Nurse Educator

Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative Inc
Pennsauken, New Jersey
80000 - 90000 /Yearly
Nov 10, 2021
Dec 10, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting

Salary Range ($80,000 - $90,000)

The Nurse Educator (Director of Professional Education Services) assist the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative (SNJPC) in meeting its regulatory requirements regarding clinical and professional education activities. Incorporates regional birth certificate, clinical best practice and population health data in determining professional education programs. Leads nursing credit unit, responsible for overseeing the requirements of the New Jersey State Nursing Association (NJSNA) provider status is met.

Essential Functions:

  • Consults with each member institution regarding perinatal and maternal health educational needs on ongoing basis.
  • Consults with program staff on best practices in public health education. Provides leadership to agency health educators meeting and identifies opportunities for development and dissemination of health education for programs and staff.
  • Plans, develops, implements and evaluates in-service educational programs for member institutions.
  • Plans, develops, implements, and evaluates production of durable educational products.
  • Support Nursing Management Task Force, and provide linkage for other board and organizational committees. Assists with agenda and lectures, coordinates projects as appropriate.
  • Assists in grants writing and program design when appropriate.
  • Plans, supervises and evaluates the ongoing experience of nursing students as requested.
  • Membership and active participation in professional associations, legislative committees, and other health care networks.
  • Assists with collection, tracing, and follow-up related to perinatal data collected throughout the region.
  • Leads efforts to identify and pursue funding opportunities for perinatal and pediatric education initiatives.
  • Represents the Cooperative at meetings and conferences when appropriate.
  • Collaborates with MCHCs and other cosponsoring agencies to develop statewide educational programs.
  • Primary staff support to Education Committee, assists with meeting agenda and logistics, membership development, execution/evaluation of committee projects, liaison with other board committees to identify opportunities for joint projects.
  • BSN required, MSN preferred, three years in a leadership role, maternal and child health and /or women's health experience preferred.
  • Registered Nurse licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey.
  • Minimum of five years' experience in Maternal-Fetal Nursing; certification in perinatal nursing or electronic-fetal monitoring desired.
  • Knowledge of educational methodologies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively; both orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with both health care/professionals and the consumer population.
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize work requirements.
  • Valid driver's license, car and current insurance policy.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to see to read documents and hear well enough to communicate with others
  • Must be able to write, type on a computer, and use a telephone
  • Must be able to operate a motor vehicle
  • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds
  • Additional requirements to be determined with input from Director and HR

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

This position has been designated category 4 and will have no assigned SNJPC office. As a category 4 employee this role with primarily work from their home and will travel regularly to sites where traffic, weather, and other environmental conditions may be encountered.

Successful candidates for employment by SNJPC must undergo a criminal background check and driver`s license review.

Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative, a nonprofit maternal/child health agency providing programs/services to improve perinatal/pediatric health. SNJPC offers a comp. salary and benefits pkg. It is SNJPC's policy to make every practical effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities to execute the crucial functions to the job. EOE

Code of Ethics:

SNJPC is an equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage all qualified candidates to apply for employment with our agency without regard to abilities, age, race, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio economic status, educational levels, military/veteran status or any other characteristics.

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