Who We Are
Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading healthcare company committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service. Cornerstone operates long-term acute care hospitals under the Cornerstone and Solara brand names in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arizona, Arkansas and West Virginia.
Why Work for Us?
Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.
Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and engrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day.
At Cornerstone Healthcare Group, the Nurse Educator is responsible for collaborating with the hospital’s leadership, line level staff, physicians, and risk managers to develop and implement clinically oriented educational information, materials, and programs for staff. Serves as a resource to nursing staff and other healthcare personnel in the acquisition of knowledge and skills related to delivery of care to the high acuity, complex LTACH patient population. Coordinates and execute plans for the professional development of the nursing staff. Models excellence in nursing practice through the utilization of advanced concepts in the areas of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of perceived, actual or potential problems that occur in a variety of patient populations. Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team using the nursing process to integrate the nursing perspective into a comprehensive plan of care for the patient/family. Functions as a preceptor, mentor, facilitator and innovator for state-of-the-art nursing care with direct involvement in implementing and evaluating new techniques and equipment for safety, cost-effectiveness, and benefits related to nursing practice. Serves as a clinical care resource to hospital-based teams. Develops, reviews and recommends updates of Long Term Acute Care (LTAC) nursing and clinical practice, policies and procedures.
Obtains instructor certification for BLS and ACLS. Facilitates training program for PCCN or CCRN, based on facility need/types of patients. Evaluates evidence-based practices for utilization in the expansion and improvement of LTAC patient care and patient outcomes. Acts as expert clinician in educating hospital staff on clinical processes, procedures and information. Works a minimum one weekend shift per month and one night shift per month to make sure educational initiatives are standardized and executed across all shifts and rotations of clinical staff. Must be willing to travel between Hospitals
Master’s Degree in Nursing with an emphasis on Education and clinical focus preferred.
Current registration with the State Board of Registered Nurses and Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification.
Advanced Practice Nursing Certification
Two years ICU/Critical Care clinical nursing experience within the last four years.