Registered Nurse (RN), Education Consultant

Job Description

Education Consultant, First Shift, Professional Staff Ed - Nursing

UC Health is hiring a Full time Education Consultant for the Professional Staff Ed - Nursing Department at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Education Consultant 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.



The scope of the Education Consultant 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, Shared Governance, and other UC Health entities to implement nursing education and professional development programs. Consults with, supports and develops unit level educators, preceptors, and staff.

This position predominantly will have responsibility for the Basic ECG Interpretation program for both onboarding of new clinical staff and ongoing development.


Minimum Required: Master's Degree in Nursing | Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio. Current 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. | Minimum Required: 4 years clinical experience. Preferred: 2 years of demonstrated achievement of progressive responsibilities in professional development project management work. Strong background in ECG interpretation is preferred.