Situated between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital is a new, 50-bed acute care hospital (opened in 2013) and Level III Trauma Center providing comprehensive health care to the greater Castle Rock community and surrounding areas. From experienced emergency services to delivering babies in our innovative and comfortable Birthplace, this hospital was built as a true community partnership between Centura Health and the people of Castle Rock. In the short time since it has been open, area residents not only look to this hospital for care, but enjoy visiting its community gardens, outdoor spaces and restaurant. The ER is one of the busiest in the area and staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and specialty-trained emergency nurses. We have on-site imaging that includes MRI, CT, ultrasound, X-ray and digital mammography as well as on-site laboratory services. If you are looking for the close-knit feel of a modern, neighborhood hospital in a picturesque, family-oriented community that offers the very best of Colorado living, we invite you to explore our opportunities. For more information about Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, visit http://www.castlerockhospital.org/.
Assesses learning needs, designs, organizes, implements, and evaluates educational programs (orientations, continuing education, and in-services) that facilitate the professional growth, knowledge and skill development, competency, applicable regulatory standards, and attainment of standards of care for direct care providers within inpatient and outpatient nursing departments. Utilizes the educational design process, nursing theory, nursing clinical expertise, standards of practice, evidence based practice, and adult education principles to impact the quality of patient care as an expert educator, consultant, and project manager. Ensures that applicable regulatory standards and clinical standards of care are met within the organization related to associate competency, patient education, and other education related standards.
B.S. in Nursing
Master's Degree in Nursing ,Education, or other related graduate field of study preferred
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
5 years experience to include: 3 years clinical nursing experience and 2 years staff development, academic teaching and/or project development coordination experience.
Must be competent in the use of Microsoft office products such as PowerPoint, word, and excel.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS Current Colorado Registered Nurse License POSITION DUTIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, INCLUDE % OF TIME)
Maintains accountability for integrating the multidisciplinary process to in assessment, problem identification, planning, designing, implementing & evaluating processes in partnership with clinical managers, nursing leadership, unit educators, and nursing associates.
Responsible for clinical orientation of new clinical associates
Plans, oversees, and participates in competency validation of nursing associates
Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates staff development opportunities that align with facility, system, and corporate strategic initiatives
Participates in committees as applicable to associate and/or patient education.
Coordinates patient education committee and other committees as deemed appropriate by the department director
Performs program planning and project management activities related to improving associate knowledge, skills, and competency.
Conducts designed educational offerings in a professional and organized manner.
Demonstrates competency in the use of laptop computers, LCDs, and other related AV equipment.
Responsible for ensuring excellent open communications within the department, customers, and the organization. This includes attendance at regular staff meetings, preparation and distribution of minutes, reports, and other means to keep the department/customers informed on a timely basis.
QUALITY – 15%
Ensures that applicable regulatory standards are met in the organization (patient/family education, associate competency evaluation, etc)
Advances healthcare practice by developing and integrating policies, procedures and standards by being familiar with company-wide policies and procedures.
Participates in professional organizations.
Is knowledgeable of current healthcare trends and related legislative issues.
Evidence-based practice and adult learning theory is reflected in project and course content.
Identifies educational needs and opportunities using data from the organization such as regulatory requirements survey information, employee and customer input (evaluation data).
Collaborates with staff and management in differentiating between educational versus performance/compliance issues in order to design an effective plan of action.
Identifies barriers to learning and facilitates solutions to remove those barriers.
SERVICE – 15%
Thoroughly evaluates quality of programs and services offered, including class evaluations and incorporation of feedback into program improvement
Is responsible to report course statistics, including evaluation data, attendance numbers and types, completion or success scores, etc to department director
Identifies and evaluates appropriate products, programs, and services, based upon needs assessment for groups served, for planning of or improving of educational offerings. Groups served include employees, managers, executives, and associates.
Participates in 75% or more of the organizational clinical competency committee meetings
GROWTH – 15%
Responsible to work collaboratively with Advanced Practice Nurses and Unit Educators in needs assessment, program/education planning, and implementation of educational offerings that positively impact patient care and support staff development.
Works collaboratively with Unit manager to develop the role of the Unit Educator (or Clinical RN) in departments where these roles are employed.
Provides guidance, consultation, and resources to Unit Educators in the rollout of organization-wide education initiatives, such as competency validation, regulatory education, and nursing program expansion/clinical business development opportunities.
Ensures active advertising/marketing of educational in-services and programs throughout the organization to facilitate maximum session participation.
Provides consultative services to other departments as it relates to organizational education needs, such as the quality department, Meditech training department, and human resources.
Coordinates schedules and content coverage with these departments as organizational changes occur.
FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES –10%
Prepares budgets and workshop cost analysis forms related to specific educational activities/programs for incorporation in the department's budget.
Participates in the budget planning process by providing department director with equipment costs, repair costs, book costs, and other related forecasted expenses.
Plans, evaluates, and implements program changes to maximize organizational resources and demonstrate best return on investment for the organization.
Manages own payroll hours and time effectively to meet the expected departmental outcomes.
If applicable, manages others' time/payroll effectively to not exceed departmental budget (ie, managing ACLS and BLS instructors who contract with the Education Department).
COMMUNITY – 10%
Assesses, plans, coordinates, and evaluates all processes related to nursing student clinical rotations.
Collaborates with the legal department to ensure full compliance with the cooperative education agreement.
Maintains a positive relationship with schools of nursing and other community partners.
Prepares the community benefit report quarterly, tracking the number of precepted student hours.
Collaborates with community, state, and national resources and applicable governing boards in developing and implementing best practice in educational standards.
* This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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