Unit Based Nurse Educator (Part Time)
Company: Benefis Health System
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: February 10, 2019
Serves as a resource person to assigned unit employees. Plans and implements continuous education to employees. Maintains education records for staff. Coordinates orientation of new employees in the assigned unit. Participates in Organizational Development classes and programs. Conducts mock code and rapid response simulations on the unit. Maintains policies and procedures.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrates the ability to provide education to staff relating to policies, procedures and equipment.
Demonstrates clinical knowledge in nursing standards according to specific nursing area.
Coordinates education for unit in consultation with Organizational Development leader.
Assesses physiological, educational, psychological, sociocultural and spiritual needs of the infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care appropriate to infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/healthcare errors.
Teaches safety behaviors.
Obtains patient health information from the medical record, medical staff, nursing staff and patient/family.
Develops implements and evaluates staff education programs, presentations, materials.
Ability to develop instructional material.
Available as a resource to staff.
Participates in the annual planning/review of the unit and organization needs.
Consistently demonstrates clinical competence in nursing procedures and patient care based on established theory and standards.
Maintains adherence to unit specific standards, CMS standards, and State Board of Nursing.
Possesses an ongoing commitment to productivity by identification of new ideas to enhance efficiency of the organization.
Builds and establishes positive working relationships with staff.
Treats patients and families with respect and dignity.
Documentation meets current standards and policies.
Demonstrates the ability to be flexible and organized.
Collaborates with Organizational Development to orient new nurses/ CNAs/ EMTs/ Paramedics.
Collaborates with Organizational Development to plan unit education.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.
Demonstrates positive customer relation skills.
Possesses quality leadership skills.
Studies current trends, new technology/developments, and teaching methodologies through professional journals, professional societies, continuing education, etc.
Completes other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.
Current state Registered Nurse licensure.
Current BLS; other unit specific certifications may apply.
Minimum five years experience as a Nurse involved in direct care.
Certification in nursing specialty preferred
Community Information: Great Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water and snow skiing, rock and ice climbing, boating, whitewater kayaking, off-road motorsports, upland bird and waterfowl hunting, and big-game hunting.
Benefis Health System: This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you'll have the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of the state's most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 270 employed medical staff members representing more than 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and one of the "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare" five years in a row.
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