Education Coordinator (RN), Inpatient - BMT Unit

 
Position: Education Coordinator (RN), Inpatient - BMT Unit

Job ID: 145493

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCCC Clinical Administration

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Education Coordinator, Inpatient (BMT Unit) - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll provide education and administrative support for unit operations under the supervision of the Assistant Director (AD) and ensure effective and efficient implementation of the six key educational processes at the unit level. You will assist in the implementation of designated centralized components of the key educational processes. The six key educational processes are: 1) orientation, 2) annual competence assessment, 3) preceptor orientation and development, 4) required training, 5) ongoing development, 6) student affiliations, and 7) performance improvement.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, evaluates, and documents patient care

 

 

  • Ensures the design, implementation, and evaluation of a cost effective unit-based orientation process that focuses on knowledge, skills, and relationships

 

 

  • Develops, implements, and sustains a process for the orientation, professional development, and support of preceptors, as measured by feedback from preceptors, orientees and Leadership team

 

 

  • Uses organizational policies and procedures, unit-specific performance improvement data and accrediting and regulatory standards to determine performance gaps, as measured by Leadership team feedback

 

 

  • Coordinates/Conducts required training to close performance gaps in knowledge and skills

 

 

  • Implements a needs-based plan for advancing competence of staff on all shifts that results in improved performance

 

 

  • Assists the Leadership team in establishing PI processes as measured by Leadership team feedback

 

 

  • Adjusts and updates staff schedules as necessary to support the orientation needs of a new employee, as measured by feedback from staff and supervisor

 

 



Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing and a current RN Texas license

 

 

  • Minimum of two (2) years clinical nursing experience including a minimum of one (1) year preceptor or educator experience

 

 

  • Broad knowledge of nursing functions

 

 

  • Specific knowledge of patient care activities on assigned unit(s)

 

 

  • Knowledge of the seven (7) key educational processes

 

 

  • Ability to perform skills outlined on the staff nurse orientation pathway for assigned unit(s) and skills outlined on the decentralized educator orientation pathway

 

 



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