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UPMC Nurse Educator - Mother/Baby in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Are you interested in working at Magnet-designated UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital? Only 7% of hospitals nationwide have achieved Magnet designation - and we’re one of them! For more than a century, UPMC Magee has been caring for women through all stages of their lives, and we are looking for the next talented employee to join our team.

3700/3800 is a 56-bed Mother Baby unit providing service and care to mother-baby couplets who are well, but additionally treating mothers with pre-eclampsia, newborns whose mothers are diagnosed with chorioamnionitis, high risk postpartum conditions such as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, and surgical patients who have undergone C-section, post-partum tubal ligation, and/or hysterectomy during childbirth. This is a fast-paced unit that provides staff with the extremely rewarding opportunity to impact and educate new families as well as work through adoption and surrogate scenarios.

What can you Expect as a Nurse Educator?

The Nurse Educator, a professional registered nurse, has the authority, responsibility, and accountability for delivery of nursing education. Orientation, continuing education, and ongoing support for the nursing staff are the main objectives. The Nurse Educator must demonstrate the knowledge and educational skills necessary to assess, plan and provide the educational programs that are required. The Nurse Educator develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by building teams and relationships through mentoring and modeling uplifting and positive communication.

As a Nurse Navigator you will facilitate orientation and general continuing education programs and utilize nursing process in teaching staff how to manage the care of patients including assessment, interdisciplinary planning, implementation, evaluation of patient care, teaching, and discharge planning. You will lead in the development of standards of nursing care and nursing policies as well as Identify, communicate, and respond to meet the learning needs of nursing staff. Developing, implementing, and evaluating orientation and continuing education programs based on learning needs, clinical priorities and organizational resources are core responsibilities.

How does UPMC Support our Nurses?

UPMC is committed to investing in nurses like you –financially, personally, and professionally –starting on day one of your career. From tackling student loans to advancing your career later in life, UPMC is the partner you need to succeed and thrive in your nursing career.

Here are a few examples of how we support our nurses:

· Up to five and a half weeks of Paid Time Off annually, plus seven paid holidays each year

· Dedicated career ladders, including a brand-new nursing career ladder added just this year, allowing you to achieve your highest potential while rewarding you for your experience and advanced education

· Tuition reimbursement of up to $6,000 per academic year at any accredited institution, available to employees and their dependents (plus discounts for UPMC employees including no cost RN-BSN/MSN options!)

· Top clinicians, leading researchers, and the most modern equipment and technology in health care today

Shifts/Hours: Our Nurse Educator will work evenings, nights, weekends, and off shifts.

*Hours are subject to change based on business needs.

· 3 years of clinical experience

· BS/BSN required (BSN waived if MSN obtained in program not conferring BSNs)

· Relevant teaching experience

· Experience within OB or postpartum preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

· Registered Nurse (RN)

· Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

o CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

· Act 33 Child Clearance

· Act 73 FBI Clearance

· Act 34

· Act 31

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities .