• Clinical Nurse Educator, Full-time, Pre-Op/PACU & Prep Recovery

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(1/16/2020 9:50 AM)
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    Clinical Nurse Educator (RN) - Full-time - Pre-Op/PACU & Prep/Recovery, Days, Hyde Park, Illinois


    We're hiring a Clinical Nurse Educator for a full-time position at the University of Chicago Medicine in Hyde Park, Illinois!


    Shift: 4 x 10-hour or 5 x 8-hour scheduling available

    Shift note: This role supports the prep and recovery areas of the Perioperative and procedural areas, this includes the adult and pediatric population. 


    A Clinical Nurse Educator is a Registered Nurse (RN) with previous educational experience whose focus is on staff development and nursing education. This Registered Nurse (RN) is an educator, consultant, role model, staff/patient advocate, change agent, leader and cost effective professional. In collaboration with nursing leadership, the Clinical Nurse Educator (RN) designs, develops, implements, and evaluates a variety of educational offerings in order to improve nursing care and clinical/organizational outcomes. The Clinical Nurse Educator (RN) elevates the standard of professional nursing practice at UCM by developing, coaching and mentoring staff to become expert clinicians and leaders.


    Clinical Nurse Educator Required Qualifications

    • BSN required
    • Minimum requirement of three years of clinical practice in specialty area, including a combination of ICU and PACU
    • Knowledge and previous application of adult learning principles
    • Demonstrated leadership skills evidenced by serving as a charge nurse, preceptor or episodic teacher
    • Demonstrates complex decision-making skills and problem solving ability

    Clinical Nurse Educator Preferred Qualifications

    • Master of Science in Nursing or related education field preferred
    • Certification in specialty area preferred
    • Previous experience in a role as an educator preferred
    • Previous experience working within multidisciplinary teams or nursing leadership committees preferred

    Clinical Nurse Educator Required Licenses/Certifications

    • Current RN Illinois license required 
    • ACLS, BLS-CPR, PALS required

    Organizational Overview

    Located in Historic Hyde Park, UChicago Medicine is a not-for-profit integrated and academic health system of hospital and physician services, providing world class care since 1927. UChicago Medicine operates four hospitals and a state-of-the-art ambulatory-care facility located within a medical center campus of twenty interconnected buildings, along with several satellite facilities situated throughout Chicago’s south suburbs. In addition, Ingalls Memorial Hospital is located outside of the main medical campus in Harvey, IL. Today, UChicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Division, including Ingalls Memorial Hospital encompass over 800 beds and employ nearly 12,000 people, which includes more than 800 attending physicians, 1100 residents and fellows, and 2,600 nurses.


    UChicago Medicine’s mission is to provide superior health care in a compassionate manner, ever mindful of each patient’s dignity and individuality. UChicago Medicine has established a market identity “At the Forefront of Medicine”, and has consistently been able to attract a critical mass of talented physicians, healthcare professionals and staff to treat the most complex clinical problems. In recognition of this excellence, U.S. News and World Report rank many of our programs as among the best in the United States.

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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