AA*Registered Nurse Clinical Educator Palm Coast at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/12/2021

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Job Description


Registered Nurse Clinical Educator AdventHealth Palm Coast

Location Address: 60 Memorial Medical Parkway Palm Coast, Florida 32164

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Palm Coast

  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • High quality of life with low cost of living on the shores of Palm Coast.
  • Great benefits

Work Hours/Shift:

  • FT Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Under the direction of the Education Department Manager, performs duties as designated in compliance with established FHMMC and AdventHealth mission, policies and procedures.  Consults with Education Department Manager, inpatient Managers and Directors as needed.
  • Develops and coordinates programs for healthcare staff within FHMMC and is responsible for coordinating a cost effective orientation program for nursing personnel.
  • Responsibilities include facilitating, coordinating, and evaluating education programs in designated area of specialty, including Continuing Education programs in areas such as Nursing, Radiology, Respiratory, and Lab.  Continuing Education Units are provided for these courses in adherence with the Board requirements for each stated discipline.
  • Develops, coordinates, and evaluates educational programs and learning experiences relative to but not limited to new equipment, medications, changes in policies and procedures, advances in clinical practice, corporate compliance, HIPAA, and any other pertinent topics.  Programs are publicized through the Education Department Newsletter, Education Calendar, E-Mail, Personal invitations, Net-Learning software, and signs in designated areas. 
  • Regularly works with Managers and Directors in multiple hospital areas to facilitate staff competency. Assistance is noted through providing AHA BLS training classes, ACLS Simulator, coordination of Annual Nursing Skills Fair, Review and Revision of Clinical Services policies and procedures, and competency assessment training.
  • Identifies and prioritizes learning needs of all levels of staff.  Needs are assessed using Annual Needs Assessment Surveys, PI studies, Organization vision, aggregated data, identified problems, regulatory agency requirements, and recommendations from Medical or Nursing staff.
  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following Annual Education Specialty Areas/Programs:
  • Nursing recruitment: Works with department Managers/Directors to evaluate staffing needs and pro-actively coordinate recruitment activities to obtain qualified employees.  Assist with record keeping and analysis of hiring activities in relation to Education Department functions.  Coordinates attendance as appropriate.  Collaborates with Administration, Management, and the Education Department to develop programs to enhance recruitment and retention.
  • Nursing Internships: Assists with coordinating clinically based lectures for each course offering a minimum of twice a year.  Provides advanced personal training utilizing the Education Simulation room, as needed.  Communicates with nursing directors, managers and nursing preceptors, as needed, to discuss orientee progress, problem solving strategies, and adjustment of the preceptor process, as needed. 
  • Risk Management/Performance Improvement: Coordinates education for staff regarding issues identified by Risk Management/Performance Improvement department by meeting regularly to maintain communication of ongoing hospital needs.   Researches and collaborates with ancillary and nursing departments in order to address any issues that may arise.
  • Preceptor and Charge Nurse Training: Provides personalized training in relation to current hospital issues.  Evaluates and prioritizes opportunities for all disciplines to be involved.
  • Net-Learning: Coordinates and assists with online program development as designated. Develops programs based on needs identified by Mangers/Directors. Revises designated CBLs annually and develops new topics as needed.
  • Unit Based In-services:  Identifies needs of unit and provides unit based education to staff as designated by Manager/Director.  Tacks attendance and compliance for the in-services.
  • Assists with development and coordination of annual house-wide education to meet regulatory requirements. Net-Learning software program development is required to meet this requirement.
  • Attends meetings as designated by Education Department Manager.
  • Exhibits ICARE values and loving care in all interpersonal contacts.  Establishes and maintains courteous, tactful and professional level of interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively with customers and populations served, including:
    • Patients
    • Guests
    • Co-Workers
    • The public
    • Medical staff
    • External business associates
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills; maintains required level of confidentiality; interacts effectively with employees at all levels.
  • Conforms to all AdventHealth and Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center policies and procedures including but not limited to:
    • Mission/Vision/Values and Philosophy
    • Customer Service Pledge
    • Corporate Compliance
    • Rules of Conduct as outlined in the “Guidelines for Employees” handbook
    • No Smoking
    • Dress Code
  • Establishes and maintains a history of regular attendance; makes appropriate use of PDO, and observes department call-in procedures for absence; establishes and maintains punctual work habits.  Exhibits timely arrival and departure and dependable time habits including meal and other breaks.
  • Attends/participates in mandatory facility-wide and department training/meetings as required including but not limited to: department Huddles, annual education, safety training, Town Halls, etc.  Is able to demonstrate and apply knowledge of fire, safety, security, disaster procedure regulations and National Patient Safety Goals as presented in orientation, outlined in safety manual, and as pertains to each work area.
  • Supports departmental and organizational Mission through:
    • Embracing and demonstrating a commitment to Sacred Work
    • Appropriate use of resources
    • Providing assistance to team members
    • Accepting work or schedule assignments
    • Participating in process and performance improvement as required
  • Required to respond to emergency situations (i.e., disasters, hurricanes, etc.) by reporting to department and staying until the crisis is over or position is covered by incoming personnel.  This is a mandatory requirement.  Refusal to respond may result in termination.

What You Will Need:

  • Current Florida Registered Nurse license required.
  • Current AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • ACLS certification depending upon area of specialty.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in area of clinical specialty.
  • BS degree preferred in Nursing with equivalent experience in that specialty considered.
  • Clinical Experience required in area of specialty.
  • Education or presentation experience of six months. 
  • Requirement to be trained as BLS Instructor or BLS Instructor Trainer depending on department needs

Job Summary:

Develops and coordinates programs for healthcare staff in compliance with the various State of Florida healthcare professional boards as well as the FHMMC and AdventHealth mission, policies and procedures.  Performs duties as assigned by Department Manager.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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