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ER Clinical Educator Full Time Days
Tenet Health Central Coast is an integrated healthcare system consisting of two acute care hospitals and several affiliated entities, including primary and specialty care, outpatient imaging and laboratories across the Central Coast. We remain committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the communities we serve and becoming the system of choice for both residents and visitors to this region. Unifying our resources under the Tenet Health Central Coast brand gives us the opportunity to enhance care coordination and access to the specialized services we bring to the region. Our network of medical professionals serves many diverse communities throughout the Central Coast, enabling all that come through our doors access to quality, coordinated care and advanced specialty services at convenient locations.
Mission: To provide quality, compassionate care to the communities we serve.
Vision: To consistently deliver the right care, in the right place, at the right time and to be a premier organization to work, where patient care and saving lives remain our focus.
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Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
As the largest hospital in San Luis Obispo County, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center strives to produce optimal outcomes and exceptional patient experiences to the community it serves. With 162 beds, Sierra Vista puts advanced technology into the hands of experienced medical specialists to deliver quality healthcare. High-level services include neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, perinatology (high-risk pregnancy), neonatology (high-risk newborn care), pediatrics, cancer care, stroke, gastroenterology and trauma. Sierra Vista houses the largest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit between Santa Barbara and Salinas, the only dedicated pediatric unit in San Luis Obispo County and serves as the county’s designated trauma center. Additionally, Baby-Friendly USA designated Sierra Vista as an internationally recognized Baby-Friendly birth facility. Sierra Vista is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and has earned an “A” from the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade in every reporting period since it was created in 2012.
This position is part of the Clinical education team that supports the needs of the facilities throughout that market. Under the guidance of the Market Education Director, the Clinical Educator collaborates with facility/market nursing leadership and staff across departments to assess, plan, develop, implement, facilitate, evaluate and revise educational programming for all levels of nursing personnel and non-nursing personnel as indicated or requested. The educator acts as a key resource in the orientation and continuing education of nursing staff at Tenet Healthcare. The Nursing Educator implements a comprehensive education program for his/her assigned units while following and contributing to Tenet educational goals and vision. Educational programs typically include, but are not limited to orientation, continuing education and in-services. Other services may include, but are not limited to process, performance and service-delivery consultation and contributions to the organization through councils, committees and workgroups.
- Bachelors Degree in Nursing or Nursing Education or related specialty
- 3 years nursing experience in Perinatal Services preferred
- Current State Licenses & Certifications (ACLS, TNCC, PALS)
- Supports the educational needs for assigned units/clinics including classroom, clinical experiences and learning technologies.
- Implements Tenet comprehensive education programs to meet the orientation and ongoing competency needs and professional development needs of the nursing staff, with specific focus for his/her units/clinics, which supports the Tenet model of professional nursing practice.
- Ensures all program/ course revisions meet the Department of Nursing and regulatory expectations and standards. Adheres to national education practice standards and stays abreast of current research into nursing education practice. Programs are executed and revised based on adult learning principles, organizational and learning theory consistent with Tenet endorsed philosophy and direction.
- Provides consultation to enhance continuing education, professional development opportunities and mentorship opportunities.
- Delivers/coordinates other educational programs as directed (e.g., Grand Rounds, in-services, continuing education, job-specific and specialty curricula) to support competence and professional growth of Tenet nursing staff.
- Provides leadership to preceptors and serves as a role model through educational programs and ongoing coaching and mentoring.
- Serves as a facilitator to nurse residents and actively mentors and supports their growth in the profession and clinical practice.
- Participates in continuing education provider unit learning. Evaluates nursing education activities which qualify for continuing education credit. Participates in activities to keep abreast of the changes to market/facility policies/procedures of the provider unit, and the expectations of the educator role.
- Assists in development of clinical policies and procedures as requested.
- Provides guidance, resources and knowledge for professional growth of others.
- Mentors colleagues, other nurses, students and others as appropriate.
- Participates in quality performance improvement activities.
- Performs other duties as assigned/required.
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
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