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Wellforce Registered Nurse, RN, Critical Care Nurse Educator in Lowell, Massachusetts

Are you an experienced Critical Care RN that has experience as a preceptor or just loves to teach critical care skills? We are looking to add a Critical Care Nursing Educator to our Nursing Education team!

The Clinical Educator provides leadership, clinical practice expertise, education, program development, and consultation to promote clinical excellence. This Educator uses problem-solving strategies and the nursing process to improve outcomes and/or achieve program goals. This candidate also possess effective communication skills to develop positive working relationships. This Educator works collaboratively with management and other leadership to develop criteria for patient care, assess health needs of patients, and evaluate nursing interventions to achieve optimal nursing practices outcomes. This Educator facilitates problem-solving and decision-making to influence the development, implementation and evaluation of patient, unit, department and organizational goals and serves as a clinical expert in area of practice and role models this to hospital personnel and medical staff.

  • Provides real time problem-solving to promote critical thinking skills

  • Demonstrates proficient educational/teaching skills in the use of the teaching/learning process

  • Coordinates the development of appropriate materials to facilitate the education of staff

  • Plans, develops, presents, and evaluates educational programs independently and in collaboration with the education department and department managers

  • Develops, implements and evaluates new and experience preceptor training

Hours: 40 hours per week: Mon- Fri Days

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Nursing, required

  • Recent ICU or Step Down RN experience

  • ACLS provider, current

  • BLS-Healthcare provider, current

  • Precepting or Education experience a plus.

  • Master's Prepared RN with a focus in Nursing Education preferred

  • Proficiency computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and related computer applications

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an outstanding place to work and offers amazing advancement opportunities for our staff. You can take part in our Clinical Advancement Program which recognizes nurses who consistently expand their roles by providing exceptional patient care. We have competitive salaries & benefits, shared governance, tuition reimbursement, clinical mobility tracks and free on-campus parking. Staff are encouraged to participate in our unit-based council or one of the many council opportunities.

Magnet Designation: The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) honored Lowell General Hospital with Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing care with our 3rd designation achieved in August 2020. The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes healthcare organizations that are dedicated to nursing excellence, professionalism and patient-focused care. It is the highest level of recognition an organization can receive for providing the very best quality in patient care. Only 2% of hospitals have attained a 3rd Magnet designation. As a proud member of Wellforce, we work with affiliates Tufts Medical Center, Hallmark Health and NEQCA to provide the highest quality care to communities throughout Massachusetts. Circle Health / Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.