The University of Kansas Hospital - Accreditation & Education Careers

Education Specialist Job

Facility: Westwood Campus


Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 0800-1630

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for an Education Specialist


Demonstrates ability to instruct all levels of nursing staff.

Demonstrates effective working relationships among departments.

Facilities critical thinking, technical, and interpersonal competencies of staff.

Models purposeful, direct, and assertive communication with staff, peers, managers and administration.

Participates in the development and review of departmental practices.

Promotes evidence-based practice and research in nursing practice and educational processes.

Provides leadership and supportive role in task forces and teams promoting the goals of the Department of Nursing.

Uses effective design principles to assess, plan, deploy and evaluate educational interventions.

Utilizes adult learning principles and multigenerational learning theory to provide quality educational programs.


Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required

Master's Degree in Nursing, Education or related field within 3 to 5 yars required

Registered Nurse in State of Kansas required

National Certification in a specialty nursing field preferred

BLS Certification required

Education and Staff development experience preferred

Previous experience in program leadership and development preferred

Minimum of three (3) years of hospital clinical experience required

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