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RN Clinical Nurse Educator

Company: Denver Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryUnder minimal supervision, assists in developing and implementing initial training, future training and care team development programs for assigned areas. Conducts ongoing education for the team and is responsible for assuring the competency of the professional nurse and unlicensed personnel in those assigned areas. Evidence of competency is reviewed and documented at least annually and is based upon the most recent evidence and best practices. Lead the departments evidences base orientation program. Adheres to the American Nurses Association (ANA) standards of professional nursing practice / process and performance, and the ANA Code of Ethics (2015)* to provide care to all healthcare consumers. Applies critical thinking, evidence-based practices and competence to collaborate with the health care team to promote excellence in healthcare consumer safety and quality outcomes. Utilizes the Theory of Human Caring and Caritas in daily practice. "Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, Founder / Director, Watson Caring Science Institute."Welcome to the opportunity of your career! As the Clinical Nurse Educator of this brand new 23 bed unit planned to open in June 2021, you will be responsible for the creation and distribution of education materials and training of staff that provide care to emergency department patients placed on observation status. The intent of this unit is to provide focused, quality care to patients who present to the emergency department but do not meet full admission requirements. Examples of patients cared for in this protocol-driven unit will be those suffering from chest pain, asthma, allergic reactions, trauma re-evaluations and back pain. This flexible hours role will be a split staffing/educator position with 0.6 FTE dedicated towards the CNE role and 0.3 staffing on the unit.[JC1]Can this be deleted? I wanted this in the Job Posting, not the Job Description that goes in the employees file.ResponsibilitiesFacilitate learning by creating an environment that supports achievement of desired cognitive, affective, and psychomotor outcomes.Develop competency outcomes and designing curricula that reflect educational needs of the department/organizationTeach courses and provide training to licensed nurses and unlicensed personalDevelop maintain and revise learning modules and lesson plans Utilize a variety of strategies to assess and evaluate knowledge and competencies.Engage in policy development and revisions through research, analysis, consultation and synthesis of information.Incorporate evidence-based research into education plans, patient treatment plans, and nursing practicesPromote critical thinking among nurses, and show commitment to professional development and lifelong learningServes as a mentor to nurses, and identify growth opportunities and education needs for practicing nursesMaintain current knowledge of trends in area of expertiseAble to perform essential duties of direct reporting positionsPursues community and academic engagementSupport and implementation of organizational initiatives and strategic planningPursue continuous quality improvements and patient safety and quality carePromote patient experiencePromote employee engagementOther duties as assigned.Knowledge of Joint Commission and other federal, state and local regulatory requirements impacting Clinical Observation Units. Familiarity with CMS regulations surrounding observation status patients. Knowledge and adherence to standard pathways and guidelines of care common to observation patients.

Demonstrated competency in adult education and training for nursing and non-licenses healthcare workers
Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesAdherence to Standards of Professional Nursing Practice/ Process / Performance [ANA Standards addendum- signed] and accrediting body standards.Strong understanding and display of the principals of customer service as it applies to patients, staff and the communityAbility to assist in identifying ways to promote quality patient-centric care and maintain Denver Health's high level of patient satisfaction. [Nursing Vision Statement]Ability to work effectively in a team matrix environment. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels and in a cross functional environment.Ability to work closely with multidisciplinary staff, charge nurses, clinical nurse educator(s), and Nursing Managers, providers,, executive leadership to provide care to patients with respect to their uniqueness using informed judgment, competence, individual qualifications, and collaboration with the health care team. Ability to demonstrate an understanding of assessment findings as they relate to the disease process and continuum of care.Supports compliance with national patient safety goals, accrediting agency standards, and quality initiatives.Evaluates practice in relation to professional standards, statues, regulatory requirements, hospital and departmental policies, and standards of care.Promotes quality care by redefining priorities for care based on evaluation of healthcare consumer/family response or changing condition.
  • Education Bachelor's Degree (Required) Completion of an accredited nursing education program that satisfies the licensing requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses. Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) required. Master Degree in Nursing or related field preferred.3 years direct patient care nursing experience. Master's DegreeExperience Credentials Registered Nurse (Required) Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state. National board certification is a preference and encouraged for all nurse leaders*Specialty certifications as required or recommended per unitAll Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employmentActive Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state. National board certification is a preference and encouraged for all nurse leaders*Specialty certifications as required or recommended per unitAll Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from American Heart Association (Required) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Required) American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Cert in Emergency NursingCEN preferredTNCC or ATCN, instructor preferredSituational Awareness TrainingLocationConversionShiftWork TypeFull time Pay RangeMinimum: 36.20Midpoint: 45.24Maximum: 54.28All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 18 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison and Safety, a Public Health department, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As an EOE, Denver Health does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.Required
    Preferred
    Job Industries
    • Customer Service

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