Reporting to the Manager, Quality, Safety, Education and Capacity Planning, the Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) is accountable for planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of educational activities within the Stollery Children’s Hospital Acute Care In-patient Units and Ambulatory Clinics. The CNE participates in the development and ongoing maintenance of provincial zone and site educational programs, practice support documents. Utilization of adult learning principles to achieve goals is necessary to achieve positive results. The incumbent facilitates, coordinates and supports the implementation of educational initiatives for orientation, mandatory education and in-service/continuing education for both professional and non-professional staff. Other duties include promoting the clinical competence of staff through changes in policy, procedures, protocols and technology. This challenging role will require you to develop innovative and creative strategies to advance practice and successfully manage quality and safe patient care delivery. Should have demonstrated progressive leadership, team building, conflict resolution and problem solving skills and abilities. It is expected that the CNE will serve as a role model and will incorporate evidence based, best practice into daily operations. They will recognize the value of working within a Family Centered Care Philosophy and helps to support and maintain this philosophy. The successful incumbent will be required to provide daily support to the multidisciplinary staff with a team model approach. This position works closely with a team of CNE’s and front-line managers’ therefore excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required to ensure that consistent standards, goals and objectives are met and communicated to all members of the interdisciplinary team.
As an Instructor, you will be an expert practitioner and key educator. You will take a leadership role in the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of education for nursing staff including orientation, compulsory and continuing education, and clinical development. You will collaborate with management and internal partners to promote standards of clinical, educational and evidence informed practice. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.
Classification: Instructor (2022.75) EDM
Union: United Nurses of Alberta
Department: UA-Clinical Educ Stollery-EDM
Primary Location: Stollery Childrens Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 13-JUL-2020
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 23-JUL-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 20
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $40.34
Maximum Salary: $54.11
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).
Additional Required Qualifications:
Current Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) certification required. Minimum of 2 - 3 years current pediatric experience required. Experience as a clinical educator or leader required. Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and leadership skills are required and should include a demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making responsibilities, coaching and teaching, and the ability to build confidence in others. Ability to manage in a highly organized and rapidly moving environment. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to collaborate within the expectations of an integrated team. Demonstrates advanced problem solving skills integrating critical thinking and good judgment. A strong track record in establishing and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is necessary. Effective teamwork, conflict resolution, change and resource management skills are essential, incumbent should have effective interpersonal and written communication skills. Advanced computer skills including experience in Microsoft Outlook, Office, PowerPoint and email. Position requires flexibility in hours to meet the needs of the department. Bachelor of Science degree in nursing required.
A critical care background will assist in a strong liaison between critical care and the acute care units. Master Degree preferred. Instructor level CPR preferred.