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Clinical Education Specialist -Nursing Education- FT 1.0 (We - Des Moines

Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines Iowa

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Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80


Responsible for nursing program/course development and
classroom instruction, which encompasses assessment, problem identification,
planning, implementation, and evaluation. Acts as an educational consultant for
teaching programs and projects. Is an expert practice nurse and provides
leadership to nursing, at the unit service line and organizational level.??



  • Functions as an expert clinician
    in a specialty or subspecialty of nursing practice (i.e. acute care,
    geriatrics, critical care, cardiology.)

  • Determines and appraises patient
    specific and population-based programs of care (i.e. NRP, ECCO, NOEP, POEP,
    ENA, Periop, etc.)

  • Assists in identifying needs for
    new standards, policies, guidelines and procedures within the organization and
    across systems. Functions as a change agent by identifying the needs,
    competencies, strengths, and opportunities to improve critical thinking,
    interpersonal, and technical skills.

  • Develops educational plans and
    learning resources. Provides orientation/education for staff, students, and
    community organizations as requested and in accordance with adult learning

  • Provide frequent feedback in
    order to build knowledge and levels of competency in clinical practice.

  • Facilitates evidence-based
    practice by bringing nursing research to the point of care.

  • Serves as a mentor to assist in
    the development of professional unit preceptors.

  • Advises, collaborates, translates,
    integrates, and evaluates research that is in the literature and/or in progress
    within the organization through practice, education, and reflective discussion
    with staff.

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge
    of the Iowa Nurse Practice Act, Joint Commission, and American Nurses
    Association accepted standards of nursing practice.

  • Serves as a resource in area of
    specialty and collaborates with interdisciplinary teams. Maintains a broad base
    of current clinical and theoretical concepts of professional nursing practice
    within the area of specialty/focus.

  • Utilizes information technology
    for data input, analysis, retrieval and program development and presentation.

  • Collaborates with leaders to
    oversee and support on-boarding and orientation plan for new hires.

  • Maintains clinical competence by
    providing nursing care to patients; includes assessment, planning,
    implementing, and evaluation the patient?s care plan in coordination with the


  • Current State of Iowa licensed
    registered nurse.

  • Bachelor?s degree in Nursing
    required. Degree in Nursing Education preferred. Master?s Degree must be
    obtained within five years of hire.

  • Minimum three years acute care
    clinical nursing experience.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0242499

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Market: Mercy Medical Center

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