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Director, Nursing Education

Director, Nursing Education

Director, Nursing Education

Atlanta, GA 30308

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  • Directs all aspects of management and ensures the provision of optimum nursing education resources for the department of nursing education; provides leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies, procedures, strategies, and services for the unit.
  • Prepares, develops, and submits department budget to nursing administration for final approval.
  • Monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with fiscal constraints and explains any variances.
  • Directs the allocation of resources within selected areas through planning, budget process, analysis of statistical reports and other pertinent information. Directs and supervises direct reports.
  • Develops, implements, and coordinates continuous quality/ performance improvement to enhance educational practice and administrative process.
  • Ensures the competence of department staff and their understanding of policies and regulations pertaining to nursing education services.
  • Develops and interprets departmental short and long term goals and objectives.
  • Meets with other staff members to discuss progress and to develop future courses of action.
  • Analyzes departmental strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and constraints.
  • Identifies measurable objectives and monitors progress toward the achievement of specified goals in keeping with operational standards.
  • Establishes, revises, administers and communicates policies, procedures and related forms in accordance with state, federal, and organizational guidelines.
  • Communicates and monitors compliance with regulatory, licensing and accreditation standards.
  • Coordinates and establishes nursing care practices; uses selected nursing practice theory as a framework for coordinating patient care and by providing theory-based nursing practice information in unusual or complex patient care situations.
  • Works with Vice President of Practice and Innovation to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate.
  • Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.
  • Maintains records on departmental personnel activities and processes.
  • Uses information systems to retrieve, implement, and retain essential records and services.
  • Supports clinical research and conducts or participates in studies to improve clinical, educational and organizational performance within the clinical service line.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Leads ongoing or ad hoc committees or task forces to identify and resolve patient care issues.
  • Serves in a leadership role on the Clinical Pathway Product Line Task Force.
  • Directs interdisciplinary patient care conferences for targeted patient populations.
  • Provides information and support for peer groups in area of expertise.
  • Participates in ongoing research activities in area of specialty.
  • Directs regular-hire Patient Services Orientation (PSO).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Master's degree required. Either Bachelor's or Master's degree must be in Nursing.
  • Five years of experience, including two years clinical nursing experience and three years of nursing leadership experience with a large health care institution.
  • Must have a valid, active unencumbered Nursing license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board.
  • BLS and ACLS certifications required.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (MediumMax 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.¿¿

    ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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