Atlantic Health System is seeking a Part Time Nurse Educator to work Nights at Chilton Medical Center.
Essential Job Functions:
Professional Development/Orientation: Coordinates, facilitates and evaluates orientation of new employees with orientee, preceptor, manager and/or director. Actively participates in nursing competency skills days. Develops competency-based tools as needed to support changes is policy, procedure or new equipment. Provides guidance to staff on orientation/educational needs. Works collaboratively with managers and staff in planning/implementing innovative programs. Consults on projects as requested. Adheres to ANCC/NJSNA guidelines for continuing nursing education programs involving contact hours. Plans programs based upon objectives, program evaluations and needs assessments. Evaluates programs and presentations effectiveness using relevant methods. Acts as a resource to nurses completing RN PACT requirements. Supports and encourages professional development of staff.
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: Initiates/assists staff with health promotion and disease prevention services. Identifies educational needs of patient and families concerning alterations in health, the disease process, hospital plan of care and discharge plan. Communicates needs to unit manager for plan and implementation.
Quality: Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide age appropriate indirect care to patients. Guides and supports staff to provide age appropriate direct care to patients and families. Advocates for patients, family members and nursing personnel. Supports policy and services that advocate for patient rights and optimal environments of healthcare incorporating the fundamentals of Jean Watson’s caring science. Evaluates quality improvement data and formulates evidence-based recommendations to improve care and nursing practice.
Collaboration/Communication: Participates in Shared Governance Councils, committees and task forces. Utilizes shared governance forum to provide support for enhancing education, practice and quality improvement. Acts as a resource to hospital committees by providing input regarding identified problem and practice issues, as well as developmental and problem-solving strategies. Supports preparation for Joint Commission, DOH and other regulatory agency visits. Supports implementation of policies, guidelines and recommendations of regulatory bodies. Communicates effectively with all members of health care team. Attends department meetings and updatescolleagues on relevant issues.
Research: Critically evaluates existing practice based on current research findings and integrates changes into practice. Collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary team in conducting research relevant to practice. Assesses and identifies relevant researchable clinical nursing problems with staff. Utilizes the research processto improve patient care outcomes and enhance the environment of care.
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.
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