Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Nurse Educator - Critical Care in BURIEN, Washington

Registered Nurse Educator - Critical Care

Description

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the development and delivery of nursing and clinical education in a patient care area from basic to advanced practice levels. Plans, conducts and evaluates unit-specific new orientation, education and training in the assigned department. Works collaboratively with unit management and Regional Education to enhance the quality and cost effectiveness of patient care by providing educational support to staff.

Essential Responsibilities:

Provides education, training, and consultative services to clinical staff in assigned area. Assesses, develops, revises and coordinates teaching programs for all nursing staff. Provides in-service education. Ensures educational programs provide staff with skills and competency needed to meet all applicable regulatory, risk and patient safety requirements.

Plans and directs the orientation and residency programs of new personnel to assigned unit. Facilitates staff development by promoting learning experiences and information for staff based on identified needs of the individuals. Responsible for development of competency assessment tools ensuring these assessments are completed and conducts education as necessary in follow-up.

Contributes to the department’s quality improvement initiatives by identifying opportunities to support these initiatives and incorporates the changes into education offerings.

Collaborates with other Educators to enhance self-learning, promote professionalism among educators, reduce duplicative services, and to provide opportunities for a more standardized system.

Participates in related clinical instruction and conferences and maintains and improves knowledge and competency in their specialty area.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and 2 years of RN nursing work experience in the designated specialty area; OR

Associate's Degree in Nursing plus 6 yrs work experience in RN nursing and education/training development/delivery in the designated specialty area; AND actively pursuing attainment of a bachelor’s degree in nursing, with a graduation date identified and continuing progress made towards completion of the degree requirements.

Master’s degree in a related field is preferred.

Previous work experience in the education/training of healthcare providers is strongly preferred.

Licensure/Certification:

Current active Washington State RN license.

Certification in specialty area to be obtained within one year of hire.

Current Health Care Provider BLS required, unless assigned to work with Surgery Schedulers and Surginet.

Job Critical Care/ICU

Primary Location WASHINGTON-BURIEN-HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 7am-3:30pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0109132