RN Nurse Educator
Company: Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute
Posted on: May 8, 2022
The RN Nurse Educator is responsible for identifying and providing
ongoing training, coaching and education for all employees. The
role is responsible for the ensuring all employees are provided a
robust education program throughout the course of employment that
enables them to master and demonstrate the skills and knowledge
needed to perform their duties. Specifically ensuring that new
employees are oriented to hospital policies and procedures,
department managers orient and adequately train the employees in
their respective departments, and all employees receive on-going
training and education that meets regulatory requirements.
- Maintains current knowledge of state and Joint Commission
- Review and evaluate training programs for compliance with CMS,
JCAHO and other regulatory standards.
- Works closely with Human Resources to deliver and track new
hire and on-going training programs that ensure that all employees
are able to demonstrate the skills, knowledge, and
- Identify and assess future and current training needs through
job analysis, career paths, and annual performance appraisals.
- Develop an overall or individualized training and development
plan that addresses needs and expectations
- Deploy a wide variety of training methods, testing and
- Monitor and evaluate training program's effectiveness, success
and ROI periodically and report on them.
- Maintain a keen understanding of training trends, developments
and best practices.
- Participates in hospital committees and reports relevant
information to hospital staff.
- Maintains training records and documentation.
- Conduct or arrange for ongoing technical training and personal
development classes for staff members.
- Confer with management and conduct surveys to identify training
needs based on projected production processes, changes, and other
- Analyze training needs to develop new training programs or
modify and improve existing programs.
This Job Description Is Not Intended To Be All-inclusive.
Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs
of the hospital.
Education and/or Licensure - Minimum of an Associate or Degree
Bachelor's degree in nursing. CPR (BLS or, ACLS) and Behavior
Management Program certification must be obtained within 30 days
upon hire. Valid Texas RN license in good standing required. Must
be 21 years old or older.
Experience - A minimum of two (2) years' experience in a healthcare
environment preferred. Previous training or nurse management
experience preferred but not required.
Knowledge Skills And Abilities
Additional Requirements - None
- Demonstrate knowledge of curriculum/training development which
incorporates nursing theories, principles and models.
- Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of
individuals and function calmly in situations, which require a high
degree of sensitivity, tact, and diplomacy. Provide prompt,
efficient, and responsive service.
- Structure and content of the English language including the
meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Knowledge of state licensing, regulatory, and facility
requirements for nursing educational requirements.
- Ability to create a conducive learning environment in
theoretical, clinical simulation, and/or practice settings.
- Understanding of how to incorporate and engage learners with
the use of appropriate information technologies for teaching and
- Understanding of medical terminology.
- Advanced knowledge and skills in the control, preparation and
administration of medications.
- Must have advanced PC skills that include a combination of
working in a Windows Operating System and Microsoft Outlook, Word
- Communicate effectively with a variety of individuals and
function calmly in situations, which require a high degree of
sensitivity, tact, and diplomacy.
- Ability to exercise appropriate judgment in answering questions
and releasing information; analyze and project consequences of
decisions and/or recommendations.
- Skill to independently interpret reference materials to comply
with law, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, etc.
- Ability to apply time management practices to prioritize,
schedule and complete work effectively to comply with mandated
policies and deadlines.
- Ability to work on multiple tasks or parts of tasks
simultaneously to ensure timely completion of work activities.
Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions
Perform the following with or without reasonable
- Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk,
push, pull, lift, grasp, and be able to perceive the attributes of
objects such as size, shape, temperature, and/or texture by
touching with skin, particularly that of the fingertips.
- Ability to express and exchange ideas via spoken word during
activities in which they must convey detail or important spoken
instructions to others accurately, sometimes quickly and
- Hearing to perceive the nature of sound with no less than 40 db
loss @ Hz, 1000 Hz, and 2000 Hz with or without correction; ability
to perceive detailed information orally and make fine
discriminations in sound.
- Perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands, and fingers.
Individual must be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force
occasionally and to be able to lift, carry, push, pull, or
otherwise move objects.
- Work requires a minimum standard of visual acuity with or
without correction that will enable people in the role to complete
administrative and clerical tasks, as well as inspect and
- Must be able to work and concentrate amidst distractions such
as noise, conversation and foot traffic; ability to handle
interruptions often and be able to move from one task to
- While worker may possibly be subjected to temperature changes,
the worker is generally not substantially exposed to adverse
environmental conditions as the work is predominantly inside.
--- Exempt- "Salaried" Employee not eligible for overtime.
--' Non-Exempt - "Hourly" Employee eligible for overtime.
If eligible for overtime, Employee will be paid time and one-half
for time worked over 40 hours per week.
BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN EXPOSURE CATEGORY
- Category 1 Job usually involves contact with patients or
patient specimens. Exposure to blood, body fluids, non-intact skin
or tissue specimens, is possible
- Category 2 Job may expose incumbent occasionally or in
emergency situations to blood, body fluids, and non-intact skin or
- Category 3 Job does not involve exposure to blood, body fluids,
and non-intact skin or tissue specimens. Incumbent does not perform
or help in emergency medical care or first aid as part of his/her
Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision,
company paid disability, 401(k) and a generous amount of paid time
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