Nurse Educator - #9408387

University of Arkansas


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Little Rock, AR
Contract type: Full time
University of Arkansas
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Type of Position:
Instructional Development


Job Type:
Regular









Work Shift:







Day Shift (United States of America)









Sponsorship Available:







No


Institution Name:
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans



The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority. For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept. UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance



UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only):


  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying staff and family

  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities

  • Merchant Discounts

  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy




Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening



UAMS is an

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer
of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at
(501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)



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For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at

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Department:
COM | Geriatrics


Department's Website:



Summary of Job Duties:
The Nurse Educator will assist in promoting, maintaining, and improving individual and community health of older adults (age 60 and older) by helping develop a curriculum for education of older adults. Duties will include, but are not limited to; ability to complete literature searches and work independently on developing clinical educational material; provide instruction in basic exercises for older adults via Zoom; take part in clinical protocols, recruit, and talk to participants on the phone or in person. He/She must be available to attend team meetings 3 times a week. He/She must have the ability and means for in state travel (target area of the grant) if needed



Educate older adults about pain medications and the risks associated with opioid medications. Develop educational material for older adults



Participate and provide research results for researchers and in managing protocol data and case report forms. Maintain research files, prepare participant binders and assist in recruitment of older adults for education and research projects



Participate at events such as health fairs and local conferences to promote the program (involves some travel)



Other duties as assigned


Qualifications:


REQUIRED:


Diploma or Associate Degree; plus 5 years’ experience as an educator/instructor; including 2 years of experience in working with older individuals


Active RN License in the State of Arkansas in good standing with the Board of Nursing required


Must have experience in developing and writing projects or papers


Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)


Ability and means for in state travel (target area of the grant)



PREFERRED:


BSN or Master’s degree in nursing or CHES


PowerPoint, Develop promotional materials – flyers, information cards, brochures, etc



Additional Information:



Salary Information:
Commensurate with education and experience


Required Documents to Apply:
License or Certificate (see special instructions for submission instructions), List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume









Optional Documents:










Special Instructions to Applicants:










Recruitment Contact Information:









Please contact

[email protected]
for any recruiting related questions



All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site


UASYS



Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.



Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
Annual TB Screening


This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law



Constant Physical Activity:
N/A


Frequent Physical Activity:
N/A


Occasional Physical Activity:
N/A


Benefits Eligible:
Yes

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