Description: The Surgical Services Education Manager is an experienced professional nurse who through education, clinical direction, staff development, consultation, nursing research and management guidance works towards achieving the goals of surgical services and the organization. The Education Manager is responsible for the planning and coordination of orientation for all new personnel, nursing students, surgical tech students, and vendors to surgical services. The Education Manager evaluates staff’s progress during the first 6 months of employment and provides input thereafter. The Education Manager designs, reviews, and revises competency validation tools and puts those tools to use in assessing and validating staff competency. The Education Manager serves as a consultant for patient care issues and is jointly responsible with the Director and Clinical Manager for assuring that policies and procedures required by regulatory bodies and accrediting agencies are current and complete. Through research and quality assurance activities, the Education Manager identifies, creates and tests solutions and evaluates the effectiveness of clinical practices and programs.
Required: 1. Current California RN license 2. Basic computer competence 3. Current American Heart Association BLS Certification (maintain current at all times) 4. Current American Heart Association ACLS Certification (maintain current at all times) 5. Minimum of 5 years OR experience CNOR required.
Preferred: 1. National Certification desired 2. Teaching/staff development experience desired 3. BSN preferred.