Cape Cod Hospital Clinical Educator Med Surg, Wound Care in Hyannis, Massachusetts

Clinical Educator Med Surg, Wound Care

Department:

HR Development

Schedule:

Per-diem

Shift:

Day Shift

Hours:

8a-5p rot days, occ w/e, occ hol

Job Details:

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod. With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees, and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare operates two-acute care hospitals, the Cape's leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape's only local laboratory service (CCHC Laboratory Services) and numerous health programs. We are currently seeking a dedicated Educator to join our team at Cape Cod Hospital. PURPOSE OF POSITION: To promote, develop, implement, and evaluate learning & developmental activities for new and existing clinical staff PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assess, plan, develop, implement, evaluate and revise education programs to meet the needs of clinical staff or to comply with federal, state, regulatory or organizational policy Serves as a planner for continuing education programs for nurses and other disciplines when indicated according to established guidelines Provides guidance and direct assistance to nursing staff in the management of patients with fecal and urinary diversions, draining wounds, fistulas, incontinence, actual or potential for breakdown Chairs monthly skin committee meetings to promote interdisciplinary approach to wound management Participates in continuing education activities as a subject matter expert Demonstrates professional leadership in nursing practice, concepts, principles and interventions Conducts and manages multiple educational programs for varied audiences while adhering to a high standard of customer service Collaborates with management to ensure ongoing educational needs are met Develops strategies and processes to support education systems Provides clinical instruction to staff for competency development Provides orientation to new clinical and transition staff Evaluates staff performance as well as assist in the development of remedial employees as requested by management Participates in quality patient care indicators Adheres to all patient safety and blood & body fluid precautions Maintains and updates department specific competencies Provides guidance and recommendations on curricula and learning systems where indicated Exemplifies a high standard of customer service Participates as well as plans activities that further professional growth for self and other clinical staff Responsible for maintaining an advanced understanding of departmental and healthcare system programs as well as upkeep of programs Demonstrates proficiency in Computerized Nursing Informatics Engages in projects and other functions upon request. Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects Cape Cod Healthcare's commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: · Current RN license to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts · BSN required. MSN preferred. · CWOCN certification required · Three years recent acute healthcare nursing experience · Experience in assigned clinical area required · Experience and proficiency using electronic medical record · Clinical Education experience preferred · Maintain BLS certification · Maintain certifications appropriate to assigned clinical areas Medical Surgical Care/Wound Care Position: 3 years recent Medical/Surgical experience required ACLS preferred Basic Arrhythmia Challenge Exam Medical-Surgical Certification preferred Oncology Certification preferred Peritoneal Dialysis experience preferred

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