Providence Health & Services Nurse Educator / Coordinator in Seward, Alaska
POSITION SUMMARY: Nurse Educator / Coordinator
for hospital unit based education program planning, development and
implementation. This includes, but is not limited to: validating required
educational needs and competencies for staff; developing training programs and
processes; oversight of preceptorship program; ensuring staff education records
are maintained; and, keeping leadership team informed of staff education needs.
May work in conjunction with Providence Seward Mountain Haven Nurse Educator on
projects, orientation, and education of staff. Able to teach, or arrange courses
that are required for competency (i.e. ACLS, PALS, etc.). Flexibility in
scheduling is required for meeting the educational needs of staff on all shifts.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS : (Responsibilities, Accountabilities, and Competencies; May
not include all duties of this job)
A. JOB DUTIES: (Any equivalent Combination of Knowledge,
Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience) Reference: NNSDO and ANA Scope
& Standards of Practice: Nursing Professional Development; 2010.
Hospital Based Work:
and operationalizes effective methods of educating patient care staff so they
possess the knowledge, skills, and attitudes requisite for safe, competent and
effective patient care practice.
competency based orientation programs for new hires/transfers, may work with
Providence Alaska Learning Institute’s (PALI) to facilitate goals.
with other key stakeholders when developing, updating, and maintaining policies
and procedures basing them on most current evidence.
and coaches peers, preceptors and staff.
as a preceptor
the adult learning process and actively involves the learner in all educational
bedside staff to plan, develop, and present material
program or educational plan as needed for future endeavors
and maintains a level of competency appropriate to one’s practice environment
or area of expertise
in and incorporates research and/or evidence-based practice as an advisor,
investigator, collaborator, translator, integrator, or evaluator.
as a resource to individuals, groups, and organizations
supportive educational resources and opportunities
effective communication skills
leadership on a professional level, maintaining appropriate competencies and
involvement in activities at community, state and national levels
ethical principles in all aspects of practice
lifelong learning in collaboration with academic institutions, healthcare
organizations, and professional nursing organizations.
lifelong learning by advising/mentoring nurses as they execute a professional
in appropriate hospital and unit based councils.
Unit Based Work:
education needs of staff upon hire, or transfer to facility, and on an annual
basis. In collaboration with staff members, develops individualized education
plans for staff.
for complete, accurate and up-to-date education records for unit staff. Keeps leadership team informed of staff
in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the unit based
related duties as required.
B. IDENTIFIED COMPETENCIES
be cognizant of both the educational process and the administrative process, as
they exist in a service setting.
initial and annual competency plan for assigned job and department.
C. CORE VALUES
Demonstrates qualities that support the Core Values
of Providence Health and Services.
ESSENTIAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS: (Any equivalent
Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience)
1. Education : Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred.
2. Experience : A minimum of 3 years experience in a clinical
3. Licensure/Certification :
as a registered nurse in the state of Alaska.
mandatory and required certifications.
4. OtherQualifications: Possess teaching
ability. Possess excellent communication
and organization skills. Demonstrate the ability to accept and implement
change. Show evidence of continuing
professional growth; membership in professional nursing organization (in the
area of specialty) is required.
5. Attendance : Regular attendance,
per hospital policy, is a requirement of this position.
6. English Language : Must be able to read,
write, and speak English.
About Mountain Haven
Providence Mountain Haven is the first Green House® home in Alaska, which is includes 4-lodges, each with 10-Elders. Teams are self-managed, have consistent staffing, and have strong patient to caregiver ratio. Caregivers typically have 5:1 patient ratio and work 12-hour shifts. Nestled against Iron Mountain, in Seward, AK, it is a great home for Elders to live out their later years! http://alaska.providence.org/locations/psmh/Pages/default.aspx
About Providence Seward Medical Center
Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care.
Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Employee Health Nursing
Req ID: 204044