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The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.
We are looking for a Nurse Educator who will work closely to identify educational needs/opportunities within the department. This individual will possess a strong knowledge base in teaching and learning theories; curriculum design; methods for validation of learning and innovative options. Collaboration between clinical department leaders and education department, the Nurse Educator uses innovative technologies and strategies to strengthen critical thinking and problem-solving abilities of the learner. Creates an environment that promotes professional practice. The Educator coordinates, facilitates and provides a comprehensive orientation program for all new members of nursing services. Plans and/or conducts in services and mandatory education programs for hospital clinical staff as required by regulatory agencies. Promotes a culture that supports life-long learning and professional development for clinical staff.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing or equivalent Master’s degree required. One degree must be in nursing. Three to five years of progressively responsible nursing experience. Candidates must show demonstrated leadership skills and a commitment to education as a methodology for promoting continuous quality improvement in the delivery of patient care and services. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to manage multiple priorities and work independently.
Current CT RN license,
BSN required; Master’s degree in nursing strongly preferred.
Three to five years of critical care nursing experience including neuro, vascular, and cardiac
ACLS BLS certified
Certification any required or preferred.
Certification in Nursing Professional Development upon eligibility
Flexibility to cover off shifts and weekends based on department needs