Education Coordinator - Cardiology Patient Care Unit

Position: Education Coordinator - Cardiology Patient Care Unit

Job ID: 402983

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: LT CPCU 23

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Nights

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.

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We are looking for an Education Coordinator (Cardiology) – someone 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.

Think you have what it takes?

  • Education/Teaching experience
  • 2 years Acute care RN experience  (Pediatric cardiology preferred)

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.

Required Qualifications

  • 1 yr. precepting/ education experience
  • BLS (Basic Life Support)
  • PALS (highly preferred) 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4 yrs. RN experience (BSN)
  • CPN  preferred, but not required

Knowledge and Skills

  • Broad knowledge of nursing functions, specific knowledge of patient care activities on assigned unit(s) and knowledge of the 6 key educational processes.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, and Outlook) is a plus.
  • The ability to perform skills outlined on the staff nurse orientation pathway for assigned unit(s) and skills outlined on the decentralized educator orientation pathway.

 Specific Duties

  • 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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