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Baystate Health Nurse Educator & Retention Coordinator, Baystate Wing in Palmer, Massachusetts

As the Nurse Educator and Retention Coordinator at Baystate Wing Hospital, your essential functions include;

  • The regional competition market and its increasing demand for nurses dictate that Baystate Health make retention a top priority. The role of the Nurse Education and Retention Coordinator is to advocate for nurses, share retention knowledge and best practices, and positively impact nurses' work environments. As well as, act as the primary educator for the Clinical Resource Departments.

  • Key responsibilities include provide support and any necessary intervention to new registered nurse hires during the first two years of their tenure. Use appreciative inquiry interview skills as basis for relationship with new employee and acts as nurse educator and liaison to nurse managers and nurse educators. Track and trend issues and successes over time. Provide routine performance data to managers and directors.

  • Conduct retention interviews with nurses, hold one-to-one retention discussions, chair the Healthy Workplace Committees and take an active role in Nurses Week planning and leading unit interventions. The ultimate goal in retention is the ability to impact an organization by keeping good people within the health system.

  • Offer career counseling and coaching that includes resources on obtaining certification and advancing formal education

What you will need?

  • Master's Degree Nursing

  • Will consider an applicant currently enrolled in a program

  • Current Massachusetts RN License

  • Minimum three to five years clinical nursing experience

  • CPR certification

Position located in Nursing Services at Baystate Wing Hospital, Palmer MA and Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center, Ware MA

Full time/40 Hour per Week

Education:

Diploma in Nursing: Nursing (Required), Master of Nursing: Nursing

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Registered Nurse - State of Massachusetts

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Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

About Baystate Health

Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated health care organizations, serving a population of nearly one million people throughout western New England. With roots dating back to the founding of Springfield City Hospital in 1873, Baystate Health has been providing high-quality and compassionate health care in western Massachusetts for more than 145 years. With more than 12,000 employees, a medical staff of nearly 3,100 physicians, and a net patient service revenue of more than $1.4 billion, the ever-growing health system includes five Massachusetts hospitals and the Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center in Ware:

  • Baystate Medical Center in Springfield

  • Baystate Children’s Hospital (located at Baystate Medical Center)

  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield

  • Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer

  • Baystate Noble Hospital in Westfield

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