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Unit Based Educator RN

Company: St. Joseph Medical Center
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Overview We're--proud to share that--St. Joseph Medical Center--was recognized among the--Best Hospitals in Washington--State by--U.S. News & World Report. In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.-- As a part of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, we currently offer the following benefits: While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance,--annual bonus eligibility,--and more! Visit our website at:-- https://www.vmfh.org/our-hospitals/st-joseph-medical-center Responsibilities Note from hiring manager: OR experience needed. Role: RN United Based Educator position is responsible for the development and delivery of nursing and clinical education in a patient care area from basic to advanced practice levels.-- Plans, conducts and evaluates unit-specific new orientation, education and training in the assigned department.-- Works collaboratively with unit management and Regional Education to enhance the quality and cost effectiveness of patient care by providing educational support to staff. Essential Responsibilities: Provides education, training, and consultative services to clinical staff in assigned area. Assesses, develops, revises and coordinates teaching programs for all nursing staff.-- Provides in-service education.-- Ensures educational programs provide staff with skills and competency needed to meet all applicable regulatory, risk and patient safety requirements. Plans and directs the orientation and residency programs of new personnel to assigned unit.-- Facilitates staff development by promoting learning experiences and information for staff based on identified needs of the individuals.-- Responsible for development of competency assessment tools ensuring these assessments are completed and conducts education as necessary in follow-up.-- Contributes to the department's quality improvement initiatives by identifying opportunities to support these initiatives and incorporates the changes into education offerings.-- Collaborates with other Educators to enhance self-learning, promote professionalism among educators, reduce duplicative services, and to provide opportunities for a more standardized system.-- Participates in related clinical instruction and conferences and maintains and improves knowledge and competency in their specialty area.-- Qualifications Education/Work Experience Requirements Bachelor's degree in Nursing, and two years of RN nursing work experience in the designated specialty area.-- Previous work experience in the education/training of healthcare providers is strongly preferred.-- Master's degree in a related field is preferred. Alternative Requirement:-- A candidate who, although otherwise qualified, lacks a BSN degree may also be considered for the position if: The applicant has a combined total of at least four years work experience in RN nursing and education/training development/delivery in the designated specialty area; AND The applicant is actively pursuing attainment, within six months (or less) of date of hire, a bachelor's degree in nursing, with a graduation date identified and continuing progress made towards completion of the degree requirements. Licensure/Certification: Current active Washington State RN license. Certification in specialty area to be obtained within one year of hire. Current Health Care Provider BLS required, unless assigned to work with Surgery Schedulers and Surginet. Pay Range $42.69 - $66.00 /hour

Keywords: St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Unit Based Educator RN, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington

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