HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Clinical Educator in Conroe, Texas

Conroe Regional Medical Center is being recognized as a comprehensive regional tertiary referral center after expanding to 360 beds, a staff of 1,200 with over 250 physicians on staff. Both the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the Emergency Department are Level III services - providing higher levels of care that are not readily available in many regions between Dallas and Houston. The recently opened and expanded Intensive Care and Cardiac Care Units provide state-of-the-art technology and monitoring for as many as 36 patients at a time. The objective of Conroe Regional Medical Center remains the same - to serve the people in the community who come to us for their healthcare needs. The focus continues to expand as we offer the entire region a convenient, quality location filled with educated, professional staff who can provide expert care using technologically advanced techniques and equipment right in their own backyard.

Conroe Regional Medical Center is currently looking for a RN Clinical Educator.

Under the supervision of the Director, Organizational Development/Education and Chief Nursing Officer, the Clinical Educator is responsible for designing, implementing, facilitating and evaluating new and continuing education programs, in-service education, and orientation for nursing and other clinical and support personnel in the hospital. In addition, the Clinical Educator is an active facilitator of clinical education activities, team-building, and customer service.

1. Assists in the development of an overall educational program which is congruent with the stated mission, values and business strategies of Conroe Regional Medical Center. 2. Assesses the educational and performance needs of staff in collaboration with the CNO, the Director of Human Resources and Director of Organizational Development/Education and other department Directors in formulating orientation and continuing education programs to coordinate these activities for maximum effectiveness. 3. Maintains accurate program documentation regarding program hours, attendance, and, as applicable, costs. 4. Participate in Division wide Education initiatives. 5. Coordinates provision of educational programs to assist in meeting professional and certification needs of staff through hospital-based and outside programs. 6. Oversees the facility-wide Life Support classes including serving at BLS TCF, registration, supplies and equipment, instructor liaison, communication of annual calendar, and all other duties associated with the Life Support function. 7. Coordinates patient educational materials with clinical departments within the facility. 8. Collaborates with staff assigned to the education function within the hospital departments. 9. Is actively involved in Quality Improvement initiatives as assigned. 10. Maintains own professional growth through appropriate organizations, workshops, seminars, and other self-directed educational endeavors, including proficiency of bedside nursing. 11. Is responsible for content, periodic review, update, and delivery of New Hire Clinical Orientation and Annual Clinical retraining. 12. Plans, coordinates, and conducts regular educational programs for staff to acquaint them with new procedures, equipment, operational standards, best practices, and other developments in patient care techniques. 13. Collaborates with department Directors and staff to develop and revise policies/procedures/practices based on clinical best practices. 14. Develops, implements, and evaluates the hospital’s competency assessment programs. a. With input from nursing leadership, validates core and department specific competencies. b. Evaluates and validates new hire competency and effectively communicates status, suggested developmental plan, and other findings and recommendations to the appropriate manager/directors. 15. Completes all other duties as assigned. 16. Supportive of the ethics and compliance programs set forth by HCA demonstrated by: A. Upholds code of conduct. B. Enforces all ethics and compliance policies as they pertain to his/her area. C. Provides and assures ethics and compliance education as requested by the ECO and/or corporate initiative. D. Demonstrates excellent customer service at all times. E. Demonstrates commitment to CRMC Standards of Excellence at all times. *II. **_KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, VALUES, COMPETENCIES:_*** 1. _Service/Customer Focus_ Effectively meeting customer needs, building productive customer relationships; taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty. 2. _Communication/Relationships_ Clearly conveys information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message. Develops and uses collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishments of work goals. 3. _Adaptability_ Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment. Adjusts effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures. 4. _Planning and Organizing_ Possess excellent organizational skills; establishes courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently. 5. _Formal Presentation_ Presents ideas effectively (including nonverbal communication and use of visual aids) to individuals or groups when given time to prepare; delivers presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience. Utilizes appropriate teaching methods and materials for adult education. 6. _Continuous Learning_ Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application. 7. _Receptive to Feedback_ Solicits and accepts feedback in order to continuously evaluate effectiveness and makes change as necessary. 8. _Quality_ Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time. Setting high standards of performance for self and others. *I. **_EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:_*** A. Current licensure in Texas as a Registered Nurse, BSN required, Masters Degree preferred. B. Clinical expertise in medical/surgical nursing or higher (i.e. critical care) C. BLS required D. BLS Instructor preferred; ACLS Instructor preferred

Title: RN Clinical Educator

Location: Texas-Conroe-Conroe Regional Medical Center - Conroe

Requisition ID: 06437-70164