Coordinates the fulfillment of site-orientation and specific needs by utilizing the nursing process and the principles of adult teaching and learning to assess, plan/design, implement, and evaluate clinical and patient education programs. Serves as a resource person by working cooperatively with the SD Institute as well as other internal and external sources under the general supervision of the Clinical Education Manager. Serves as patient education resource coordinator for the facility. Participates in community service as requested.
1. Coordinates the course development and instruction of site nursing orientation and patient/family education programs.
*1.1 Assists in developing program content, which meets regulatory
*1.2 Reviews and makes recommendations for hospital and nursing service
policies, procedures, and standards relevant to patient/family education.
*1.3 Coordinates the development of materials participants can use as a
resource during and after instruction.
*1.4 Coordinates instructor materials and the development of visual aids to supplement training materials and assist with instruction.
*1.5 Conducts quarterly nursing in-services on patient/family education topics.
*1.6 Maintains current site and patient/family educational materials.
1.7 Schedules space, time, and personnel for programs and classes.
*1.8 Provides education to staff to enhance quality of patient care through clinical and patient education programs, based on results of an annual needs assessments performed by the Coordinator of Clinical Education.
*1.9 Makes changes based on evaluation feedback.
*1.10 Presents courses independently and/or with co-trainers.
*1.11 Assists with marketing patient/family education to physicians and the community, as appropriate.
*1.12 Works with St. David's Healthcare Partnership personnel to ensure:
• the continuity and quality of clinical education
• that patient/family education is an interdisciplinary process.
*1.13 Meets regularly with Manager to review clinical education and patient/family education processes, goals, anticipated or encountered problems, etc.
2. Develops and maintains a current comprehensive written plan for implementing and evaluating the patient/family education process and works with the Clinical Education Manager to do the same for the clinical education process.
*2.1 Maintains and revises operational guidelines delineating goals, objectives and content of specific patient/family education and clinical education (i.e. Patient Education Resource Manual, Radiology Procedures Prep Book, Cardiac Education Manual, Site Orientation Instructor Manual; Site Orientation Planning Notebook; Site Orientation Employee Handouts).
*2.2 Maintains the "Green Book", JCAHO standards manual for Patient/Family Education.
*2.3 Assists in maintenance of a system for documenting all patient teaching to meet JCAHO standards.
*2.4 Acts as a resource to staff and other health professionals to facilitate their participation in the patient/family education process.
3. Maintains open lines of communication with staff and other health care team members.
*3.1 Conducts quarterly meetings of The Patient Education Committee.
*3.2 Participates in quarterly meetings of The Site Orientation Committee.
*3.3 Identifies and communicates potential problems to staff and other healthteam members.
4. Provides for quality management of programs.
*4.1 Works with the Quality Management Department to develop and update evaluation tools to monitor clinical education and patient/family teaching
5. Provides for own professional growth and development.
5.1 Attends mandatory programs and in-services.
5.2 Writes personal goals and evaluates annually.
6. *Demonstrate understanding of HCA's and "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.
7. Assist with other projects as assigned by the Clinical Education Manager.
Required: Bachelor's degree in an education or clinical field.
Preferred: Master's preferred in education or nursing.
Required: RN licensed by the TX Board of Nurse Examiners. CPR Certification
Preferred: CPR and ACLS Instructor certification.
Required: Three years nursing health care experience. Basic proficiency in computer applications.
Preferred: Three years experience in clinical course design, development, and instruction.
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