Nursing Education Specialist / Henry Ford Nursing Education Detroit / MSN Full time

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A new opportunity is now available for a Nursing Education Specialist position within the Nursing Development and Research department for the Henry Ford Hospital. The position will be primarily located at the Henry Ford Corporate office on One Ford Place in downtown Detroit, and some time at the Henry Ford Hospital in downtown Detroit on West Grand Blvd.
We seek candidates with a MSN degree, 5 years nursing experience, three years of GPU experience and teaching experience as nurse educator or academic instructor.

• Position: Full time 40 hours/week Exempt
• Shift: Weekdays
• Benefits: Full time benefit package

JOB SUMMARY: Advanced practice nurse position that provides leadership and works in partnership with nursing, the health care team, and system leaders to develop a quality practice setting that supports professional nursing practice and quality patient care.
This position will responsible for the Nurse Resident program and clinical student placements at the Henry Ford Hospital.
The hospital is a 900 bed Level I trauma center, teaching hospital, and research hospital. We have recently applied for Magnet Status and has earned an A grade by the Leapfrog hospital safety organization.

EDUCATION/LICENCE:
• Masters Degree in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited program is required.
• A current Michigan RN license is required.

EXPERIENCE/KNOW HOW:
• Candidates must have 5 years of clinical nursing experience and two years teaching experience in a university, college, and/or hospital/health care institution.
• Competence in curriculum or program design, development, and evaluation is necessary.
• Effective interpersonal skills, problem solving, presentation skills, and organizational skills.
• Possess broad knowledge of health care systems, trends, and the care continuum.
• Considerable computer skills are necessary. Knowledge of Microsoft programs. Work is divided between normal office, classroom, labs, and patient care environment.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Functions as an expert resource and consultant to management and staff on nursing, education, and professional practice.
• Works collaboratively and provides leadership to nurses and multidisciplinary teams to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of care delivery systems. Develops and refines project objectives and work plans, guide activities of project teams, facilitating and/or leading teams, providing periodic updates to administration, preparing reports, and coordinating/providing verbal and written presentations.
• Designs and implements program evaluation, methods to elicit results useful in development of new programs or revision of current programs. Analyses data for future comparisons and improvements.
• Acts as a facilitator and coach, working with colleagues in nursing and other disciplines to promote team building, positive change and the fulfillment of organizational objectives and mission.
• Identifies educational development needs of Henry Ford Health Systems Nursing and Patient Care Services using formal and informal assessment methods.
• Designs educational structures, programs, courses, and tools that prepare and support the RN and unlicensed assistive personnel to meet standards of care for the organization. Utilizes current research and evidenced based practice in the design/development, and adapts/revises to address changes in health care and regulatory requirements.
• Plans and implements core and specialty programs and/or resources that supports professional nursing practices such as orientation, preceptorship, continuing education activities and competencies using adult learning

EXPERIENCE/KNOW HOW:


• Candidates must have 5 years of clinical nursing experience and two years teaching experience in a university, college, and/or hospital/health care institution.
• Competence in curriculum or program design, development, and evaluation is necessary.
• Effective interpersonal skills, problem solving, presentation skills, and organizational skills.
• Possess broad knowledge of health care systems, trends, and the care continuum.
• Considerable computer skills are necessary. Knowledge of Microsoft programs. Work is divided between normal office, classroom, labs, and patient care environment.

     Overview

       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.

     Benefits

       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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