Perioperative RN Educator (Housing & Vehicle provided, No Pets)

 posted almost 3 years ago

South Peninsula Hospital | Contract | Homer, AK


On Call Rate:$4 hour pager Overtime Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 Call Back Minimum: Holiday Rate:All Inclusive Rate + $10 shift:8 hour shifts Minimum Years Experience Required:5 Certification Requirements: General:ACLS, BLS, PALS, CNOR Nursing:No Certifications Needed Dialysis:No Certifications Needed South Peninsula Hospital's Surgical Services Department is searching for a 6 month temporary contract with a Perioperative RN Educator to mentor and train new RN's to circulate and possibly scrub (with help other current staff in place) as well as to help develop and implement surgical orientation and competencies.South Peninsula Hospital is a combined 22 bed acute care and 28 bed long term care facility located at the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. The surgery unit consists of two rooms, one main general room and another for local endoscopy procedures. The working environment is generally pleasant, clean, and well maintained. Approximately 1600 cases a year, including endoscopy, heavy in orthopedics including spines, total knee and arthroscopy. Uro/Gyn, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, minimal ENT and Urology.Job Summary: Responsible for assessing, developing, planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs for perioperative personnel to maintain competency, continuing education, and leadership development.Primary Responsibilities:1. Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization.2. Assess the environment to determine educational needs of patients and perioperative personnel.3. Plan and provide perioperative personnel education.4. Provide educational resources for perioperative personnel. 5. Act as a clinical resource for perioperative personnel using evidence-based standards and professional guidelines.6. Assist perioperative personnel in the evaluation of current practice through quality and process improvement measures. 7. Collaborate with other members of the health care team as required.8. Facilitate and monitor perioperative personnel compliance with organizational policies and procedures and regulatory and accreditation standards.9. Mentor team members as required.10. Manage all aspects of educational projects to include fiscal responsibility.11. Assist perioperative personnel in assessing their individual learning needs and styles.12. Maintain perioperative employee educational data and records as required.13. Facilitate student learning experiences in the perioperative setting.14. Pursue professional growth and participate in a professional organization.15. Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.Education/Licensure/Certification í¢ŒóŒî Mandatory:í¢ŒóŒ¢ Bachelorí¢ŒóŒ»s degree in nursingí¢ŒóŒ¢ Graduate from an accredited school of nursingí¢ŒóŒ¢ Current registered nurse licensure in state of employmentí¢ŒóŒ¢ Basic Life Support (BLS) certification í¢ŒóŒ¢ Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificationí¢ŒóŒ¢ Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification, depending on patient populationí¢ŒóŒ¢ Certified Nurse, Operating Room (CNOR) certificationQualificationsRequired:í¢ŒóŒ¢ Five years varied surgical services experienceí¢ŒóŒ¢ Basic computer skills (eg, Microsoft퉌¬ Word)Preferred:í¢ŒóŒ¢ Masterí¢ŒóŒ»s degree in nursing, education, or other related fieldí¢ŒóŒ¢ Experience presenting educational programsí¢ŒóŒ¢ Advanced computer skills (eg, Microsoft퉌¬ PowerPoint, Excel)í¢ŒóŒ¢ BLS, ACLS, or PALS instructor certificationWorking Conditions/Physical Requirements:í¢ŒóŒ¢ Physically demanding, high-stress environmentí¢ŒóŒ¢ Occasional exposure to blood, body fluids and tissues, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motionsí¢ŒóŒ¢ Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients í¢ŒóŒ¢ Manual and finger dexterity í¢ŒóŒ¢ Hand and eye coordination í¢ŒóŒ¢ Sitting, standing, and walking for extensive periods of time í¢ŒóŒ¢ Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbsí¢ŒóŒ¢ Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range í¢ŒóŒ¢ Frequently sitting at desk working on computerí¢ŒóŒ¢ Working irregular hours including call hours