Clinical Nurse Educator - Home Health

  • Evergreen Healthcare
  • 11800 NE 128th Street Suite 200 Kirkland Washington 98034 United States
  • Posted: Apr 18, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

EvergreenHealth is looking for a full-time Clinical Nurse Educator for Home Health on our Kirkland, WA campus.

EvergreenHealth is the largest, most innovative stand-alone Home Health provider in King and Snohomish counties. With our low staff turnover and continued growth we are in need of an educator. If you are looking for rewarding career and have the gift of teaching, EvergreenHealth Home Health is the place for you.  

EvergreenHealth is an integrated two-hospital healthcare system offering a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region. Formed in 1972 as a public hospital district, we now serve nearly 850,000 residents of our service area in north King and south Snohomish counties, with medical facilities located throughout the area for easy access.

EvergreenHealth has been recognized with many honors and awards, including recognition by Healthgrades as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals (2018).

Job Summary:
Assumes responsibility for staff orientation, competency assessment, and professional development of the organization's clinical staff on the assigned unit/department. Provides efficient and effective educational services and resources which enable staff to meet patients and other customers' needs for high value, high quality, cost sensitive patient- and family-centered care within the framework of service excellence and evidence-based best practices. Fosters teamwork within and across units/departments. Plans, develops, and facilitates opportunities for staff to continuously refine and advance their competencies in patient care, teaching, critical thinking and judgment.

Primary Duties:
•Provides orientation to new clinical employees.
•Works closely with clinical managers and Director to develop educational plan for employees.
•Facilitates department compliance with all Employee Health and Infection Control programs.
•Facilitates Oasis education for clinical staff to ensure that clinicians have adequate Oasis.
•Training to optimally manage outcomes for their patients.
•Facilitates educational requirements for Home Health Aides.
•Researches, develops, implements, promotes, delivers, facilitates, documents, and evaluates education programs using evidence-based approaches and frameworks that support the organization’s and assigned unit/department’s goals, objectives, and regulatory standards and also meet the ongoing educational needs of staff on that assigned unit/department.
•Functions as educational resource for EHCS staff.
•Plans and implements department-specific orientation programs.
•Provides ongoing staff development, continuing education, skills and competency assessments.
•Supports quality assessment and improvement initiatives and processes.
•Fosters teamwork within and across units/departments.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED for the position:
•Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
•Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
•3 years of recent professional RN experience
•Current Healthcare BLS Provider certification by date of hire
•Demonstrated ability to teach McKesson to new staff.
•Ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate education programs.
•Must be able to demonstrate competency in leadership skills, in learning/ facilitation, and interpersonal communication skills.
•Must demonstrate knowledge/skills in needs assessment, curriculum and materials development, implementation, and evaluation of education programs
•Must be a dynamic, motivated and creative self-starter, who continuously keeps abreast of current trends in staff development and with own professional growth.

DESIRED for the position:
•Master’s in Nursing, MSN
•3 years of recent professional RN home care experience (hospice or home health)
•Prior experience with Learning Management System (LMS) and creating web-based training.
•One year in a leadership or teaching role or equivalent.