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Nurse Educator, RN

Company: Family Health Centers of San Diego
Location: Del Mar
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

For over 50 years, Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) has provided affordable, high-quality health care and supportive services to all San Diegans. With more than 2,500 employees spread throughout more than 50 sites around the county, FHCSD is proud of the diversity of its staff as a reflection of the communities it serves.The reward of working at FHCSD is more than a paycheck and excellent benefits; it is the impact and contribution to the San Diego community that employees value most. If you are passionate about improving the overall health and livelihood of your community, FHCSD is looking for people like you.Job Description Family Health Centers of San Diego is looking for a Nurse Educator to be responsible for developing and providing ongoing education and skills training to nursing and medical assistant staff that include nursing interdisciplinary teams using evidence-based practices to maximize access and care for patients affected by COVID-19 issues.Job Responsibilities

  • Work with teams to facilitate nursing education and skills development to enable and address the unique and evolving COVID-19 response and care for patients whose conditions and needs may have been exacerbated by the social and financial impacts of COVID-19.
  • Ensures implementation of center policies consistently aligns with health center goals.
  • Builds positive relationships, inspires others to perform at a higher level, prepares career development plans and retains an accountable workforce.
  • Ensures a continuing program of formal and informal education for Medical Assistant/Nursing Staff.
  • Conducts monthly nursing in-services as needed.
  • Fully versed in the functions, services, and positions of FHCSD departments and programs that require nursing support.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities and ensures appropriate Lean tools (i.e., 5S, A3) are deployed and results are evaluated and/or measured.
  • Provides on-site support for Nursing/Medical Assistant staff with changes in work practices, new initiatives, policy changes, etc.
  • Provides support for orientation of new Nurses and Medical Assistants
  • Provides leadership and supervision to all RN/ LVN Charge Nurses in the absence of the Director of Nursing.
  • Collaborates with clinic operations in expanding services to increase patient access to care during the pandemic and beyond.
  • Lead and ensure a continuing program of formal and informal education for Medical Assistant and Nursing staff.
  • Design and evaluate simulation-based clinical settings in assessing application of knowledge and techniques related to patient care.
  • Function in the role of clinical tutor in assessing skills related to patient care.
  • Assess components of clinical knowledge and communication techniques in evaluating skill level of staff.
  • Develop scenarios that examine nursing and medical assistant competencies through direct observation of developed procedures, skill set, and evaluation tools.
  • Develop clinical evaluation exercises in assessing competencies.
  • Participate with Nursing Team, competency development to ensure clinical orientation process is consistent across FHCSD.
  • Recognize and apply teachable moments resulting in application of effective patient care.
  • Conduct monthly nursing in-services as needed.
  • Represent FHCSD at meetings as requested by CEO and/or DON when necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Grant funded program. - This position is funded through 03/31/2023; continuation of employment is dependent upon availability of and/or renewed funding.Requirements:
    • RN/BSN from recognized program required. MSN preferred.
    • High School Graduate (or GED equivalent) required.
    • California State Board RN License required.
    • Current American Heart Association healthcare provider CPR (BLS), or Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, or Advance Resuscitation Training required.
    • Minimum 3 years of teaching experience as an RN in hospital setting or at an educational institution required.
    • Minimum 3 years of acute care hospital experience or ambulatory care setting preferred.
    • Or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the skills, knowledge and ability to perform the essential job duties, and which meets any required state or federal certification requirements.
    • Bilingual in English/Spanish required.
    • Must meet organizational driving requirements.Experience/Specialized skills
      • Minimum 3 years of teaching experience as an RN in hospital setting or at an educational institution required
      • Minimum 3 years of acute care hospital experience or ambulatory care setting preferred.
      • Or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the skills, knowledge and ability to perform the essential job duties, and which meets any required state or federal certification requirements.Rewards:
        • Job type: Regular Full Time
        • Schedule: Monday- Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
        • Location: Hillcrest
        • Department: Nurse Administration
        • Competitive Salary with Excellent Benefits
        • Retirement Plan with Employer Match
        • Paid Time Off, Extended Sick Leave and Paid Holidays
        • Medical/Dental/Vision/FSA/Life Insurance
        • Employee Discounts and Wellness Programs
        • Sponsoring Employer with an Equity Investment Company that can assist you with your down payment for purchasing a homeFHCSD was founded by community advocates working towards a common goal: caring, affordable, high-quality medical care for all. We are proud to continue this mission today as we provide accessible services to over 210,000 patients across San Diego County. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to community medicine and providing culturally competent care to the medically underserved.

Keywords: Family Health Centers of San Diego, San Diego , Nurse Educator, RN, Healthcare , Del Mar, California

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