Clinical Educator


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Job Number 52619
Posted 4/5/2018
Account Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Clinical Education
Location EMMC Campus - EMMC, ME 04401
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day/Evening
Hours 0700-1630
Job Details POSITION SUMMARY: Provides education related to all aspects of patient care and services to staff. Assists with the development of policy and procedure related to patient care and nursing process. Participates on housewide workgroups and committees to provide clinical expertise and input. Assists with patient care when needed on designated nursing unit.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Active Maine RN license or eligibility to obtain. BSN required; MSN preferred.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED Minimum five years nursing experience. Specialty certification preferred. Must be willing to complete post BSN Nurse Educator certificate and begin pursuit of MSN within 2 years.Demonstrates strong clinical skills. Demonstrates effective interpersonal communication skills, teamwork, and organizational skills. Effective collaborative, problem solving skills. Develop and manage nursing staff competency requirements; and assist in the development and maintenance of departmental directives that relate to nursing process and procedure. Ability to a complete and comprehensive age specific nursing care to the population of patients within the assigned unit/area.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Flexibility with work hours and activities in response to unit needs. Ability to identify clinical and professional objectives for the unit. Ability to learn basic computer skills, to identify own learning needs, to work independently, to recognize need for assistance and seek it in a timely manner, to prioritize work responsibilities and work efficiently in the face of a variety of every changing requests and demands on time. Ability to build supportive relationships with co-workers and evaluate performance of staff members. Ability to adapt to change and modify behaviors to meet all regulatory requirement.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Capacity to concentrate in a busy and often stressful environment. Ability to come in close contact with people. Sitting, and extended periods of standing and walking are required. Stretchers, monitors, pumps are moved several times a day to accommodate patient and equipment transfers. The nurse must be able to lift 10 lbs. with one hand to attach IV pumps to IV poles. Reaching and stretching may be required at any time. Ability to push and pull heavy computers on wheels; push wheelchairs with 300+ pound patients, frequently lifting 50 pounds without assistance; high volume of stooping, bending, lifting, pulling and twisting. The nurse must be able to stretch, reach, and retrieve equipment from the supply carts of bend to reach equipment supplied below knee level. Must possess upper body strength, agility and lung capacity necessary to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and have the ability to wear protective equipment and to pass fit testing. Portable O2 tanks are lifted from O2 racks to stretchers to accompany patients.Must be able to perform various sensory requirements such as visual and color acuity, speech, smell, touch, manual dexterity, fine motor skills and hearing in order to assess and treat the patient accurately. Use of the electronic medical record requires visual acuity for reading information on computer screens and fine motor skills for keyboarding and use of a mouse.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Fast paced clinical environment. Participation in unit specific and hospital wide activities that promote self and staff development. Participation in the development of unit specific strategic goals that assist with the fulfillment of the Eastern Maine Medical Center mission and vision.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (See Unit Specific Addendum for further explanation/requirements) Sitting, Standing, Walking required. In addition to unit specific addendum must possess upper body strength, agility, and lung capacity necessary to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Capacity to concentrate in a busy and often stressful environment.


Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
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