Nurse Educator

Chest Pain Center - 206204 Winchester, Virginia Part-Time

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  • Entity: Winchester Medical Center
  • Shift: Day

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

The Nurse Educator is responsible for the development and application of evidence-based heart and vascular practice standards to achieve optimal patient outcomes. The Nurse Educator oversees the development, planning, presentation and evaluation of educational activities within areas of expertise, which fosters the development of competencies in the learner. The Nurse Educator also oversees evidence-based, individualized, effective care delivered to patients and families in an environment of clinical excellence.
Responsibilities include:
Oversight of development and implementation of yearly heart and vascular education plans with outcomes to measure effectiveness. Oversight of process improvement plans. Develops and manages the orientation of new employees on patient care areas including development and maintenance of weekly orientation objectives and monitoring each employee's progress. Develops and manages initial and yearly competencies for heart and vascular department staff. Provides and supports Shared Governance and professional practice activities to achieve departmental and overall organizational goals. Provides guidance, resources and knowledge for professional growth of others through in-services and educational programs. Serves as a clinical expert to Shared Governance Councils, committees, and administrative teams. Collaborates with leadership and other professionals in teaching, consultation, management, research, facilitation and change agent activities. Supports professional practice education programs at Winchester Medical Center, such as preceptor classes, shared governance and professional practice ladder. Collaborates with clinical staff to manage complex patients who require advanced skill and knowledge through integration of multiple disciplines in order to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Collaborates with the Shared Governance Education Council to ensure the development of yearly education plan for heart and vascular units based on needs assessment.

What You Will Bring:


MSN or MS in related field required or actively pursuing MSN

Minimum 5 years of clinical and cardiac experience required

Certification & Licensures
Registered Nurse license State of Virginia required*
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required**
* Based on primary state of residency and in accordance with current Virginia Board of Nursing Regulations, must be licensed or eligible to practice pending licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia with either a: Multi-state license, under the Nurse Licensure Compact OR Single-state license, valid in Virginia only Certification in specialty preferred
** New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.

Expertise in a clinical specialty area required.
Knowledge and skills to develop adult education programs required.
Understanding of Performance Improvement and outcomes management required.

What You Will Get:

At Valley Health, we believe everyone is a caregiver, and our goal is to create an environment where our caregivers thrive physically, financially, and emotionally. In addition to a competitive salary, our most popular benefits for full-time employees include:
• A Zero-Deductible Health Plan
• Dental and vision insurance
• Generous Paid Time Off
• Tuition Assistance
• Retirement Savings Match
• A Robust Employee Assistance Program to help with many aspects of emotional wellbeing
• Membership to Healthy U: An Incentive-Based Wellness Program

Valley Health also offers a health savings account & flexible spending account for childcare, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and professional development. In addition, several perks come with working for the largest employer in the region, such as discounts to on-campus dining, and more.

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We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.


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Physical Demands
20 C Nurse Educator