Clinical Nurse Educator (RN) Job in Baltimore, MD at UMMC Midtown Campus – 3.6

What You Will Do:
Clinical Nurse Educator (RN)

Full Time, Day Shift (1.0 ftes)

Baltimore, MD

We are actively seeking candidates for a Clinical Nurse Educator (RN) role to join our nursing leadership team with University of Maryland Medical Center at Midtown.

When we say “our community” we mean it.

UMMC Midtown Campus, one of two campuses of the University of Maryland Medical Center, has had a long history of working to keep our community healthy and has grown to become a trusted teaching hospital for medical and surgical care in Baltimore City.

Located in Baltimore’s cultural center near the historic Mount Vernon neighborhood, UMMC Midtown Campus is a 180-bed, community teaching hospital with a focus on helping people manage chronic diseases, including diabetes, hypertension, pulmonary conditions, and infectious diseases.

We put people first – and that includes our employees. When you join or team of Registered Nurses, you’ll become a part of a close-knit group of more than 1,000 staff members who provide care in 30+ specialties. Our team is focused on delivering the best care possible to every patient and to supporting each other.

Main Function:
The Clinical Educator is responsible for the development and implementation of the education plans for the nursing department, both department wide and unit specific. In this, the Clinical Educator is responsible for the orientation of new employees, provision of in-services, development and implementation of special education programs as determined by need. The Clinical Educator works with the Clinical Manager and staff to identify learning needs on the units and plans for education accordingly. The Clinical Educator functions as a consultative resource to staff on standards of practice, and thus must remain current with nursing practices. The Clinical Educator assists staff in planning in-services presentations, etc., to support shared governance.

Duties and Responsibilities:
In consultation and collaboration with the Director of Professional Development and the Clinical Education team, develop

and implements a comprehensive education plan for Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Patient Care Technicians, unit clerks and other staff as appropriate.

Communicates Education Plan to all necessary managers and staff.

Coordinates the implementation of the Education Plan so that it is organized hospital wide.

Identifies in conjunction with the Directors, Managers and Professional Development Council, hospital wide and unit specific competencies and frequency required, then incorporates these into the Education Plan.

Assists with organizing, scheduling and staffing competencies, hospital wide and unit specific.

Plans, coordinates and revises as necessary the unit based orientation for units assigned, working with the Clinical Manager and the preceptors to assure a thorough orientation, based on the unit’s patient population and the scope of services offered.

Follows up regularly (weekly) with preceptor, orientee and manager during orientation to assure good communication, to assist with evaluation of the orientee, assessing learning needs and communicating progress to the Clinical Manager, and to assure records are complete.

Develops/participates in special projects as needed, such as new equipment or new and/or revised practices.

Using a variety of methods, assesses the learning needs of the nursing department staff, hospital wide and unit specific.

Based on assessed needs for continuing education and the Education Plan, determines the best teaching methods, and then coordinates the time, space and equipment needed to present the different topics.

Maintains records to show attendance and successful completion of educational offerings and/or requirements, and assures the Clinical Manager receives records for employee files. Enters information into the computer.

Demonstrates competency in subject matters being presented. Presentations are neat, orderly, clear and professional.

Monitors staff competency continuously through direct observation, discussions with managers and discussions with staff.

Reviews literature and keeps informed of current trends in her/his field.

Utilizes current research findings for proposed changes in policies, procedures and of program content.

Assists with development of performance improvement plans for new employees as well as other staff, as needed. Assists in evaluating completeness of the plan.

Maintains/updates educational resources.

Provides input to Nurse Manager for probationary and annual evaluation as requested.

Participates in related consortiums.

Attend, actively participate in committee and council meetings. Act as a chair as requested.

Demonstrates support and compliance with University Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus’ mission, vision, values, philosophy, goals, objectives and policies.

Performs additional functions to assist the Director of Professional Development and other activities as assigned.

As a Clinical Educator at UM Midtown Campus, you will experience:

A competitive pay scale

A collaborative and compassionate environment

A comprehensive benefits plan including health, dental and vision coverage

Vacation time + sick time + personal days, tuition reimbursement, retirement contributions and more!

EPCI with on-site support

When we say “our community”, we mean it.

What You Need to Be Successful:
Currently licensed in the State of Maryland.

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required

MSN preferred.

Certification in specialty desired.

Three-five years experience in clinical specialty.

Formal teaching experience strongly preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About the Company

Company: UMMC Midtown Campus – 3.6

Company Location:  Baltimore, MD

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