Clinical Nurse Educator, RN, Transport Team, FT, Days (CNE, MSN, Pediatrics)

Location
Wilmington, DE, 19803
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 04, 2017
Closes
Nov 03, 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Nemours is seeking a Clinical Nurse Educator - Transport Team to join our team in Wilmington, DE.

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 280,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

As the birthplace of the Nemours health care system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, honors our legacy of delivering exceptional care to the children of the Delaware Valley and beyond. Ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and honored with the ANCC’s Magnet® Designation for excellence in nursing practice, we offer intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. We recently completed a multi-phase hospital expansion that includes new inpatient rooms, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. Additionally, Nemours duPont Pediatrics allows us to reach more children across the region through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.

Registered Nurse with responsibilities for assisting with the professional role development of members of the Nursing Department, as well as the implementation of unit programs, to improve the quality of care delivered. Serves as a role model as an educator, facilitator, change agent, consultant and leader to promote the professional growth of peers and colleagues.

Responsibilities
  1. Utilizes principles of adult learning to assess and analyze the educational needs of professional nurses, identify educational objectives, plan and implement educational activities, and conduct a comprehensive evaluation of educational activities.
  2. Presents and coordinates the trauma – transport competency-based orientation program, and revises curriculum based on program outcomes, learner needs and current nursing practice.
  3. Maintains professional practice knowledge base, including departmental and organizational policies, standards of care, and procedures.
  4. Participates in and uses evidence-based research to identify strategies to improve professional development activities, nursing practice and patient outcomes.
  5. Designs nursing education curriculum and programs based on a variety of sources, such as quality outcomes, trends and changes in nursing practice.
  6. Provides consultation and resources to Nurse Managers, Nurse Leaders and staff of the patient care areas and collaborates to identify learning needs.
  7. Documents aspects of learning activities in compliance with departmental, organizational and external agency requirements.
  8. Utilizes skilled oral, written and electronic communication to communicate effectively and to foster collegial relationships both intra- and interdepartmentally.
  9. Models professional behaviors, including involvement in professional organizations, engagement in lifelong learning activities, dissemination of information through publications and presentations, and involvement in nursing research activities.
  10. Demonstrates clinical expertise through research, demonstration, observation and teaching of clinical skills.

Additional Responsibilites
  1. Presents programs that relate to clinical performance to all shifts of nursing staff.
  2. Maintains resources and equipment within the department and utilizes them to assess, support and advance clinical practice.
  3. Integrates ethical principles into the practice of nursing professional development.
  4. Demonstrates clinical and cultural competence in the care of patients of all ages: neonates, children, adolescents and adults.
  5. Obtains and/or maintains current BLS Instructor status.

Requirements
  1. Active Delaware (or compact state) Registered Nurse Licensure required.
  2. National certification in professional development and/or nursing specialty certification relevant to Transport Team.
  3. Current AHA Healthcare Provider (HCP) Certification required, plus AHA Instructor status preferred.
  4. Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course and Trauma Nursing Core Course Certification required within 6 months.
  5. Master's degree preferred or must be currently enrolled in a Master's program.
  6. 5 years of relevant transport and pediatric critical care nursing experience preferred.

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

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