|Job Title||SCN Nurse Educator/UKHC|
|Working Title||SCN Nurse Educator/UKHC|
|Work Location||Lexington, KY|
|Type of Position||Staff|
|Position Time Status||Full-Time|
|Required Education|| |
|Click here for more information about equivalencies:||http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies|
|Required Related Experience|| |
|Required License/Registration/Certification|| |
|Physical Requirements|| |
The physical requirements of this position include: handling of light-weight objects up to 10 pounds, as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time.
Monday-Friday 8 AM to 5 PM; with some evenings and weekends per business needs.
|Job Summary|| |
The Stroke Care Nurse Educator (SCN) will serve as a front-line liaison to affiliate hospitals. This position is responsible for the following: developing, implementing, and evaluating educational services and initiatives to members; providing leadership to support education, assessment, and clinical innovation development for the SCN; developing and presenting education and promotion programs; providing communications between UK Healthcare and the hospitals within assigned areas; generating action plans for improvement. In addition, this position will establish strong, collaborative relationships with staff and leaders; ensure programs are reflective of evidence-based best practices.
|Skills / Knowledge / Abilities|| |
Adult education experience in a healthcare setting. Knowledge of evidence based practice and prevention strategies related to stroke; principles of diversity and cultural appropriateness; underlying causes and management of stroke; understanding of socioeconomic and behavioral determinants of health disparities. Ability to plan, organize, implement, and evaluate programs; ability to collaborate with a diverse set of partners; integrate programs for maximum reach and impact; lead and participate in groups; excellent communication orally and in writing; listen and respect different viewpoints; work independently; adapt to change. Experience in public speaking, health education and use of various computer software packages.
|Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?||No|
|Preferred Education/Experience|| |
Register Nurse with 3+ years of education experience within a healthcare setting.
|Deadline to Apply||01/23/2017|
|University Community of Inclusion|| |
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.