Nursing Education Specialist – Prelicensure Maternal Newborn/Generalist Nursing

🇺🇸 Remote - US

🕑 Full-Time


💻 Instructional Design

🗓️ September 12th, 2023

Ascend Learning is a national leader in data driven, online educational solutions for learners, educators and employers in high-growth, licensure-driven professions spanning healthcare, fitness and wellness, skilled trades, insurance, and financial services. We are passionate about accelerating learning while impacting job readiness, employment success and employee retention with the belief that our work changes lives.

Our culture is intentionally results-driven and selfless with a relentless focus on our customers. We believe in trust, transparency, freedom, and responsibility with a commitment to meritocracy, inclusion, and diversity of thought. Continual investment in our over 1500 employees is also a core principle realized through ongoing professional development and providing opportunities to grow, develop and lead. Ascend Learning is headquartered in Burlington, MA with additional office locations and remote workers in cities across the U.S.

Do you have a passion for helping the next generation of nurses? Do you want to develop content solutions for prelicensure education and practicing nurses? Are you detail-oriented, yet task and deadline driven? As a Nursing Education Specialist at Ascend Learning you will combine your faculty and clinical expertise to develop products that meet real world needs. This can be a remote position.   

  • Create original and/or update existing nursing content that reflects current practice. Content includes assessment items, tutorials, simulations, and/or other products as defined.
  • Work effectively with cross-functional teams demonstrating strong presentation, organizational, problem-solving, communication, and professional-level writing expertise with great attention to detail.
  • Able to manage multiple projects and tasks, work effectively in a rapidly changing environment and meet ongoing and overlapping deadlines.
  • Attend and actively participate in item review meetings with internal or external subject matter experts.
  • Respond appropriately to internal and external client inquiries in a timely fashion.
  • Assist with training and coordinating internal and external contributors on projects.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely to align product specification requirements.
  • Conduct beta testing and quality assurance checks on products prior to release.

Education and Experience
  • Five years as a full-time faculty member, teaching both theory and clinical, in a prelicensure practical, associate, diploma, or baccalaureate program.
  • Expertise in teaching prelicensure maternal newborn nursing, as well as the ability to create generalist-level content across the nursing curriculum.
  • Three years of clinical practice in maternal newborn nursing.
  • MSN and current RN license required.

Skills and Abilities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, Adobe Acrobat, and the internet
  • Conducting literature searches using a variety of research databases.
  • Authoring professional-level, original content.
  • Writing items for nursing tests following an assessment blueprint.
  • Knowledge of and ability to align products with the NCLEX-PN and NCLEX-RN detailed test plans.
  • Knowledge of current nursing practice and trends in prelicensure nursing education.
  • Ability to discern and follow detailed product development guidelines, while meeting established deadlines.
  • Occasional travel required.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
Ascend Learning, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (M/F/Vets/Disabled). No agency or search firm submissions will be accepted. Applications for U.S. based positions with Ascend Learning, LLC must be legally authorized to work in the United States and verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

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