UnityPoint Health Unit Based Educator-Y5 Renal/Uro/Transplant-Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa
Collaborates with nursing leadership and education professionals to coordinate, influence, and assist with the implementation of nursing care and related nursing activities at the nursing unit level. Assesses, develops and implements orientation and education programs for department staff to positively impact the quality of patient care. Blank 4 provides care for children from birth through 20 years of age. Blank Infusion Center (BIC) is a 10 bed outpatient center that provides infusion therapy and outpatient procedures to children from birth through age 18. A family-centered care approach is implemented in the delivery of care. Blank 4 is a 16 bed unit.
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·Integrates the UnityPoint Health Des Moines Nursing Expectations of Performance in all aspects of care delivery and professional practice.
·Collaborates in developing, implementing, and evaluating standards of evidenced based practice and policies/procedures related to care.
·Develops, implements, and evaluates clinical orientation for new employees
·Supports the clinical preceptor for effective clinical education of staff
·Assesses the educational needs of staff and identifies learning needs
·Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of in services and continuing education offerings for clinical staff using formal and informal teaching methods.
·Serves as a resource to clinical staff involved in the care of the patient in the specific area of clinical expertise.
·Consults with nursing leadership with regards to concerns/issues about clinical competence, equipment, and care delivery systems related to specific patient care problems/populations
·Demonstrates interdisciplinary team membership by being objective and open to other’s views, giving and welcoming feedback, contributing to team goals, and putting success of team above own interest.
·Use of formal and informal mentoring and just in time teaching methods
·Resource for the development and evaluation of competency based orientation and skills validation.
·Acts as a positive role model and resource for staff
·Accepts responsibility for maintaining and developing own skill and knowledge in the clinical work area (C)
·Maintains an awareness of evidenced based nursing and research in clinical area
·Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
·Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.
·Practice reflects knowledge of HIPAA, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
·Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule.
·Demonstrates the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventingerrors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.
Basic UPH Performance Criteria
·Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
·Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
·Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
·Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
·Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
·Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse.Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.
Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Preferred or Specialized
Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing required.
Two years’ experience in relevant clinical area.
·State License as an RN
·Current BLS certification
·Current PALS certification
·Current APHON certification
·Instructor in certification class of specialty area.
Certification in area of specialty
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
Requisition ID: 2022-116734
Street: 1200 Pleasant St
Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Name: Med/Surg Y5- Meth
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.2
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Varied, 16 hours per pay period, 8 hours per week
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org