The Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) is a registered professional nurse responsible for assessing, planning, coordinating and evaluating educational opportunities for support staff, RN trainees, patients, families, and the community. The clinical educator collaborates inter-professionally in the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and injury. They function as role models, researchers, and leaders to all levels in Nursing Services. This is an open and continuous announcement. Names will be referred to the hiring manager every two weeks after the initial cut off date until the position is filled or until the close date. The first cut off date is November 2, 2021. Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Provides education and leadership in the application of the nursing process to nursing staff, organizational processes and/or systems, improving outcomes at the program or service level. Leads clinical, administrative and/or education staff members to assess educational needs, plan and implement a comprehensive education plan, and evaluate program outcomes based on strategic priorities. Uses expertise and clinical staff involvement to analyze problems while using appropriate theory and methodologies to resolve system or process problems that positively affect patient care. Functions as an expert in clinical practice and/or areas related to the assigned roles and responsibilities. Systematically evaluates current practice and formulates outcomes for groups of patients and/or organizational processes within area of expertise. Uses professional standards of care, scientific evidence, and practice to analyze and evaluate programs/service activities. Work Schedule: Full -Time; Monday to Friday, may require some weekends shift may vary to accommodate off shifts. Telework: No Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.