Covenant Health

Education Coordinator-Nursing

ID
2520413
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
US-TN-Knoxville
Department Name
EDUCATION & TRAINING

Overview

EDUCATION COORDINATOR- NURSING

EDUCATION AND TRAINING - FLOAT POOL

FULL TIME (80 HOURS PER PAY PERIOD):  SHIFT HOURS; DAYS

 

Position Summary: Directs and performs orientation appropriate to all new patient care employees and re-orients and educates current employees to changes in policies and procedures and federal and state guidelines and regulations regarding care and documentation. Prepares, directs, schedules, and provides education and instruction on topics pertinent to health care, new procedures, and high-tech operations. Develops and revises printed forms for documentation to meet standards and improve time management. Prepares new policies and procedures along with revising existing policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare materials for inservice/education by research and development.
  • Educate and provide inservice to staff by direct teaching, providing written material and skills labs.
  • Responsible for orientation of new patient care employees and re-orientation of present employees.
  • Directly supervise patient care employees at least once yearly.
  • Provide one-on-one support for staff related to clinical and professional problems.
  • Maintain records of all employees regarding education/inservices by current file system.
  • Prepare and maintain resource files and materials needed to provide education for staff and patients.
  • Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
  • Attend meetings as required and participates on committees as directed. Attends and serves on professional/civic service organizations as hospital representative.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

 

Minimum Experience: At least five (5) years clinical experience. Preference will be given to those with Float Pool, or similar areas.

 

Licensure Requirement: Current Tennessee RN license

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