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Registered Nurse, Clinical Educator

Company: Denver Health
Location: Englewood
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

We are recruiting for a Registered Nurse, Clinical Educator to join our team!We are here for life's journey.Where is your life journey taking you?Being the heartbeat of Denver means our heart reflects something bigger than ourselves, something that connects us all:Humanity in action, Triumph in hardship, Transformation in health.DepartmentCHS Nursing AdministrationJob Summary

Under 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."
Under minimal supervision, develops and implements initial training, future training and care team development programs for the Biocontainment Unit and associated inpatient/outpatient/pre-hospital settings. Conducts ongoing education for the team and is responsible for assuring the competency of the interdisciplinary team members on the High-risk Infection Team. Conducts and/or facilitates just in time training for interdisciplinary team members who enter the Biocontainment Unit. Mentors, supports, and coaches High-risk Infection Team Leads.

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitate learning by creating an environment that supports achievement of desired cognitive, affective, and psychomotor outcomes (15%)
  • Develop competency outcomes and designing curricula that reflect educational needs of the department/organization (10%)
  • Teach courses and provide training to licensed nurses and unlicensed personal (10%)
  • Maintain current knowledge of trends in area of expertise (10%)
  • Utilize a variety of strategies to assess and evaluate knowledge and competencies. (10%)
  • Develop maintain and revise learning modules and lesson plans (5%)
  • Engage in policy development and revisions through research, analysis, consultation and synthesis of information. (5%)
  • Incorporate evidence-based research into education plans, patient treatment plans, and nursing practices (5%)
  • Promote critical thinking among nurses, and show commitment to professional development and lifelong learning (5%)
  • Serves as a mentor to nurses, and identify growth opportunities and education needs for practicing nurses (5%)
  • Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to create processes for patient and staff safety (5%)
  • Pursue continuous quality improvements and patient safety and quality care (5%)
  • Support and implementation of organizational initiatives and strategic planning (5%)
  • Mentors, coaches, and teaches the interdisciplinary team about processes and practices (5%)
  • Pursues community and academic engagement (0%)
  • Able to perform essential duties of direct reporting positions (0%)
  • Promote patient experience (0%)
  • Promote employee engagement (0%)
    • Associate's Degree Required
      Work Experience:
      • 1-3 years 3 years direct patient care nursing experience

      • Licenses:
        • ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support - AHA - American Heart Association Required and
        • BLS-Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) - AHA - American Heart Association Required and
        • RN-Registered Nurse - DORA - Department of Regulatory Agencies Required
          Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

          • Adherence 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 community
          • Ability 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
          • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
          • Proficient with EHR or Epic documentation
          • Usage of advanced Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) experience
          • Ability to create standard work for safe patient care practices
            ShiftDays (United States of America)Work TypeRegularSalary$37.88 - $56.82 / hrBenefits
            • Outstanding benefits including up to 27 paid days off per year, immediate retirement plan employer contribution up to 9.5%, and generous medical plans
            • Free RTD EcoPass (public transportation)
            • On-site employee fitness center and wellness classes
            • Childcare discount programs & exclusive perks on large brands, travel, and more
            • Tuition reimbursement & assistance
            • Education & development opportunities including career pathways and coaching
            • Professional clinical advancement program & shared governance
            • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer+ free student loan coaching and assistance navigating the PSLF program -
            • National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employerOur Values
              • Respect
              • Belonging
              • Accountability
              • TransparencyAll 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, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, 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 values the unique ideas, talents and contributions reflective of the needs of our community. For more about our commitment to diversity visit:

Keywords: Denver Health, Denver , Registered Nurse, Clinical Educator, Other , Englewood, Colorado

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