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Nurse Educator (RN) - Operating Room

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 40 hours a week

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.

Job description:

Functioning within the context of the framework for professional nursing practice, the Nurse Educator, in consultation and collaboration with nursing leadership and the Health Care Team, facilitates training, education and development by assessing, planning, developing, implementation, coordination and evaluation of projects and programs for staff, faculty, patient populations and the community. This is accomplished to ensure role competence, compliance with regulatory standards, and to meet organizational goals.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Partners with perioperative leadership colleagues to support new hire orientation, ongoing staff education, and the professional development needs of staff at assigned locations
  • Evaluates learning needs in partnership with frontline staff and leadership & designs appropriate education interventions
  • Assesses effectiveness of education using data and revises learning experiences appropriately
  • Collaborates with perioperative education colleagues for the delivery of department-wide education programs such as novice O.R. nurse training, student experiences, and certification review courses
  • Models the professional role of the nurse by participating in research, quality & process improvement initiatives, and personal professional development


  • Current Connecticut nursing license.
  • Bachelor's degree, Master's Degree required.* One degree must be in Nursing.
  • Previous O.R. nursing experience required, Endoscopy/GI experience highly preferred
  • Previous nurse educator experience preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required at time of hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

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