Cleveland Clinic Clinical-Instructor-Nursing-Professional-Development-Specialist in Cleveland, Ohio

Job Summary:

Plans, implements and evaluates nursing orientation as well as ongoing, professional development of nurses.

Will be specialized in med-Surg Nursing with a focus on the West-side hospitals

Responsibilities:

  • Designs, directs, implements and evaluates educational offerings based on knowledge, skills and learning levels of nursing staff.

  • Identifies learning needs and desires of nursing personnel.

  • Develops and utilizes appropriate evaluation systems to determine the effectiveness of educational activities.

  • Consults with individuals within the Nursing Institute CCF and the community regarding professional nursing practice and roles.

  • Assists in the development of department specific orientation and competencies. Assists departments in orientation of staff.

  • Develops and maintains a cataloging system for tracking and retrieval of all available teaching-learning resources.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required.

  • Master's Degree strongly preferred.

  • Master's Degree in Nursing with a non-nursing Bachelor's degree is acceptable.

Certifications:

  • Current state licensure as Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Certification in specialty preferred.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum two years recent nursing experience required with demonstrated clinical expertise to include clinical nursing experience, preceptor, BCLS or ACLS instructor.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of education methodology such as needs assessment, curriculum development, instructional design and principles of adult learning.

  • Presentation skills required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full range of motion; manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

  • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.

  • Requires corrected hearing and vision to normal range.

  • Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids.

  • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects.

  • Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible.

  • Note: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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