Education Coordinator- TC Outpatient Nursing Operations

 
Position: Education Coordinator- TC Outpatient Nursing Operations

Job ID: 167226

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC Nursing Ops Leadership

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8:00am - 5:00pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.

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Summary:

We are looking for an Education Coordinator at TC Nursing Operations Clinic to provide education and administrative support for unit operations under the supervision of Manager or above and ensure effective and efficient implementation of the various key educational processes at the unit level. Also, assists in the implementation of designated centralized components of the key educational processes.

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Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing, or associate’s degree in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement, or an associate’s degree in a related field accepted by the Texas Board of Nursing for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining a RN license, or technical diploma in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement, or must be currently enrolled in a nursing bridge program working toward an MSN. Verified BSN-equivalency or a signed agreement is required
  • RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing or Nursing Licensure Compact required
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
  • 2 years clinical nursing experience required
  • Previous health department experience helpful
  • Previous pediatric vaccination experience preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Designs, implements and evaluates on an annual basis, a cost-effective unit-based orientation pathway for each job as measured by feedback from leadership team.
  • • Individualizes the unit-based orientation pathways to meet the specific learning needs of staff, as measured by feedback from orientees, preceptors, and leadership team.
  • • Creates and maintains orientation schedules and accurately inputs preceptor and orientee schedules.
  • • Calculates monthly orientation hours.
  • • Ensures that appropriate communication has occurred regarding orientation schedules, as measured by feedback from orientees, preceptors, and leadership team.
  • • Acts as a role model in building supportive and collaborative work relationships with new employees, as measured by feedback from staff, orientee, preceptors, and leadership team.
  • • Teaches, facilitates, or develops staff designees to participate in 32-36 hours of centralized courses/centralized planning activity annually, as measured by Nursing Professional Development reports.
  • • Uses organizational policies and procedures, unit-specific performance improvement data and accrediting and regulatory standards to determine performance gaps, as measured by leadership team feedback.
  • • Develops and/or implements required unit-specific training that assists in closure of performance gaps, as measured by leadership team feedback.
  • • Implements cost-effective development activities using a variety of interactive learning strategies that increase the competence of staff, as measured by feedback from staff and leadership team.
  • • Evaluates, documents, and reports outcomes of development activities, as measured by feedback from leadership team and NURSING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.
  • • Provides staff with individualized performance feedback on development activities, as measured by feedback from staff and leadership team.
  • • Provides feedback to manager and/or AD on staff performance as a means to support the validation of competencies, high risk skills, and/or ongoing elements pertinent to the delivery of safe patient care, as measured by documentation and/or supervisor feedback.
     


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