Clinical Orientation Consultant - Nursing

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

Coordinates the orientation of new staff members to nursing inpatient units.  Partners with preceptors, CTLs, Unit Director and Clinical Unit Educator to ensure that all staff are clinically competent.

  • Coordinates orientation of all new employees to nursing inpatient units.
  • Assesses orientation learning needs of the new employee and partners with preceptors, CTLs, Unit Director, Clinical Unit Educator and Education and Organizational Development department to provide education based on learning assessment, observations, and feedback of staff members on the units.
  • Assists with coordination of preceptor/assistive staff assignments for new employees with preceptors and unit directors.
  • Develops an orientation calendar for each new employee. Including classes scheduled by Education and Organizational Development and orientation shifts and name of Preceptor.
  • Assists in developing and following up on employee goals, providing a positive learning environment for the employee and ensuring a smooth transition of transfer employees.
  • Partners with unit to ensure that new hire is welcomed and acclimated to the unit culture.
  • Responsible for monitoring and tracking the orientation status of each new employee.  Intervenes and assists in developing an action plan for those not on track.  Completes data entry into orientation spreadsheet.
  • Identifies and monitors orientation and continuing education requirements to maintain compliance with all accrediting, regulating and credentialing agencies

Welcome to the next phase of your rewarding nursing career. Welcome to Carilion Clinic, an organization of comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices and other complementary services. Our affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions provide additional opportunities for research and education. Joining us, you can expect supportive leadership, inter-professional teamwork, state-of-the-art technology, extensive training and innovative learning, and advancement potential.


Based in western Virginia, we inspire better health through compassionate care, medical education and research and neighborhood outreach. Note the worthy advantages of supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teams, innovative learning, and advancement potential.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in nursing required


Experience: Must have knowledge/experience in nursing principles and theory, skills in applying adult learning principles, assessment and evaluation skills, skills in interpreting complex data, knowledge of evidence-based nursing, Joint Commission accreditation standards, and Virginia nursing licensure requirements.  Must have strong oral and written communication skills, project management skills, time management skills, organizational skills, training skills, customer service skills, and strong follow up skills.  Must be able to think critically, be creative and have the ability to take initiative to improve processes.  Must be self-motivated and able to work independently.  Must be a team player. Must have a minimum of 3 years of  current acute care/PCU level experience as an RN  Must have passion for teaching nurses and a desire to stay competent in nursing skills.


Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Currently licensed as Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia or new graduate of approved program eligible to sit for the Virginia licensure exam.  AHA BLS-HCP required and must be maintained.  May be required to obtain/maintain, ACLS, PALS, NRP based on specific work unit.


Other Minimum Qualifications: Must successfully complete orientation and competency requirements.  Keyboarding skills and computer literacy required for automated computer systems, including electronic medical records.  Must be able to meet essential job functions.


Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.



Requisition Number: 39854 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Primary Days, with other hours as needed
Recruiter: EMILY F ALLEN 
Recruiter Phone:  
Recruiter Email: efallen@carilionclinic.org

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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