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Education Specialist in Danville, VA at Sovah Health - Danville

Date Posted: 4/20/2019

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Job Description

SOVAH Health - Danville

Provides planning, direction, coordination, and implementation for educational activities for DRMC, specifically for staff providing nursing care of patients in the Critical Care Unit (CCU), Telemetry Unit and Emergency Department (ED). Consults with other educators, staff, and management on the organization’s educational requirements to ensure patient and staff needs are met. Maintains competent nursing skill level for CCU, Telemetry, and ED areas, to ensure provision of safe quality patient care. Provides education specific to the age, growth and level of development of patients. Serves as a resource person to staff and management. Works cooperatively with all medical center departments in providing educational activities.

Job Requirements

Graduate from a school of professional nursing. Bachelor’s degree in nursing, or taking classes for/or is enrolled in a nursing baccalaureate program. A minimum of two years clinical experience in an acute care hospital setting. Prefer five years Emergency Department and/or Critical Care experience and 6 months of formal teaching experience. Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia or compact state. Current AHA BLS certification required. AHA-ACLS, PALS or ENA ENPC required or must be obtained within first 6 months of employment. TNCC certification preferred. CEN preferred.
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