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Nurse Educator - Nursing Professional Development Specialist- Perioperative, DI and Cardiology

at Orange Regional Medical Center

Posted: 10/9/2019
Job Reference #: 18899
Keywords: instructor

Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-NY-Middletown
    Posted Date2 months ago(8/23/2019 11:50 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Shift Type
    1 - Day
    If Other - Shift Slot
    8am-4pm with variable shifts as needed.
    Normal Working Schedule
    8am-4pm with variable shifts as needed.
    Greater Hudson Valley Health System
  • Overview

    At Orange Regional Medical Center, you'll find the uncommon is common here. You'll find a healthcare leader that still maintains a sense of intimacy and a state-of-the-art facility with a tremendous sense of community. You'll find the benefits you deserve with the rewards you can see. You'll find the advancement, flexibility and resources to advance your career and provide the care that your patients need. Orange Regional Medical Center - successful careers are common here. Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC), is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. Formed by the merger of Arden Hill Hospital and Horton Medical Center, Orange Regional is licensed for 383 beds and employs over 2,500 healthcare professionals including over 600 doctors. Orange Regional Medical Center has consolidated two existing campuses onto a single site in Middletown, New York. This completed facility is the first new freestanding hospital built in the State of New York since 1989 and is the largest medical center between the Tappan Zee Bridge and Albany.


    The Nursing Professional Development Specialist is the clinical expert in evidence-based nursing practice in the areas assigned. The Nursing Professional Development Specialist will work under The ANA Scope and Standards of Practice in Nursing Professional Development roles established by American Nurse’s Credentialing Center (ANCC) to include: Educator, Consultant, Researcher, Facilitator, Change agent and Leader. The NPDS will also exemplify the eight Nurse Characteristics identified in the AACN Synergy Model (Clinical Judgment, Facilitation of Learning, Response to Diversity, Clinical Inquiry, Systems Thinking, Collaboration, Advocacy, Caring Practices).


    Minimum Education: Master’s in Nursing from an accredited program or currently in process.

    Minimum Experience: 5 or more years of experience in Perioperative/Procedural Area setting. 5 years of educational experience in an acute care or academic organization or demonstrated expertise in a clinically equivalent role.

    Required Certification/Registration: Current New York State Registered Nurse. Certification in a nursing specialty required (required within 6 months of hire), nursing certification in areas assigned preferred. ACLS/BLS provider status required, instructor certification preferred. PALS required for educators assigned to pediatric areas identified as Children’s ED, Pediatric Unit (5W), and ICU.

    Physical Requirements:
    • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/ walking.
    • Must be able to lift 35lbs (NIOSH) without the use of lifting, positioning equipment.
    o Anything above the 35lbs is with assistance including appropriate use of minimal lift equipment
    • Ergonomic stressors such as (lifting, positioning, pushing, and/ or transferring of patients).
    • Must participate in Safe Patient Handling Initiatives.
    • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching.
    • Considerable mental and visual demands.

    Mental Demands:
    • Ability to foster collaborative relationships, to work well under pressure, to organize and synthesize new information and prioritize tasks. Possess critical thinking, analytical skills and flexibility. Ability to multi-task. Required detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled. Demonstrates sensitivity to customer needs and expectations.

    Working Conditions (OSHA Directive CPL-03-00-016):
    • Contact with patient’s under a wide variety of circumstances.
    • May be exposed to unpleasant patient elements (exposure to blood and other potentially infectious material).
    • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.
    • Handles emergency and crisis situations.
    • Must wear Personal Protective Equipment to ensure your safety.
    o Personal protective equipment may include items such as gloves, safety glasses, respirators, or coveralls, vests, and full body suits.
    • May have contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards.

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