Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - Educator
Mary Washington Healthcare
Fredericksburg, VA



  • Start DateASAP


Estimated pay


  • 403b retirement plan
  • Sick pay
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Holiday Pay
  • Pet insurance
  • Medical benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Vision benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Discount program


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  • Eligible to work in US


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Job Summary:

The Nurse Educator participates in the design, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs that improve the delivery of high quality, comprehensive, safe, individualized patient/family-centered care. The Nurse Educator implements clinical learning and professional development. The Nurse Educator demonstrates a knowledge base that includes utilization of a variety of teaching strategies, assessment, and evaluation methods. The Nurse Educator promotes personal accountability for professional
development that supports the autonomy and accountability of Mary Washington Healthcare (MWHC) Nursing.

This position will report directly to the Manager of Clinical Excellence or Nurse Manager.

This position must demonstrate a commitment of quality service to our patients, community, and Associates, and must support the mission, vision, values and strategic initiatives of MWHC.
  • Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

    • Supports MWHC mission and goals by working with clinical leaders at strategic and organization wide levels to identify solutions to clinical care delivery;
      • Collaborates to produce desired outcomes relevant to organizational needs, priorities, and initiatives
      • Incorporates patient safety into all applicable programs
      • Supports retention of staff through active participation in activities designed to make MWHC an employer of choice
      • Participates on-boarding process for new staff to meet clinical and operational needs. Participates in interviews as time allows.
      • Incorporates Watson’s and Benner’s theories into all activities to promote clinical knowledge development and evidence-based nursing practice.
      • Adheres to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.
    • Assesses educational and professional development needs
      • Makes direct observation of the delivery of care as part of the ongoing needs assessment
      • Identifies educational needs and forecast trends affecting educational needs
      • Differentiates educational need from system issues.
      • Develops and utilizes multiple methods of communication to exchange information with the health care team. (CT)
      • Utilizes performance data and needs assessments to coordinate and facilitate education using a team approach
      • Maintains knowledge of new and current procedures. Facilitates development of new policies, procedures and standards of care.
      • Serve as a resource to nurses, physicians, and other health care members in provision of the most current evidence-based practice and information.
      • Possess knowledge of regulatory requirements (The Joint Commission, Virginia Department of Health, and licensure) and implements mechanism for compliance.
    • Plans and implements educational offerings to meet identified needs for educational and professional development
      • Plans and presents educational offerings
      • Develops educational curricula
      • Supports inter-professional education
      • Develops educational plan for staff with specific learning needs
      • Conducts annual staff skill validation
      • Collaborates with the CNS to develop the orientation program, preceptor team, CBOT development, and residency program that is responsible for maintaining Nursing excellence and consistent unit orientation.
      • Demonstrates sensitivity to cost containment measures and creates an atmosphere that encourages this practice by conserving hospital supplies, equipment, and human resources.
      • Contributes to the planning and management of department budgets as related to educational needs
      • Utilizes innovative educational methodologies including online learning tools
      • Adjusts content and teaching strategy based on learner knowledge and expertise
      • Promotes critical thinking and problem solving
      • Collaborates with Nursing leadership and staff in development and implementation of educational programs
    • Evaluates educational programs in terms of their impact on the learner, patient and organization.
      • Develops and reviews program evaluations and reviews outcomes related to educational offerings
      • Follows up with Nursing leaders to determine if operational goals were met
      • Maintains staff compliance to performance expectations and contributes feedback during 90day, quarterly and annual performance reviews
    • Demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning and professional development
      • Models behavior that reflects continued personal and professional growth
      • Participates in learning activities to meet own goals and development needs.
      • Demonstrates a commitment to and assumes accountability of own professional development and clinical competency.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
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Job Qualifications


-Basic Life Support (BLS / CPR) - American Heart Association (AHA)

-Nursing Professional Development Certification

- American Nurses Credentialing Center Registered Nurse (VA RN)

- Virginia Board of Nursing Education B.S.: Nursing (Required)

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Mary Washington Healthcare Job ID #R-11630. Posted job title: nurse educator - ft


Mary Washington Healthcare

Join Mary Washington Healthcare, one of Virginia’s fastest-growing healthcare systems and the region’s premier healthcare provider. Our nursing jobs, allied health, and physician jobs promote growth through career advancement and support in an environment designed for success.
MWHC offers all the benefits of a big city healthcare system in the beautiful setting of the Virginia countryside, with easy access to Washington, DC and Richmond. Our regional medical system includes two state-of-the-art hospitals – Mary Washington Hospital, a Magnet-designated, Level II Trauma Center and Stafford Hospital. Our Centers of Excellence include Regional Cancer Center, Virginia Heart & Vascular Institute, Human Motion Institute, Women’s Health Institute and The Neurosciences Center.
Response timewithin a day
Staff jobs$19–126/hour
Local contracts$19–126/hour
Per Diem / PRN roles$19–126/hour
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About Fredericksburg, VA

Cost of Living
  • The cost of living in Fredericksburg, VA is slightly higher than the national average.
  • Wages generally match up with the cost of living.
  • Summer average highs: 87°F, average lows: 66°F.
  • Winter average highs: 47°F, average lows: 28°F.
Furnished Housing
  • Short term rentals are available, and they can be found with some effort.
  • Many travel nurses opt for furnished apartments or extended stay hotels.
  • Fredericksburg is car-friendly, but public transportation options are limited.
  • Having a car is recommended for getting around.
  • The city has a diverse population with a mix of age ranges.
  • Common health issues include allergies and respiratory conditions due to pollen.
  • There is a growing population of travel nurses due to the presence of healthcare facilities.
Things to Do
  • Explore the historic district, visit the Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, Ferry Farm, enjoy local restaurants, art galleries, and outdoor activities along the Rappahannock River.
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