HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Staff Educator - Critical Care in Independence, Missouri

Centerpoint Medical Center–Independence, MO

Registered Nurse (RN) – Staff Educator Critical Care (ICU & PCU)

Centerpoint Medical Center features 221 private rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and some of the latest clinical services available to patients. Along with our high-tech services, we also remain focused on providing compassionate care and the best possible customer service for our patients. In addition, we offer numerous features for visitors, including sleeper chairs in patient rooms, comfortable waiting areas, wireless internet access throughout the facility, and more.

Centerpoint Medical Center features the following:

  • Level II Trauma Center (the only one in eastern Jackson County) with 24/7 Emergency Services

  • An accredited Chest Pain Center and a variety of Cardiovascular Services

  • Orthopedic Services including Total Joints and Sports Medicine

  • An accredited Cancer Program and a state-of-the-art Breast Center with a nurse navigator

  • Neuroscience Services for the treatment of brain and spine disorders as well as injuries

  • Women’s Services, including a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to provide care for early or ill newborns and a labor and delivery unit

  • Outpatient Services, including a surgery center, advanced wound care center, sleep disorders center, imaging, rehab and more.


The Critical Care (ICU & PCU) Nurse Educator functions as an educational and clinical resource for patient services personnel. Educational services include the development, coordination and/or instruction of educational programs designed to meet the needs of the professional and non professional personnel and which are in accordance with the goals and objectives of the hospital and the Patient Services Department. The educator will function as an informal consultant to facilitate holistic nursing care of patients and their families/significant others. He/she will also be actively involved as planner, facilitator and/or participant in any ongoing research related to the clinical outcomes of patients or educational outcomes of staff. The educator provides: new employee orientation, nursing student orientation and support, periodic and on-going educational programs and program coordination and presentation of resuscitation emergency preparation training. Inpatient consultation, assessment and diabetic education is provided. The educator must demonstrate knowledge and practical application of theories and principles of adult education. Must also demonstrate professional growth, initiative and creativity. Must demonstrate flexibility in work hours. Must be able to work with all hospital personnel, from Senior Management to bedside care-givers.

Minimum Requirements :

Education & Experience:

Five years current ICU clinical experience, Bachelors Degree in Nursing required, Master’s in related field desired


Current MO RN License or Multistate RN license from a participating state required. Certification in area of specialty preferred. BLS and ACLS required.

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Staff Educator - Critical Care

Location: Missouri-Independence-Centerpoint Medical Center

Requisition ID: 09726-43267