Nurse Educator, NICU, Full Time, Day

Job Description

Location: UCMC
Department: NICU
Hours: Full Time 40 hours/week
Shift: First Shift

UC Health is hiring a Full time Nurse Educator for the NICU 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.

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.

Unit Details:
  • The region's only Joint Commission designated Level IV Maternity Service.
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care program which is home to one of the area's first and most experienced NICUs, we're backed by the academic strength of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
  • Passionate and diverse staff that work 24-7 with high and low risk patients.
  • Work in conjunction with the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center surgeons for high risk patient population.


The Nurse Educator is a registered nurse who influences professional role competence and professional growth of learners at the clinical unit level. The Nurse Educator possesses knowledge of clinical specialty and national standards related to nursing practice in their area of focus.
  • 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.


  • Required: Master's Degree in Nursing

  • 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.

  • 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