This position is located at MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL - (Hollywood, FL) and will be scheduled to work MONDAY - FRIDAY - (No weekends, no holidays, no on-call.)
Summary:Develops and provides services related to the orientation, continuing education, and assessment of the ongoing competency of clinical staff. Detailed responsibilities:• Collaborates with nursing leaders and staff to assess the learning needs and competencies of staff.• Designs, facilitates, and assesses learning activities and curriculum related to clinical competencies, departmental/organizational policies, regulatory requirements, and the use of clinical information technologies.• Serves as a consultant/mentor/change agent for staff in areas of program development, clinical practice, and professional development.• Participates in the development, coordination, and delivery of staff orientation, competency evaluation and education activities.• Supports an environment that promotes evidence based nursing practice based on nursing research, scientific inquiry, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice.• Participates in research activities, quality improvement, or evidence-based practice initiatives.• Uses the best available evidence to guide practice decisions.• May perform clinical patient care when needed. Competencies and skills:Essential:• STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct. • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.• ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.• RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.• PATIENT SAFETY - NURSING: Complies with and ensures patient safety practices in the clinical setting. • EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: Communicates effectively with various audiences using the most appropriate method for the situation. • EFFECTIVE PRESENTATIONS: Develops and delivers presentations using effective facilitation techniques and audio visual materials. • EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Facilitates the orientation, education, and competency process for assigned employees. • PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"• CLINICAL POLICIES AND STANDARDS: Applies knowledge of clinical standards, policies, and procedures relevant to function and organization. Education:Essential:• Bachelors Education specialization:Essential:• Nursing Credentials:Essential:• BLS Certification• Registered Nurse License• PALS Certification Education equivalent experience:Essential:• Other information:Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required Work Experience: Three (3) years nursing experience.Department Specific: JDC- Hematology/Oncology: APHON Provider and PALS required. Working conditions:Essential:• Bending and Stooping 80.00%• Climbing 40.00%• Keyboard Entry 80.00%• Kneeling 60.00%• Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 60.00%• Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%• Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%• Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%• Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%• Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%• Reaching 80.00%• Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 80.00%• Running 40.00%• Sitting 80.00%• Squatting 60.00%• Standing 80.00%• Walking 80.00%• Audible Speech 80.00%• Hearing Acuity 80.00%• Smelling Acuity 80.00%• Depth Perception 80.00%• Distinguish Color 80.00%• Seeing - Far 80.00%• Seeing - Near 80.00%• Bio hazardous Waste 60.00%• Biological Hazards - Respiratory 60.00%• Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 60.00%• Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 60.00%• Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 60.00%• Cytotoxic Chemicals 60.00%• Dust 60.00%• Gas/Vapors/Fumes 60.00%• Hazardous Chemicals 60.00%• Hazardous Medication 60.00%• Latex 60.00%• Computer Monitor 80.00%• Domestic Animals 60.00%• Heating Devices 60.00%• Laser/High Intensity Lights 60.00%• Magnetic Fields 60.00%• Moving Mechanical Parts 60.00%• Needles/Sharp Objects 80.00%• Potential Electric Shock 40.00%• Potential for Physical Assault 60.00%• Radiation 60.00%• Wet or Slippery Surfaces 80.00% Organizational Profile:Since the opening of the one-story, 100-bed Memorial Hospital in 1953, the South Florida community has benefited from caring and compassionate healthcare at Memorial Regional Hospital. Today, with 553 beds and as the flagship facility of Memorial Healthcare System, Memorial Regional Hospital is one of Florida’s largest and most sophisticated hospitals, offering leading-edge care and technologies. Services include:Medical and Surgical ServicesEmergency Room and Level I Trauma CenterMemorial Cancer InstituteMemorial Cardiac and Vascular InstituteMemorial Neuroscience InstituteThe Family BirthplaceWomen’s Services Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care UnitWe are also home to a team of dedicated professionals, all of whom deliver nationally recognized, award-winning care. Memorial Regional Hospital has received Press Ganey’s Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Satisfaction (Inpatient Behavioral Health) for three consecutive years, has been recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals, and for the last seven years has received the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association. Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.