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Clinical Nurse Educator Job

Job Number: RIH18018

Job Title: Clinical Nurse Educator

Department: Ctr Prof Practice & Innovation - 1012265

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

BASIC KNOWLEDGE: · Masters Degree in Nursing.· Baccalaureate degree in Nursing.· Must have current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in another state that participates in the Nurse Licensure Compact.· Strong Interpersonal skills.· Certification in specialty area preferred. Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five years relevant clinical experience with demonstrated teaching/leadership and communication skills. WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: General hospital environment with occasional stressful conditions associated with patient care. Position requires frequent standing, walking and sitting.

SUMMARY: The Clinical Educator is responsible to the Director for the Center of Practice Excellence and has 24-hour responsibility for planning and evaluating innovative patient care practices, staff development and research activities within the nursing department. This person participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of patient and professional programs.