Education Coordinator - Outpatient- Ambulatory/Specialty Care (Travel required)

 
Position: Education Coordinator - Outpatient- Ambulatory/Specialty Care (Travel required)

Job ID: 155542

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC NURSING OPS LEADERSHIP

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 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Education Coordinator (Outpatient RN) - Ambulatory/Specialty Care - someone who works well in a fast-paced 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.
• Calculates monthly orientation hours.
• Ensures that appropriate communication has occurred regarding orientation schedules, as measured by feedback from orientees, preceptors, and leadership team.
• Acts as a role model in building supportive and collaborative work relationships with new employees, as measured by feedback from staff, orientee, 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.
• Reviews and discusses with orientee and manager the orientee’s progress at least weekly, 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.
• 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.
• Establishes a process to track and reports compliance and/or attendance for unit\area-specific required training to unit based leadership team by pre-established deadlines, as measured by Leadership team feedback.
• Coordinates the assignment of orientees to preceptors, serves as a resource for preceptors, and provides coaching and support to preceptors who are dealing with difficult orientee situations, as measured by preceptor and orientee feedback.



Qualifications:

  • BSN degree required
  • RN License from Texas Board of Nursing or Nursing Licensure Compact 
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) 
  • 2 years of clinical nursing experience
  • Previous leadership experience preferred
  • Pediatric outpatient experience highly preferred
  • Regular travel to Specialty Care facilities required


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