Baystate Health Nurse Educator Full Time Days in Springfield, Massachusetts

As the Nurse Educator your essential functions include;

  • Expert level knowledge and skill in clinical specialty.
  • Program development; innovation learning approaches for coordination, facilitation, conduction, and evaluation of orientation, competency and in-service programs.
  • Staff development; identify through needs assessment, continuing education opportunities that augment knowledge, skills, and attitudes of all nursing staff.
  • Career advancement; guide and mentor staff in career/professional development, role transition and succession planning.
  • Research and evidence based practice; conducts, encourages, disseminates, and/or participates in evidence based practice, research and scholarship, including oral or poster presentations and publications. Supports staff nurse evidence-based projects in concert with the Nurse Manager, Nursing Research Director and Nursing Resident Manager.
  • Apply educational methods that inspires, transforms and achieves outcomes in staff learning through formal/informal teaching methods (including simulation).

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing is required; Doctorate education or clinical nurse leadership is preferred.

  • Massachusetts RN license required.
  • Health Care Provide CPR certification required. ACLS or PALS may be required in specific areas.
  • Specialty Certification required.
  • Five years of experience in the specialty/designated patient population is required along with adult learner knowledge and expertise.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff in assistive roles, professional nurses, physicians, trainees and colleagues in all areas of the hospital.
  • Demonstrate quality in clinical performance as evidenced by creativity in problem solving, risk taking and interdisciplinary communications.

The Nurse Educator will be responsible for Observation Unit, Short Stay Unit, DayStay Unit and a newly expanded Infusion Suite. You will have the unique opportunity to help shape process work, identify goals and enhance the model of care for nursing at Baystate Health. Empowered and supported by leadership, you will coach, mentor and engage staff as well as provide guidance to nurse managers. We want an excited, positive, flexible nurse who is confident in their knowledge set, to bring innovative ideas and help build and lead these integrated teams to success and best-in-class nursing practices.

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job ID: 81114

Location: Springfield, Massachusetts

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular