clinical Education required. Five or more years of progressive experience in Nursing/Clinical Specialty and staff development, or as college faculty preferred. Must have Master's Degree in Nursing, Healthcare, Education and/or other relevant field. Doctoral degree in relevant field preferred, such as EdD, PhD in Nursing, DNP, DrNP. Must be eligible for certification in nursing continuing education and staff development and/or clinical specialty, and successfully earns same within one year of hire. Comprehensive knowledge of the nurse's scope of practice and regulatory requirements related to patient care outcomes; and strong problem-solving ability, team work, and negotiating skills required.

For More information, please contact Aaryn Marquardt at 866-903-5038 or by email at aaryn.marquardt@inovajobsite.com .

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Inova Health System Foundation provides financial support and assistance to the Inova Health System, which operates about 10 not-for-profit...