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Clinical Education Specialist RN

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1197555
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

    Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.

    The Education Department provides state of the art, comprehensive, continuing education for all employees. To facilitate innovative, progressive, lifelong opportunities for all employees and the community we serve. The Education Department promotes a culture of continuous learning through the sharing of information to promote opportunities for personal and professional growth for all employees within the organization.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of education and practice programs for clinical staff that promote the provision of a superior patient experience for patients and their families. Coordinates and manages house wide educational programs and resources that support clinical educators and leaders at the unit/department level.


    Responsibilities

  • Manages key house-wide or multidepartmental programs to support education needs of clinical staff.
  • Develops, implements and evaluates continuing education programs, curriculums for orientation and ongoing professional development of clinical staff that meet and/or exceed national standards for continuing education requirements.
  • Collaborates with administration, patient care services, leadership, shared leadership councils, staff and key department and BJC system personnel to develop education plans and implementation patient care and regulatory requirements.
  • Analyzes developmental and educational needs and evaluates effectiveness of educational activities.
  • Designs educational programs that are cost-effective, meet the needs of adult learners, and are based upon sound educational principles.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN or RRT

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
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    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise
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    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Critical Care - 2 years or more
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer