Education Consultant, Registered Nurse (RN), Novice PCA Program, Days

Job Description

Registered Nurse (RN) Education Consultant, Prof Staff Education, Days

UC Health is hiring a Full-Time Registered Nurse (RN) Education Consultant for the Professional Staff Education Department for the First Shift at UC Medical Center.

The Education Consultant is a registered nurse who influences professional role competence and professional growth of learners at the hospital and corporate level.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.

Additional Info/Unit Details:
  • Greater Cincinnati's only Level 1 Adult Trauma Center
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurances
  • Employee Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • 401K Retirement Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement Opportunities
  • Community Discounts



Engages in population appropriate communication. Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks. Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment. Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment and continuing care of the patient. Identifies any physical limitations of the patient and deploys intervention when necessary. Recognizes and responds appropriately to patients/families with behavioral health problems. Interprets population related data and plans care appropriately. Identifies and responds appropriately to different needs resulting from, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious / cultural norms. Performs treatments, administers medication or operates equipment safely. Recognizes and responds to signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect.


The scope of the education specialist is primarily at the hospital/corporate level. The Education Consultant is responsible for development, implementation and evaluation of the education plans through the use of education needs assessments as needed, guidance from interprofessional leadership and current evidence. Uses critical thinking, the nursing process, principles of adult learning, teaching/learning theories and age-appropriate teaching strategies in development and implementation of hospital/corporate educational programs. Responsibilities across UC Health include orientation and onboarding, preceptor support/development, coaching/mentoring, quality initiatives, hospital/corporate level annual competency assessment/validation, and student activities. Ensures effective learning experiences for competency assessment and validation to reflect practice changes, regulatory agency or organizational policy requirements. Applies design principles and integrates technology to ensure effective learning experiences for competency assessment and validation to reflect practice changes, regulatory agency or organizational policy requirements. Serves in collaboration with nursing and interprofessional leadership, the Professional Practice Organization (PPO), and other UC Health entities to implement nursing education and professional development programs. Consults with, supports and develops unit level educators, preceptors, and staff.


Role models professional nursing and interprofessional collaborative behaviors. Demonstrates attributes of growth mindset that embody the mission/vision/values of UC Health as well as professional nursing practice standards. Actions drive organizational level goals and initiatives from a nursing professional development perspective. Possesses required competencies as outlined by the ANA Nursing Professional Development: Scope and Standards of Practice (2016).


Initiates and/or supports, performance improvement, evidence-based practice and nursing research efforts to contribute to new knowledge and improvement. Uses available data to monitor/evaluate performance of programs, initiatives and targeted improvement efforts (ex. HAIs, nurse sensitive clinical outcomes, HCAHPs, RN turnover, etc.). Initiates and/or participates in project implementation (e.g.CDIS, Clinical Ladder, nurse Residency Program requirements)


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Master's Degree in Nursing, minimum required
  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio
  • BLS Certifications required
  • Certification in Nursing Professional Development and/or clinical specialty area strongly preferred. If not currently certified, expected to achieve certification within a year of eligibility.
  • 4 years clinical experience, minimum required
  • 2 years of demonstrated achievement of progressive responsibilities in professional development project management work preferred.

Join our team as a Registered Nurse (RN) Education Consultant in our Professional Staff Education Department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

Join our team to BE UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse place of employment.