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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Unit RN Educator, CVOR; 6-2:30pm in Atlanta, Georgia


Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory nurse. No matter where you are in your nursing career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-recognized hospitals: Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University Hospital, Emory University Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital, and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

Our nurses are integral members of inter-professional teams in hospitals and clinics that are committed to outstanding patient care. We’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re looking for a passionate operating room Nurse Educator who is ready to join a team that's redefining quality nursing care. Our Operating Room nurses are integral members of high-functioning teams committed to excellence and outstanding patient care, driven by their expertise, compassion and dedication to evidence-based practice, and operate at a higher level of practice. If you are an RN with two years of OR experience and a BSN degree, we invite you to consider a career at Emory Healthcare.

This position is full time, Mom-Fri, 6a - 2:30p.

Emory University Hospital’s OR has been designated as “CNOR Strong” by the Competency and Credentialing Institute for the last 4 years. Come be a part of the journey!



  • Regarded as clinical expert and role model in application of the nursing process and evidence-based practice to manage the complex care needs of specific patient populations. Serves as a resource person to physicians, nurses, patients, and family members.

  • Applies principles of adult learning to plan and conduct educational sessions to promote staff development, student competence, and positive patient/family outcomes. Role models expert communication skills to colleagues through example.

  • Demonstrates foresight regarding the impact of nursing care on patient outcomes based on intuition and experience. Is recognized as an expert clinician and a leader within their area of specialty. Completes employee conference, risk management and unit management reports within specified time frames. Identifies the need for revision and evaluates the effectiveness of operational forms.

  • Provides and coordinates the resources needed within the unit to provide optimal patient outcomes. Role models time management skills through example. Ensures compliance and adherence with stated policies and procedures for the unit. Remains informed of innovative clinical trends through bench marking and evidence based practice. Demonstrates proficiency in teaching and precepting skills.

  • Facilitates development of unit preceptors including effective delegation and interpersonal skills. Assists with the development of staff portfolios. Assists the CNS and Unit Director to conduct annual educational needs assessment. Based on needs assessments, assists CNS and UD to provide assurance that staff have opportunities to acquire necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to fulfill role expectations.

  • Coordinates unit based clinical orientation program for new staff, students and preceptors. Works with preceptors to individualizes unit orientation. Assists departmental or unit teams in the developing annual competency checklists. Under direction of the CNS and Unit Director, assists with meeting the education and training needs of staff. Assumes a staff level leadership and resource role with the interdisciplinary team.

  • Contributes to evaluating the use of resources and to cost containment activities. Assists with the development of clinical leadership and critical thinking skills in others. Demonstrates and role models effective communication skills. Under direction of the CNS and UD, Integrates patient /family education activities into unit based staff development and continuing education programs.

  • Collaborates with management and patient/family advisory council to develop standardized teaching materials for patient and family learning needs. Models effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families. Effectively elicits integrates cultural beliefs and values from of patients and integrates these into overall patient management and education. Utilizes patient and staff satisfaction feedback as a factor in designing refining and revising education programs.

  • Respects and maintains confidential information. Meets all Clinical Nurse I Employee Commitments. Achieves points and contact hours as defined in the PLAN (clinical lattice) point system to maintain position.


  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Two yrs experience as an RN with a minimum of two years of experience in the area of concentration.

  • Must have a valid, active unencumbered Nursing license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board. Nursing certification preferred.

  • Completion of formal preceptor training workshop. BLS required and ACLS may be required in designated departments. If promoted internally or hired externally, the incumbent must complete UNE criteria requirements within nine months of promotion or hire, including completion of Enhancing your Communication HLC#6488.


  • 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.


  • Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

Additional Details

Do you want to be a part of a fast-paced environment and interdisciplinary team? In Emory University Hospital’s state-of-the-art OR, we deliver expert care that translates into life-changing moments. We utilize Microscopes, Electrocautery machines, O-Arm, C-arms, robotics, and Neuro-monitoring equipment.

  • Number of Beds: 27

  • Patient Population: Cardiac & Thoracic, Transplant & Surgical Oncology, Vascular & Pain, Neurosurgery, Urology, Robotic, General, Gynecological, Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT), Oral Maxillofacial (OMF), Plastics, Ophthalmology

  • Targeted Nurse-to-Patient Ratio: 1:1

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Operating Room

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 126133

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 6a-2:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Hourly Minimum USD $44.00/Hr.

Hourly Midpoint USD $50.60/Hr.

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