Education Coordinator (RN), Inpatient - Perioperative Services - West Campus (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Education Coordinator (RN), Inpatient - Perioperative Services - West Campus (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 143216

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC PERIOPERATIVE BUSINESS OPS

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   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 an Inpatient Education Coordinator – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you will provide education and administrative support for unit operations under the supervision of Manager or above and ensure effective and efficient implementation of the various key educational processes at the unit level. Also, assists in the implementation of designated centralized components of the key educational processes.

 

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Responsibilities :

 

  • Designs, implements and evaluates on an annual basis, a cost-effective unit-based orientation pathway for each job as measured by feedback from leadership team
  • Individualizes the unit-based orientation pathways to meet the specific learning needs of staff, as measured by feedback from orientees, preceptors, and leadership team 
  • Creates and maintains orientation schedules and accurately inputs preceptor and orientee schedules 
  • Ensures that appropriate communication has occurred regarding orientation schedules, as measured by feedback from orientees, preceptors, and leadership team 
  • Teaches, facilitates, or develops staff designees to participate in 32-36 hours of centralized courses/centralized planning activity annually, as measured by Nursing Professional Development reports
  • Develops and/or implements required unit-specific training that assists in closure of performance gaps, as measured by leadership team feedback 
  • Evaluates, documents, and reports training outcomes 
  • Obtains feedback from unit leadership and staff regarding development needs for each job/role, as measured by feedback from staff and leadership team 
  • Identifies unit-specific priority development needs and designs and markets a plan to address unit-specific development needs of staff on all shifts, as measured by feedback from staff and Leadership team 
  • Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family’s bio-physical, psychosocial, development (age appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs with input from patient/family and analyzes assessment data to identify patient needs and to anticipate potential problems

 

 



Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree 
  • RN Licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas 
  • Two (2) years of clinical nursing experience 
  • One (1) year of preceptor or educator experience 
  • Broad knowledge of nursing functions, specific knowledge of patient care activities on assigned unit(s) and knowledge of the 6 key educational processes 
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, and Outlook) is a plus 
  • 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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