Transplant Staff Educator - Transplant Center Operations-Heart/Lung Programs, Full-Time, Days

Northwestern Medicine Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry.

As an integral part of our team, youll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Description

The Transplant Nurse Education Coordinator is a Registered Professional Nurse who is accountable for formal and informal staff education, including general program orientation. The Transplant Nurse Education Coordinator reflects the mission, vision, and values of Northwestern Memorial, adheres to the ANA Scope and Standards of Professional Nursing and the Code of Ethics.

Integrates theoretical knowledge, best available evidence and clinical expertise in nursing practice into educational experiences. Serves as a role model for Patients First philosophy. Facilitates formal and informal education of the staff, including nurses, Transplant Nurse Coordinators (TNC), Social Workers, Dieticians, and support staff.

Coordinates and facilitates program specific orientation in conjunction with the NM Academy, peers, managers, medical faculty, and the Department of Professional Development. Develops and evaluates initial orientation and training programs to establish initial competencies.Develops, evaluates and facilitates annual competency assessment. Maintains standards of practice relevant to specific clinical setting.

Collaborates with relevant manager on development plans for individual staff. Identifies needs of staff and develops education strategies in conjunction with manager. Integrates best available evidence into education programs.

Maintains competency in each area of transplant program through providing direct patient as needed and through the role as clinical instructor during orientation of new team members. Participates in unit/departmental/divisional or hospital committees/task forces as approved by director. Remains clinically proficient within transplantation.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. AA/EOE

Qualifications

Required: BSN with a minimum of four years related clinical experience.

Current license as a Registered Nurse State of Illinois Professional Nurse or eligible in Illinois, certification in transplantation nursing, coordination or related specialty (e.g. CNN). Desired: MSN.



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