Clinical Educator RN General Surgery
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Bloomington, IL 61701
The Clinical Educator is responsible for coordinating, developing, implementing, teaching, and evaluating educational programs in the hospital departments at OSF Medical Centers. Assist department managers in the development of orientation and competency educational tools. Assist in the maintaining of staff development records. Assist in the development of patient educational materials and documentation forms. The clinical educator develops and individualize orientation for assigned department’s new hires. Meets with new hires and preceptors to guide the orientation process. The clinical educator works in direct patient care as needed by the department and serves as a preceptor for new hires during orientation to validate competency and evaluate progress of the orientation.
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing
3 years of hospital nursing experience
Experience providing education in nursing and/or other areas of health care
Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS and ACLS
Master’s degree in either Nursing or Education within 5 years of hire.
Professional nursing certification specific to the approval list by OSF Nursing Practice Council within 2 years of hire.
Current instructor status in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support or obtain within 90 days of hire date.
Through comprehension of the nursing process and education process to assess/analyze needs, coordinate/plan, implement, and evaluate educational programs based on adult learning principles.
Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Computer experience (word processing and data analysis)
Understanding of the principles of performance improvement, case management, discharge planning, utilization review, and medical records
Understands the basics workings of Joint Commission, DRG’s, and Medicare, Medicaid, and managed care reimbursement. Has a proven record of teamwork
Ability to work independently
Able to present material in front of groups numbering up to 40
Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.
Affirmative Action. Contractor and Subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.01, 60-300.5(a), 60-741.5(a), and 61-300.10. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based upon their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.