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Clinical Educator Pediatric ICU Days FT

Company: DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
Location: Detroit
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Children's Hospital of Michigan is an international leader in pediatric and adolescent medicine. Surgical services include general, thoracic, reconstructive and cardiovascular. Imaging technology designed specifically for children provides advanced diagnostic services including Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and MRI. The Children's Hospital of Michigan Emergency Department is a verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and dedicated pediatric burn center. Experts in pediatric critical care, rehabilitation, and neonatal and perinatal medicine provide care for thousands of children every year at Children's Hospital of Michigan, Children's Hospital of Michigan - Troy and six ambulatory sites.

Summary Description

Tenet Healthcare is a leading healthcare services company with a vast network of providers that we leverage to improve service delivery and patient outcomes. Our mission is to provide quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve. To this end, we seek and develop talent that will reflect this commitment to our mission and values.

Under the guidance of the Market Education Director, the Nursing Educator collaborates with facility/market nursing leadership and staff across departments to assess, plan, develop, implement, facilitate, evaluate and revise educational programming for all levels of nursing personnel and non-nursing personnel as indicated or requested. The educator acts as a key resource in the orientation and continuing education of nursing staff at Tenet Healthcare. The Nursing Educator implements a comprehensive education program for his/her assigned units while following and contributing to Tenet educational goals and vision. Educational programs typically include, but are not limited to orientation, continuing education and in-services. Other services may include, but are not limited to process, performance and service-delivery consultation and contributions to the organization through councils, committees and workgroups.


Clinical Education

--- Supports the educational needs for assigned units/clinics including classroom, clinical experiences and learning technologies.

--- Implements Tenet comprehensive education programs to meet the orientation and ongoing competency needs and professional development needs of the nursing staff, with specific focus for his/her units/clinics, which supports the Tenet model of professional nursing practice.

--- Ensures all program/ course revisions meet the Department of Nursing and regulatory expectations and standards. Adheres to national education practice standards and stays abreast of current research into nursing education practice. Programs are executed and revised based on adult learning principles, organizational and learning theory consistent with Tenet endorsed philosophy and direction.

--- Provides consultation to enhance continuing education, professional development opportunities and mentorship opportunities.

--- Delivers/coordinates other educational programs as directed (e.g., Grand Rounds, in-services, continuing education, job-specific and specialty curricula) to support competence and professional growth of Tenet nursing staff.

--- Provides leadership to preceptors and serves as a role model through educational programs and ongoing coaching and mentoring.

--- Serves as a facilitator to nurse residents and actively mentors and supports their growth in the profession and clinical practice.

--- Participates in continuing education provider unit learning. Evaluates nursing education activities which qualify for continuing education credit. Participates in activities to keep abreast of the changes to market/facility policies/procedures of the provider unit, and the expectations of the educator role.

--- Assists in development of clinical policies and procedures as requested.

--- Provides guidance, resources and knowledge for professional growth of others.

--- Mentors colleagues, other nurses, students and others as appropriate.

--- Participates in quality performance improvement activities.

--- Performs other duties as assigned/required.

Pediatric Services

--- Covers Services but not limited to:

--- PICU

--- Pedi Oncology Clinics

--- PSTT

--- Children's Specialty

--- Therapies

--- Pharmacy

--- Child Life

--- Accountable for the Projects, such as but not limited to:

--- AHA

--- PALS


--- Pedi Chemo



Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Education or related specialty

2. 3 year nursing experience in an acute care setting preferred

3. Current State Licenses & Certifications

Skills Required

--- Participates in projects and educational activities as assigned for the department

--- Communicates effectively with colleagues across Tenet to advance goal achievement and strategic vision alignment

--- Demonstrates skill in navigating and communicating in a complex environment. Fosters achievement of Nursing Education/Development goals and objectives

--- Demonstrates responsibility for reporting to licensing, certification, accreditation, and other regulatory bodies for educational program compliance

--- Interacts with staff in an ethical, consistent, fair, timely, appropriate and decisive manner in accordance with organization-wide and Nursing Department policies

--- Identifies factors that affect staff's ability to fulfill their job responsibilities, collaborates with management to effect appropriate change needed for employees success

--- Accepts Committee and market work group appointments and actively participates to affect change in patient care and the Tenet Healthcare System

--- Cultivates positive relationships with academic programs to foster positive image and relationships with Tenet Healthcare.

--- Demonstrates AIDET and respect for others at all times.

Educators/Specialists/Advanced Practice

Primary Location:
Detroit, Michigan

DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan

Job Type:

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Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

Keywords: DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit , Clinical Educator Pediatric ICU Days FT, Healthcare , Detroit, Michigan

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