Clinical Educator Dialysis | Dialysis

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Clinical Educator Dialysis
Job ID: 4670
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Nursing-Clinical
Location: Winston SAlem, NC North Carolina
Nursing-Clinical, Medical, Healthcare10/24/2013Opportunity for a motivated individual who willprovide education for renal nurses, both dialysis and renal floor. Must have good communication skills and be familiar with dialysis. Clinical Educator To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must...

Job Description

Opportunity for a motivated individual who willprovide education for renal nurses, both dialysis and renal floor. Must have good communication skills and be familiar with dialysis.

Job Summary: Responsible for ensuring that every nurse on the unit has been educated to assess and identify patient care needs for assigned patients. Education is provided based on unit/patient needs and includes but is not limited to skill based competency, equipment use expertise, and/or clinical assessment competency. Collaborates with all health care providers (e.g. clinical nurse specialists, unit/assistant unit managers, associate directors of nursing, directors of nursing, etc.) to enhance staff education and competency in the management of cost effective/clinically effective complex patient and family care.

Education / Experience: BSN required, three to five years experience in area of interest is required, Clinical expert

Reports To: Unit Manager

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration: Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina, National certification in specialty required within one year of hire.

Essential Functions:


Teaches and demonstrates proficiency in patient physical assessment skills, patient care and nursing skills (i.e. mobility, respiratory care, nutrition, pain management, oral care, preventing infection, lift equipment).


Reinforces policies and procedures, protocols and guidelines with nursing staff


Coordinates nursing centered rounds and bedside reporting in conjunction with the Nurse Manager/Case Manager with an ability to phase in multidisciplinary rounds


Provides population specific unit educational programs in collaboration with preceptors and staff development instructorsin informal, on-site settings


Ensures the quality of professional services by demonstrating and maintaining competency through updating knowledge and skills and continuing professional growth


Communicates in an effective, positive, and professional manner role modeling behaviors associated with Caring Science.


Collaborates with nurse manager, assistant nurse managers, preceptors and staff development instructors to design, implement, and evaluate the nursing unit's orientation and education plan


Creates and maintains a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, self, co-workers, and facility including assisting in teaching interpretation of and developing strategies to address nurse sensitive indicators and performance improvement.


Supports provision of age/developmentally appropriate patient care in accordance with Age/Developmental Specific Care Guidelines for the specific age groups served

Skills and Qualifications:

Effective interpersonal and communication skills, (verbal, nonverbal, and listening skills)

Critical thinking skills

Delegation skills

Knowledge of policies and procedures

Ability to synthesize and prioritize knowledge

Ability to tailor teaching to different learning styles

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-0175. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at

It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

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