Canton-Potsdam Hospital Nurse Educator in Potsdam, New York

The Nurse Educator is a registered professional nurse who facilitates the lifelong learning and development activities of med surg staff aimed at influencing the actualization of professional growth, role competence and proficiency. The nurse educator uses knowledge and skills in education theory and application, career development, leadership, and program management to nursing professional development.

  • (20%) Accepts personal responsibilities for own professional development, promotes participation in professional organizations for self and others, demonstrates effective oral and written communication, uses effective interpersonal skills, fosters critical thinking, and links nurses to professional development and other relevant resources

  • (30%) Assesses learner characteristics, including learning styles and learning needs for program development, creates an effective learning environment, demonstrates proficiency in use of technology, evaluates the outcomes of staff education, functions in the roles of both teacher and facilitator, implements a variety of teaching strategies tailored to the learner’s characteristics, learning needs, cultural perspectives, and outcome objectives, and plans programs that are culturally relevant and that incorporate concepts of multicultural and multigenerational education

  • (20%) Adheres to regulatory body/agency standards, advocates for professional development programs that support the needs of the learner and the organization, anticipates and forecasts trends, demonstrates a sensitivity to ethical, cultural, and spiritual inclusion, engages in ethical decision making, effectively facilitates group processes, follows regulatory requirements for health reporting, functions as a change agent and leader, implements motivational strategies at the individual, group, program, and organizational levels, maintains confidentiality of sensitive information, uses outcome measurements and outcome evaluation methods, promotes problem solving, interprets and uses research in practice, demonstrates knowledge of the research process, models the application of evidence based practice, uses organizational strategic plan and goals to determine educational priorities, develops financial plan that allocates resources to support nursing professional development

  • (30%) Plans and implements programs and projects, using innovation and creativity, consistently uses planning methodologies when implementing, facilitating, and evaluating various programs and projects, designs and implements evaluation plans for programs and projects, develops and implements a budget for programs and projects


ID: 2018-4363

Shift: 7.5 Hour

Shift Details: 7.5hr 8am - 4pm w-variable shifts possible as necessary

Name: CPH Main Campus

Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Level: Master's Degree

Required Field: Nursing

External Company Name: Canton-Potsdam Hospital

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Licensure / Certification (Text Only): Required: Current, unrestricted New York State registered professional nursing license, BLS upon hire,

Preferred: National Certification in a nursing specialty, membership in a professional nursing organization