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Clinical Nurse Educator RN, Center for Psychiatry. Job in Sacramento Care Jobs

Sacramento, California
Job Type
Full Time
28 Jul 2022

SCP-Sutter Center for Psychiatry

Position Overview:

Coordinates and performs educational activities that promote the competency and development of Sutter Health's nursing staff, including orientation, competency validation, in-service, and continuing education. Assesses, plans, develops, implements, and evaluates nursing educational programs in response to health care demands, trends, identified learning needs, department goals, quality improvement measures, risk management, regulatory changes, and compliancy criteria. Designs educational offerings (courses, simulations, programs) using processes and methodologies that incorporate the principles of adult education and learning styles. Directs the delivery of education for nursing orientation, conducts competency assessments, facilitates ongoing development, and establishes courses and programs based on annual needs assessments and educational compliancy requirements. Delivers education activities that validate, develop, maintain and enhance the knowledge and skills of nursing staff. Maintains educational and competency records in compliance with hospital, Department of Healthcare Services (DHS), Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), The Joint Commission (TJC), and the Institute for Medical Quality (IMQ) standards.

Job Description :

  • Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
  • Other: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • RN-Registered Nurse of California - required
  • BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - required
  • ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support - desired
  • PALS-Pediatric Advanced Life Support - desired
  • 5 years experience of clinical in an acute care setting.
  • 5 years experience as a clinical educator or documented evidence of teaching effectiveness, including the ability to produce professional course materials consistent with compliance standards.
Department Specific;
  • 3-5 years inpatient psychiatric background
  • Broad knowledge of clinical nursing, including current trends, safety precaution policies, equipment, electronic healthcare records (EHR) management software, accrediting agency standards, and local/state/federal regulations.
  • Working understanding of adult teaching/learning theories and program assessment, program design, promotion and marketing implementation and evaluation processes.
  • General knowledge of the scope of practice, evidence-based practices, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the Patients Bill of Rights.
  • Attention to detail with time management and organization skills with the ability to work with a high degree of initiative and independence.
  • Possesses solid written and public speaking skills, including the ability to clearly and professionally explain medical, technical, or sensitive information to diverse audiences.
  • Intermediate knowledge of word processing, presentation, and email software, such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook, in addition to a working understanding of Microsoft SharePoint, Adobe Captivate, HealthStream and Epic, and an aptitude for learning new programs.
  • Work independently, as well as be part of a team, while demonstrating exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Prioritize and delegate assignments under varied and urgent conditions while working within standardized procedures and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
  • Identify and solve complex problems based on the analysis of multiple sources of information while providing new perspectives on existing solutions.
  • Ensure the privacy of each patients Protected Health Information (PHI).
  • Develop collaborative relationships with various groups internally and externally, including clinical and support staff, other departments, management, Sutter Health clinical nurse educators, college staff, regional CPR training program coordinators, and regulatory agencies to coordinate educational needs and ensure compliance.
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Full Time

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This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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  • Job Reference: 669834449-2
  • Date Posted: 28 July 2022
  • Employer: Sutter Health
  • Location: Sacramento, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Nursing, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time