Lebanon, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 96299

RN - Clinical Practice Transition Specialist

Kristen Altland
Kristen Altland
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Full-time Night shift 1900-0730 to support novice nurses

Temporary position that will be evaluated for necessity every 6 months

72 hours bi-weekly


Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, instructs, counsels, monitors, and evaluates nursing personnel during orientation to hospital or unit; assists in planning, presenting, evaluating, and revising staff development activities; performs duties of charge nurse or clinical nurse when needed.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Instructs, counsels, and monitors the work of nursing orientees in the aspects of clinical nursing relative to assigned area; educates nursing orientees concerning nursing policies and procedures.
  2. Collaborates with Clinical Educator and orientee’s Nurse Manager in planning and structuring orientation program to meet the individual orientee's needs; plans daily assignments for orientees.
  3. Performs on-going assessment and regular formal evaluations of nursing staff during orientation period; documents all observations and submits recommendations to Nurse Manager (i.e., duration of individual orientation).
  4. Assists Clinical Educator in planning, presenting, evaluating, and revising the staff development activities and orientation clinical plan.
  5. Serves as a role model and resource person for all nursing staff.
  6. Performs duties and responsibilities of charge nurse/team leader or clinical nurse as needed or directed.


  • Minimum Experience:
    • 5+ years
  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) or currently enrolled in BSN program with anticipated graduation date within 12 months of starting in role.
  • Preferred Education:
    • Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN)
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration and current RN license in PA; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
    • Preferred Certification:Specialty Nursing Certification or Preceptor Certification


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