To collaborate with department managers and/or unit educators in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the orientation and continuing education of nursing staff. Assess trends in patient care, health care, delivery systems, nursing education and nursing practice to determine their impact on the goals of the Nursing department. Assess individual learning needs of nursing personnel consistent with job descriptions. Implement planned educational experience utilizing self or other content specialist and document cost of implementation. Provide on-going evaluation of educational programs and appropriately alter and/or modify program content as needed. Promote high standards of nursing care through role modeling and educational programs that are consistent with nursing policy and procedures and incorporate ANA standards.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Job Duties
"The essential job functions as stated are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. The stated job functions are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified."
Plans and develops clinical competencies, utilizing reliable and valid methods to validate competency and learning.
Develops implements and evaluates education to meet regulatory requirements.
Coordinates mandatory and department specific education.
Monitors resource consumption and redesigns educational processes to maximize resource utilization.
Evaluates process, outcome and impact of educational activities and revises as necessary
Evaluates clinical practice outcomes and safety issues for staff and patient population
Leads or facilitates special projects to enhance professional nursing practice
Maintains and uses knowledge of best practice in education/staff development and change as well as in area of specialty.
Serve as a consultant to managers and/or unit educators to facilitate problem solving related to staff education.
Actively participates in decision making, creating change and developing knowledge in the nursing department and professional levels.
Actively monitor/review quality data to ensure standards of care are met related to the cardiac patient.
Collaborate with service line leaders to ensure program success.
JOB SUMMARY CHEST PAIN COORDINATOR
The Clinical Educator will serve as the facility Chest Pain Coordinator and will share responsibility for coordinating program development in conjunction with cardiac service line leaders to ensure objectives, outcomes and goals are achieved. This role will report to the Critical Care Director.
The Chest Pain Coordinator is responsible for assuring evidenced based standards of care for cardiac patients are met as required by the Joint Commission, and other regulatory agencies.
The Chest Pain Coordinator is also responsible for program development, planning, organizing, implementation, assessment, patient flow and performance improvement of the service line.
The Chest Pain coordinator is responsible for hospital service utilization, staff education and training in partnership with service line leaders.
He/She will monitor the quality performance of the cardiac program staff and physicians.
He/She will function as a role model in the use of nursing process and develops, introduces and evaluates new approaches to cardiac evidenced based standards of care.
This is typically a day shift positions, due to the nature of the position and staff educational needs.
Adheres to the Customer Service Standards of Texas Regional Medical Center while representing the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department and complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Utilizes computerized punch time system correctly.
Completes annual education requirements and maintains regulatory requirements.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean and wears identification while on duty.
Basic computer skills, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Basic knowledge of audio visual equipment
Must be proficient in computer skills, EMR implemented devices and equipment in patient care areas.
Understanding of principles of adult learning.
Must possess excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, excellent verbal and writing abilities.
Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Knowledge of regulatory/accreditation agency standards.
Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
Current Registered Nurse license within the state of practice.
BSN required and Masters preferred. With three (3) to five (5) years of varied acute care nursing experience. Current BLS, ACLS certification.
Cardiac nursing experience is desired.
Certified CPR. PALS, ACLS instructor or becomes certified within one year.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Additional languages preferred.
For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.
Job: Educators/Specialists/Advanced Practice
Primary Location: Sunnyvale, Texas
Facility: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Sunnyvale
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105013185
About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Sunnyvale
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.