RN Staff Educator

RN Staff Educator

JPS Health Network | Fort Worth, TX, 76102, US
Salary Range:$57,000 – $76,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Who We Are

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital --home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation - and more than 40 community-based clinics. All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performance

outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

Why JPS?

We're more than a hospital. We're 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet. Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve. As community stewards, we abide by three rules:

1. Own it. Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.

2. Seek joy. Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.

3. Don't be a jerk. Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect. Smiling, laughter, compassion - key components of our everyday experience at JPS.

When working here, you're surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication. We look forward to meeting you!

For more information, visit www.jpshealthnet.org.

To view all job vacancies, visit www.jobs.jpshealthnet.org/ or www.teamacclaim.org.

Job Title:

RN Staff Educator

Requisition Number:


Employment Type:

Full Time


Nursing Services

Compensation Type:


Job Category:

Nursing / LVN

Hours Worked:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


John Peter Smith Hospital

Shift Worked:


Job Description:

Description: The RN Staff Educator provides organization-wide clinical instruction and staff education within the specialty areas of the Inpatient Services Divisions: Correctional Health, Critical Care (ICU and PCU), Medical-Surgical, Perioperative, and Women and Children's. This position manages new hires time through direct and indirect involvement with staff orientation, competency management, role transition, in-service and continuing education to ensure learning has occurred. This role influences professional role competence, professional growth, and supports fostering a climate for learning, facilitating continuous learning for clinical staff, and enabling the adult learning process.

Typical Duties:

* Instructs clinical staff to perform nursing and patient care relative to the area of clinical specialty.
* Develops, plans, presents, and evaluates, educational activities that foster the development of competent learners through providing orientation, in-service, and continuing education.
* Develops an assessment process to determine learning needs and facilitates adult learning theory to plan learning opportunities.
* Assists in the selection of the most appropriate method to accommodate learning styles, cultural diversity, education level, and the learning environment.
* Identifies and acquires resources required for quality program design and delivery; revises education programs as needed.
* Enlists qualified instructors to plan, develop and present specialized clinical topics.
* Evaluates, documents and reports educational activity outcomes for competency validation and record-keeping.
* Develops and maintains a level of clinical competence appropriate for the practice environment served.
* May serve as subject matter expert or be trained as nurse planner for Texas Nurses Association (TNA) Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activities.
* Performs all other job related duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience:
* Masters of Science Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of Nursing.
* 5 plus years of nursing experience in a clinical area to include at least 3 plus years of clinical preceptoring, teaching, healthcare education or staff development experience.
Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
* Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure by Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners.
* Current JPS recognized Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and must be maintained throughout employment
* ANCC Certification in Nursing Professional Development or within 3 years of hire.
* Completion of job specific orientation program within 90 days of hire.
Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
* NLN Certification in Nursing Education or other training and development certifications.
* ANCC Nursing Certification in area of Specialty (ex. CCRN, RN-BC, CNOR).
* Advanced life support training in areas of responsibility (ACLS, PALS, NRP, STABLE, TNCC / ENPC, etc.).

Location Address:

1500 S. Main Street

Fort Worth, Texas, 76104

United States