Operating Room Educator

Department

Operating Room

Commitment

Min. 10 Months

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About this Role

The Operating Room Educator is responsible for orientating all Operating Room staff and Education, Training, and Advocacy mentoring participants to the operating rooms, and facilitates training for local Operating Room Nurses.

What You Will Contribute

• Responsible for assessment of clinical skill levels of Operating Room Nursing staff and commitment to improving and increasing skill levels of nurses during their ship stay

• Assists new crew during their first day in the Operating Room

• Develops and facilitates any training program for local Operating Room nurses

• Provides research and advice for current methods of safe practice in all aspects of Operating Room procedures

• Facilitate further education for long-term Operating Room staff

• Administrative and leadership skills with an affinity for teaching

• Excellent organizational skills

For This Role, You Will Need

• Mercy Ships Alumni preferred

• Successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding program if joining for 12 months or more

• Current, active license as a Registered Nurse (or the International Equivalent)

• Minimum of five years of Operating Room Nurse experience

• Current Basic Life Support certification is required; Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support are optional

• Written and verbal fluency in English

• Operating teaching/ educator experience preferred

• Knowledge of Operating Room procedures, standards and equipment

• Flexibility and sensitivity to language and cultural diversity

Full job description available upon request.