Health Educator (RN) in Phoenix, AZ at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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Job Description

Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Health Educator (RN) to join our healthcare team at located in Phoenix, AZ.

Corizon Health offers Registered Nurses a unique opportunity to maximize the full spectrum of their nursing skills within an ambulatory care setting. Enjoy the variety of correctional healthcare, where nurses benefit from an environment that is different with every patient, every day.


Under the direction of the department manager, is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating an organized program for staff education, directed toward the achievement of professional excellence. Serves as the primary contact person for nursing, professional, and support services staff education. Establishes professional education resources and instructional leadership for outreach programs directed to health care professionals.

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Health Educator (RN)

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment.

  • Possesses an active CPR certification.

  • Registered nurse (H.N.) with bachelor's degree in nursing, health education, or health. MSN preferred

  • Two years' professional experience in staff development.

  • Recent nursing experience with clinical focus preferred.

  • Remains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice.

  • Satisfactory completion of initial and annual clinical competencies to demonstrate aptitude as assigned by role.

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Health Educator (RN)

  • Provides leadership for the assessment of learning/resource needs and the subsequent establishment of directional goals for hospital staff development that are compatible with service teaching and research objectives.
  • Collaborates with department managers and resource personnel using indicators such as new policy development, new technology, patient case study, and quality assurance monitors, to prioritize staff development needs.
  • Establishes and maintains a resource pool of health professionals, current health care information, and media and material resources to assist and support staff education and professional outreach.
  • Monitors staff education and professional outreach program offerings. Recommends direction and program focus.
  • Functions as a liaison with community health professionals to promote hospital professional/education programs and services.
  • Follows "Impressions" standards and demonstrates identified "Impressions" behaviors.

Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Health Educator (RN)

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free online Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding
  • Mentor and Preceptor Programs
Apply online or contact Andy Thompson at 480-897-9515 ext. 2504 or for more information.

Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.