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Carle Foundation Hospital Nurse Educator - Emergency Department in Urbana, Illinois

Nurse Educator - Emergency Department

  • Department:

Emergency Department - BMC

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  • Job Category:


  • Employment Type:

Full - Time

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  • Experience Required:

1 - 3 Years

  • Education Required:

Bachelors Degree

  • Shift:


  • Location:

Bloomington-Normal, IL

  • Usual Schedule:

5 days per week

  • On Call Requirements:


  • Work Location:

Carle Bromenn Medical Center

  • Nursing Specialty:

Emergency Services

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  • Weekend Requirements:

as needed

  • Holiday Requirements:


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Position Summary:

Primary focus is at the site level and supporting system initiatives as needed. Develops, coordinates and implements the activities for new employee orientation, training programs, and continuing education for all nursing staff. Applies advanced knowledge of nursing in the delivery of evidenced based nursing and educational interventions along specialty or department lines. Designs, implements, and evaluates educational programs that reflect organizational vision and values, current healthcare trends in partnership with NPD Specialists. Utilizes the educational design process to bridge the knowledge, skills, and/or practice gaps identified through a needs assessment. Contributes to the professional development of others and supports life-long learning as individuals develop across practice settings.


Excellent written and oral communications including strong presentation/speaking skills Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, planning and problem solving skills Critical thinking and analytical skills Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE-Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Typically has 3 years of experience in frontline nursing. CERTIFICATION (License, CPA) Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the caregiver practices

Essential Functions:

Supports the orientation process by developing, coordinating, facilitating, conducting and evaluating orientation programs for nursing and other healthcare personnel. Assist with competency management, which includes using tools that capture objective and subjective data regarding an individual’s knowledge base and actual performance. Designs educational activities to address practice gaps for identified target audiences in consultation with a NPD Specialist. Utilizes best practice standards including adult learning principles in the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of educational activities in order to facilitate the achievement of desired outcomes (for learners). Provides strategies to facilitate a continuous process of lifelong learning which may include role transition, role integration, skill acquisition, and mastery as learners advance from novice to expert in their professions and specialties. Collaborates with system and operational leadership to meet the education needs of the site and nursing departments. Adjusts materials and teaching strategies appropriate to the situation and the learner’s developmental level, learning needs, readiness, ability to learn, language preference, and culture. Implementation reflects awareness of scope of practice of different employees and disciplines.Uses assistive aids/technologies as needed to meet learners' needs.

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