The Nursing Educator collaborates with market nursing leadership and staff across departments to assess, plan, develop, implement, facilitate, evaluate and revise educational programming for all levels of nursing personnel and non-nursing personnel as indicated or requested. The educator acts as a key resource in the orientation and continuing education of nursing staff at Tenet Healthcare. The Nursing Educator implements a comprehensive education program for his/her facility while following and contributing to Tenet educational goals and vision. Educational programs typically include, but are not limited to orientation, continuing education and in-services. Other services may include, but are not limited to process, performance and service-delivery consultation and contributions to the organization through councils, committees and workgroups.
Supports the educational needs for assigned units/clinics including classroom, clinical experiences and learning technologies.
Implements Tenet comprehensive education programs to meet the orientation and ongoing competency needs and professional development needs of the nursing staff, with specific focus for his/her units/clinics, which supports the Tenet model of professional nursing practice.
Ensures all program/ course revisions meet the Department of Nursing and regulatory expectations and standards. Adheres to national education practice standards and stays abreast of current research into nursing education practice. Programs are executed and revised based on adult learning principles, organizational and learning theory consistent with Tenet endorsed philosophy and direction.
Provides consultation to enhance continuing education, professional development opportunities and mentorship opportunities.
Delivers/coordinates other educational programs as directed (e.g., Grand Rounds, in-services, continuing education, job-specific and specialty curricula) to support competence and professional growth of Tenet nursing staff.
Provides leadership to preceptors and serves as a role model through educational programs and ongoing coaching and mentoring.
Serves as a facilitator to nurse residents and actively mentors and supports their growth in the profession and clinical practice.
Participates in continuing education provider unit learning. Evaluates nursing education activities which qualify for continuing education credit. Participates in activities to keep abreast of the changes to market/facility policies/procedures of the provider unit, and the expectations of the educator role.
Assists in development of clinical policies and procedures as requested.
Provides guidance, resources and knowledge for professional growth of others.
Mentors colleagues, other nurses, students and others as appropriate.
Participates in quality performance improvement activities.
Performs other duties as assigned/required.
Maintains laboratory and equipment
Reviews quality control, performs operational duties, maintenance and troubleshooting of histology instruments and equipment
Covers all Hospital Services
Required: Bachelorï¿½s Degree in Nursing or Nursing Education or related specialty
Preferred: 3 year nursing experience in an acute care setting
Required: Current State Licenses & Certifications
Lift/position up to 25 lbs. Push/pull up to 25 lbs of force.
Frequent sitting. Moderate standing, walking, reaching, stooping, and bending
Manual dexterity, mobility, touch, auditory to perform all the related duties of the position
Adequate vocal pitch and volume
Sufficient perceptive acuity (vision and hearing) to perform all the related duties of the position
Occasional pressure due to calls, classes and projects
Job: Educators/Specialists/Advanced Practice
Primary Location: San Antonio, Texas
Facility: St. Luke's Baptist Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005030404
About St. Luke's Baptist Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.