Nursing Educator, Acute Care Rehab

OCEAN MEDICAL CENTER Brick Requisition # 2021-100867 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursDays Address425 Jack Martin Boulevard, Brick, 08724

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How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

The rehabilitation nurse educator functions in a variety of settings to develop and maintain the competency of nurses who care for individuals and groups with physical disability and chronic illness. The ultimate goal of the rehabilitation nurse educator is to support the provision of quality care to these individuals. The rehabilitation nurse educator assesses initial and ongoing learning needs, plans and implements programs to meet these needs, and evaluates the outcomes of plans on the learner, the organization, and patient care. The rehabilitation nurse educator serves as a role model by demonstrating how to apply theory and incorporate research findings into clinical practice.


A day in the life of a Nursing Educator at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:


  •  Assesses learning needs through direct observation, formal needs assessment, and program evaluation or other organizational activity reports.
  •  Evaluates the overall staff development needs of the organization and the consumer.
  •  Develops programs consistent with organizational philosophy, purposes, and goals.
  •  Designs programs to maximize outcomes using evidenced-based practice and minimize costs.
  •  Develops systems to measure the impact of programs and learning activities on individuals, groups, consumers, and the organization.
  •  Uses quality improvement strategies to evaluate the effectiveness of educational activities.
  •  Incorporates evidence-based practice in their process to train/educate new nurses in the rehabilitation specialty.
  •  Identifies and secures appropriate equipment and materials required to meet the learner's needs effectively.
  •  Designs educational courses, resources and learning experiences based on adult learning principles, using current nursing theory and the standards of rehabilitation nursing practice.
  •  Fosters a working environment that promotes open communication and facilitates the professional growth and development of the learner.
  •  Maintains educational records according to the requirements of organizational accrediting bodies and regulatory agencies.
  •  Engages in the overall quality improvement process of the organization.
  •  Uses interdisciplinary collaboration to meet the entire rehabilitation team's educational needs and to ensure the appropriate use of educational resources.
  •  Promotes the rehabilitation perspective in nursing via presentations, publications and advocacy.
  •  Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  •  Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  •  Minimum of 5 years of previous nursing experience in specialty area.
  •  Master of Science degree in Nursing


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  •  Nurse Educator experience.


Licenses and Certifications Required:

  •  Current and valid New Jersey Nursing license
  •  BLS from the American Heart Association
  •  ACLS


Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

  •  National Certification in area of specialty (CRRN)


If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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