RN EDUCATION COORDINATOR EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Job Locations US-WI-Janesville
ID
2022-27590
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Active Full-Time Salary
Company
Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center

Overview

Plans, coordinates, and directs education and orientation programs for their NursingEntity. • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

  • Emergency Department at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center
  • 40 hours/week

Responsibilities

  • Serves as primary educator for new staff in their entity and coordinates with each unit preceptor
  • Participates in education as appropriate for the Electronic Medical Record, especially as it relates to clinical content
  • Is a mentor for new employees and new graduate nurses by supporting the new employee through programs such as the new grad support group and the preceptor group.
  • Conducts periodic educational needs assessments and develops educational programs based on the identified needs.
  • Identifies clinical learning needs through use of a variety of methods including observation, staff meetings, occurrences, unit-based data and partner input
  • In collaboration with unit leadership, creates an annual calendar of planned educational offerings and updates throughout the year
  • Enhances partner growth through promoting clinical ladder level advancement and attainment of national certification.
  • Assists partners in portfolio development and in attaining education required to achieve national specialty certification
  • Participates in unit-based meetings including Nurse Practice Council, Professional Development Council and routine staff meetings, sharing upcoming learning opportunities along with identified needs within the department
  • Implements innovative instructional methods for use in meeting the educational needs of all nursing department personnel.
  • Coordinates outside consultants and trainers who conduct training on specific topics (i.e. vendors whose new products have been selected for use within the hospital).
  • Maintains class evaluations of instructors, consultants, and trainers.
  • Assists directors and clinical nurse specialists in maintaining unit bulletin boards.
  • Obtains CEU’s for programs as appropriate
  • Collaborates with others in order to provide monthly newsletters
  • Facilitates Evidence Based Practice initiatives by providing resources and direction to nurses and dissemination of other entity research and best practice initiatives.
  • Participates in Magnet Document creation and dissemination of content.
  • Assists in coordinating education as requested to all components of the health system (i.e. Harvard, Walworth, clinics).
  • Participates as a member of the Education Team for house wide education and dissemination of information.
  • Collaborates with Clinical Nurse Specialists and system education coordinators in coordinating annual nursing documentation and skills fair.
  • Plans and hosts unit-based skills validations as appropriate to the department
  • Coordinates and participates in teaching programs as appropriate for areas of expertise such as EKG Class, CCRN review, monthly nursing education classes.
  • Participates in writing and updating policies/procedures as appropriate
  • Maintains records for mandatory certifications of staff as appropriate for their units

Education and Experience

BSN from an accredited BSN Completion Program required. MSN preferred. Two or more years RN experience, or one or more years RN experience in area of specialty.

Certification/Licensure

Licensed as an RN in state of practice Approved BLS certification required within 90 days (Other certification per unit requirements: ACLS, PALS, PEARS, NRP)

Special Physicial Demands

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Frequently requires near and color vision. The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Culture of Excellence Behavior Expectations

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following behavior expectations:

Quality - Follows policies and procedures; adapts to and manages changes in the environment; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness giving attention to details; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Manages time and prioritizes effectively to achieve organizational goals.

Service - Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance; Follows the Mercyhealth Critical Moments of service; Meets commitments; Abides by MH confidentiality and security agreement; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; and effectively communicates information to partners; Thinks system wide regarding processes and functions.

Partnering - Shows commitment to the Mission of Mercyhealth and Culture of Excellence through all words and actions; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other's views; Demonstrates a high level of participation and engagement in day-to-day work; Gives and welcomes feedback; Generates suggestions for improving work: Embraces teamwork, supports and encourages positive change while giving value to individuals.

Cost - Conserves organization resources; Understands fiscal responsibility; Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue.

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