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Outpatient Nurse Educator

Department: Outpatient Department Admin
Location: Atlanta, GA

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Outpatient Nurse Educator

The Outpatient Nurse Educator will provide education for spinal cord, brain injury, Multiple Sclerosis, pain management, and other neurological impairments. The Outpatient Educator will provide support to Multispecialty Clinic, Shepherd Spine and Pain Institute, Multiple Sclerosis Institute, Urology & Wound Clinic , and Outpatient Call Center.

 

SUMMARY:

The Outpatient Nurse Educator functions in a variety of clinic settings to ensure the competency of the nursing staff and meet the education needs of patients and caregivers. The scope of practice includes responsibilities for clinical orientation, staff development, student affiliations and patient/family education. The nurse educator assesses initial and ongoing learning needs, plans and implements programs to meet the identified needs and assists in the evaluation of teaching outcomes on the learner, the organization and patient care. He/she accomplishes these tasks through interdisciplinary collaboration with the rehabilitation team.

 The Outpatient Nurse Educator will provide education for spinal cord, brain injury, Multiple Sclerosis, and other neurological impairments.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; RN with Bachelorís Degree in Nursing preferred
Experience: 3-5 years of clinical experience in either Med/Surg or Rehabilitation. Experience in SCI, ABI, and Multiple Sclerosis preferred
Licensure: Current Georgia RN license
Certification: National Certification required within 2 years of hire date. CRRN preferred.
Technical Knowledge: Basic office computer skills; advanced skills in Powerpoint or other presentation mediums. Knowledge of common office equipment such as fax and copier. 

Working knowledge of SCI, ABI, MS and other neurological impairments.

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