Designs and conducts educational programs for nursing staff. Coordinates orientation programs for new staff members, develops programs to keep existing staff up-to-date, and acts as general resource for nursing personnel. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.
Requires a masters degree in nursing, certification as a critical care registered nurse (RN), and at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.