Education Coordinator-Outpatient

Position: Education Coordinator-Outpatient

Job ID: 401355

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: MSO-Operations

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

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We are searching for an Education Coordinator - Outpatient -- to ensure effective and efficient education and training of clinical staff at the practice level and to assist in the implementation of designated centralized components of the educational program. The educational program consist of: 1) centralized orientation, 2) annual competence assessment, 3) practice orientation and preceptor/buddy development, 4) required training, 5) ongoing staff development, 6) student affiliations, and 7) performance improvement.  Must have knowledge of nursing functions, the ability to manage diverse clinical and non-clinical projects, develop plans that assist an individual's staff development, group facilitation and presentation skills. If your current title is Educator and you have a MSN degree - a PLUS! 

Skills & Requirements

  • 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
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • BSN
  • MSN or currently enrolled and working towards a MSN
  • RN - License by the Texas Board of Nursing or Nursing Licensure Compact
  • BLS - Cert- Basic Life Support by American Heart Association
  • 2 years experience - Clinical Nursing
  • Preferred - leadership experience

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Designs, Implements, Coordinates and Evaluates educational programs for clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Mentors and Develops staff to assist with employee orientation and program implementation
  • Manages special projects and performance improvement initiatives for the department
  • Coordinates continuous state of readiness initiatives for department
  • Provides nursing consultation and clinical expertise to individual clinics and ancillary departments to facilitate clinical operations and patient care
  • Develops and Coordinates employee orientation programs (departmental and clinic-specific), schedules new employees for required orientation components and monitors their progression
  • Develops training plan curriculum based on assessed needs
  • Instructs 4 CPR/BLS programs annually by collaborating with the department of clinical training and development
  • Creates, reviews, and revises job role orientation pathways and competency documents for job roles/clinics annually as evidenced by documentation
  • Evaluates educational programs for effectiveness and impact and provides director with annual program evaluation summary
  • Identifies group of mentors/preceptors for clinical departments to assist with orientation of new employees and staff completion of required training programs
  • Ensures the development of a practice-based process that supports preceptor/buddies, as measured by feedback from practices
  • Coordinates clinic-based clinical experiences for professional students semi-annually
  • Assist preceptor/buddy as necessary during orientation of new employees
  • Assists and evaluates preceptor/buddy competency annually and submits to appropriate manager for inclusion into staff performance appraisal
  • Mentors employees to facilitate clinic-based educational events as evidenced by staff training attendance rosters
  • Reviews orientation paperwork to ensure submission of complete, accurate and timely documentation of competence assessment and validation, as measured by variance reports and supervisor feedback

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