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Glens Falls Hospital Clinical Nurse Educator (ED) in Glens Falls, New York

Position Summary: Clinical Nurse Educator

In partnership with the Patient Care Services Leadership Team, the Clinical Nurse Educator provides expertise in nursing practice and professional development in assigned service line departments. Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing Practice and Professional Development, this position functions as Educator, Facilitator, and Change Agent. This role supports the development of the Nursing Staff (Registered Nurses and Unlicensed Assistive Personnel) and fosters empowerment through knowledge in order to achieve excellence in evidence-based nursing practice.

*Clinical Nurse Educator Responsibilities: *

  • The Clinical Nurse Educator develops, implements, and evaluates education programs and resources specific initial and on-going competency assessment, professional development, and continuing education.

  • In partnership with the Senior Informatics Nurse Specialist, this role engages End-User Nurses in the on-going development and optimization of the electronic medical record.

  • This position participates in on-going quality improvement initiatives that impact assigned service line departments.

  • The Clinical Nurse Educator serves as a member of the Nursing Leadership Council as well as other nursing decision-making forums.

*Clinical Nurse Educator Benefits: *

  • Nursing Professional Advancement Program = earn up to $8k/year more.

  • Tuition Reimbursement.

  • Certification Bonus.

  • RN Preceptor Compensation.

  • Generous Shift Differentials between 10-30%.

  • Schedule Flexibility for Working Students.

  • Excellent Benefits and Earned Time Off (ETO) accrual for Vacation, Personal, and Holiday time.

  • Earn Wellness Dollars per year to use towards GFH medical services

*Clinical Nurse EducatorEducation/Experience: *

  • BSN required. MSN preferred (degree to be completed within 4 years of accepting position).

  • 3 years of clinical experience required, preferably in an acute care setting.

  • 3 years of classroom/clinical teaching experience.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills as evidenced by previous experience Clinical Nurse Preceptor/Educator

*Clinical Nurse EducatorLicenses/Certificates/Registrations: *

  • Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.

  • BLS & ACLS certification required.

  • BLS Instructor (to be obtained within 6 months of hire).

  • ANCC Board Certification in Nursing Professional Development or NLN Certified Nurse Educator.

  • Board Certification in assigned service line specialty preferred.

Location:100 Park Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801

Glens Falls Hospital Nursing:

Come join our team in nursing excellence as we pursue Magnet® Recognition in 2020. Glens Falls Hospital consistently outperforms the national average in nursing job satisfaction surveys due to our engaged leadership, skilled team members, and family like atmosphere.

/“There is no limit to what can be achieved by a nursing workforce that is engaged and empowered to transform their practice environment. I am extremely proud to represent this remarkably talented, compassionate team of professional nurses.”/ - Donna Kirker Chief Nursing Officer

GFH Nursing Mission:

To provide exceptional patient and family centered care in every encounter in ever setting.

GFH Nursing Vision:

We will be a leader in advancing the profession of nursing evidenced by our compassionate, collaborative, evidence-based care for patients, family and community.

GFH fundamental values C.A.R.E.S.

  • Collaboration

  • Accountability

  • Respect

  • Excellency

  • Safety

About Glens Falls Hospital and the local area

Glens Falls Hospital (GFH) is a not-for-profit community hospital and the largest employer in New York’s Adirondack region, with over 2,500 employees and a medical staff of over 540 providers. Founded in 1897, GFH today operates an advanced health care delivery system featuring more than 20 regional facilities and maintains a service area that spans 6,000 square miles across 5 diverse counties. GFH provides a vast array of specialized medical and surgical services in addition to coronary care, behavioral health care, rehabilitation and wellness and many others.

Glens Falls Hospital is located between Saratoga Springs and Lake George. To the north, there are numerous places to hike, bike, boat, swim, or just relax with the backdrop of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. Saratoga Springs and Glens Falls are abundant in the arts, entertainment, museums, dinning, golf, shopping, and more. Plus, New York City, Boston, and Montreal are just 3 hours away.

Job: *Nursing - Other

Title: *Clinical Nurse Educator (ED) *

Location: NY-Glens Falls

Requisition ID: 2109T