Nursing Educator

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Nursing Educator Job Description

 

Job Title: Nursing Educator

 

Job Summary:

As a nursing educator, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and evaluating educational programs for nurses and other healthcare professionals. Your duties will include developing the curriculum, delivering lectures and presentations, and providing clinical instruction and supervision. You will also be responsible for assessing the effectiveness of educational programs and making recommendations for improvement.

 

Responsibilities:

- Design, implement, and evaluate educational programs for nurses and other healthcare professionals, based on current best practices and industry standards.

- Develop curriculum and teaching materials, including course outlines, lecture notes, and visual aids.

- Deliver lectures and presentations on a variety of nursing and healthcare topics, using a range of teaching methods and strategies.

- Provide clinical instruction and supervision to students and new nurses, including demonstrating and observing procedures, and providing feedback and guidance.

- Assess the effectiveness of educational programs and make recommendations for improvement, based on student evaluations and other feedback.

- Collaborate with other healthcare providers and educational institutions to develop partnerships and coordinate educational opportunities.

- Participate in ongoing professional development and stay up-to-date with advances in nursing education and healthcare policy.

- Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of educational programs and student progress.

- Provide mentorship and support to students and new nurses, and promote a positive learning environment.

 

Requirements:

- Master's degree in nursing or a related field.

- Current state nursing license and certification as a nurse educator or eligibility to become certified.

- In-depth knowledge of nursing and healthcare practice, theory, and research.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and healthcare providers.

- Ability to design and deliver effective educational programs, using a range of teaching methods and strategies.

- Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain accurate records.

- Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with other healthcare providers and educational institutions.

- Commitment to ethical standards and professional conduct.

- Willingness to work flexible hours and adjust to changes in student needs and staffing requirements.

- Experience working as a nurse educator, preferably in a university or hospital setting.