Nurse Educator Job Description

Nurse Educator Job Description

May 16th, 2019

Also known as a Clinical Nurse Educator, a Nurse Educator is responsible for designing, delivering, and evaluating academic nursing programs. A Nurse Educator formally teaches in a nursing school or trains nursing students and staff in a healthcare facility.

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We are looking for an engaging Nurse Educator to be responsible for the education of current and future nursing students. A Nurse Educator is responsible for designing curricula, teaching and guiding students, evaluating the students' progress, writing or reviewing educational material, etc.

A successful Nurse Educator will be a motivated and dedicated teacher, up-to-date with the latest nursing research. A Nurse Educator should be creative to design new curricula, and patient to guide students through their learning.

Nurse Education Responsibilities:

  • Mentoring and teaching current and future nursing students.
  • Designing, delivering, and evaluating educational curricula.
  • Writing and reviewing educational material, like textbooks.
  • Documenting the students' progress and advising them on their educational journey.
  • Researching and remaining up-to-date on clinical practices.
  • Developing patient care plans and assisting patients with their clinical needs.
  • Educating the technical and patient care staff in using new technology.

Nurse Educator Requirements:

  • A Master's or Doctoral degree in Nursing.
  • A Certified Nurse Education certification.
  • A Registered Nursing Licence.
  • A strong clinical background.
  • A working knowledge of the theories of education and learning to design curricula.
  • Current working knowledge of clinical procedures and protocols.
  • Excellent communication, critical thinking, and leadership skills.

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