Clinical Nurse Educator – Operating Room

Legacy Health
Published
January 26, 2020
Location
Portland, OR
Job Type
 

Description

Clinical Nurse Educator - Operating Room

US-OR-Portland

Job ID: 20-11463
Type: Regular Full-Time
Good Samaritan Medical Ctr campus

Overview

As a nurse, you have the chance to lift spirits, touch lives and make a difference for patients and the community. As a nurse educator, you instill this enthusiasm in other nurses. Your ability to administer the care and compassion that every patient deserves and share that knowledge with others will be valued at Legacy. Through your efforts, you will help to fulfill the Legacy mission of making life better for others.

The Clinical Nurse Educator works in collaboration with unit leadership and Legacy Health Clinical Practice Support educational support structure to assess, plan, develop, implement, and evaluate clinical education, staff development activities and quality initiatives in the specialty unit or program area assigned. Activities include planning and coordinating unit-based educational activities, participation in design and implementation of the LH clinical processes; competency assessment and education of nursing staff; assessment of staff learning needs; and assisting with leading quality initiatives. Other activities will be defined by the unit leadership.

Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Northwest Portland is known for its specialty programs and clinical excellence. Legacy Good Samaritan features nationally renowned doctors in cancer care, kidney transplantations, neurology, ophthalmology, weight-loss surgery, robotic surgery, rehabilitation and more, plus Oregon's only 24-hour urgent care that's located alongside an emergency room, with access to emergency care if needed.

Responsibilities

The Clinical Nurse Educator works in collaboration with unit leadership and Legacy Health Clinical Practice Support educational support structure to assess, plan, develop, implement, and evaluate clinical education, staff development activities and quality initiatives in the specialty unit or program area assigned. Activities include planning and coordinating unit-based educational activities, participation in design and implementation of the LH clinical processes; competency assessment and education of nursing staff; assessment of staff learning needs; and assisting with leading quality initiatives. Other activities will be defined by the unit leadership.

Qualifications

Education:
BSN required. The BSN requirement may be met for current Legacy employees who demonstrate that they are actively enrolled in an accredited program and are making meaningful progress toward completion of a BSN. Demonstrated evidence of course completion will be required at the end of each term, and will be tracked by the individual's manager.

Experience:
Two years of relevant clinical experience at proficient to expert level of practice required. Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning principles as evidenced by the ability to facilitate learning for patients/families, nursing staff or other members of the healthcare team.

  • This Clinical Nurse Educator will be responsible for coordinating and building appropriate training for current staff to ensure staff competency.
  • Responsible for onboarding and supporting learning opportunities for new hires including new grad RN's and experienced RN's, Surg Techs and other roles.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members including participaton on system committees and workgroups.
  • Contributes to the development of system-wide and hospitaly policy and protocol development.
  • Legacy Good Samaritan has 16 Operating Rooms with a variety of surgeries.
  • This position will report to the OR Manager.

Knowledge/Skills:
Highly effective teaching and communication skills.
Understands and applies adult learning principles.
Strong meeting facilitation and group process skills.
Ability to work effectively in teams, and independently.
Knowledge of Lean and quality improvement principles; ability to apply Lean and quality improvement process.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with staff and leadership to implement change.

LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
PI117475114

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