RN Educator - Critical Care

Location
Lakewood, CO
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Closes
Dec 13, 2017
Specialty
Education, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply. In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we’re proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit http://www.stanthonyhosp.org/.

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 113989

Recruiter Contact: CharlieHoshall@Centura.Org

Clinic/Department: 8612 SAH NURSING EDUCATION

Hospital: ST ANTHONY MEDICAL CAMPUS

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Position Summary

The RN Educator is a registered professional nurse who demonstrates expertise in clinical nursing. Assumes accountability and responsibility for provision of professional development to positively influence the quality and cost effectiveness of patient care. Responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating a program of education. Programming includes initial and ongoing staff competency (including a standardized nursing orientation), as well as continued education as identified by needs assessments and regulatory requirement initiatives. Applies policies, procedures, standards, and regulations as appropriate to their populations. The scope of the education will be determined through collaborative practice with leadership, educators, and advanced practice nurses to enhance the quality and cost effectiveness of patient care; assumes the role of an educator, facilitator, consultant, researcher and change agent.

Minimum Education Requirements

Bachelor's in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited School of Nursing program

Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN), Education, or other related graduate field of study preferred

Minimum Experience Requirements

Five years of experience in nursing

Two years of staff development, academic teaching and /or project development coordination preferred

Requires advanced knowledge in nursing, evidence-based practice methods, and person-centered care concepts

Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty unit Knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Office products and e-learning platform

License/Certifications

Current Colorado RN license/ Current RN license from a participating state in National Licensure Compact

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association required

Additional certifications may be required (refer to facility addendum(s) Professional certification preferred

Demonstrates progress in obtaining staff development certification within one year of meeting eligibility requirements

Physical Requirements

Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.