About Del Sol Medical Center
Since 1974, Del Sol Medical Center has provided quality healthcare to El Paso and the surrounding region. As a full-service, acute care hospital in East El Paso with a Level II Trauma designation in Emergency Services, we continue to expand our services to meet the growing needs of our tristate community, providing special expertise in Cardiology, Maternity & Child Services, a Level III NICU, a Center of Excellence designation for our Bariatric Clinic, a Level II Trauma Center, and a newly renovated 32-bed Rehabilitation Hospital. The physicians, nurses and staff at our 350-bed hospital are committed to providing the highest quality care with compassion and integrity.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, student loan assistance program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Under the general supervision of the Administrative Director or designee, the Clinical Educator assumes responsibility for the direction and coordination of all continuing education functions of the critical care units, in collaboration with the Director's. In collaboration with other members of the management team, the Clinical Educator is responsible for the ongoing assessment of the educational needs of the professional nursing staff in critical care. The Clinical Educator also collaborates with the Director's regarding planning for and developing educational programs to meet identified educational needs. The Clinical Educator assists the Director's as a content expert and provides mentoring and coaching to orientees and preceptors to ensure a standardized approach to clinical orientation and cross-training between the departments within critical care.
Clinical Role Model Demonstrates an advanced level of clinical skills and the ability to support others to achieve the delivery of quality care. Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of the nursing staff. Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing education provided for the critical care units, in collaboration with the Directors. This position may require the clinical educator to staff in appropriately to assist the critical care team in patient care.
Leadership Demonstrates interpersonal skills and competency in leadership, supervision and management of staff. Assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions in the absence of the Director, as directed.
Administrative Demonstrates excellent skills in planning, organizing and managing personnel resources in a cost effective and productive manner for the operational areas of the nursing units. Makes decisions regarding activities within the unit based on Nursing and Administrative Standards, Human Resource standards, and Standards of Care for the unit, in collaboration with other members of the management team.
Customer Service Demonstrates awareness of his/her unique position and method of dealing with customers. Continuously strives to exceed customer's needs.
Other duties as assigned.
Demonstrates confidence in own skills, knowledge and ability and opportunities for personal growth and ability to accept and adapt change.
Demonstrates customer service skills with both internal and external customers.
Treats patients/customers as individuals with unique values, beliefs, and practices.
Risk Management/Patient/Customer Safety
Demonstrates patient/customer safety according to policies and procedures.
Identifies, implements, and/or evaluates opportunities for patient/family education.
Demonstrates infection control practices congruent with policies and procedures.
Performs, participates, implements and evaluates performance improvement activities at the department level.
Identifies opportunities for waste reduction and department efficiency.
Demonstrates adherence to information management policies and procedures, maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Works as a team member through interaction, assistance and demonstration of appropriate communication skills and reporting/activation of the chain of command appropriately.
Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance.
Performs all duties ethically, complying with all policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws.
Environment of care
Demonstrates accountability in role and responsibilities of the 7 Environment of Care plans.
Nursing Associates Degree, Diploma Degree, or Bachelor's Degree Required.
Additional certifications or validation of education will be required based upon the department's patient population needs (such as PALS, NRP, TNCC, STABLE, FHM, and national nursing certifications, etc).
PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
PCCN or CCRN preferred
Minimum of five years clinical experience, three years of management experience preferred
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
Reads and writes basic English.
Ability to move in excess of 50 pounds with assistance from staff
Knowledge of body substance isolations.
Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patients, families, internal and external partners, managerial and employee needs.