Cardiac Nurse Educator

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Posted: February 07, 2017
  • Reference ID: 08385-17602
Regional Medical Center of San Jose is an acute care hospital with a Level II Trauma Center . The hospital provides a host of technologically-advanced services including Cardiovascular , Neuro , Orthopedic , Bariatric and General Surgery, Interventional Pulmonology and services for Women . Regional holds Joint Commission advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. It is a certified Chest Pain Center , county-designated STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center, designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, a member of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ECMO) and is certified by The Joint Commission in Sepsis care.

Schedule: 1.0 (40 hours per week) Shift: Evenings, rotating weekends.


POSITION SUMMARY :
The Cardiovascular Educator supports the educational and clinical needs for the cardiovascular patient by working collaboratively with nursing and medical management to assure quality patient care. The role includes teaching, consulting, research, clinical care and role model/leader and mentoring functions relevant to a wide variety for the complex adult medical and surgical cardiovascular patient conditions.
Qualifications:
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: CA RN License, ACLS & BLS Certificate;
Preferred: Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification California

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: 5 years nursing experience
Preferred: 1 year teaching experience

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: Masters Degree in Nursing

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS :
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, educational process skills, facilitation skills & Microsoft Office Computer applications preferred

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