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Providence Director Clinical Education RN in Portland, Oregon

Description

THE ROLE

The Service Area Director of Education and Practice is a professional Registered Nurse who assumes primary responsibility for directing and coordinating clinical educational and practice related activities for the East Oregon Service Area and for supervising assigned caregivers at all ministries. Works collaboratively with system, divisional, and ministry operational leaders, interdisciplinary stakeholders, and clinical education caregivers to support system, divisional and service area strategic initiatives and goals.

Supports clinical education efforts that encompass both nursing and non-nursing clinical groups to address system, divisional, service area, and ministry priorities. Serves as the departmental liaison to system and divisional leaders, to service area Nursing and other Core Leaders, represents the department by providing expert consultation to other departments as appropriate, and responds on behalf of the department to requests for new and revised education and practice needs.

Supports implementation of divisional and system-level initiatives by serving on select committees and work groups, and by supervising/assisting employees charged with implementation of system-wide initiatives. Manages departmental budgets and monitors departmental activities and productivity. Collaborates with system, divisional, and ministry leaders in developing strategy and implementing tactical plans for achieving and maintaining Pathway or Magnet recognition, and supporting local ministry PTAP, Pathway/Magnet process as the onsite resource for the ANCC recognition program. Directs and coordinates departmental activities in accordance with federal, state, and local standards and within Providence and Service Area policies and guidelines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assumes responsibility for all caregiver clinical educational activities for all the ministries in service area. This role plays a critical role in partnering with the system, divisional, and ministry leadership teams and education teams.

  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates programs for caregivers across the service area.

  • Coordinates the hospital wide competency validation process and documentation. Provides and approves learning materials to clinical departments related to re-validation due dates and competency-based orientation. Complies with regulatory agency mandates that require employees to render care to patients and families appropriate to their age, cultural background, spiritual and psychosocial needs.

  • Works collaboratively with system and divisional Education & Practice Directors across the system to ensure alignment with all system and divisional programs and timelines.

  • Directs the work of the clinical education staff across the service area to ensure the support and progress of all clinical departments as well as tracking required education.

  • Collaborates with system and divisional leadership and directs the oversight of all clinical onboarding and orientation, including Residency, Fellowships, and TIPS (Transition into Practice) program management in the service area and ensures it aligns with system and divisional initiatives and implementation plans.

  • Serves on system, divisional, and service area shared governance councils/teams, and serves as a leader on any education related councils and committees to coordinate, track and support all clinical education activities.

  • Serves as an expert and educational resource to the nursing community.

  • Collaborates with service area department managers to educate staff on all mandatory education as well as education on new equipment and technology.

  • Uses performance improvement process for all performance improvement related activities.

  • Conducts departmental human resource management functions. These include participating in the hiring and firing process as well as conducting coaching and performance appraisals in a timely manner. Ensures every effort is made to motivate and inspire excellence in employees.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Master's Degree (Masters can be in Nursing or a related field (Health Administration, Business, Business Administration, Public Health, Management, etc.))

  • Ph.D. (preferred)

  • Upon hire: Oregon Registered Nurse License (Vendor Managed)

  • 7 years of clinical nursing practice

  • 7 years of progressively responsible nursing leadership roles

  • 7 years of experience in working with teams

  • 7 years of experience in Program development and evaluation

  • 7 years of experience working in collaborative relationships with medicine and other health professions

  • 3 years of research experience (preferred)

  • 3 years of teaching adults in a healthcare setting (preferred)

  • Demonstrates enterprising skills to frequently initiate and implement educational projects across the region

  • Evidence of leadership, critical problem-solving skills, education, prioritization, presentation, and decision-making skills

  • Knowledge of overall hospital clinical and non-clinical systems and processes as well as information systems, business analytics, financial and organizational development, training, and education.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Requsition ID: 279569
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Clinical Education
Job Function: Clinical Support
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 5016 RS NURSING ADMIN
Address: OR Portland 4400 NE Halsey St
Work Location: Providence Office Park Portland Bldg 1-Portland
Pay Range: $68.69 - $110.57
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

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