Perianesthesia Nurse Educator

One of Arizona’s most prestigious healthcare organizations is looking for a Perianesthesia Nurse Educator to join their fantastic Perioperative team

This award winning Medical Center has been serving the Tucson community for over 70 years and has been recognized for its outstanding outreach programs that work to improve the lives of children, seniors and families within the area. In addition to its outreach efforts, this medical center has also earned awards for performance and compliance. The Perianesthesia Nurse Educator will have the opportunity to work in one of  Arizona’s most innovative hospitals and collaborate with highly respected medical partners in the area.

Reporting to the Director of Clinical Education, the Perianethsia Nurse Educator will be responsible for the professional development and quality assessment of the nurses within the Pre Op and Post Anesthesia Care Unit. The Perianethesia Nurse Educator will work with the Nurse Manager of Pre Op and PACU and the Clinical Nursing Education department to develop curriculum and continuous education for current department staff and new-hires and focus on utilizing the most advanced evidence-based best practices, technologies and techniques.

The Perianesthesia Nurse Educator will join a fast paced Perioperative Service line with 10+ Operating Rooms, 30+ Pre Op rooms and 20+ PACU rooms. Patient populations vary greatly, and include General Surgery, ENT Urology,  Vascular, Thoracic, Heart, Neuro, Podiatry, Ophthalmology, and Oral Surgery. This Unit Cares for patients who have been under minimal sedation, moderate sedation and general anesthesia. This Nurse Educator will be responsible for the professional development and quality assessment of the nurses within the Perioperative Services Department and will also collaborate with other Nurse Educators within the hospital to implement quality improvement initiatives and procedures.

The Perianesthesia Clinical Nurse Educator will work alongside Operating Room, PreOperative, and PACU department directors, managers, staff, physicians, and technicians. 

This Nurse Educator will be responsible for the professional development and quality assessment of the nurses within the Perioperative Services Department and will also collaborate with other Nurse Educators within the hospital to implement quality improvement initiatives and procedures.

Located in gorgeous Southern Arizona, this medical center is close to some of the best living in the state. Known for its picturesque scenery in every direction, this area is perfect for someone who loves an outdoor adventure. During their free time, the Nurse Educator Perianethsia can explore the local spots for hiking, cycling and horseback riding. The downtown area has a buzzing nightlife, delicious restaurants and unique art boutiques. The fun outdoor activities, delicious local eateries and great schools make this an ideal spot to raise a family.

The Perianethsia Nurse Educator will have the opportunity to work with an amazing team of Registered Nurses, Nurse Leaders, and Physicians in service of improving patient care in the Perioperative Department. For this hard work, you will enjoy a competitive salary and a generous benefits package.