• Nurse Educator* Singapore
  • NUHS in Singapore, , Singapore
  • jobs
  • 5 days ago

jobs description


The job-holder assesses, identifies, implements, co-ordinates and evaluates departmental nursing staffs’ continuing education, training and development plans to ensure provision of competent and quality patient care. They are responsible for nursing staff induction, clinical education / training, in-service education, personal and professional growth.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:
• Serves as resource person in education/nursing training matters and clinical issues to provide high quality standard of care
• Plans and provides direct clinical supervision for nursing students and junior staff
• Facilitates the clinical learning environment of nursing students to improve nursing students’ learning experiences
• Monitors and evaluates nursing students’ feedback; develop action-plans collaboratively with ward nursing colleagues to improve nursing students’ learning experiences
• Collaborates with education institution to ensure nursing students’ application of... learning int- practice, e.g. hand hygiene compliance
• Utilizes effective teaching strategies to develop critical thinking and clinical reasoning among nursing students, newly recruited nurses and nursing staff
• Coaches preceptors and clinical instructor on their role effectiveness and assessment of nursing trainees and junior nurse’s performance e.g. formative and summative assessment, learning action plans
• Conducts nursing staff orientation, training and continuing education programmes to maintain level of competency
• Conducts learning needs analysis to identify learning gaps and training needs of nursing staff at ward/cluster level
• Provides career counselling/coaching for all levels of nursing staffs’ professional development
• Responsible to maintain and perform the following core competencies competently:
• Clinical teaching / supervision
• Structured teaching
• Assessment of trainees and nurses’ clinical performance [formative & summative]
• Reviews and revises existing curriculum following constructive recommendation on training/practice issues in order to meet the current educational needs of the hospital
• Participates in the implementation and development of e-learning resources
• Mentors and inducts potential acting nurse clinician for education track
• Works collaboratively with ward/unit/cluster Nursing Officers and Senior Nursing Officers to [i] maintain clinical standards; [ii] conduct total performance management (includes career coaching and staff development) and [iii] assume joint managerial responsibilities, e.g. patient’s and / or family’s feedback, eHOR etc

Secondary Responsibilities:
• Maintains clinical competency by seeking educational opportunities to maintain current knowledge and acquire new knowledge related to nursing practice
• Collaborates with ward/cluster nursing leaders in nursing research initiatives/evidence-based practice to improve patient outcome
• Participates in educational audit/quality improvement projects/risk management
• Participates in nursing workgroup/committee at cluster/hospital level
• Takes on additional responsibilities or tasks as assigned by the Senior Nurse Educator, Deputy/Assistant Director (Nursing) and Chief Nurse

• Registered Nurse with at least 9 years of post-registration clinical experience, of which a minimum of one (1) year experience in clinical teaching/professional development and continuing education at an acute hospital setting, and 2 years as Assistant Nurse Clinician
• Diploma in Nursing with relevant post-basic advanced certification and Degree in Nursing from recognized training institution as approved by Singapore Nursing Board. A teaching qualification would be an advantage Interest t- teach nursing training and development activities
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Good computer skills and proficient in MS Office applications such as MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint

If the role sounds interesting to you, please contact ‘[email protected]’ to understand more on the role. Please indicate the position that you are interested in the subject heading


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