The VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System is seeking a Registered Nurse (Inpatient Nurse Educator) to be a member of the Patient Care Services' Team on the following units: Intensive Care Unit, Progressive Care Unit and Inpatient Medicine/Surgery. The Unit Based Nurse Educator is a registered professional nurse who provides formal/informal/virtual instruction for clinicians, support staff, patients and families. The Unit Based Nurse Educator collaborates with multiple disciplines in the assessment, planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of an effective program including orientation, continuing education and in-services. The Nurse Educator establishes effective relationships with all Nursing Service personnel, and serves as a liaison. The Nurse Educator is a role model in demonstrating excellence in practice, serves as a clinical mentor/preceptor for clinical and administrative staff, consults and collaborates in patient care and research, and educates in both formal and informal situations. The Nurse Educator demonstrates leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others. Work Schedule: Primarily Monday - Friday, 7:30a.m. to 4:00p.m., may need to cover tours providing education to staff which may include weekend and/or off-tour hours to meet the needs of the service. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.