PICU Nurse Educator/RN (Full Time)
Company: St. Lukes University Health Network
Posted on: August 14, 2019
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its
employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset!
Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.We are currently seeking
talented Nursing professionals to join our new Pediatric Intensive
Care Unit. Our Pediatric Unit is currently expanding to include a
new state of the art 8 bed PICU opening in 2020. The department
specializes in the care of pediatric patients who require GI,
Endocrine, Trauma, Renal, Cardiac, Developmental, Neurology,
Dermatology, and other services. The ideal Nursing candidate must
be able to provide specialized care for the pediatric patient. Care
is provided to patients by a comprehensive multidisciplinary team.
Utilizing a patient(family)-centered approach, clinical excellence
and patient safety are our highest priorities. Continue your
nursing career by joining a nationally recognized teaching hospital
with proven success indicators. St. Lukes is a Level 1 Trauma
Center, Stroke Center and Tertiary Care teaching hospital. St.
Luke's is the only hospital in the Lehigh Valley and, in fact, in
Pennsylvania, named one of IBM Watson Health (formerly Truven
Health Analytics) 100 Top Hospitals in the nation six times total &
5 years in a row. Education Specialist is a leader in assessing,
designing, implementing and evaluating educational programs and
projects that support and improve the provision of quality, cost
effective and compassionate patient care. The Education Specialist
functions as a staff resource and a clinical liaison to the
education team. 1. Demonstrates expertise in the teaching/learning
process to improve clinical practice and system processes. 2.
Facilitates continuing education programs to support instructional
goals and objectives of the patient care services division a.
Administers, supervises and provides classroom and clinical
experiences to support orientation of new personnel. b. Assists
unit leadership with the coordination, scheduling and evaluation of
unit-based orientation for new employees. c. Assures compliance
with orientation policies and procedures. d. Assesses learning
needs of staff and provides appropriate opportunities to enhance
ongoing education. e. Assists with the development and
implementation of practice related competencies. fa. Mentors,
teaches and supports staff during new clinical procedures. 3.
Demonstrates expertise in areas of clinical practice, by
participating with staff in the clinical arena to identify
opportunities for improvement, assess staff performance, and
facilitate implementation of new practices. a. Maintains current
clinical competence. b. Seeks information related to advances in
clinical practice. c. Assists with the development of nursing
staff. 4. Collaborates with patient, family, and health care
professionals to achieve optimal patient outcomes. a. Responds to
staff and physician inquiries, questions and concerns. 5.
Contributes to the development and change of the health care
delivery system by facilitating innovations in practice, education,
research and technology. 6. Participates in collaborative
activities to promote organizational development. 7. Participates
in the Quality Improvement process and facilitates integration of
outcomes. 8. Maintains appropriate records. 9. Functions as a
project leader, consultant, and mentor. 10. Supports the Network
Philosophy of Nursing. 11. Participates in the development of
policies and procedures. 12. Demonstrates an awareness of
evaluating quality and cost/benefit outcomes. 13. Participates in
activities that promote professional growth and development.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Sit up to 4 hours per day; 2
hours at a time. Stand for up to 6 hours per day; 3 hours at a
time. Walk 6 hours per day; 20 minutes at a time. Frequently use
hands and fingers. Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to
50 lbs. Transport patients weighing up to 250 lbs. via wheelchair,
bed, and/or stretcher. Frequently stoop and bend. Frequently reach
above shoulder level. Must be able to perceive attributes of an
object through touch. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal
conversation, and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as
it relates to general, near, far, color and peripheral vision.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: BSN required; MSN within 5 years
Please complete your application using your full legal name and
current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the
past seven (7) years, including your present employer.
Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications and
licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a
profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.
Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!! St. Luke's University
Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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