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Staff Educator - RN Required

Company: Nexus Health Systems, Inc.
Location: Conroe
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

This position assumes the responsibility of the education department and facility-wide competencies.---Coordinates clinical staff orientation programs with HR---Acts as resource and nursing advocate in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating all contact hour educational activities.---Maintains staff educational files.---Participates in QI committee meetings as assigned.---Ensures problems/concerns regarding activities in the hospital/department are communicated appropriately.---Educates patients, families, and significant others regarding treatment, tests, special procedures, medications, and safety.---Initiates and conducts emergency measures (including CPR) required to stabilize the patient's condition.---Actively participates in the development and assessment of patient care issues related to Performance Improvement activities for the department.---Demonstrates the ability to understand and react effectively to the unique/special needs of adolescents, adults, and/or elderly patients.---Demonstrates leadership, communication, and teaching skills.---Practices appropriate infection control and isolation techniques to maintain a safe environment and control the spread of infection.---Participates in performance improvement activities.---Initiates emergency measures in the event of disaster or threat to the facility as per emergency plans and protocols.---Seeks the assistance of the clinical leaders regarding areas of concern or conflicts with families, co-workers, or patients in a professional, proactive, and courteous manner.---Demonstrates the ability to serve as a patient advocate; demonstrates compassion and empathy with patients and their families.---Orchestrates annual competency assessment skills fair and validation.---Performs other duties as assigned.---Participates in CARF Compliance activities.---Provides an annual needs Assessment annually and provides education accordingly---Participation in professional development council.---Provides formal education to nursing and allied health staff.---Participates in ongoing professional development related to the Educator role.---Coordinates Nurse Internship Program.---Coordinates Nurse Preceptor Program.---Operates within hospital policies and procedures and assists with forms and policy updates.---Manages Nursing and Allied Health School Affiliations---Serves as a CNE resource to the Approved Provider Unit and others as needed.---Remain current on ANCC/TNA criteria/guidelines.---Advocates for resources - human, material, and financial -ensure the Approved Provider Unit meets its goals related to quality outcomes and nursing professional development.---Schedules, coordinates, and promotes educational/CEU activities to support ongoing RN professional development.---Works with Nexus Lead Nurse Planner for CEU presentations approval and program recordkeeping compliance.---Assists the Continuing Nursing Education Planning Committee in identifying the Nursing audience within each facility for each activity.QualificationsEDUCATION:---BSN Preferred---Continuing education in the area of nursing practiceEXPERIENCE:---One year experience in clinical educator capacity required.---Prefer experience in management with regards to supervising, managing, and working with a variety of people on an individual and group basisLICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:---Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas---Current BLS ---SAMA certified within 30 days of employment---Current BLS and SAMA instructor certification or obtain within 90 days of hire

Keywords: Nexus Health Systems, Inc., Conroe , Staff Educator - RN Required, Healthcare , Conroe, Texas

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