Registered Nurse (RN) Educator (Surgical Services) - Days
Company: Hospital Corporation of America
Location: Round Rock, Texas
Posted: May 18, 2017
Reference ID: 06240-53061
St. David's Round Rock Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare , one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. With 171 beds, the hospital's comprehensive services include advanced cardiac care at the Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David's Round Rock-the first specialized cardiac facility in Williamson County-with the only Hybrid Operating Room (OR) in the county; as well as emergency services in a 24-hour emergency department, including advanced trauma care with a Level II Trauma Center; St. David's Urgent Care Round Rock; and St. David's Emergency Center in Cedar Park. St. David's Round Rock Medical Center is also known for providing advanced orthopedic and robotic services, among other complex specialties. In 2016, the hospital received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades and also earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group .
The Clinical Nurse Educator participates as a member of the health care team in the orientation of new staff and identification, assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of educational needs for department specific staff members.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Required: Bachelor's degree in Nursing. A minimum of five years clinical experience in specialty area.
Preferred: Master's degree in Nursing.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Required: Licensed in the state of Texas as RN. AHA BLS at time of hire. AHA ACLS w/in 1 year of hire.
Preferred: Certification in nursing specialty.
Reports to: Director, Clinical Practice
Positions supervised: Clinical aspects of care delivered by RNs and LVNs.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Sets priorities and makes decisions of a complex nature. Interfaces directly with physicians, staff, patients and family members, as well as other health team members throughout the St. David's Healthcare Partnership. Maintains confidentiality of patient's medical record. Ensures availability of education programs to comply with JCAHO, hospital and department requirements. Must be self-directed and highly motivated. Must have expertise in interpersonal relations, leadership and problem solving. Must be able to utilize the principles of adult learning. Regular and predictable attendance is required. May be required to care for patients of all ages throughout the lifespan. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and Round Rock Medical Center.