Pediatric Nurse Educator

Seed Global Health

About the organization

Seed Global Health educates a rising generation of health professionals to strengthen access to quality care, in order to improve health and save lives. Founded in 2012, Seed works with local in-country partners to strengthen health systems by building human resource capacity for healthcare education and delivery. We play a unique role in a broader global health agenda, supporting the long-term education and training of healthcare professionals and health educators. Seed places skilled and qualified physicians, nurses, and midwives in visiting faculty roles for a minimum of one academic year at partner institutions in Malawi and Uganda. Our educators contribute to building the capacity of future practitioners and their clinics, communities, and country health systems. Working with local partners to teach critical skills that will ultimately improve health care outcomes.

Duties

In partnership with host country faculty and local nurse and midwifery leaders, key roles and responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):

• Participating in the development, refinement or sequencing of masters or undergraduate curricula
• Providing evidence-based methods for best-practice for:
- classroom-based instruction
- clinical instruction and evaluation
- skills lab/simulation instruction and evaluation
- community-based instruction and evaluation
• Supporting professional development and mentoring opportunities
• Facilitating training and evaluation of master trainers and trainees in specific areas related to maternal, neonatal, child health
• Enhancing existing clinical training systems and structures by developing and implementing innovative teaching tools
• Fostering integrated education and practice among medical, nursing and midwifery students
• Modeling professional and ethical behavior in all aspects of health care delivery and education
• Facilitating the development of practice improvement projects
• If appropriate, working with national (including ministries of health and education) nursing and midwifery organizations
• Participating in partnership meetings during Seed site visits as requested to support the planning, implementation and/or monitoring, evaluation and learning of Seed’s partnership with the host institution(s)

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve with Seed Global Health as a Pediatric Nurse Educator, you must at minimum, have:

• An active RN license in the United States
• An advanced degree in nursing
• An active state licensure as an APRN
• At least 3-5 years of pediatric nursing clinical experience in Critical Care, Oncology or Emergency Care
• Experience as a nurse educator in the classroom, skills/simulation lab and/or clinical setting with bachelors and/or masters- level students
• Experience working with underserved populations internationally with demonstrated cultural competence
• Ability to meet licensing criteria and obtain appropriate clinical licenses in your placement country
• Be legally authorized to work in the United States

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please contact Julie Anathan, RN, MPH, Director of Nursing & Midwifery with any questions about the position(s) at [email protected] or [email protected] for general information.

For more detailed position descriptions or to submit an application, click https://seedglobalhealth.org/apply

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