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EDUCATOR UNIT BASED III

Job ID
15016083
Category
Education
Department
Pediatric ICU
Location
Albuquerque, NM
Date posted
02/11/2020
Position Summary:

Prior PICU RN experience, greater than 2 years, is preferred.


Function as unit educator, master teacher, master preceptor and facilitates evidenced-based research into specialized areas of nursing. Utilize the expertise of a practitioner to incorporate nursing processes into the plan of care for a specialized group of patients. Perform as a staff nurse and unit educator on a 50/50 basis. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.Accountability:
  • LEAD - Provide educational leadership to enhance specialized patient care within clinical protocols

  • INITIATE - Initiate unit-based strategies for developing clinical skills through the master clinician, master preceptor model

  • PERFORM - Perform as a staff nurse and unit educator on a 50/50 time basis

  • PLAN - Develop patient plans of care incorporating evidenced-based research and national standards

  • CONSULTS - Consult with and serve as a clinical resource for the multidisciplinary team to ensure quality patient care

  • EDUCATE - Educate appropriate staff in the use of new equipment, supplies, and instruments for their service; coordinates in-service training/workshops for appropriate staff

  • ASSIST - Assist patient and caregivers with educational needs, problem solving, and health management aspects across the continuum of care

  • COLLABORATE - Collaborate with the Clinical Educator as well as the Clinical Nurse Specialist, Specialty RN, or Unit Director to plan and implement pertinent curricula

  • MONITOR - Monitor trends and implement educational strategies to ensure quality standards and parameters are achieved

  • PATIENT CARE - Deliver safe direct care to an assigned group of patients, providing specialized patient care within nursing protocols and assisting the admission, transfer and discharge process performing all RN nursing duties

  • PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols

  • PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes

  • PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk

  • PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner

  • PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

  • DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops

  • Certification Requirements:
  • RN MATRIX - Complete and maintain unit/clinic based required certifications and competencies as listed in the department expectations/and or the unit/clinic education matrix

  • Education Requirements:
  • BSN or enrolled in a BSN Program & w/i six mons of graduation

  • Experience Requirements:
  • 3 years directly related experience

  • Licensure/Certification Requirements:
  • Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in State of New Mexico or as allowed by reciprocal agreement by State of New Mexico

  • CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position

  • Instructor in Unit-Required Certifications or obtained within one year of position (BLS, ILS, NRP, PALS, ACLS, TNCC, etc)

  • CAP III - Clinical Advancement Program Level III requirements satisfied

  • Education Requirements - Preferred:
  • Master's Degree of Science in Nursing

  • Experience Requirements - Preferred:
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo

  • Physical Demands Requirements:
  • Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects or people. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.

  • Testing Requirements:
  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually

  • Working Conditions Requirements:
  • Sig Hazard: Chemicals, bio hazardous materials requiring extensive safety precautions and may require protective equipment

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