Clinical RN Educator

UT Southwestern

Full Time
Dallas, TX
Posted 1 week ago

Experience and
Education

Bachelor’s degree in
nursing, licensure as Registered Nurse by Board of Nurse Examiners for State
of
Texas, three (3) years’ experience in healthcare, one (1) year staff
development experience, and CPR certification required.

Job Duties

Evaluates competence of newly-hired
staff, identifies and sets plans for immediate and on-going educational needs
of staff as they relate to changes in service, equipment, technique or other
issues and follows-up as needed.

Develops and implements educational plan for each assigned clinic, each year,
in conjunction with clinic managers.

Provides instruction and guidance for nursing staff in assigned clinics, with
particular concern for newly hired staff.

Maintains all needed records regarding CEU programs, for each assigned
area.

Develops clinical preceptor program for ambulatory clinic by identifying
potential preceptors, training and monitoring current preceptors, and
reviewing
feedback from new hires to evaluate preceptor training.

Oversees clinical orientation program for ambulatory personnel. Revises or
develops competency evaluation and skills checklist for each job title.
Oversees individual clinic based orientation with preceptors and provides
appropriate feedback to preceptor and clinic manager.

Develops on-going training programs, such as annual skills certification.
Develops and trains swat team for clinical services to offer individual
training capabilities as necessary. Develops training program for at-risk
areas, in cooperation with performance improvement activities, which are
designed to evaluate need for additional education due to patient safety
issues,
infection control, or compliance.

Works with EPIC install team to assure appropriate training. Develops
assessment tools to determine EPIC comprehension and develop annual assessment
verification for EPIC. Utilizes feedback from annual assessments to alter
orientation and training.

Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: (a)
Directly interacting with or caring for patients; (b) Directly interacting
with
or caring for human-subjects research participants; (c) Regularly maintaining,
modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient
financial records); or (d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or
similarly affecting human-subjects research records.

**Other Duties:
Performs other duties as assigned.

UT Southwestern
Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that
provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In
accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful
discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color;
religion;
national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic
information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it
is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of
sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Security

This position is
security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which
authorizes
UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

Job Features

Job CategoryNurse Educator