Informatics Nurse Educator

HCA Healthcare

Informatics Nurse Educator

Location:Nashville, TN

Status:Regular Full Time

Days:Monday - Friday

Hours: 40/week

This position requires both direct and indirect nursing skill sets in both a patient bedside and a training environment.

If you have a passion for people and a desire to provide outstanding care, comfort and education to patients and their families,while working within a professional team focused on clinical excellency,

then we can't wait to speak with you!


The Informatics Nurse Educator will have the primary focus of supporting the hospice clinical practice by ensuring competence in the use of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR). This individual will provide their expertise as an educator, consultant, facilitator, change agent and leader. The Informatics Nurse Educator will provide education and training for all clinical staff in the use of the EMR. Additionally, there will be rotating call coverage for after hours questions. The Informatics Nurse Educator will serve as the liaison between clinical and IT staff including reporting feedback on new systems and technology directly from the staff who are using it each day. Using the nursing process the Informatics Clinical Nurse Educator will assist in creating appropriate educational opportunities in addition to EMR offerings for the Alive staff by working in collaboration with colleagues in the Department of Education


  • Knowledge of technology
  • Analytical thinking
  • Communication skills
  • Teaching skills
  • Innovative thinking
  • Knowledgeable of and incorporates principles of adult learning in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of education program


  • Training and supporting clinical staff on the how to use EMR
  • Maintains awareness of basic clinical workflows, devices and software functionality
  • Evaluates end users for EMR proficiencies
  • Rounds with end users to support, identify, and mitigate issues with EMR
  • Advocates use of electronic tools and applications to promote patient safety
  • Develops self as a clinical informatics subject matter expert
  • Supports on-call needs of the department as assigned; Assists learners in the assessment of needs and identification of outcomes
  • Develops/coordinates education plans related to initial and ongoing competency validation
  • Plans, prepares and maintains materials for use in educational programs for accuracy and relevance to the target audience
  • Identifies and evaluates instructional materials in all types of media and formats
  • Adjusts content and teaching strategies appropriate learner needs
  • Provides educational opportunities that benefit staff at all stages of their career development
  • Delivers competence-based programs for staff with a focus upon improvement of skills and retention of knowledge
  • Develops evidence-based educational materials
  • Supports staff development with educational activities (which include remediation, mentoring, product roll-outs, etc)
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of educational programming
  • Prepares short- and long-term planning and programs to address identified needs
  • Teaches content as needed and/or assigned within clinical expertise to facilitate orientation, staff development and/or safe practice


The agency requires this position to complete 15 hours of continuing education per year covering topics that will contribute to improvements in carrying out the above responsibilities. Regulatory agencies may require some disciplines to have additional hours in order to be licensed or certified.


  • Registered Nurse with current Tennessee license
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing, Education or related field required; MSN in Health Care Informatics preferred.
  • CHPN preferred
  • 3-5 years of applied clinical experience as an RN using and teaching EMR to clinical staff
  • Previous clinical instruction experience required


If required to drive to carry out the duties of this position: current drivers license and automobile insurance as required by Tennessee State Law. A current Tennessee RN Nursing License.

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