Perioperative Education Specialist

University Hospital | Newark, New Jersey 07103

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: March 24, 2019
Opportunity Code: 17684


Just minutes from Manhattan, University Hospital seeks a skilled Perioperative Education Specialist to join its team in Newark, New Jersey

The Positon
  • The Perioperative Education Specialist will work to set measureable objectives surrounding orientation and retention of new nursing staff, spearhead campaigns to improve the satisfaction of management in the OR and their customers, and establish goals for clinical outcomes
  • The ideal leader will possess a background as both clinician and educator, will be able to create curriculum from the ground up, and be a visible presence within the department 
  • Prior experience working in an academic medical center is preferred
  • MSN required and CNOR certification strongly preferred

The Organization 
  • University Hospital is a separate, independent medical center with 519 licensed beds, an active medical staff of more than 600, and more than 3,100 employees
  • The organization is home to northern New Jersey’s Level I Trauma Center and to specialty programs such as the Center for Liver Diseases and the Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • A Baby-Friendly facility, University Hospital proudly performed 1,402 births in 2016
  • University Hospital is a principal teaching hospital for Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and a regional resource for specialized services and critical care
  • As one of Newark’s largest employers, University Hospital plays a key role in the city’s economic and cultural renaissance

The Community 
  • Newark, New Jersey is divided into five geographical wards, and contains neighborhoods ranging in character from bustling urban districts to quiet suburban enclaves
  • The metropolis offers a wide range of attractions including museums, parks, eateries, and New Jersey Performing Arts Center, one of the country’s largest and most glamorous performing arts venues
  • From great museums, scenic parks and excellent restaurants to sports, theater and music, Newark offers plenty to see and do
  • Newark is located just eight miles from the bustling metropolis of Manhattan, New York


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