Unit Based Educator: Critical Care Float Pool/RISK (Part-time 0.6 FTE) Day shift

External Description

Provides orientation, ongoing education and skills training for staff and travelers within the Critical Care Float Pool and RISK team. Provides real time input on new staff’s clinical practice. Provides leadership through process improvement and supports program development, organizational mission, and goals. Must have excellent pediatric critical care patient care skills as well as communication skills to be able to apply the knowledge and expertise necessary to provide appropriate interactions with staff, patients and families of all ages.

Requirements

Required Education/Experience:
- Graduate of accredited school of Nursing.
- BSN.
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a pediatric critical care setting
- Experience with education, teaching, and organizing and providing new staff orientation.

Required Credentials:
- Current Washington State RN License.
- At time of hire: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is required for all positions. Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be accepted in lieu of BLS for Healthcare Providers. 

- Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification (PALS) is required within 3 months of employment:
- National certification in a clinical specialty area must be obtained within three years of employment. National certification in pediatric critical care nursing required for positions within ICU departments (must be kept current once received).
- As per the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), for RN's performing moderately complex point of care testing, a copy of a diploma or transcript of the highest level of academic achievement to be on record with Human Resources upon hire. For personnel trained outside of the U.S., records of diploma/transcript must provide documented equivalency evaluation by a foreign credentialing agency.

Preferred:
- Five (5) years experience in related discipline.
- Management or charge nurse experience.
- Education and training experience.
- Ability to network on a local and national level with other care providers.
- National certification in Nursing Staff Development.


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