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Clinical Educator - RN -Mid City Campus

Company: Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: Assesses, plans, provides and evaluates staff development and patient/health education activities for employees and for the age population served, as defined in the department's scope of service.
PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
CRITERIA A: Everyday Excellence Values - Employee demonstrates Everyday Excellence values in the day-to-day performance of their job.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Demonstrates courtesy and caring to each other, patients and their families, physicians, and the community.
* Takes initiative in living our Everyday Excellence values and vital signs.
* Takes initiative in identifying customer needs before the customer asks.
* Participates in teamwork willingly and with enthusiasm.
* Demonstrates respect for the dignity and privacy needs of customers through personal action and attention to the environment of care.
* Keeps customers informed, answers customer questions and anticipates information needs of customers.

CRITERIA B: Corporate Compliance - Employee demonstrates commitment to the Code of Conduct, Conflict of Interests Guidelines, and the GHS Corporate Compliance Guidelines.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Practices diligence in fulfilling the regulatory and legal requirements of the position and department.
* Maintains accurate and reliable patient/organizational records.
* Maintains professional relationships with appropriate officials; communicates honesty and completely; behaves in a fair and nondiscriminatory manner in all professional contacts.

CRITERIA C: Personal Achievement - Employee demonstrates initiative in achieving work goals and meeting personal objectives.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Uses accepted procedures and practices to complete assignments.
* Uses creative and proactive solutions to achieve objectives even when workload and demands are high.
* Adheres to high moral principles of honesty, loyalty, sincerity, and fairness.
* Upholds the ethical standards of the organization.


CRITERIA D: Performance Improvement - Employee actively participates in Performance Improvement activities and incorporates quality improvement standards in his/her job performance.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Optimizes talents, skills, and abilities in achieving excellence in meeting and exceeding customer expectations.
* Initiates or redesigns to continuously improve work processes.
* Contributes ideas and suggestions to improve approaches to work processes.
* Willingly participates in organization and/or department quality initiatives.
CRITERIA E: Cost Management - Employee demonstrates effective cost management practices.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Effectively manages time and resources
* Makes conscious effort to effectively utilize the resources of the organization - material, human, and financial.
* Consistently looks for and uses resource saving processes.
CRITERIA F: Patient & Employee Safety - Employee actively participates in and demonstrates effective patient and employee safety practices.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Employee effectively communicates, demonstrates, coordinates and emphasizes patient and employee safety.
* Employee proactively reports errors, potential errors, injuries or potential injuries.
* Employee demonstrates departmental specific patient and employee safety standards at all times.
* Employee demonstrates the use of proper safety techniques, equipment and devices and follows safety policies, procedures and plans.

JOB FUNCTIONS
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include, but are not limited to:
1. Facilitates needs assessment process and assists personnel in identifying learning needs.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Develops, and effectively utilizes competency assessment tools to determine job knowledge and developmental needs.
* Communicates results of needs assessment activities to organization managers.
* Maintains required data/documentation of needs assessment results.
* Demonstrates current knowledge of trends in nursing, patient care, patient education and staff development.
2. Develops, facilitates, and evaluates orientation for new employees in accordance with legal, regulatory, and organization standards.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Conducts Orientations for new employees, as assigned.
* Coordinates unit orientation activities with other orientations to ensure continued, not repetitive learning.
* Prepares and updates orientation learning materials when needed or assigned.
* Assists new employees in meeting competency validation requirements.
* Maintains required data/documentation of orientation.
3. Participates in ongoing competency training and validation for employee groups.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Effectively uses needs assessment and organization learning needs information to develop appropriate competency instruction and learning tools.
* Maintains required data/documentation of learning results.
* Prepares and updates learning materials when needed or assigned.
4. Develops, facilitates, and evaluates staff development/in-service programs and patient/family education programs designed to achieve specific educational outcomes.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Accurately identifies and quantifies education outcome parameters.
* Effectively coordinates implementation with other staff, as required.
* Maintains all documentation of educational offering, including outcome evaluations.
* Participates in the development of patient/family education materials, as assigned.
5. Performs all other duties as assigned.


HIPAA REQUIREMENTS:
Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable HIPAA regulations appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: Medical records without limitation both paper and electronic, patient demographics, lab and radiology results, patient information related to surgery or appointment schedules, information related to patient location, religious beliefs and/or public health records.
SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:
Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable safety practices appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: Incident reporting, handling of wastes, sharps and linen, PPE, exposure control plans, hand washing, environment of care, patient identification, administers/collects meds/bloods order, transports/monitors or observes patients with infusion pumps, validates, and monitors clinical alarms.EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Two years ICU or ER clinical experience
Two years education or managerial experience preferred
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Current Louisiana RN licensure
Baccalaureate degree preferred.
Master's Degree desirable.

Keywords: Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Baton Rouge , Clinical Educator - RN -Mid City Campus, Healthcare , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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