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Providence RN Clinical Educator - Critical Care, Neuro, Cardiovascular in Torrance, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Clinical Educator (RN) - Staff Development Education (Full time/Varible shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance in Torrance, CA.

We are seeking a Clinical Educator (RN) who will serve as a consultant and facilitator in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of educational activities within Patient Care Services in Simulation to support the Mission Statement and Core Values of Little Company South Bay Service Area.

In this position you will:

  • Collaborate with clinical managers and medical staff in areas of specialization to assess staff learning needs

  • Plan and implement educational activities to enhance clinical development and proficiency of clinical staff

  • Develop and utilizes evaluative processes to determine effectiveness of educational activities

  • Evaluate study and research findings for application to simulation activities

  • In collaboration with clinical educators, clinical nurse specialists, and physicians develops simulation clinical case scenarios

  • In collaboration with New Grad Coordinator, develops, runs and debriefs Project Smartie scenarios

  • Act as a resource to faculty in running simulation scenarios and facilitate the education and learning process

  • Establish methods and standards for ongoing restocking of simulation lab equipment and supplies

  • Participate and lead tours of the simulation labs

  • Run and facilitate scenarios

  • Ensure proper set-up of props/moulage

  • Assist in the debriefing process of scenarios

  • Work closely with contracted partners to ensure contract and simulation needs are met

  • Encourage multidisciplinary utilization of simulation lab

  • Work closely with Simulation lab technician in all aspects of role

  • Participate in standing committees, task forces, meetings and activities to assist in staff development resulting in improved patient care outcomes

  • Leadership/Supervision:

  • Serve as clinical expert and role model for clinical staff

  • Act as a change agent and demonstrates risk taking skills

  • Participate in the development and support of nursing orientation

  • Participate and teach faculty training (simulation and debriefing)

  • Documentation/Information Management:

  • Participate in the organization’s commitment to maintaining the confidentiality of patient information through maintenance of related policies and procedures

  • Adhere to the documentation system within Education and Staff Development Department of continuing education activities according to BRN and department guidelines

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Hospital Information System

  • Develop implementation plan for scenarios

  • Modify existing scenarios

  • Review scenarios with faculty and provide feedback

  • Support faculty in scenario implementation

  • Develop simulated medical record

  • Performance Improvement/Quality and Safety:

  • Actively participate in performance improvement activities and work to correct deficiencies identified

  • Actively support the facility with regards to continuous compliance with all regulatory and performance improvement standards including, but not limited to JCAHO, Department of Health Services, CMS Core Measures, IHI initiatives, etc.:

  • Maintain current knowledge regarding JCAHO standards for this position

  • Commit to and actively participates in ongoing compliance

  • Have knowledge of Tracer methodology

  • Provide the best care and service to every person, every time (PHS Quality Vision)

  • Provide care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable and patient/family centered (PHS Quality definition)

  • Use LCM performance improvement process for all performance improvement activities

  • Support, monitor, and trend key indicators. Consistently seek methods and strategies to improve educational activities related to key indicators

  • Provide feedback to the faculty regarding simulation experience, outcomes and debriefings

  • Apply evidence based practice to the simulated clinical experience

  • Collect and analyze data to determine the impact of simulation on the learning process

  • Budget Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing department resources prudently

  • Promote simulation utilization by community partners

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Current California Registered Nurse license

  • 1 year acute hospital experience in clinical specialty area

  • Experience in nurse-peer teaching and ability to communicate with all levels of staff

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree

  • Graduate preparation in adult education

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Clinical Education

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 259094

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