Miami, Florida
Apr 05, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Anne Bates Leach Eye Center, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has an opportunity available for a Sr Nurse Educator, Surgery. The individual plans, develops and implements nursing and compliance education programs. Assists in monitoring standards and maintaining updated information. Serves as a resource to all disciplines. Responsibilities include: Maintains current knowledge of standards, keeping abreast of recent changes that may affect the institution’s policies, procedures and processes. Assists the development and revision of policies and procedures to help ensure standards compliance. Plans, develops, implements, coordinates, and evaluates staff orientation and compliance educational training programs. Determines the educational needs required for units. Provides the means for nursing staff to acquire new knowledge and skills to meet changing demands, to enhance levels of clinical performance and to allow for career advancement. Prepares manuals, guides and other educational material. Plans and provides patient teaching relative to proper procedures, disease process, treatments and expected outcomes using appropriate patient teaching materials and resources. Ensures compliance with all institutional policies and procedures including mandatory inservices, employee health procedures, Federal, State, regulatory and accrediting agencies standards and regulations. Assists with the development and implementation of nursing performance improvement program. Assists with continued readiness for regulatory agency inspections. Performs related work as required.

The minimum requirements are as follows: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing, emphasis on Nurse Education required. Current/Valid State of Florida Registered Nurse License required. BLS and ACLS certification. Three years of relevant nursing education experience required. Three years of clinical/hospital perioperative experience preferred. Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; verbally and in writing. Knowledge of adult learning principles. Presentation and training skills. Advanced computer literacy skills. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Come join us!

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.


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