Nurse Educator Home Health

An exciting new opportunity for a Nurse Educator Home Health has just opened up at a Medical Center in Northern Oregon

The Home Health Nurse Educator will join a medical center that is respected for high levels of patient care and close ties to the surrounding community. This person will play an important role in maintaining the special relationship between the community and the hospital as this person will be working outside the hospital interacting directly with people in their homes. This community hospital is accredited by the Joint Commision and offers comprehensive medical services including inpatient and outpatient care, medical and surgical services, and diagnostic and emergency care.

Reporting to the Director of Home Health and Hospice, the Home Health Nurse Educator will be responsible for the professional development and quality assessment of the nurses within the Home Health and Hospice department. The Nurse Educator Home Health will collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals that are trained to provide high quality home health care to patients and their families. 

This Position will work with Assistant Manager of Home Health and the Clinical Nursing Education department to develop curriculum and continuous education for a large staff made up of Physical Therapists, Respiratory therapists, Home Health RNs, as well as new-hires. This Person will focus on utilizing the most advanced evidence-based best practices, technologies and techniques and implement them in the curriculum for new hires and continuing education within the Home Health Department. 

The Nurse Educator Home Health will be responsible for providing direct care to patients and the training and education of staff within the department. While providing direct care, this person will be responsible for creating a Plan of Care and revising as necessary to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to promote safety and high quality of care. As an educator this position will be responsible for providing guidance and education in the field to all personnel assigned to them and also 

Located in picturesque Northern Oregon, this area is a wonderful place to live and work. The Home Health Nurse Educator will find that this area offers a low cost of living, great schools and a tight knit community. For lovers of the outdoors this area has plenty of options to explore including hiking, biking, kayaking, and skiing. With both the Tri- Cities Area and Portland just a few hours drive away in either direction, the Home Health Nurse Educator can easily get their dose of the hustle and bustle of city life when they want it.

The Nurse Educator Home Health will have the opportunity to work with a talented team of Home Health RNs, Respiratory Therapists and Physical Therapists in service of providing top quality care to patients and their families during a difficult time in their lives. For all this hard work and oversight, this position will earn competitive compensation and a generous benefits package