Location: Bethpage, NY
Department: Operating Room
Category: Educational / Research
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day shift
Nurse Educator # OR/ Peri-Op #At Catholic Health, our primary focus is the way we treat and serve our communities. We work collaboratively to provide compassionate care and utilize evidence based practice to improve outcomes # to every patient, every time. We are committed to caring for Long Island. Be a part of our team of healthcare heroes and discover why Catholic Health was named Long Island#s Top Workplace. # Our OR Nurse Educator will: Provide specialized clinical expertise and skill, acting as a support person and role model for the nursing staff Serve as a clinical resource to staff in the application of relevant research findings to practice Assess clinical skills and learning needs of the nursing staff Collaborate with leadership and nursing preceptors in evaluating and promoting development amongst the nursing staff Participate in the development of policies, procedures, and standards of patient care relevant to clinical practice Manage education of staff, including employees# orientation to the unit, standards of care, and competencies, as well as continuing education and in-service programs for the Department of Nursing Design, plan, and implement a criteria-based staff development program to meet the clinical needs of all nursing care team members Collaborate and consult with other departments within the hospital to assist with the provision of education programs and projects related to current health issues for employees and the community Take an active role in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of continuing education and patient education programs, and other educational projects as requested Actively participate in unit departmental and interdisciplinary programs, meetings and conferences to assist with changing trends in the delivery of patient care Engage in unit specific performance improvement initiatives and assist in addressing knowledge deficits identified through unit-based monitoring What you#ll bring: Passion for Nursing Education # 5+ Years OR experience required; both circulating and scrubbing experience Leadership or Nursing Education experience preferred Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required #Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree required #Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree in Nursing, Nursing Education, Clinical Specialty or Health Care related specialty required Licensure: New York Registered Nurse (RN) License # Registration Required Certifications: Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) required Basic Life Support (BLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certifications (required or must obtain within the first 6 months of hire) Basic Life Support (BLS) instructor (required or must obtain within the first 6 months of hire) St. Joseph Hospital is a community hospital that provides comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, critical care and surgical services. #St. Joseph Hospital is proud to hold The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval, signifying full accreditation by the nation#s predominant standards-setting body in health care. Amongst many quality achievements, St. Joseph is also recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for GOLD quality achievements for both Stroke and AFIB.# In fact, St. Joseph is the first hospital on Long Island to earn the AFIB GOLD Quality Achievement Award.# # At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.