Description SHIFT: No WeekendsSCHEDULE: Full-time The HCA Center for Clinical Advancement (CCA) is part of our strategic nursing initiative to create an organizational structure (shared services) focused specifically on clinical education. The CCA will develop and deploy consistent world-class curriculum, content, and programs across HCA's 178 acute care facilities nationwide. The strategy of our center shared services implementation focuses on our amazing clinical educators dedicating their time in high value-add, top of skill efforts with our clinicians. To aid in this effort, HCA will leverage size and scale to share clinical education best practices across the enterprise and help make decisions that will positively impact our patient outcomes.
We’re excited to advance and hope you will join us on our mission to support the care and improvement of human life!
HCA's Chippenham and Johnston Willis Medical Center, Henrio Doctors Hospitals Parham and Forest, and the Retreat Doctors Hospitals in Richmond, VA consist of over 1,600 beds over 6 HCA Hospital Campuses.
The Nurse Residency Coordinator (NRC) will actively collaborate and is engaged in the entire orientation/onboarding process of new Registered Nurses during the first year. This includes participating or leading the development, coordination, managing, facilitating, conducting, and evaluating on-boarding and orientation programs for the new Registered Nurse. To meet this expectation includes the following:
Ensures that the orientation/onboarding programs is promoting employee retention
Validates that the desired outcome and positive learning environment was achieved during the orientation period
Promotes cost effectiveness through implementation of efficient orientation/onboarding practices
Role models organizational and personal commitment to new employee success
Verifies that the participants meet the orientation requirements
Collaborates with the Market Director, Clinical Professional Development (DCPD) and facility Clinical Professional Development Educator (CPDE) to adjust the program based on evaluation results.
Incorporates organizational values/culture
The NPC is responsible to have the expertise in competency assessment in order to participate in the development, coordination, and managing, facilitating, conducting, and evaluating competency in the hospital setting. To meet this expectation includes the following:
Interprets and understands the required competencies for the Registered Nurse
Role models competent practice
Identifies learning needs of the new Registered Nurse and develops and evaluates a plan to achieve those needs
Assesses practice gaps comparing competencies to actual practice and works with the Registered Nurse to close those gaps to meet the needs of their assigned patient population
Plans educational content with learner engagement
Collaborates with division and market education team to review outcomes data to evaluate and refine competency management activities.
Identifies appropriate resources for problem solving
Education is designed to improve professional practice and provision of quality care. To accomplish this goal the NPC will participate in the design and identification of educational activities to address practice gaps for the new Registered Nurse in the hospital setting. These activities are developed to achieve specific outcomes related to identified deficits or opportunities for improvement in knowledge, skill and practice. To meet this expectation includes the following:
Assesses practice gaps.
Identifies learning needs.
Identifies desired outcomes
Plans educational content delivery with learner engagement.
Collaborates with the clinical education team members which may include the Director, Clinical Programs and Market Director, Clinical Professional Development and/or Clinical Professional Development Educator to evaluate and adjust educational programs based on evaluations and feedback using valid evaluation methods.
Promotes safe, quality and compassionate patient care.
Aligns educational programs with organization’s policies and procedures
Ensures that educational programs meet regulatory requirements.
Incorporates organizational values/culture.
Supports new ideas and innovation in educational design
Identifies resources for problem solving.
Utilizes current, best evidence.
Provides staff with resources and education to implement changes
Research Evidence-based Practice (EBP)/Quality Improvement (QI)
The NPC must promote and integrate the EBP in order to continuously improve practice in the hospital setting. In addition, they promote research, EBP, and QI in patient care settings. NPRL may conduct, encourage, facilitate, and/or participate in research, EBP, and QI, including dissemination of findings. To meet this expectation includes the following:
Works with others to identify problems and solutions and collaboratively create the change strategy
Assists and may lead in the implementation of change strategies
Embraces meaningful change and fosters acceptance, adoption and action toward change in others
Identifies appropriate evidence to guide practice decisions
Creates a supportive environment for nursing research, scientific inquiry, quality improvement and evidenced-base practice
Supports research activities that align with the organizational strategic plan
Disseminates research findings through educational programs, courses, and other activities
Consistently maintains and sustain practice changes using principles of implementation science
Exhibits creativity and flexibility through times of change
The NPC collaborates with partners to share experience in planning and decision making to achieve the desired results. Inter-professional collaboration involves multiple healthcare personnel from different professional backgrounds collaborating to deliver the highest quality of care in critical care setting.
Works collaboratively with inter-professional teams as assigned
Identifies opportunities for collaboration; initiates collaborative efforts, i.e., facility Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), Associate CNO and Nursing Directors
Considers and communicates impact of activities on other departments/professions/community
Communicates professionally using appropriate methods
Collaborates with the Director, Clinical Programs, MDCPD and/or facility CPDSE to review outcomes data to evaluate and refine educational activities using valid evaluation methods to measure attainment of outcomes.
Contributes to organizational initiatives/strategic planning as appropriate
Professional Role Development
Professional role development involves identification and development of strategies to facilitate a continuous process of maturation through lifelong learning. This type of development allows for role transition, role integration, skill acquisition and mastery as learners advance from novice to expert in their professions and specialties. To meet this expectation includes the following:
Participates and provides lifelong learning
Engages in ongoing quality improvement of the nursing professional development practice through utilization of the nursing process, current research, creativity, and skills.
Assists the new Registered Nurse to identify areas for individual growth in current role
Directs staff to career advancement resources
Utilizes novice to expert continuum when developing staff
Contributes insights and feedback for succession planning
Identifies and provides opportunities for skill enhancement and mastery
Participates with local academic institutions to support lifelong learning
Understands and utilizes effective project management within the organization
Monitors the practices or operations with reference to laws, regulations, guidelines, or industry practices to assess compliance, risk, or exposure while communicating key performance indicators for clinical education service line within their division.
Ensures that the work of the clinical education team develops educational content to meets the accreditation standards of the Joint Commission, Medicare, Medicaid and similar organizations from an educational perspective.
Accountable for delivery of clinical education services and practices that create a patient-centered organization, driven by customer feedback and data.
Ensures efficient and effective delivery of quality clinical education content and programs to drive improved clinical metrics.
Contributes and works collaboratively with division and facility education team to support hospital wide improvement in meeting core measures, patient safety, and service excellence goals through clinical education.
Supports and provides input into the strategic planning and business development process within the clinical education area of responsibility that may include technology advances and other opportunities to drive differentiation support the growth agenda.
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