Clinical Educator - Per Diem
Masters of Nursing (MSN) or Nursing Education (MSNEd) Degree required or in progress to be achieved within 3 years of accepting the position. Master’s degree in other healthcare related field may be accepted with demonstrated staff/patient Educational experience.
Current BLS, ACLS and PALS provider cards required. BLS, ACLS and PALS Instructor card required or obtain with in one (1) year of hire.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have demonstrated skill in assessing Educational needs, the preparation and presentation of in-service or patient educational programs, and evaluating educational programs' effectiveness. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, data audits, procedure manuals, operating and maintenance instructions. Able to develop and present routine reports to groups and prepare correspondence.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have proficient computer skills as demonstrated using an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) System for patient documentation and Windows Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and be familiar with Internet search applications. Must have a minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience, within last seven (7) years, in areas related to assigned departments. Certification in one specialty area of practice (ANPD, CNL, CCRN, PCCN, MSRNC, NEC, CEN) preferred.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions and percentages if required. Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Under the general direction of the Director of Clinical Education, the Clinical Educator works in collaboration with the Vice President of Patient Care Services and directors to meet the educational needs of the staff. The Clinical Educator is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating education programs which facilitate the competence of hospital staff within their specific departments. Is responsible for developing a process or processes designed to ensure that all individuals are competent as appropriate to the ages of the populations served.
Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours which may include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call in the Director's absence. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.
Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct, including actual or potential violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or this organization’s standards/code of conduct.
The employee must work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines; and the incumbent shall at all times demonstrate a cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors from all departments of the Hospital and government agency employees.
The Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit, qualifications, potential and competency. The Hospital policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices) marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. Discrimination can also include failing to reasonably accommodate religious practices or qualified individuals with disabilities where the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship. All such discrimination is unlawful.
The Hospital is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the Hospital operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Hospital, including supervisors and coworkers.