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Behavioral Health RN Educator PD Days

Company: Metrowest Medical Center
Location: Natick
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center has been named to the 2019 America's 100 Best Hospitals List by Healthgrades.
Position Summary
The Nursing Educator collaborates with market nursing leadership and staff across departments to assess, plan, develop, implement, facilitate, evaluate, and revise educational programming for all levels of nursing personnel and non-nursing personnel as indicated or requested. The educator acts as a key resource in the orientation and continuing education of nursing staff at Tenet Healthcare. The Nursing Educator implements a comprehensive education program for his/her facility while following and contributing to Tenet educational goals and vision. Educational programs typically include, but are not limited to, orientation, continuing education, and in-services. Other services may include, but are not limited to, process, performance and service-delivery consultation and contributions to the organization through councils, committees, and workgroups.
Supports the educational needs for assigned units/clinics including classroom, clinical experiences, and learning technologies. Implements Tenet comprehensive education programs to meet the orientation and ongoing competency needs and professional development needs of the nursing staff, with specific focus for his/her units/clinics, which supports the Tenet model of professional nursing practice. Ensures all program/course revisions meet the Department of Nursing and regulatory expectations and standards. Adheres to national education practice standards and stays abreast of current research into nursing education practice. Programs are executed and revised based on adult learning principles, organizational, and learning theory consistent with Tenet endorsed philosophy and direction. Provides consultation to enhance continuing education, professional development opportunities and mentorship opportunities; delivers/coordinates other educational programs as directed (e.g., Grand Rounds, in-services, continuing education, job-specific and specialty curricula) to support competence and professional growth of Tenet nursing staff. Provides leadership to preceptors and serves as a role model through educational programs and ongoing coaching and mentoring. Serves as a facilitator to nurse residents and actively mentors and supports their growth in the profession and clinical practice. Participates in continuing education provider unit learning. Evaluates nursing education activities, which qualify for continuing education credit. Participates in activities to keep abreast of the changes to market/facility policies/procedures of the provider unit, and the expectations of the educator role. Assists in development of clinical policies and procedures as requested. Provides guidance, resources, and knowledge for professional growth of others. Mentors colleagues, other nurses, students, and others as appropriate. Participates in quality performance improvement activities. Performs other duties as assigned/required. Covers Services but not limited to: Tele/IMC/PCU; Transitional Care Unit; IV Team; Monitor Techs; Cath Lab/EKG/CVRU/Cardiology. Accountable for the Projects, such as but not limited to: ACLS; EKG; Stroke and Heart.
Onboarding Process: Please be advised that candidates must successfully complete a background check and pre-employment health screening which includes a drug screen.
Required: Bachelor's degree in nursing, nursing education, or related specialty
Preferred: 3 years of nursing experience in an acute care setting
Required: Current state licenses and certifications
Physical Requirements
Lift/position up to 25 lbs. Push/pull up to 25 lbs of force. Frequent sitting. Moderate standing, walking, reaching, stooping, and bending. Manual dexterity, mobility, touch, auditory to perform all the related duties of the position. Adequate vocal pitch and volume. Sufficient perceptive acuity (vision and hearing) to perform all the related duties of the position
Working Conditions: Occasional pressure due to calls, classes and projects2305015937
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

Keywords: Metrowest Medical Center, Boston , Behavioral Health RN Educator PD Days, Healthcare , Natick, Massachusetts

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