Covenant Health

Job Title
Education Coord-NSG
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name



Registered Nurse- Education Coordinator, Surgery Department

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift


Fort Sanders Regional’s extensive surgical capabilities are transforming the surgery experience for patients in East Tennessee. From the area’s first robotically-assisted surgery system, image-guided brain and spinal cord procedures, to our hybrid operating room, Fort Sanders Regional provides patients more options and the best surgical technology available. We also offer traditional surgical options including advanced laparoscopy and day surgery procedures.

The Surgery department at Fort Sanders Regional consists of 17 operating rooms where over 10,000 procedures are performed each year. Our surgical specialties include bariatrics, cardiothoracic, colon/rectal, orthopedics, plastics, vascular, sinus, neuro, and surgical oncology.


Position Summary: Directs and performs orientation appropriate to all new patient care employees and re-orients and educates current employees to changes in policies and procedures and federal and state guidelines and regulations regarding care and documentation.  Prepares, directs, schedules, and provides education and instruction on topics pertinent to health care, new procedures and high-tech operations.  Develops and revises printed forms for documentation to meet standards and improve time management.  Prepares new policies and procedures along with revising existing policies and procedures.


For more information on this position or others contact: Erica Young || || 865-331-2572


  • Prepare materials for in-service/education by research and development.
  • Educate and provide inservice to staff by direct teaching, providing written material and skills labs.
  • Responsible for orientation of new patient care employees and re-orientation of present employees.
  • Directly supervise patient care employees at least once yearly.
  • Provide one-on-one support for staff related to clinical and professional problems.
  • Maintain records of all employees regarding education/inservices by current file system.
  • Prepare and maintain resource files and materials needed to provide education for staff and patients.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually.  Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.


Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.


Minimum Experience: Atleast two (2) years clinical experience. Intra-op experience preferred. 


Licensure Requirement: Current Tennessee RN license.



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