The Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) across the entities of Duke Medicineby providing staff development expertise as an educator, consultant,facilitator, change agent, leaders and researcher. Each supports thedevelopment of the bedside nurse, and fosters empowerment throughknowledge to achieve excellence through the delivery of evidenced basednursing practice.
This occurs through the facilitation of theeducational process through assessment, development, planning,implementation and evaluation of competency assessment, continuingeducation and leadership development. In addition, as a role model ofprofessional behavior, the CNE is instrumental in creating aprofessional nursing climate within Duke Medicine to meet the needs ofthe diverse units within DUHS and the global needs of Duke Medicine.Must be able to withstand physical activity which includes the abilityto move or lift at least 50 pounds. Travel may be required to facilitatecollaboration with entities across Duke Medicine.
Educator:- Conducts needs assessments using a variety of strategic tools- Assists learners in the assessment of needs and identification ofoutcomes- Incorporates principles of adult learning in the planning,implementation, and evaluation of education programs- Coordinates orientation of new staff to the organization- Develops/coordinates education plans related to initial and ongoingcompetency validation- Develops/coordinates core education to address patient populationspecific nursing care- Develops/coordinates core education for the development of besideleaders- Plans, prepares and maintains materials for use in educationalprograms for accuracy and relevance to the target audience- Identifies and evaluates instructional materials in all types of mediaand formats- Adjusts content and teaching strategies appropriate learner needs- Provides educational opportunities that benefit nurses at all stagesof their career development- Delivers competence based programs for nursing staff with a focus uponimprovement of skills and retention of knowledge- Develops evidence-based educational materials- Supports staff development with educational activities (which includeremediation, certification, mentoring, life support, JCAHO requirements,product roll-outs, etc)- Evaluates the effectiveness of educational programming- Prepares short and long term planning and programs to addressidentified needs- Teaches content as needed and/or assigned within clinical expertise tofacilitate orientation, staff development and/or safe practice
Consultant:- Serves as an educational consultant to facilities, task forces,committees, and projects relating to policy, procedure and programdevelopment- Responses to regulatory mandates for research and management ofsentinel events- Responds to identified needs of Duke Medicine to promote qualitypatient care and safety- Collaborates with Duke Medicine to recommend educational strategiesfor the implementation clinical standards- Consults with staff regarding individual learning needs
Researcher:- Supports the integration of research into practice- Provides information to document effectiveness of role as a staffdevelopment educator- Incorporates current educational evidence into individual practice asa staff development expert- Conducts and/or contributes to nursing research- Interprets, communicates, and incorporates research findings intoprogram planning
Facilitator:- Facilitates the adult learning process, creating a climate whichsupports learning across the health system- Identifies and recruits internal and external resources (nurse,doctor, other specialists) for educational activities- Coordinates educational activities (includes continuing educationcredit, clinical affiliations, nurse residency, etc) across DukeMedicine- Participates in committees, task forces, projects for areas ofcoverage and Duke Medicine- Facilitates teambuilding and leadership development for areas ofcoverage and Duke Medicine- Participates in review of activities or processes for area of coverageand department
Change Agent:- Responds to changes in nursing practice and develops programs tosupport those changes- Ensures that educational programs are congruent with organizationalmissions, values, and goals- Maintains flexibility when managing multiple roles andresponsibilities- Interprets and communicates across multiple disciplines- Promotes a safe and healthy work environment
Leader:- Serves as a role model to promote excellence and safety- Maintains required educational and/or clinical competencies- Seek opportunities to develop staff in various roles- Integrates ethical principles in all aspects of practice- Serves as a role model for education and professional nursing practice- Role models and promotes the concept of life long learning- Leads committees, work groups and/or projects related to theimplementation of educational activities- Performs related duties as assigned
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Basic Computer Skills in Microsoft office
Knowledge of Audiovisual equipment set up an advantage
N/ADuke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.
To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
BSN required, MSN preferred.
5 years of nursing, clinical educator, or nursing instructor experiencerequired. A Master's Degree in Nursing may substituted for 2 years ofrequired experience.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina required. BLS required. BLS, ACLS, PALS, and/or NRP Instructor levelcertification is preferred.