Kaiser Permanente Clinical RN Educator - Radiology, Regional Office in Rockville, Maryland
Serves as a clinical leader, consultant and educator for clinical practice. Provides support for implementing and maintaining clinical excellence specifically standards and competencies of the clinical staff. The Clinical Educator assists Senior Clinical Practice Leaders and the Regional Nurse Executive with efforts to ensure all processes and systems meet the quality, regulatory, certifying, and licensing standards for nursing are in place and assists with monitoring compliance with those standards.
Essential Functions: - Provides clinical instruction, mentoring and leadership in a variety of settings, including but not limited to the following: - Nursing and clinical assistant orientation - Transition programs for new services - Competency validation - RN residency programs - Other clinical training as necessary - Creatively facilitates the adult learning process by creating an appropriate climate for learning. Emphasizes the development and use of critical thinking skills in order to promote clinical excellence. Provides clinical instruction in the clinical setting as necessary. - Collaborates with operational leaders to include planning, implementation, promotion, scheduling, instruction, coordination and documentation of the onboarding process. - Provides direction and offers alternate teaching/learning strategies when indicated. Assists in identifying learning needs and formulates goals to improve skill development. - Develops written communications in preparation for the clinical practice newsletter, external magazines and other venues as appropriate. - Provides real-time coaching to staff as appropriate and follows-up with formal educational offerings as indicated. - Participates in regional equipment selection, and ensures staff are educated on new and existing equipment. - Assures that new employee orientation supports compliance with all regulatory and MASHP standards. 0% - Other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Five (5)years of recent clinical nursing experience in relevant specialty service (as posted). - Perioperative services - Emergency department - Obstetrics - Oncology/Chemotherapy infusion - Ambulatory nursing Education - Master's degree in nursing or related field required (or current enrollment in a graduate program). Licenses, Certifications, Registrations - RN License for DC and a Compact state (ex. Maryland, Virginia) required. Additional Requirements: - Experience in and understanding of health care delivery in an ambulatory setting required. - Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills required - Excellent writing skills required. - Must be able to work effectively with a variety of departments and leadership levels. - Must demonstrate exceptional customer service attitudes, including a can do approach. - Must be able to independently problem-solve and develop creative solutions. - Must be a champion for innovation and change.
Preferred Qualifications: - Supervisory/management experience preferred. - Experience in managed care setting preferred. - Health care consulting experience preferred. - Understanding of nursing regulatory and scope of practice requirements strongly preferred. - Experience in policy and/or nursing competency development strongly preferred. - Doctoral degree in nursing or related field preferred. - Radiology nursing and radiology education of employees is highly preferred.
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Clinical RN Educator - Radiology, Regional OfficeLOCATION Rockville, MDREQNUMBER 600922
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.