Nurse Educator, First Shift

Job Description

Nurse Educator, First Shift, Cardiovascular ICU

UC Health is hiring a Full time Nurse Educator for Cardiovascular ICU Department at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Nurse Educator will support the Medical Center, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

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.

CVICU is a 24-bed unit dedicated to providing intensive, comprehensive care and monitoring for patients following cardiac and thoracic surgery and heart-related, life-threatening emergencies. Surgeries include CABG, valvuloplasty and valve replacement, heart transplant, VAD implantation and various thoracic procedures such as VATS and thoracotomies. Non-surgical care includes ECMO, post-arrest hypothermia, and management of acute with mechanical support and acute on chronic heart failure.

Unit Details (selling points):
  • We use progressive industry technology such as; CRRT, Impella, TAVR, ECMO, LVAD
  • There are continued opportunities to learn and grow within the Cardiovascular unit.
  • Passionate and diverse staff that work 24-7 with high risk patients.


The Nurse Educator is a registered nurse who influences role competence and professional growth of learners. The focus of this role is to develop, implement, and evaluate content to promote the professional development. In addition, the Nurse Educator works to ensure staff have the skills and training to meet the needs of the patients safely and effectively in the organization. This individual collaborates with the nursing leadership team to meet staff educational needs based on current evidence based research and practices, and applies design principles and integrates technology to ensure effective learning experiences.
  • Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks.
  • Interprets population-related data and plans care appropriately.
  • The scope of the education consultant is primarily at the hospital/corporate level.
  • The Education Consultant is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of the education plans through the use of education needs assessments as needed, guidance from interprofessional leadership, and current evidence.
  • 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.


Education: Master's Degree in Nursing

License & Certification: Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio. Current BLS certifications required. Certification in Education and/or clinical specialty area strongly preferred. If not currently certified, expected to achieve certification within 1 year of eligibility.

Years of Experience: Minimum Required: 3 years clinical experience.

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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