Job Description – Nurse Educator – Critical Care Clinical Education (WAI17032)Nurse Educator – Critical Care Clinical Education:WAI17032Waikato Hospital, Professional Development UnitClinical Education Portfolio: Critical Care Nursing Part-time 0.7 FTE – Permanent Are you passionate about educating nurses? Do you get energised when you see the light bulb moment in someone? Do you thrive on developing nursing practice? If so, then we have an exciting opportunity for you! About the role: We are looking for an experienced registered nurse to join us in the Professional Development Unit as a nurse educator, assigned with the clinical education portfolio of critical care nursing. Our vision is “Leading Education for Quality Care” and our mission is the advancement of nursing and midwifery practice, facilitated through workforce development and clinical education initiatives. The purpose of this nursing leadership role is to respond to variances in education needs and facilitate learning to equip nurses with the knowledge and skills to deliver excellent critical care nursing and actively contribute to enabling health equity for our high need populations. Physically based Waikato Hospital’s critical care department, the successful candidate will join another nurse educator to work in partnership with nurse leaders from ICU and HDU. The role also contributes to DHB wide clinical education, new graduate and practice development programmes delivered by the Professional Development Unit in alignment with the organisation’s strategic direction. Requirements: at least 5 years’ experience within a New Zealand context, preferably in critical care areas (e.g. ICU/HDU/PACU) experience in delivering and facilitating learning in clinical practice (e.g. in-services, participation in education workshops, NETP) a flair for innovative practice and experience (or interest) in clinical simulation On PDRP at expert level (or proficient working towards expert) excellent leadership skills in communication and relationship management engagement in quality improvement activities, such as holding a champion/link nurse role (e.g. medicine management, infection control) a preceptorship qualification or equivalent adult teaching qualification a postgraduate qualification What we offer: A supportive environment focused on development and growth Mentorship and access to professional supervision An exceptionally supportive and enthusiastic team of educators, who collaborate to deliver the Professional Development Unit’s vision of “Leading Education for Quality Care” Access to professional development opportunities If this sounds like the right career move for you, then we would love to hear from you!