ESH Nurse Educator

As a Nurse Clinical Educator you will be responsible for orientation for clinical staff about processes in regards to wellness education and providing wellness education to staff and consumers.  You will employ best practices and standards of practice to teach clinical staff the safe delivery of high-quality care to patients and families in accordance with agency policies and procedures, State & Federal regulations and accreditation standards. As a Nurse Educator you participate in the needs assessment, content development, deployment and evaluation of education and training activities that enhance the performance, professional development, and continuing competence of JFS staff and consumers.  You will also participate in the development and execution of innovative education programs and other clinical specialty initiatives that advance the mission.   

 Duties & Responsibilities

  Position Specific 

  • Support and development of flexible and individualized program service guides.
  • Facilitates linkages to a broad offering community social services.
  • The supervised delivery and coordination of services to consumers include:
    • Individual group and family intervention.
    • Outreach case management and support.
    • Referral, advocacy for linkage to essential services.
    • Connection of consumer to social, spiritual and other community resources as expressed by consumer’s wishes and service plan.
  • Provides or arranges client transportation per program guidelines and with supervisory consultation.
  • Provides skills development training.
  • Organizes and supports recreational and/or socialization activities.
  • Develops and maintains consistent positive collateral and community relationships.  Prepares documentation of work utilizing agency information systems consistent with agency/program expectations regarding timeliness and content for billing purposes and compliance.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and respond to the needs of adult learners in a professional and knowledgeable manner.
  • Demonstrated expertise in educational program development and presentation in accordance with the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Scope and Standards of Nursing Professional Development
  • Strong assessment skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with individuals and groups.
  • Competency in the use of computer software and experience with electronic clinical applications.
  • Attends team, scheduled supervision sessions, in service training workshops and staff meetings according to agency and program schedules.
  • Responsible for knowing and following agency policies and procedures.
  • Abides by Agency/NASW Code of Ethics.
  • Meets or exceeds assigned productivity standards (should this be first?)
  • Use generic language such a photocopy instead of Xerox

Position Requirements

  • Education/Experience

                Must possess current license to practice nursing in NJ with current CPR & First Aid certification.

Two or more years of professional nursing with home care experience is preferred. Annual verification of appropriate credentials must be maintained.

  • Fleet- Position requires ability to drive.  When using agency or own vehicle, employee must have a Valid NJ driver’s license and proof of NJ Auto Insurance ($100,000-$300,000).  Driving will be suspended without these two forms of proof filed in Human Resources (Personnel file), annually.
  • Working Conditions – Flexibility as far as schedule is concerned (Day, Evening, Full- and Part-Time, Per Diem).

Please send resume in confidence to careers@jfsatlantic.org