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Clinical Nurse Educator (Psychiatric)

Clinical Nurse Educator (Psychiatric)

Job ID 
2017-2162
# of Openings 
1
Hospital/Program 
WellBridge Healthcare - Plano
Position Category 
Nurse Leadership

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Overview

Regional Nurse Educator

 

Wellbridge Healthcare is  seeking a full-time Clinical Nurse Educator Fort Worth/Plano facilities to be responsible for assessment, planning, development, implementation and evaluation of educational programs that enhance performance, promote professional development and support the mission and vision of the Behavioral Health Unit.  

 

The Nurse Educator will demonstrate clinical expertise, leadership, management, excellent communication skills and knowledge of education theory and principle necessary to develop educational programs and achieve optimal educational outcomes.

  • Designs, implements, and evaluates designated unit-based educational programs and coordinates collaboration with hospital-based educational programs
  • Assesses learning needs through formal and informal approaches to data collection to determine specific education needs.
  • Utilizes teaching techniques that promote critical thinking and evidence based practice incorporating principles of adult learning theory. 
  • Identifies, coordinates and plans educational offerings for Behavioral Health personnel, with consideration of but not limited to mandatory regulations, safety, performance improvement, new equipment, technologies, and clinical advancements.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness and learning outcomes of educational activities.  Conducts classroom and/or clinical instruction to behavioral health staff.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Nursing, Health Care or Business Administration is required,
  • PhD, EdD, or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) preferred.
  • Certified in Psychiatric Nursing preferred.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in the care of the mentally ill and supervision of paraprofessional staff; assessment, planning, provision and evaluation of psychiatric nursing care to patients.

Hospital/Program Description

 

 

 

Managed by Diamond Healthcare-WellBridge Healthcare is a free standing full service mental healthcare provider for inpatient  adults over the age of 50 and outpatient services 18+ by prioritizing the dignity of our patients, individualized treatment, and holistic mind-body care, the dedicated professionals of WellBridge are changing the way people think about mental illness and mental healthcare.  Our experienced psychiatrists and clinicians work to rapidly reduce the pain and anxiety of mental illness for patients and families, restore quality of life, and facilitate ongoing good mental health.

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