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UnityPoint Health Unit Based Educator-Maternity Unit-Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa

Collaborates with nursing leadership and education professionals to coordinate, influence, and assist with the implementation of nursing care and related nursing activities at the nursing unit level. Assesses, develops and implements orientation and education programs for department staff to positively impact the quality of patient care. Provides education to staff that care for the perinatal family during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum hospitalization.

+ + Integrates the UnityPoint Health Moines Nursing Expectations of Performance in all aspects of care delivery and professional practice.

  • Collaborates in developing, implementing, and evaluating standards of evidenced based practice and policies/procedures related to care.

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates clinical orientation for nursing s.

  • Supports the clinical preceptor for effective clinical education of staff

  • Assesses the educational needs of staff and identifies learning needs

  • Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of in services and continuing education offerings for clinical staff using formal and informal teaching methods.

  • Serves as a resource to clinical staff involved in the care of the patient in the specific area of clinical expertise.

  • Consults with nursing leadership with regards to concerns/issues about clinical competence, equipment, and care delivery systems related to specific patient care problems/populations

  • Demonstrates interdisciplinary team membership by being objective and open to other’s views, giving and welcoming feedback, contributing to team goals, and putting success of team above own interest.

  • Use of formal and informal mentoring and just in time teaching methods

  • Resource for the development and evaluation of competency based orientation and skills validation.

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.


Bachelor’s degree in nursing required.


Two years of experience in relevant clinical area.


State License as an RN

Certification in area of specialty preferred

Certified in BLS


Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2020-79969

Street: 1200 Pleasant St

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $26.65/Hr.

Name: Maternity Unit- Meth

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.4

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Variable, appox 16 hours/week

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