Education Coordinator (RN) - Newborn Center

Position: Education Coordinator (RN) - Newborn Center

Job ID: 161243

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p Monday - Friday

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for an Inpatient Education Coordinator -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide education and administrative support for unit operations under the supervision of the Manager or above and ensure effective and efficient implementation of the various key educational processes at the unit level. Also, this role assists in the implementation of designated centralized components of the key educational processes.


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Responsibilities :

  • Ensures the design, implementation and evaluation of a cost-effective unit-based orientation process that focuses on knowledge, skills, and relationships
  • 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
  • Implements a unit-based plan for advancing competence of staff on all shifts that results in improved performance
  • Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family’s bio-physical, psychosocial, development (age appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs with input from patient/family and analyzes assessment data to identify patient needs and to anticipate potential problems
  • Develops, implements, and sustains a unit-based process for the orientation, professional development, and support of preceptors, as measured by feedback from preceptors, orientees and leadership team
  • Facilitates the identification and validation process for high-risk unit-based skills annually according to pre-established guidelines and designated timeline, as measured by feedback from leadership team
  • Implements a unit-based process to facilitate a positive and effective clinical experience for students, as measured by feedback from students, faculty, and leadership team observation
  • Participates in the Quality Outcomes Program and/or unit-based quality initiatives for the purpose of educating staff and monitoring clinical outcomes that demonstrate nursing excellence
  • Adjusts and updates staff schedules as necessary to support the orientation needs of a new employee, as measured by feedback from staff and supervisor


  • 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 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
  • 1 year preceptor or educator experience required
  • 2 years of RN experience in the NICU preferred

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