Job Details

RN Clinical Educator-PRN

Job Number: 528236
Categories: Nursing
Location:
Dallas, TX

Department: University Hospitals
Full/Part Time/PRN: PRN
Regular/Temporary: Regular



Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary


Salary Negotiable 


Experience and Education


Graduate of accredited school of professional nursing and minimum five (5) years of education experience required. **Registered Nurse with Texas Board of Nursing and current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA).
Preferred:  BSN, one (1) year education experience and ACLS.    

Job Duties


Evaluates competence of newly-hired staff, sets plans for their immediate educational needs and follows up as needed.      
Develops and implements education plan for each assigned unit, each year.      
Identifies educational needs of staff, as they relate to changes in service, equipment, technique or other issues.  Implements programs to meet those needs.  Utilizes variety of presentation styles. Adheres to adult learning principles.    
Provides on-unit instruction and guidance for nursing staff on assigned units, with particular concern for newly hired staff and for nurse interns.     
Participates in interview and selection of nurse interns and experienced staff.      
Identifies house-wide education needs, plans to meet them, and implements those plans, which includes CPR and ACLS, as well as new programs.     
Welcomes students, orients them to assigned areas and assists with identification of resources for them and for their instructors.      
Shows vigilance regarding patient safety, and works with unit manager, patient safety officer and other educators to identify any safety issues.  Participates in plans for their resolution and implementation.    
Maintains professional skill base appropriate to assigned areas, including age-specific skills.      
Updates knowledge base regarding regulatory requirements, especially JCAHO, as they relate to assigned areas.  Participates in plans for staff to meet those expectations.     
Maintains all needed records regarding CEU programs, for each assigned area.      
Performs other duties as assigned.       


**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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