Baystate Health Nurse Educator Women's Services Labor & Delivery Full Time in Springfield, Massachusetts

About Baystate Health

Baystate Health, a leading not-for-profit integrated health system, is transforming the delivery of health care to the communities it serves. Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated healthcare systems, serving more than 800,000 people throughout Western Massachusetts. With about 12,000 employees, a 1,200-member medical staff, and net patient service revenue of more than $2.3 billion, this dynamic and growing system includes an academic medical center, a children’s hospital and three community hospitals. It also includes a large multispecialty group, (Baystate Medical Practices), Baystate Home Health, Baystate Reference Laboratories, and Health New England, a 205,000-member health insurance company.

As the Nurse Educator your essential functions include;

  • Expert level knowledge and skill in clinical specialty.

  • Program development; innovation learning approaches for coordination, facilitation, conduction, and evaluation of orientation, competency and in-service programs.

  • Staff development; identify through needs assessment, continuing education opportunities that augment knowledge, skills, and attitudes of all nursing staff.

  • Career advancement; guide and mentor staff in career/professional development, role transition and succession planning.

  • Research and evidence based practice; conducts, encourages, disseminates, and/or participates in evidence based practice, research and scholarship, including oral or poster presentations and publications. Supports staff nurse evidence-based projects in concert with the Nurse Manager, Nursing Research Director and Nursing Resident Manager.

  • Apply educational methods that inspires, transforms and achieves outcomes in staff learning through formal/informal teaching methods (including simulation).

What will you need?

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing is required; Doctorate education or clinical nurse leadership is preferred.

  • Massachusetts RN license required.

  • Health Care Provide CPR certification required. ACLS or PALS may be required in specific areas.

  • Specialty Certification required.

  • Five years of experience in the specialty/designated patient population is required along with adult learner knowledge and expertise.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff in assistive roles, professional nurses, physicians, trainees and colleagues in all areas of the hospital.

  • Demonstrate quality in clinical performance as evidenced by creativity in problem solving, risk taking and interdisciplinary communications.

The BMC Labor & Delivery Unit is located on the 2nd floor of the Wesson Building. It is a 38 bed unit serving obstetrics and newborns. Our Labor & Delivery unit averages between 12 to 15 deliveries per day and RNs do accompany C section patients into the OR. Our Women's Evaluation & Treatment Unit and Wesson 2 Transitional Care provide services to the high risk ob population and outpatient Ob Gyn services and together have 37 beds.

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job ID: 81831

Location: Springfield, Massachusetts

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular