Reporting to the Director of Perioperative Services develops
implements and evaluates programs to meet the identified needs of
perioperative staff. The Perioperative Educator is responsible for
the maintenance of credentialing and competency records on all
personnel within the division and for the ensurance of renewals;
also assumes responsibility for implementing new programs and
assure continuity of patient care on their units. This nurse
provides orientation, inservice and continuing education programs
for the nursing and ancillary staff within the department. The
educator participates in evaluating nursing practice and recommends
appropriate changes to the Director.
o Graduate of a professional school of nursing.
o BSN required.
o Masters degree preferred.
o Minimum of five years clinical operating room nursing experience
o Previous staff development/in-service/classroom teaching
* Licensure and/or Certification
o Currently licensed to practice professional nursing in
o BLS healthcare provider required.
o Maintains CNOR status.
o Demonstrated leadership ability, strong interpersonal and
o Strong teaching and mentoring skills.
o Computer proficiency including Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
o Ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
o Ability to maintain confidential information