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Community Health Network Surgery Nursing Educator (RN) - Surgical Services - Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo, Indiana

Surgery Nursing Educator (RN) - Surgical Services - Community Howard Regional Health

Job Ref



Nursing & Patient Support

Job Family

Registered Nurse






Community Howard Regional Hlth

3500 South LaFountain Street

Kokomo, IN 46902

United States


Day Job


8:00am - 4:30pm; M-F; no weekends, no on-call rotation

*$5,000 Hiring Bonus. Ask if you meet qualifications.*

Join our community

Community Howard Regional Health has an excellent opportunity available within our surgery team located in Kokomo, IN. If you are looking for meaningful work alongside work/life balance, then you should consider a career with Community.

Where you fit in

The Surgery Nursing Educator (RN) will be part of a professional surgical team (OR, Pre/post-op, Endo) responsible for assisting with new hire orientation and will assess, plan, coordinate and evaluate the educational needs of the surgical nursing staff. Will meet regularly with new orientees, preceptor and hiring manager to provide feedback on orientation progress. Will assist in development of strategies for clinical success of new orientees within the Operating Room, Pre/post-op/PACU and Endoscopy. Will be responsible for ongoing competency check-offs and education for all staff. Will also be collaborating with multidisciplinary education team. Will assist as back-up for staff role, if needed.

Your exceptional skills

The Surgery Nursing Educator (RN) will possess strong written, verbal and nonverbal interpersonal and professional communication skills. Will demonstrate ability to prioritize, organize and multi-task. Will be able to take direction well but also be self-directed and motivated. Will possess a high degree of responsibility, responsiveness.

Your exceptional qualifications

Graduate of Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred upon hire or required that candidate be within 1 year of graduation from a BSN program. Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency required. Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience and prefer at least two (2) years+ experience working in surgery. Certification within 1 year of hire.

Your life with Community

You work hard to provide our patients with the exceptional care, and you deserve benefits to match. Community offers a unique employment package that encompasses not only your day-to-day job, but also your career.

You will have the opportunity to grow your career thanks to scholarships and tuition reimbursement from the Community Health Network Foundation, and receive recognition for your achievements.

Apply today for immediate consideration.

Community Health Network complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Community Health Network does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.