Job Description

Nursing Professional Development Generalist
Location
St. Dominic Hospital
Department
CLINICAL EXCELLENCE - 6950
Employment Type:
Full Time 80
Shift:
Day
Other Shift Details:
Job Code:
SDH530120

STDOM SDH RN Clinical Educator Clinical Excellence

JOB SUMMARY

Identifies training and education needs for assigned departments; coordinates and conducts programs and evaluates and monitors the effectiveness of training efforts. Integrates simulation in nursing and clinical orientation. Participates in training assigned for medical-surgical, support staff, and specialty nursing specific areas on a weekly and/or monthly basis.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited School of Nursing preferred.

Minimum Work Experience

Previous experience in hospital critical care setting of three years or greater preferred.

Required Licenses

[Mississippi, United States] Registered Nurses

Registration and current licensure in Mississippi. Current BLS; BLS, ACLS, NRP, ALSO, and/or CPI Instructor status preferred.

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPECTATIONS

Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization utilizing the Gold Standards of Customer Service with internal and external customers.

Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention.

Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care experience.

Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice.

Adheres to infection prevention guidelines and processes, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.

Participates in ongoing quality initiatives and training required.

Maintains compliance with organization’s guidelines, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards.

Complies with organizational and regulatory guidelines for handling confidential patient information.

Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and TJC standards and/or standards from other accrediting bodies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Prepares, organizes, directs, conducts, and supervises programs for team member orientation/training and ongoing inservice education as assigned.

Assesses, seeks, and implements training opportunities in the organization in medical-surgical, support staff, and specialty nursing areas.

Evaluates the effectiveness of programs using measurements, indicators, and participant and faculty feedback.

Participates in planning the curriculum content and course outline in conformance with program objectives and accreditation standards.

Lectures and gives classroom demonstrations on subjects and illustrates using media equipment, patient simulators, etc. Reserves rooms for training and troubleshoots media equipment as needed. Conducts training classes for the electronic medical record documentation of assigned areas. Maintains an average of 50 percent or more of total work hours conducting training in a classroom if applicable.

Observes and evaluates team member performance in actual situations, and assists, guides and instructs as necessary.

Prepares assignments and examinations to determine team member progress. Maintains all required team member records in the learning management system.

Functions as a student liaison with Schools of Nursing within the state and coordinates clinical experiences if assigned.

Complies with established nursing education guidelines, procedures, and regulations, as well as nursing service and hospital policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.

Files CE applications for continuing education credits as assigned.

Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.

Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings and workshops.

Attends meetings as required. Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

Participates in recruiting events, community service, and community education such as school career fairs as assigned. Assists other departments with duties within scope of practice as requested.

FUNCTIONAL DEMANDS

Prolonged periods of standing, walking, or sitting while on duty.

Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 50 pounds with or without assistance.

Transferring, repositioning patients.

Reaching, stooping, bending, kneeing, and crouching for patient care functions.

Visual and auditory acuity and manual dexterity essential to performing designated duties required.

Optimal auditory acuity required.

Manual dexterity involving the handling of equipment and instruments or needles is essential to performing assigned duties.

Ability to perform effectively in a stressful and fast-paced environment.

Ability to pass all required health and other screening tests.

Physical conditions are clean, neat and well lit. Maybe subjected to unpleasant sights and odors, stressful situations and hazardous or infectious agents where judgment as to precautions need to be taken is essential. Climate control and ambient temperature variances may be experienced. Exposure to limited amounts of hazardous chemicals or substances and infectious disease processes are a possibility. Hours of duty maybe irregular or unexpectedly extended due to emergency circumstances. Weekend and/or evening shift hours are required at times for ongoing training. Rounding is required to all PCS Nursing Departments.

Direct contact with blood or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply. Personal protective equipment is made available and must be worn.

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