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RN - Clinical Educator - CHC

Company: JPS Health Network
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Who We AreJPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital -home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation - and more than 40 community-based clinics. All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performanceoutcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.Why JPS?We're more than a hospital. We're 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet. Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve. As community stewards, we abide by three rules:1. Own it.Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.2. Seek joy.Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.3. Don't be a jerk.Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect. Smiling, laughter, compassion - key components of our everyday experience at JPS.When working here, you're surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication. We look forward to meeting you!For more information, visit www.jpshealthnet.org.To view all job vacancies, visitwww.jobs.jpshealthnet.org/ or www.teamacclaim.org.Job Description:Description: The RN Clinical Educator-CHC provides division-wide clinical instruction and clinical staff education. This position manages new clinical hires through direct and indirect involvement with orientation, competency management, role transition, in-service and all continuing education to ensure learning has occurred. This role influences professional role competence, fosters professional growth and supports a climate for adult learning.Typical Duties:

  • Coordinates the initial unit-based orientation and training for newly hired employees, which may include, but is not limited to, initial unit-based, job specific competencies, CBLs, unit-specific testing and assisting with preceptors/mentors training and assignments.
    • Conducts annual needs assessment for areas of responsibility.
      • Plans, develops, presents and evaluates educational programs to meet identified needs with consideration for education level and cultural diversity.
        • Develops and presents specifically requested education programs for newly introduced policies, procedures, treatment, products and equipment.
          • Serves as an educational resource for staff on emerging clinical issues. Monitors current literature and appropriate regulatory agencies to determine needs and develop educational resources.
            • Assists with documenting and maintaining educational requirements for staff in areas of responsibility.
              • Develops and implements annual competencies and education days for nursing staff in assigned areas.
                • Assists nursing employees to gain knowledge about service excellence principles, Joint Commission, CMS, regulatory requirements and clinical documentation.
                  • Continues to acquire knowledge individually though participation in continuing nursing education activities and membership in professional nursing specialty organizations.
                    • Maintains positive and effective relationships with patients, family members, co-workers, and other Network and Contract employees.
                      • May serve as subject matter expert or to be trained as nurse planner or lead nurse planner for Texas Nurses Association (TNA) Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activities.
                        • Performs other job related duties as assigned.Qualifications:
                          • Required Education and Experience:
                          • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing.
                          • 4 plus years of nursing experience.Preferred Education and Experience:
                          • 2 plus years of nursing experience in an ambulatory setting.Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
                          • Current RN licensure by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners or proof of reciprocity of licensure between the State of Texas and another state.
                          • Current JPS recognized Basic Life Support CPR certification and must be maintained throughout employment.
                          • Completion of job specific orientation program within 90 days of hire.
                          • ANCC Certification in Nursing Professional Development, Ambulatory Care Nursing, or other applicable recognized nursing certification within 18 months of hire date.Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
                          • Masters of Science degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing.Location Address:1450 8th AvenueFort Worth, Texas, 76104United States

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