Dignity Health Nurse Educator in SAN FRANCISCO, California
St. Mary’s Medical Center has been caring for the health of San Franciscans since 1857 when it was founded by eight Sisters of Mercy from Ireland. It is an accredited, not-for-profit hospital, located across the street from Golden Gate Park. It is a full-service acute care facility with more than 575 physicians and 1,100 employees who provide high-quality and affordable health care services to the Bay Area community.
Home to advanced medical practices, such as the nation’s first digital cardiac catheterization laboratory, innovating orthopedic and spine surgery and comprehensive rehabilitation, and a state-of-the-art cancer center. St. Mary’s Medical Center is one of San Francisco’s leading hospitals, offering patients a full range of outpatient and inpatient services delivered with the human touch. Strategies and business development are centered on Oncology Services, Cardiac Services, and Orthopedics.
Under the direction of the Director of Education, the Nurse Educator will primarily serve as an Educator but may include being a Mentor, Preceptor, Resource, and Facilitator. These roles will include education and training in varying degrees and will include responsibility for provision of operational support for the department and organization. Education and training will include but are not limited to the following: Orientation, Continuing Education Units, In-services, Rounding, Process Training, Products Training, Customer Service, Compliance, Competencies, Auditing etc. The Nurse Educator will comply with Education and Training as recognized by the Board of Nursing, other governing boards and institutions, the organizations policies and procedures, Federal and State Guidelines, Educational department Philosophy etc. The Nurse Educator will primarily educate nursing employees but will include other hospital employees, including physicians and the community as deemed necessary. Included in the Nurse Educator's responsibilities are varied projects as allocated by the director, but not limited to as follows: coordination of clinical placements for Schools of Nursing, BLS training, symposiums, forums, assessments, research, data collection, educational assistance with other departments etc. An intricate part of the Nurse Educator's position includes accurate and efficient assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of programs and projects as directed by the Director. The Nurse Educator must consistently apply at every aspect of their job performance the Dignity Mission and Core Values that include Dignity, Collaboration, Justice, Stewardship, and Excellence.
Minimum of 3-5 years combined experience in healthcare industry
Bachelor's degree in healthcare related field or equivalent professional experience.
BSN Degree at minimum. Master's prepared in related field (Nursing or Education)and/or Clinical Nurse Specialist
BLS Certified with potential to be BLS Instructor.
ACLS Certification with potential to be ACLS Instructor preferred. The employee must have language, mathematical and reasoning skills/abilities. Language Skills Ability to read, analyze and interpret general research articles, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations, ability to write reports, professional correspondence, and policies and procedures, ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Current Registered Nurse license (RN) to practice nursing in the State of California.
BLS (CT CPRBLS) and CPR Instructor (CT BLSINST) certifications
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Job ID 2018-57000
Employment Type Part Time
Hours / Pay Period 64
Facility Saint Marys Medical Center
Location SAN FRANCISCO
Standard Hours varied