The Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) is a registered nurse whose practice is clinical nursing education and
who oversees required education, competency, training, and professional
development for the medicine/geriatrics population specific nursing staff in the UCLA
Health system. Encompasses the
delivery of clinician (primarily nursing), professional/leadership development,
policies, activities, assessment tools, and systems. Promotes excellence in patient care, through
skill acquisition in evidence based nursing practice and clinical inquiry. Collaborates with nursing leadership (Unit
Director, Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Nursing Professional Development
Specialists) to deliver educational programs and secure resources based on
needs assessments and adult learning theory.
Meets the diverse requirements of the nursing units, patient
populations, regulatory and accreditation and strategic goals of the
MSN in Nursing education or MSN with post certificate in Nursing Education, required Current CA RN license, required 3 years of recent acute care experience, required Advanced knowledge of developing and delivering clinical nursing education and training material for orientation, class training and skills/competency learning and leadership development Advanced interpersonal skills to participate in the development and delivery of new education and training programs and to develop positive working relationships with nursing staff and leadership Advanced organizational and project management skill to lead a team, prioritize tasks, and see projects through from inception to completion on schedule Advanced skills in written and verbal communication to convey the most complex clinical, technical, and education and training information in a clear and concise manner to produce high quality reports, documentation, and presentations Advanced knowledge of a broad spectrum of professional nursing practices and issues and in-depth knowledge in a clinical nursing specialty area Advanced knowledge of methodology for conducting evidence-based research, data collection, analysis, and reporting Advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills to manage multiple levels of information and responsibilities Advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills to quickly assess highly-complex and urgent problems to develop and expedient path of resolution
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.