RN Clinical Educator Inpatient Dept Full Time at MercyOne

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Sioux City, Iowa





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Full time


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Description:


The Clinical Educator is a member of the MercyOne inpatient education team. The Clinical Educator is accountable for advancing and maintaining nurse competence, enhancing professional nursing practice, and supporting achievement of career goals. Instruction is building on the educational and experiential bases of nurses across the novice to expert continuum. He/she supports a shared leadership philosophy and advances the professional practice model for patient care services. Oversees and leads the Nurse Residency program implementation.
Collaborates with nursing leadership on the development of educational programs. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.

Your best life. Our one purpose.



At MercyOne, we understand elevating patient-centered care comes from the efforts of all colleagues. We imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health care.



What we offer:



We care about your well-being, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:


  • Wellness programs

  • Education reimbursement

  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision

  • Paid time off

  • Long- and short-term leave

  • Retirement planning

  • Life insurance coverage




About the job:



The Clinical Educator is a member of the MercyOne inpatient education team. The Clinical Educator is accountable for advancing and maintaining nurse competence, enhancing professional nursing practice, and supporting achievement of career goals. Instruction is building on the educational and experiential bases of nurses across the novice to expert continuum. He/she supports a shared leadership philosophy and advances the professional practice model for patient care services. Oversees and leads the Nurse Residency program implementation. Collaborates with nursing leadership on the development of educational programs. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.



What you will do:



  • Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, Trinity Health's Organizational Integrity Program, Standards of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behaviors.

  • Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.

  • Practice within the legal scope of a licensed registered nurse

  • Utilize research and evidence-based practice standards in the delivery of patient care and educational offerings.

  • Continuously seek out opportunities to improve the quality of patient care delivery through innovative and creative problem solving.

  • Contribute to the positive image of nursing and enhance the magnet culture of the organization by modeling professional behavior both in the organization and in the community.

  • Coordinates educational initiatives and activities with internal and external agencies.

  • Direct oversight of the Nurse Residency Program

  • Demonstrates ethical conduct and practice consistent with the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (2015).

  • Acquires and maintains current knowledge and clinical competency in nursing professional practice and education and serves as a role model.

  • Demonstrates ethical conduct and practice consistent with the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (2015).

  • Assures appropriate orientation, education, credentialing, and continuing professional development of personnel in accordance with the MercyOne Clinical and Professional Development Plan and Orientation and On-Going Competency Plan.

  • Participates and involves the nursing staff in evaluative research activities and assures evidence-based practice.

  • Provides and/or facilitates educational experiences for nursing and other students.

  • Ensures accountability for professional practice in defined clinical service areas consistent with the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice (2015).

  • Participates and involves the nursing staff in evaluative research activities and assures evidence-based practice.

  • Serves as a professional role model and mentor to nursing staff




What we are looking for:



  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing. Must have a BSN or bachelor's degree in a related field. Prefer MSN or relevant master's degree.

  • Requires a current nursing license to practice in the state of Iowa.

  • Requires a minimum of three years of experience in nursing practice.

  • Ability to develop new and innovative education opportunities to meet the changing needs of the learner.

  • Demonstrated excellence in assuming various roles of a professional nursing educator such as educator, facilitator, change agent, consultant, researcher and leader preferred.

  • Extensive theoretical knowledge and practical expertise in clinical specialty.

  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills.




Why MercyOne Western Iowa?



MercyOne Western Iowa serves the needs of individuals in a 33-county area including western Iowa, eastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center, a 238-bed regional facility, is home to the only Level II trauma center in the area - one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons - and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service. Along with owned and managed hospitals in Primghar and Hawarden, Iowa, and a partnership with Dunes Surgical Hospital in South Dakota, the region also operates a primary care network, specialty care clinics and home health care, providing an entire continuum of preventative, primary, acute and tertiary health care services to provide personalized, compassionate care for the communities we serve and beyond.



About MercyOne and Trinity Health



We are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life so you can get well-and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond. MercyOne Western Iowa is a member of Trinity Health


Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.


Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.



Our Mission defines us:



MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.



Our timeless Values guide us:



  • Reverence

  • Integrity

  • Commitment to the Poor

  • Compassion

  • Excellence

  • Justice

  • Stewardship


MercyOne Cultural Beliefs direct us:




  • Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.


  • Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.


  • Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.


  • Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.


  • Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.



MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.



Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion



Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.


Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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