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Educator Clinical - Northwest Health La Porte Hospital - Full Time

Company: Community Health System
Location: La Porte
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Responsibilities include assuming responsibility for the educational development, implementation and evaluation of educational programs for the patient care services. The educator will demonstrate critical thinking and deliberative evaluation of current evidence-based literature to direct the development of educational opportunities that maintain enhance and assess performance and competencies for employees. The person in this position must be capable of effective interaction with a wide range of people as well as both clinical and non-clinical departments. Responsibilities include assuming responsibility for the educational development, implementation and evaluation of educational programs for the patient care services. The educator will demonstrate critical thinking and deliberative evaluation of current evidence-based literature to direct the development of educational opportunities that maintain enhance and assess performance and competencies for employees. The person in this position must be capable of effective interaction with a wide range of people as well as both clinical and non-clinical departments. The clinical educator must be able to perform duties through self-direction and independent actions, while being open to direction and change as emerging knowledge directs practice, educational needs, and departmental functioning. Reports to the Lead Clinical Educator. Education: * BSN required * MS in Nursing or Education preferred Licensure/Certifications: * Current State License as a Registered Nurse. * BLS and ACLS instructor required or needed within first 6 months Experience: * 3 to 5 years of clinical or management experience preferred * Teaching experience preferred * Understanding of teaching-learning paradigms to include appropriate assessment of learning. Essential Responsibilities: * Essential Function- Assess, plan, implement and evaluate educational activities for clinical nursing staff. Communicate with Patient Care Service Directors and personnel to identify needs at all levels. Applies developmental principles (novice to expert) to the design and implementation of educational programming. Assist staff in skills acquisition, coaches and supports staff through developmental activities. Provides classes to ensure proficiency required by various clinical areas such as Critical Care courses, Certified Nursing assistant, and Home Health Aide courses etc. Arranges appropriate inservices on new equipment as identified by Patient Care Division or Purchasing. * Essential Function- Develops and maintains consultative relationship with the Chief Nursing Officer, and the Patient Care Service Directors. Consults regarding clinical problems and education implications. Quality Assurance results, which may have educational implications, maybe shared for future course planning. Modifies and utilizes a variety of teaching methods to meet a diverse learner base. Provides Nursing Orientation and Patient Care Provider orientation as it relates to clinical responsibilities. * Essential Function- Develops implements, and evaluates a competency based system wide nursing orientation for new graduates and/or nursing to hospital. Serves as an educational resource to assess the progress of new hires. Provides timely professional follow up communications to Directors and preceptors regarding new hires, identifies individual learning needs, and develops educational strategies. Collaborates on clinical pathways and departmental operation issues related to implementation of new policies, procedures patient care equipment, or standards of care. Serves as an educational resource for advanced classes required for specialty areas such as Critical Care Rehabilitation, and Oncology. * Essential Function- Assists with mandatory education required by regulatory/accrediting agencies. May assist in accomplishing compliance with CPR review by being a CPR instructor or Instructor trainer. Participates in General Orientation presentations as needed. Provides classes for other mandatory programs as needed. Contributes to the professional development of nursing personnel. Acts as a role model professionally through the pursuit of learning as a lifelong endeavor. Reviews and recommends educational material for updating resources in the library and on nursing units. * Essential Function- Participates in professional organizations-nursing wellness community and encourages others to participate. Contributes to personal professional development as well as the professionalism of the Clinical Excellence Department. Utilizes sound educational principles in development and execution of all educational opportunities. Attends and contributes to hospital and outside committees as appropriate. Evaluates develops, and revises policies & procedures as required. Supports and promotes continuing education in all appropriate forms. Maintains records required by department and regulatory agencies. Assists with preparation of capital and operational budget. Assists with departmental projects such as Health Quarters screenings, community education, and outreach planning as needed. * Essential Function - Assist in development, coordination and implementation of patient safety programs to increase awareness and compliance with patient safety initiatives to prevent hospital acquired infections, medication errors and other patient safety programs/error prevention tools. General Responsibilities: * Commitment to Purpose and Community Cares Standards of Behavior - Demonstrates a commitment to the organization's mission, vision and values supporting organizational decisions and behaviors. Contributes to the development and implementation of systems and processes ensuring strategic goal attainment. Actively participates, models and supports work aligned with the five pillars (Quality, Service, People, Finance, and Growth). Actively participates, models, and supports positive behaviors and transparent communications. * Developing Expertise - Takes action to continue to develop and acquire new expertise that is of increasing value to the organization * Relationships, Conversation and Collaboration - Works as part of a team with others, and shows respect and values diversity toward others. * Service Orientation - Demonstrates efforts to discovering, meeting and advocating for the customer's needs. Actively participates to improve the patient experience. * Excellence Orientation - Takes actions to continually improve quality and safety in daily work. Actively participates in improving work processes to meet and exceed customer requirements. Identifies opportunities for improvement based on process observation, outcome measures, and feedback from patients and other customers. Reports errors in a timely and appropriate manner. Takes initiative and is accountable for areas of responsibility meeting regulatory requirements including but not limited to maintaining annual TB testing, completing annual mandatories, and maintaining current registration/certification/licensures as appropriate to position requirements. * Problem Solving - The ability to understand a situation by breaking it apart into smaller pieces or tracing the implications in a step-by-step way.

Keywords: Community Health System, South Bend , Educator Clinical - Northwest Health La Porte Hospital - Full Time, Healthcare , La Porte, Indiana

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