ECRH Nurse Educator
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.
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Our Health Sciences Campus:
1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912
At the College of Nursing, we champion diversity and nurture individual student success while providing a rigorous but accessible education that prepares you for the nursing workplace, academia, and leadership as you progress throughout your career. You'll be encouraged, challenged and supported whether pursuing an entry-level bachelor's or master's degree or a Doctor of Nursing Practice or Ph.D. degree. It starts with our undergraduates. The College of Nursing approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, and that's thanks to our innovative, challenging and contemporary curriculum offered across all our various degree programs. Advanced degree options are available for the bachelor and masters prepared nurse with our Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, PhD in Nursing, and Post Master's Certificates. CON graduates leave our programs ready to lead and serve our nation's patients.
Collaborates with Nurse leadership team and other nursing care team members to assess and identify the required and desirable content for professional nurse unit-based orientation as well as ongoing educational programs.
Responsibilities to include but not limited to:
Establishes and maintains a Nursing Education Plan and Calendar which includes new hire support and development, preceptor/mentor development, assessment of needs, continuing education needs, unit-based orientation, and competency assessment evaluation. Designs, coordinates, and teaches the content for unit-based nursing orientation for RN's, LPN's, and direct care staff. Provides direct instruction and collaborates with nursing and hospital leadership in providing these services in both, the clinical and classroom setting. Assures that educational content is current, evidence-based and meets professional standards at the state and national level. Maintains expertise with current Psychiatric Mental Health therapeutic modalities, supports introduction and training of new initiatives related to Psychiatric Mental Health concepts as well as all appropriate Policies and Procedures. Continually assesses team member competencies and job specific level of knowledge. Works collaboratively with nursing and hospital leadership to assure that professional and direct care staff maintain all required competencies. Advises and assists in developing suitable methods to evaluate competencies of staff, designs training programs as indicated. Educates all professional and direct care staff in the proper use of equipment, supplies, and instruments; continuously coordinates in-service education and workshops for all applicable staff. Provides oversite, coordination and facilitation of the ECRH/AU Nurse Residency, Nurse Fellowship and Nurse Mentorship Programs. Maintains Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Instructor Certification and provides MHFA certification courses for ECRH staff. Establishes and maintains a positive partnership with schools of nursing and other clinical programs. Oversees the coordination of all student clinical rotations.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university and a minimum of three years of experience. AND Valid Registered Nursing License to practice in the state of Georgia. AND Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification.
Master's of Nursing degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to use sound judgement and work independently. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases. Detail-oriented with strong organizational, leadership and prioritization skills. Maintain expertise and current knowledge of current treatment options in the psychiatric mental health as well as developmental/intellectual disabilities. Expertise in current on line and electronic sources of information, databases, and education resources. Assure current access for staff to these resources.
Shift: Days M-F. **Work outside of the normal business hours may be required**
Salary Minimum: $84,353.
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position
Recruitment Period: Until Filled
Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.
Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.
Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!
Conditions of Employment:
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.
If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.
The primary work location for this position is within the Augusta University Medical Center or other Augusta University Health System Clinic Space and is subject to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or an approved exemption. Your application to this position confirms you are aware of this requirement and agree to provide proof of either COVID vaccination or our organization's approval of a medical or religious exemption.
Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.
All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."
Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.
How To Apply:
Consider applying with us today!
https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/ search Job ID: 251965.
Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university.
Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee.
If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365.
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