Dartmouth-Hitchcock is currently seeking a Nurse Educator to join our Care Management department. The Nurse Educator plans, directs, coordinates and evaluates strategies to ensure proper onboarding, competencies and professional and preceptor development.
•Designs and develops centralized orientation programs, and identifies and develops adjunct faculty to deliver content.
•Responsible for staff development and competency in application of the nursing process and performance of critical thinking and clinical skills for that population.
•Engages regularly with interprofessional team in huddles, interdisciplinary rounds, and other forums to facilitate assessment and identification of educational needs.
•Performs needs assessment, develops, designs, implements and evaluates evidenced based educational materials utilizing principles of instructional design for adult learners.
•Facilitates ongoing educational initiatives including nursing orientation, preceptor education and other unit level and organizational learning initiatives.
•Consultant to the Nursing Education enterprise including but not limited to the development, implementation and evaluation of organizational competencies and regulatory practice requirements.
•Promotes understanding of best practices in education among clinical nurses, clinical supervisors and other leaders to empower these individuals to become education champions and engage nurses in supporting each other's learning and clinical practice.
•Consults to regional and system initiatives as needed.
To be considered candidates must be graduates from an accredited Nursing Program. A Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN) is required. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of education or professional development and 3 years of clinical experience. Candidates are required to have New Hampshire nursing licensure and must be certified in specialty or completed within the first 18 months of hire. Excellent informatics, verbal and written communications skills are desired.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system, serving patients across New England. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire's only Level 1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state's only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As an academic health system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.