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Clinical Nurse Educator

Job ID: 7974
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinical Nurse Educator for a Full Time, Day position.

JOB SUMMARY

Acts as a Clinical Education generalist or may be assigned to a specific unit(s)/department. Works in collaboration with other clinical educators and clinical nurse specialists within the network and across the system to develop, coordinate and implement nursing, nursing support and inter-professional orientation, in-service education and staff development programs to promote safe and effective patient-centered care. Facilitates professional growth, skill development, competency and attainment of standards of care for direct care within patient care services, PHMG and or Ambulatory care Services. Serves as a leader and role model in advancing clinical practice to achieve better patient outcomes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Acts as a resource to all caregivers regarding nursing, professional practice and use of equipment/ supplies in area of expertise.
  • Assists in the design and implementation of nursing education programs, activities or new process/equipment using PeaceHealth training standards, processes, templates and course documentation forms.
  • Participates on teams and partners on development of standardized cross-regional clinical, nursing or quality guidelines, protocols or training curriculum in area of expertise.
  • Coordinates and provides department-specific orientation for newly hired nursing and clinical staff.
  • Conducts learning needs assessment, facilitates practice and process changes in assigned area of expertise.
  • Evaluates competency and identifies team or individual caregiver performance gaps.
  • Designs learning experiences and action plans to assist those requiring remediation to meet competency expectations.
  • Researches best practice to promote evidence-based practice.
  • Assesses caregiver engagement, patient quality indicators and evaluates education effectiveness to achieve clinical excellence.
  • Ensures training and competency are documented using standard tools and learning management systems (LMS).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS Required unless otherwise stated:

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing approved program
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required.
  • MSN or M.Ed. preferred.
  • Nursing specialty certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of three years of experience as a RN.
  • Minimum of three years of recent experience in an education or in an equivalent Preceptor role setting to varied audiences.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of practice required.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required at date of hire.
  • Certification in Nursing Professional Development preferred

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement instructional modules and use a variety of educational methods.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications and a variety of equipment or technology tools.
  • Ability to engage learners and apply adult learning techniques.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

REGIONAL/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

ICU Educators;

  • ACLS required at date of hire
  • CCRN preferred

NICU and Women’s Service Educator:

  • NRP required at date of hire

Ketchikan Medical Center

  • BSN strongly preferred. BSN required within three years of hire.

RIVERBEND PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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