Specialty Nurse Educator - Med Surg in Kansas City, Kansas, United States
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Specialty Nurse Educator - Med Surg

HealthTrust Clinical Education
Kansas City, KS, United States
Full-time • Work From Home
Education Training and Professional Development   Job ID: 840187
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Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At HCA, our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) Med Surg and Residency Support Clinical Nurse Educator to join our healthcare family. This position directly supports 6 HCA hospital facilities onsite within our MidAmerica Kansas City metro-area Clinical Education Division regularly. Must be local or willing to relocate.  


HCA offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

At HCA, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse’s path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life – for life – and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today to this opportunity today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

The  Med Surg and Residency Support Clinical Nurse Educator  is responsible for enhancing professional practice and the provision of quality patient care in the identified specialty throughout hospitals in their assigned division. The Clinical Professional Development Specialty Educator (CPDSE) will have deep subject matter expertise in specialty nursing and will provide evidence-based, quality educational programs and activities that promote professional competency for nursing, inter-professional and non-licensed clinical staff in the identified specialty setting. 

In this role you will: 

  • Provides and assist with orientation/onboarding programs to promote employee retention through the division. Provides orientation/onboarding programs to promote employee retention. 
  • Conducts orientation in a manner that facilitates a positive learning environmentParticipates in the development, coordination, and management of facilitating, conducting, and evaluating competency. 
  • Identifies learning needs of the identified specialty staff either through on-site review or metricsDevelops activities to achieve specific outcomes related to identified deficits or opportunities for improvement in knowledge, skill and practice. Plans educational content delivery that encourages learner engagement. 
  • Plans educational content with learner engagement.
  • Assesses practice gaps.
  • Collaborates with the clinical education team members which may include the Director, Clinical Programs and Market Director, Clinical Professional Development and/or Clinical Professional Development Educator to evaluate and adjust educational programs based on evaluations and feedback. 
  • Participates and provides lifelong learning 
  • Utilizes novice to expert continuum when developing staff. 
  • Monitors the practices or operations with reference to laws, regulations, guidelines, or industry practices to assess compliance, risk, or exposure while communicating key performance indicators for clinical education service line within their division. 
  • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time 

What experience and educationisneeded for this role: 

  • Bachelor’s degreein Nursing, Healthcare Admin orotherclinical fieldRequired 
  • Master’s Degreein Nursing, Healthcare Admin orotherclinical fieldpreferred 
  • Minimum of5years’ experienceinnursing specialty inan acute care settingis required 
  • Minimum of 3years’ experiencein clinical education 
  • Currently licensedas appropriate to educationin the state of practicein accordance with law and regulation 
  • Basic Life Saving (BLS) 
  • Specialty certification as recognized by the American Nurse Credentialing Center 

HealthTrust Supply Chainis a critical part of HCA Healthcare’s strategy. Our focus is toimprove performanceand reduce costs. We do this by joining non-clinical and administrative functions. HealthTrust Supply Chain best practice methodologies. We develop, apply and monitorcost-efficient initiativesand programs for HCA Healthcare. By improving facility efficiency, medical professionals can focus on our mission - patient care.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

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Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Med Surg and Residency Support Clinical Nurse Educator opening.Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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