Texas Children’s Pediatrics is the nation’s largest primary pediatric care network with more than 200 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in over50 locations throughout the greater Houston area. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics Community Cares Program provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services for children who otherwise would seek care from emergency centers or possibly go without care or treatment due to low family incomes and/or lack of health insurance.
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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
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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